New Positions

. . . Greg Young has joined Wick Phillips as a partner in the firm’s corporate and transactional practice in Austin, and Daniel McCarthy has joined the firm as a partner in its tax and estate planning practice in Fort Worth.

. . . Chris Ferazzi and Richard "Dick" Wynne have joined Winston & Strawn as partners in the firm’s corporate and transactional practice in Houston.

. . . Javier Pérez has joined Kendall Law Group as an associate with the firm’s employment practice in Dallas.

. . . Don Turner has been appointed associate judge of the 254th District Court in Dallas.

. . . Charles L. Strauss has joined the corporate and securities practice in K&L Gates as the firm’s founding partner in Houston.

. . . Fletcher H. Brown has joined Waller as a partner, and Michelle D. Apodaca has joined the firm as of counsel. Both will work in the firm’s health-care practice in Austin.

. . . Brian Kilmer has joined Chamberlain Hrdlicka as a shareholder, and Renee Bayer and Brian Roman have joined the firm as associates. All three work in the firm’s bankruptcy practice in Houston.

. . . Richard Krumholz of Fulbright & Jaworski has been promoted to partner-in-charge of  the firm’s Dallas office. He works in the firm’s litigation practice.

. . . Beau Alan Miller has joined Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease as a senior attorney in the firm’s litigation group in Houston.

Elections

. . . Partners Maria L. Fox and Jane Lea Haas and of counsel Diana Shelby with Hays, McConn, Rice & Pickering in Houston have been elected to membership in the fellows of the Texas Bar Foundation.

. . . Kevin Collins, a senior associate with Baker Botts in Austin, has been elected to membership in the Fellows of the Texas Bar Foundation.