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New Positions

. . . Michael Cramer has joined The Willis Law Group in Dallas as a partner. He focuses on employment law and commercial litigation.

. . . Todd Brewer and Hoang Vu have joined McGuireWoods in Houston as partners in the public finance practice.

. . . Dane McKaughan has joined Greenberg Traurig in Austin as a shareholder in the global energy and infrastructure practice.

. . . Amber B. Shushan has become counsel at Sutherland Asbill & Brennan in Houston. Her practice includes regulatory, investigative, commercial, securities, environmental, fraud and employment matters.

. . . Karol S. Furmaga has become an associate with Kelley Kronenberg in Houston.

. . . Kevin Trautner has joined Andrews Kurth in Houston as a partner in the corporate/securities practice.

. . . Michael C. Barbee has joined Klemchuk Kubasta in Dallas as an associate. He will focus on commercial litigation and intellectual property matters.

. . . Prichard Bevis has joined Whitaker Chalk Swindle & Schwartz in Fort Worth as a partner in the oil, gas and energy practice.

Honor

. . . Santiago “Jimmy” Alaniz, a partner in Fisher & Phillips in San Antonio, has been named a 2014 fellow in the mentoring program sponsored by the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity.