Katherine Bandy Weber, attorney, Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker in Dallas
Katherine Bandy Weber, attorney, Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker in Dallas (Gittings)

New Positions

. . .Katherine Bandy Weber has joined Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker in Dallas as of counsel. She is an intellectual property attorney.

. . .Michael Rahmn has joined BoyarMiller in Houston as an associate with the litigation group.

. . . Wes Strickland has joined Jackson Walker in Austin as a partner in the environmental and legislative practice group.

. . . Jack Ormond, a trial lawyer, has joined The Wolf Law Firm in Southlake as an associate.

. . . Alan Albright has joined Sutherland Asbill & Brennan in Austin as a partner in the intellectual property practice group.

. . . Annie Lau, a labor and employment associate with Fisher & Phillips, has transferred from the firm’s Dallas office to its Houston office.

. . . James T. Aldredge and Troupe Brewer have become associates with Lloyd Gosselink Rochelle & Townsend in Austin. Both are members of the firm’s water, districts and litigation practice groups.

Award

. . . Wallace Jefferson, former Texas Supreme Court chief justice and now an Austin partner in Alexander Dubose Jefferson & Townsed, received the 2014 Texan of the Year Award at the annual Legislative Conference.

Election

. . . Jason Leif, a partner in Jones Day in Houston, has been elected president of the Energy Bar Association.

Honors

. . . Derek Jinks, University of Texas School of Law professor, has received an American Society of International Law Certificate of Merit for contributing to creative scholarship for “Socializing States: Promoting Human Rights Through International Law.”

. . . Courtney Barksdale Perez, senior associate with Carter Scholer Arnett Hamada & Mockler in Dallas, has become board certified in labor and employment law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

. . . Forrest Bowers, of counsel at the Bowers Law Office in Lubbock, has been inducted as a Texas Legal Legend by the State Bar of Texas Litigation Section.

New Location

Sidley Austin has moved to 2001 Ross Avenue, Suite 3600, Dallas 75201. The firm’s contact numbers remain the same: 214-981-3300, main telephone; 214-981-3400, fax.