|[January 31, 2013]
Fulbright & Jaworski Names Eight New Partners
HOUSTON --(Business Wire)--
Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P. has promoted seven senior associates and one
senior counsel from key practice areas to join the firm's global
The new partners are: Amber Ervin, Corporate; Tamarah Feigl, Energy and
Real Property; Bert Greene, Intellectual Property; Tania Perez, Energy
and Real Property; Lesley Reynolds, Health Care; James Rogers,
Litigation; Melanie Rother, Litigation; and Brett Young, Litigation.
"We are pleased to welcome this impressive group of new partners," said
Kenneth L. Stewart, the Chair of Fulbright's Executive Committee. "Each
is committed to providing first-rate service to our clients. These
talented individuals join the partnership at an exciting time, as our
firm continues to increase its global footprint and client offerings."
Amber Ervin handles corporate matters, focusing on mergers and
acquisitions for public and private companies in the energy,
manufacturing and retail sectors. She has extensive experience in
private equity related representations, including fund formations and
private equity sponsored mergers and acquisitions and capital financing
transactions. Amber received her J.D. from Vanderbilt University and her
B.S. in finance from the University of Alabama.
Energy and Real Property
Tamarah Feigl concentrates her practice on real estate matters.
She has experience working with clients in sophisticated real estate
transactions, including owners, developers and lenders in connection
with the development, construction, financing, leasing, acquisition and
disposition of all types of commercial real estate projects. Tamarah
received her J.D. from The University of Texas School of Law and her
B.A. in economics from Texas Lutheran University.
Tania Perez focuses on federal regulatory proceedings and
transactions involving energy infrastructure development, with an
emphasis on natural gas and LNG projects. She participates in
proceedings before the FERC and DOE involving the siting, construction
and operation of energy projects, the import and export of natural gas
and LNG, rates and tariffs, and compliance matters. Tania received her
J.D. from Fordham University and her B.A. in economics and political
science from Columbia University.
Lesley Reynolds handles maters involving health care regulatory
compliance and health care litigation. She has worked with clients
including hospitals, managed care organizations, pharmaceutical
companies, medical device manufactures, long-term acute care hospitals,
hospices and medical schools. Lesley received her J.D. from George
Washington University Law School and her B.S. in administration of
justice and sociology from Rutgers College.
Bert Greene focuses on intellectual property and technology-based
litigation. He handles patent infringement lawsuits involving a wide
range of technologies in courts throughout the U.S., representing both
large and small companies. He also assists clients with developing and
managing their patent portfolios. Bert received his J.D. from The
University of Texas School of Law and his B.S. in chemical engineering
from The University of Texas at Austin.
James Rogers focuses on international arbitration matters,
working in the firm's arbitration, construction and litigation practice
groups. Having previously practiced in London and Tokyo, James is now
based in Hong Kong. His practice has a strong focus on Asian centric
arbitration, particularly cases involving China and the resolution of
energy industry, construction, licensing and technology related
disputes. James received both his LL.B. and Bachelor of Commerce from
the University of Otago, New Zealand.
Melanie Rother focuses on complex commercial and business
litigation matters. She has also handled commercial tort, products
liability, patent infringement, real estate, and maritime matters and
has advised clients on the risks associated with new product offerings
and acquisitions. Melanie has significant first chair experience in
state and federal court. She received her J.D. from the South Texas
College of Law, both her M.A. in land economics and real estate and her
B.S. in economics from Texas A&M University.
Brett Young concentrates his practice on responding to
catastrophic events, personal injury defense, premises defense, product
liability defense and environmental litigation. He defends product
manufacturers and petrochemical facilities in toxic exposure lawsuits.
He manages a docket of several dozen cases that involve alleged exposure
to industrial chemicals. Brett received his J.D. from The University of
Houston Law Center and his B.B.A. in finance from The University of
Texas at Austin.
Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P.
Founded in 1919, Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P. is a leading full-service
international law firm, with more than 850 lawyers in 17 locations in
Austin, Beijing, Dallas, Denver, Dubai, Hong Kong, Houston, London, Los
Angeles, Minneapolis, Munich, New York, Pittsburgh-Southpointe, Riyadh,
San Antonio, St. Louis and Washington, D.C. Fulbright provides a full
range of legal services to clients worldwide.
The 2012 BTI survey of FORTUNE 1000 general counsel chose Fulbright to
its "The BTI Client Service 30," and Corporate Board Member magazine
named Fulbright among the top 25 corporate law firms in the U.S. in its
survey of board members of public companies.
Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P. will join forces with Norton Rose on June 1,
2013, creating a global legal practice with significant depth of
experience across Africa, Asia, Australia, Canada, Europe, Latin
America, the Middle East, Central Asia and the United States.
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