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Gardere’s Gray Appointed Editor-In-Chief Of The Houston Lawyer

05-28-2010 09:23 AM CET | Politics, Law & Society

Press release from: Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP

/ PR Agency: Androvett Legal Media & Marketing
John Gray

John Gray

HOUSTON – Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP Partner John S. Gray was recently appointed by the Houston Bar Association as Editor-in-Chief of The Houston Lawyer for the 2010-2011 bar year.

Mr. Gray was one of the Gardere Wynne Sewell lawyers recognized in December 2009 by the Burton Awards, a non-profit program run in association with the Library of Congress, when Gardere was named as one of the top 20 law firms for legal writing.

“I’m looking forward to being the Editor-in-Chief of The Houston Lawyer, a publication I enjoy reading that offers a variety of information about lawyers and for lawyers,” says Mr. Gray. “It’s an honor and a great opportunity to serve my fellow lawyers in the Houston Bar Association.”

Mr. Gray has authored/co-authored more than 40 articles for a variety of publications, including The Bureau of National Affairs, The Houston Lawyer, Washington Legal Foundation, Houston Business Journal, Texas Lawyer, Mealey's Legal News Litigation Reports and the Environmental Forensics Journal.

“John has helped our firm receive recognition for legal writing,” said Managing Partner Steve Good. “The Houston Bar Association obviously sees in him what Gardere Wynne Sewell sees in him: an outstanding lawyer and writer with great wisdom to impart and the ability to lead.”

Mr. Gray is a partner in the Environmental Law Practice of Gardere's Houston office, where he has taken advantage of his training and experience as a licensed professional engineer to concentrate his practice on the emerging area of climate change advocacy in addition to environmental litigation and counseling for a variety of companies in the chemical, shipping, natural resources, real estate development, insurance, energy and petroleum industries.

Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP, an AmLaw 200 firm founded in 1909 and one of the Southwest’s largest full-service law firms, has offices in Austin, Dallas, Houston and Mexico City. Gardere provides legal services to private and public companies and individuals in areas of energy, hospitality, litigation, corporate, tax, government affairs, environmental, labor and employment, intellectual property and financial services.

Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
1000 Louisiana, Suite 3400
Houston TX 77002
713.276.5500
Press Contact: Rhonda Reddick, Androvett Legal Media, 800.559.4534

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