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Press Releases from Andrews Kurth LLP (10 total)

Andrews Kurth Elects Diana Hudson as Community and Alumni Relations Partner

HOUSTON - Andrews Kurth LLP today announced that Diana Hudson has been elected as Community and Alumni Relations Partner. In this position, Hudson will report to the firm’s Managing Partner, Bob Jewell, and will focus on expanding the firm’s outreach in the community on the local, state and national levels. She will review opportunities and make recommendations regarding the firm’s level of involvement in community affairs as well as

Andrews Kurth’s Howard Ayers Earns Glass Ceiling Award

HOUSTON – Andrews Kurth LLP Chairman Howard Ayers has been named one of the six inaugural recipients of the Glass Ceiling Award presented by the Texas Diversity Council. The award recognizes business leaders who have promoted and supported the achievements of diverse employees, allowing them to break through the proverbial “glass ceiling.” Ayers will be among the honorees at the Texas Diversity and Leadership Glass Ceiling Awards Breakfast on May 15

Andrews Kurth Expands Maternity Leave Policy For Lawyers

HOUSTON – Andrews Kurth LLP is proud to announce that the firm has expanded its paid maternity leave from 12 weeks to 18 weeks. Under this expansion of the firm’s policy, a primary childcare provider will receive an additional six weeks of paid leave in connection with the birth or adoption of a child. “We are very pleased to offer this significant expansion of paid leave to our lawyers,” says

Andrews Kurth Ranked Among Nation’s Top Municipal Underwriter’s Counsel and …

HOUSTON - Thomson Financial recently released their U.S. Municipals Review for the First Quarter of 2008, and Andrews Kurth ranked among the nation’s top law firms for new U.S. municipal bond issues. Andrews Kurth ranks fourth nationally among law firms serving as Underwriter Counsel, handling 33 issues worth a combined $2.56 billion. The firm’s 33 issues were the most among any of the law firms in the top 10. The firm ranks

Neiman Marcus Congratulates Andrews Kurth On 25 Years in Dallas

DALLAS – Neiman Marcus Inc., the nation’s premier luxury retailer, is congratulating the Dallas office of Andrews Kurth LLP on more than a quarter-century of working for businesses in North Texas and around the state. Andrews Kurth, a corporate and litigation law firm with offices around the world, opened in Dallas on April 1, 1982. The firm has grown from five attorneys to more than 400 attorneys, including approximately 90

Andrews Kurth Celebrating 25 Years in Dallas

DALLAS – The Dallas office of Andrews Kurth LLP will celebrate more than a quarter century of work for businesses in North Texas and around the state with a party for attorneys, clients and invited guests on Feb. 22, 2008, at The Apartment in Dallas. Andrews Kurth, a business law firm with offices around the world, opened its doors in Dallas on April 1, 1982 with just five attorneys. Today,

Elizabeth Campbell Named to the Executive Women's Partnership Committee of the G …

HOUSTON – Andrews Kurth Partner and Chief Diversity Officer, Elizabeth A. Campbell, has been named to the Executive Women\'s Partnership Committee of the Greater Houston Partnership. The Committee works with the organization’s executive team to craft the strategies and policies that shape Houston’s future. The group is comprised of more than 70 members from the region’s leading energy companies, financial institutions, health care providers, professional service firms and other corporate

Andrews Kurth Partner Receives 'Justice David Wellington Chew Award'

DALLAS – Andrews Kurth LLP partner Kathleen J. Wu will receive the “Justice David Wellington Chew Award” from the Asian-Pacific Interest Section of the State Bar of Texas. Established in 2002, the Justice Chew Award honors those individuals whose selfless contributions benefit the Asian-Pacific American legal community of Texas. The award will be presented on Saturday, May 19 during the APIS’ 11th Annual Retreat at the Dallas Westin Galleria. “Kathleen is a

Andrews Kurth Partner Receives Women of Spirit Award

DALLAS – Andrews Kurth LLP partner Kathleen J. Wu will receive the “Women of Spirit” award from the American Jewish Congress Southwest Region. The award recognizes women who have been diligent and spirited in their pursuit of social justice. The award will be presented on the evening of Thursday, May 10 at a ceremony at the home of Fred Baron and Lisa Blue. Fellow recipients are Brenda Brand, Gloria Campos, Vivian

Andrews Kurth Executive Women’s Retreat Recognizes, Celebrates ‘Milestones …

Houston, Texas -- In its ongoing efforts to support the development of its women lawyers—and to show the firm’s appreciation to its corporate clients—the Houston-based law firm of Andrews Kurth will hold its bi-annual Executive Women’s Retreat at the Ritz Carlton in Bachelor Gulch, Colo., on October 19-22. The “Milestones” retreat, which will be attended by approximately 200 women lawyers and clients of the firm, is part of the firm’s