- A Harris County judge awarded Haynes and Boone, LLP client KTRK Television, a Houston ABC affiliate, more than $250,000 in attorneys’ fees after the station won an anti-strategic lawsuit against public participation (anti-SLAPP) appeal against the plaintiff.
Haynes and Boone Austin-based Partner Laura Prather
and Of Counsel Catherine Robb
represented KTRK Television in the matter.
– Haynes and Boone, LLP is proud to announce that Kirsten Polyansky
has joined the firm’s Houston office as a partner in the Energy Practice Group
“Her vast energy finance knowledge and experience fit nicely with the firm’s energy practice,” said Houston Partner Buddy Clark
, head of the Energy Practice Group. “Kirsten’s experience in energy commodities, with a special focus on crude oil and refined products, enhances the firm’s capabilities.”
SHANGHAI and HOUSTON
– Haynes and Boone, LLP continues expanding the legal resources available to clients involved in Greater China cross-border transactions with the addition of a six-member team, including two seasoned partners – one in Shanghai and the other in Houston.
Joining Partner Liza Mark
in Shanghai and Partner Yan Zhang
, who splits time between Shanghai and Palo Alto, the firm welcomes new Shanghai office Partner Louis Meng
and new Houston-based Partner Frank S. Wu
Haynes and Boone, LLP lawyers have advised WhiteWave in the just-announced acquisition of So Delicious Dairy Free for about $195 million.
With the all-cash purchase, WhiteWave would expand its plant-based food and beverage platform by adding a complementary brand with significant growth potential, particularly in the growing plant-based frozen dessert category.