Sam Roberts has joined McAfee & Taft as a transactional attorney. Roberts, who specializes in corporate law, will be joining the firm’s Business Transactions and Finance and Securities practice groups.
Class of 2020
Rae Guyse has begun her practice in commercial litigation at Carrington Coleman as an associate attorney. Guyse previously served as an associate and intern at Haynes and Boone, where she focused on insurance recovery.
Faisal Al Alam has joined the Dallas office of Steptoe and Johnson PLLC as an associate. He will work in the professional liability practice group in the litigation department.
Sarah Gray has been appointed to serve as an Assistant General Counsel in the Office of General Counsel at the Texas Tech University System. Prior to this position, Gray worked in private practice at Porter Hedges LLP in Houston, Texas.
Madison Young has joined Beck Redden LLP as an associate. Prior to joining the firm, Young clerked for The Honorable Ed Kinkeade of the Northern District of Texas. While a student at Texas Law, she received the Beck Award for Legal Research and Writing Excellence and the Outstanding Memorandum Award.
Douglas McNiel joined Shook, Hardy & Bacon as a new associate in the Product Liability Group. He has experience in drafting motions, document review, preparing witnesses for trial and managing discovery for product liability and mass tort matters. Douglas also wrote a report on Texas cannabis laws and public policy.
McAfee & Taft, Oklahoma’s largest law firm, has announced the addition of Thomas P. Goresen, Jr., a 2020 graduate from the University of Texas School of Law, as an associate in its Oklahoma City office. Goresen is an environmental lawyer with a broad practice involving environmental litigation and regulatory compliance with state and federal environmental health and safety regulations.
Devon Asphall received the 2020 Wittliff Cutter Fellowship, as the firm’s first Fellow. Wittliff Cutter started the Fellowship to demonstrate the firm’s commitment to the local legal community and to diversity as it provides training, development and work experience in a law firm environment to an outstanding Texas law school graduate.