Class Notes: Class of 1965

David J. Beck, Class of

Partner

Beck Redden LLP is pleased to announce that David J. Beck has been appointed by Governor Greg Abbott to chair the newly formed Texas Commission on Judicial Selection. The 15-member Commission is comprised of four State Senators, four members of the Texas House of Representatives, two former Chief Justices of the Texas Supreme Court, and others. It is charged with evaluating the merits of alternative methods of judicial selection, and to produce findings and recommendations for reform to the Legislature by December 31, 2020.

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Marc Grossberg, Class of

Marc Grossberg, who has practiced law in Houston for more than fifty years, will release his book, "The Best People: A Tale of Trials and Errors," in October. His debut novel offers a glimpse into the world of Houston lawyering.

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Emerson “Buddy” Banack Jr., Class of

Shareholder

University of Texas School of Law Alumnus Emerson “Buddy” Banack Jr. has been recognized by Texas Lawyer for his significant contributions to the legal profession. Banack, co-founder and shareholder of Langley & Banack, one of San Antonio's largest and locally owned law firms, was awarded Lifetime Achievement. Banack, a distinguished trial lawyer, graduated from the University of Texas School of Law in 1965.

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David J. Beck, Class of

David J. Beck was recognized in the annual Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business 2016 directory. In addition to being recognized at the state-level for Litigation: Energy and Natural Resources and Litigation: General Commercial, Beck was recognized at the national level for Litigation: Trial Lawyers.

Chambers USA is carefully researched and widely considered to be the most reputable law firm directory in the world.