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David C. Kent was appointed to the Board of Directors for the Dallas Bar Association's Community Service Fund for the year 2020. He was also elected to the Dallas Bar Association's Construction Law Section's Council for 2020. His firm has merged with Faegre Baker Daniels to form Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP in Dallas.
Scott Riddle, a litigator and crisis manager with Kane Russell Coleman Logan, has been promoted to Director in the Dallas office. Scott was recently listed in D Magazine's Best Lawyers Under 40 and named to Thomson Reuters' Texas Rising Stars for three consecutive years.
D. Ryan Harper was named partner at Allen Boone Humphries Robinson LLP.
Ryan M. Walters is a litigation associate with Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP in Albuquerque. He works in the firm's general liability, employment and corporate practices and handles a variety of real estate and collection cases. Ryan was recently recognized in Marquis Who's Who.
Kelly Hodge was elected partner at Jackson Walker in Dallas working in the area of real estate in their finance and banking division.
David Schlottman was elected partner at Jackson Walker in Dallas. He is an advisor and litigator who focuses on labor and employment. He has been recognized as a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers and one of the “Best Lawyers in Dallas” by D Magazine. David serves on the Board of Directors of the Community Partners of Dallas and on the leadership councils for both the State Bar of Texas Labor and Employment Law Section and the Labor & Employment Law Section of the Dallas Bar Association.
Stephen Netherton has accepted a partnership position at Hite Fanning & Honeyman LLP in Wichita, Kansas.
Elizabeth Turco has joined Wright Close & Barger LLP.
Brandon Knighton has joined McMahon Surovik Suttle P.C. in Abilene as an associate attorney. His areas of practice include business litigation, real estate and oil and gas.
Ty Drury was posthumously awarded an honorary law license by the State Bar of Texas.