Cox Smith Adds 3 K&L Gates Partners In Austin

Law360, New York (April 18, 2012, 4:11 PM EDT) -- Cox Smith Matthews Inc. has bolstered its Austin office with the addition of a trio of partners from K&L Gates LLP to its real estate, corporate and litigation groups, the Texas law firm said Tuesday.

The firm said that Keith Shuley, Phil Slinkard and Mary Schaerdal Dietz — all former partners in K&L Gates' Austin office — have joined Cox Smith as shareholders. That brings the number of attorneys in Cox Smith's Austin office to nine.

Shuley said the three experienced attorneys individually decided to leave...
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