Winstead Nabs Ex-Beirne Attys, Opens In New Orleans

Law360, Chicago (October 3, 2012, 9:15 PM EDT) -- Texas law firm Winstead PC has snapped up a group of environmental, energy and commercial litigators led by two former Beirne Maynard & Parsons LLP partners, one of whom has come aboard to open the firm's New Orleans office, Winstead said Monday.

Paul M. Lavelle is launching the firm's new outpost in Louisiana as its managing shareholder, while Richard M. Simses is joining Winstead's office in The Woodlands, Texas, as a shareholder. Both attorneys have legal experience in Louisiana, according to Winstead.

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