Law360, Houston (December 10, 2014, 5:55 PM EST) -- Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP added a new government affairs specialist to its already formidable lobbying practice, bringing on former Baker Botts LLP lawyer Royce Poinsett to join its Austin office, the company announced Tuesday.
A longtime lobbyist and former political adviser, Poinsett will also provide crisis management to businesses facing legal or political threats in Texas, including public affairs controversies, investigations and legislative attacks, according to Gardere.
Poinsett’s clients have included Halliburton Co., Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA/NV and Univision Communications Co., among others, according to state ethics commission filings.
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