Weil Gotshal Defections Grow In Dallas

Law360, New York (October 4, 2013, 6:51 PM EDT) -- Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP's troubles in Texas deepened in recent days with two more Dallas partners leaving for other firms, according to sources familiar with the moves, bringing Weil’s recent partner losses in the state to 16.

The latest departures are Dallas corporate partners R. Jay Tabor, an M&A specialist with deep energy industry experience, and private equity-transactional attorney S. Scott Parel.

Both resigned Friday, with Tabor committed to Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP and Parel going to Sidley Austin LLP, according to two sources....
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