Cindy Grossman presents at the Oklahoma Society of CPA's 2007 Annual Meeting, "The New Texas Franchise Tax: What Practitioners Need to Know" (Tulsa, Oklahoma; December 2007)
Michael Ripp and Mari Reed are named Rising Stars for 2008 by Texas Monthly and Law and Politics magazines. Rising Stars represent the top 2.5% of up-and-coming lawyers in the State of Texas.
Leslie Giordani and Derry Swanger are named Texas Super Lawyers by Texas Monthly and Law and Politics magazines. Texas Super Lawyers represent the top 5% of lawyers in the State of Texas. Each attorney is featured in the Texas Super Lawyers Edition as Texas Super Lawyers in the October issue of Texas Monthly magazine. Derry Swanger is listed in the Top 50 Attorneys in Central and West Texas.
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Leslie Giordani, Derry Swanger, and Michael Ripp are listed in The 2008 Best Lawyers in America and are featured in a special section of American Lawyer magazine (November 2007)
Stephen L. Phillips is welcomed as a partner at the Firm. Prior to joining the Firm, Mr. Phillips was a partner at Cantey Hanger, L.L.P.
Cindy L. Grossman is welcomed as a new associate attorney at the Firm. Prior to joining the Firm, Ms. Grossman was an associate at Cantey Hanger, L.L.P.
Leslie Giordani and Bob Chesner present at the 14th Annual Family Office Forum, "Deploying Alternative Investing Strategies via PPLI,” (Chicago, Illinois; June 5-7, 2007)
Bob Chesner is welcomed as Director of Insurance. Prior to joining the Firm, Mr. Chesner was Vice President of Global Affluent and Corporate Markets Group at American International Group, Inc. and the Chief Marketing Officer for AIG Life of Bermuda, Ltd.
Leslie Giordani and Bob Chesner co-chair the IIR 5th Annual Event: Alternative Investing Through Life Insurance and Annuities. She also participates as a panelist on "Investor Control In Depth: Analysis with Case Examples,” (Miami, Florida; February 26-27, 2007)
Michael Ripp presents on “Trend Focus: Are Annuities Gaining Ground on Life Insurance?” at the IIR 5th Annual Event: Alternative Investing Through Life Insurance and Annuities." Michael Ripp also participates as a panelist at "Intermediate Course on Private Placement Life Insurance, Annuity, and Alternative Investment Products: Understanding the Tax, Product, and Regulatory Issues,“ (Miami, Florida; February 26-27, 2007)