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Winstead PC

  • Designation: Dallas
  • Head Count: 258
  • Gross Revenues: $153,000,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $590,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $770,000
  • Year Over Year Change: 2

Winstead Sechrest & Minick is a Dallas-based law firm. Winstead Sechrest ranked 165th on The American Lawyer's 2011 Am Law 200 rankings of law firms based on revenue with $144,000,000 in gross revenue in 2010. With 265 attorneys, the firm placed 160th on the National Law Journal's 2011 NLJ 250 rankings of firms based on size. Winston Sechrest is a business law firm that represents clients in a number of industries. The firm's industry teams include construction, energy, healthcare, and sports and public venues. Its practice areas include corporate, securities, and taxation; government relations; labor and employment; and litigation and dispute resolution. The firm has several office locations in Texas including Austin, Ft. Worth, Houston, and The Woodlands, and offices in Washington, D.C. and Charlotte, North Carolina.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 NR N/A Gross revenue
Am Law 200 163 2 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 162 -2 Lawyer head count
The A-List NR N/A Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard 200 -10 Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard 85 -5 Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey NR N/A Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey NR N/A Summer programs

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: Texas Lawyer : January 17, 2014

As tons of music, film and technology enthusiasts crowd Austin for the 2014 SXSW Festival, Texas Lawyer asked attorneys-attendees of the March 7-16 extravaganza for tips about how lawyers can get the most professionally from SXSW.

SXSW: More Than Free Booze and Debauchery

: Texas Lawyer : January 12, 2014

As tons of music, film and technology enthusiasts crowd Austin for the 2014 SXSW Festival, Texas Lawyer asked attorneys-attendees of the March 7-16 extravaganza for tips about how lawyers can get the most professionally from SXSW.

Risky Business: Lateral Moves Down for 2013, Firms Slow Hiring, Lawyers Move With Caution

Jeanne Graham : Texas Lawyer : January 24, 2014

Eighteen of the state's 25 largest firms participated in Texas Lawyer's Lateral Hiring Survey and reported hiring 14.1 percent fewer lateral attorneys—249 versus 290—than they had in 2012.

Advice From Recent Laterals on Making the Big Move

Jeanne Graham : Texas Lawyer : January 24, 2014

Five attorneys who lateralled to one of Texas' largest firms during 2013, share their answers to the question, "What advice would you give to other lawyers, particularly partners, who are contemplating a lateral move?"

Newsmakers: Week of Feb. 17

: Texas Lawyer : January 17, 2014

Robert C. Wendland has been hired as general counsel of the Dallas County Community College District. Plus more new positions, appointments, awards and honors.

Inadmissible: Don't (P)isrespect the Alamo

: Texas Lawyer : January 10, 2014

Why is urinating on the Alamo such a big deal from a legal perspective? Chapter 28 of the Texas Penal Code makes it a state jail felony to deface a public monument or place of human burial.

Week of Feb. 10

: Texas Lawyer : January 10, 2014

Catherine H. Goodman and Cynthia L. Hill have become equity partners in Shannon, Gracey, Ratliff & Miller in Fort Worth. Plus more new positions, appointments, awards and honors.

Week of Feb. 3

: Texas Lawyer : January 03, 2014

Karen Gren Scholer, a former judge of the 95th District Court in Dallas, has joined Carter Stafford Arnett Hamada & Mockler as a name partner. Plus more new positions, appointments, awards and honors.

Tex Parte: Daniel Stewart leaves V&E to build bankruptcy practice at Patton Boggs

Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : Texas Lawyer : January 30, 2014

Week of January 20

: Texas Lawyer : January 20, 2014

Holly E. Engelmann and Kevin Kneupper have been promoted to principals in McKool Smith in Dallas and Austin, respectively. Plus more new positions, appointments, awards and honors.

Inadmissible: Judge Resigned, Runs

: Texas Lawyer : January 06, 2014

The ex-judge who voluntarily resigned amid allegations that she had improper ex parte communications by texting a prosecutor during a trial is now campaigning to become an elected prosecutor herself.

The Score: The Lawyers Who Help Make Bowl Season Happen

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 03, 2014

With college bowl season upon us, The Am Law Daily decided to review the tax filings made by the nonprofits that stage the big-ticket events to determine which law firms have a hand in the festivities.

Recession Rebound: Managing Partner Survey Shows Positive Growth Trend

Jeanne Graham : Texas Lawyer : January 30, 2013

Texas Lawyer invited firm chairs, presidents, managing partners of Texas firms and the partners-in-charge of Texas offices of out-of-state firms to share their thoughts on management strategies during 2013 and expectations for the Texas legal market in 2014.

VOIR DIRE: The Year in Celebrities

: The National Law Journal : January 30, 2013

They may be beautiful and talented (it's in the eye of the beholder) but they're not immune to legal woes.

Tex Parte: And the State Bar of Texas president-elect race begins!

Angela Morris : Texas Lawyer : January 27, 2013

MOVERS

: The National Law Journal : January 16, 2013

Delphine Brown joins Axinn, Veltrop & Harkrider's intellectual property group as partner in the New York office. Plus more law firm movers in this week's column.

Newsmakers - Dec. 9

: Texas Lawyer : January 09, 2013

Leanne Johnson, senior partner at Orgain, Bell & Tucker in Beaumont, has been appointed by Gov. Rick Perry as a justice on the 9th Court of Appeals for a term to expire at the next general election. Plus more new positions, appointments, awards and honors.

Newsmakers - Dec. 2

: Texas Lawyer : January 02, 2013

Bradley C. Weber, a partner in Locke Lord in Dallas and co-leader of the firm's antitrust practice group, has been elected president-elect of the Dallas Bar Association for 2014. Plus more new positions, appointments, awards and honors.

Newsmakers

: Texas Lawyer : January 25, 2013

Ed Small, a partner in Jackson Walker's Austin office, has received the Excellence in Agriculture Award from the American Agricultural Law Association. Plus more new positions, appointments, awards and honors.

MOVERS

: The National Law Journal : January 25, 2013

Sandra Busell joins Davidoff Hutcher & Citron's trusts and estates group. Plus more law firm movers in this week's column.

Newsmakers

: Texas Lawyer : January 18, 2013

Tim Sorrells, former general counsel for the Texas Ethics Commission, has joined The Tuggey Group as a partner in the Austin government affairs practice. Plus more new positions, appointments, awards and honors.

Fee Foresight: Contingency Cases Important for Large Commercial Firms

John Council : Texas Lawyer : January 18, 2013

A big question for large Texas traditional civil law firms used to be whether they wanted to represent clients on a contingency fee basis. Now the question is: How many of those cases do they want to sign up?