Prominent finance lawyers Jim Markus and Tim Johnston have joined the Dallas office of Haynes and Boone as partners in the Finance Practice Group.
Blucora has entered into an agreement to acquire privately-held HK Financial Services (HKFS), a CPA-focused, registered investment advisor.
Haynes and Boone has promoted 14 lawyers from the firm’s Dallas, Houston, New York, Orange County, Richardson and Washington, D.C. offices to partner.
Haynes and Boone promoted 11 lawyers to the firm’s partnership: Raghav Bajaj, Dan Malone, Michelle Jacobs, Michael D. Karson, Maral Kilejian, Austin Elam, Kelli Norfleet, Sameer Saxena, Katy Shurin, Daniel Lisk and Scott Jarratt.
The Haynes and Boone bankruptcy practice named Eli Columbus, Matt Ferris and Frasher Murphy partners. Each attorney has an established practice in Dallas and throughout the country.
Haynes and Boone added Neal Kaminsky as a partner in the firm’s Finance Practice. Kaminsky will focus on a wide variety of financial transactions in the new role, including commercial lending.