News

From time to time, the Firm publishes news items relating to the Firm, our lawyers, or our clients.
Feb 3, 2020

Martha Smiley awarded TCWLA Pathfinder Award

On January 21, 2020, Martha Smiley was honored as a recipient of this year’s Pathfinder Award by the Travis County Women Lawyers’ Association at its annual Pathfinders’ Luncheon. Pathfinder Awards are given to local women attorneys who are shattering stereotypes and blazing trails for female attorneys. Martha is not only a trailblazer in public law, […]

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Jan 25, 2020

From Young Judge to Mentor — Enoch Kever co-founder, Craig Enoch, receives the Larry York Award

On Saturday, January 25, 2020 at the Annual Boots and Bourbon Austin Bar Foundation Gala, Enoch Kever co-founder, Craig Enoch, received the Larry F. York Mentoring Award. This award is given to a lawyer or judge who has demonstrated exceptional skill and generosity in mentoring younger members of the bar. It was created to pay […]

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Jan 9, 2020

Members Craig Enoch and Rod Johnson play key role in bringing US Army Futures Command to Austin.

Justice Enoch, serving as general counsel in 2018 to the Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce, became the central point of contact between the Austin community and the Pentagon at a time the US Army had proposed to stand up the first new Army Command in 40 years. The Command has taken leadership in conceptualizing, designing, […]

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Dec 4, 2019

Client Advisory: Communications equipment and services from certain manufacturers may threaten national security

On November 22, 2019, the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”) adopted rules banning the use of federal universal service fund (“USF”) subsidies to purchase equipment and services from any company posing a national security threat to communications networks or communications supply chains.  The FCC also set out (1) a certification and audit-based process to streamline the […]

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Nov 5, 2019

Katherine K. Mudge Speaks on fiber and wireless infrastructure deployment at the 2019 INCOMPAS Show in Louisville, Kentucky

LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY – November 4, 2019—Deployment of fiber and wireless network facilities is a top priority for broadband, data and voice service carriers and providers, but their network construction efforts are too often challenged by more than just weather, terrain and logistics.  Carriers and transmission companies must also overcome, in a timely manner, the legal […]

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Oct 14, 2019

Austin Chamber confirms former Texas Supreme Court Justice Craig Enoch as Chair-Elect

The Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce announced that its board of directors has selected Craig Enoch, former Texas Supreme Court Justice, as the Chamber’s chair-elect. As 2019 chair-elect, Craig Enoch will serve as chairman of the board in 2020.  Justice Enoch states: “I want to thank Phil Wilson for his outstanding leadership and service as […]

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Sep 27, 2019

Mike Truesdale is appointed to Commission for Lawyer Discipline

Mike Truesdale was sworn in, as a lawyer member, to serve on the State Bar of Texas Commission for Lawyer Discipline.  The Commission provides oversight to the Office of Chief Disciplinary Counsel, which administers the Texas Attorney Disciplinary system.  The Commission is comprised of six attorneys and six members of the public. (To see more […]

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May 23, 2019

Catherine Morse joins the Skillpoint Alliance Board of Directors

AUSTIN — On May 22, Skillpoint Alliance’s Board of Directors voted to approve Catherine Morse (Enoch Kever, PLLC) as its newest member, effective immediately. As a member of the Board, Catherine will help promote Skillpoint’s mission and vision within the Central Texas community. “I am proud to be a part of Skillpoint Alliance, whose rapid certification […]

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Mar 5, 2019

Energy Transfer Partners awarded record damages against Enterprise Partner Products. The appeal presents an important issue about partnership formation.

ENERGY TRANSFER PARTNERS, L.P. AND ENERGY TRANSFER FUEL, L.P. v. ENTERPRISE PRODUCTS PARTNERS, L.P. AND ENTERPRISE PRODUCTS OPERATING LLC, Case No. 17-0862, The Supreme Court of Texas. To see The Supreme Court of Texas briefing, follow this link.  And to see (10/08/2019) Oral Argument, look here. Energy Transfer Partners was awarded $500,000,000 against Enterprise Partner […]

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Jan 1, 2019

ENOCH KEVER PLLC names John A. Menchaca as a Member

ENOCH KEVER PLLC, an Austin-based law firm representing businesses across Texas, has named John A. Menchaca as a Member focusing on debt and equity financings, mergers and acquisitions, privacy and related data matters, and general corporate law and licensing. Menchaca brings over 25 years of experience providing legal counsel to venture capital and private equity […]

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