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Winstead Names New Lateral Hiring Boss
Austin-based labor and employment shareholder Peyton Smith has been named Winstead PC’s new firm-wide lateral hiring shareholder. Smith succeeds in the role Dallas-based shareholder Kevin Sullivan, whom the firm said was successful in hiring 38 attorneys for the business firm during the past 12 months.
Smith enters the position following a three-year term as one of youngest members of the firm’s executive committee. He said he will work “on recruiting outstanding attorneys who are looking for opportunity, innovation and energy in the law firm they work for.”
According to a firm press release, Winstead has added laterals at five different offices in the last 12 months, including 15 attorneys in Dallas and 13 in Houston.
Smith holds various leadership positions in the legal and civic community and was recently named a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America (LCA) and a charter member of the LCA Diversity Law Institute. He received his J.D. from Baylor Law School where he was a member of Phi Delta Honor Society.
Winstead has offices in Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, San Antonio, and The Woodlands, Texas; Charlotte, North Carolina and Washington, D.C.
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