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Graves Dougherty Thanks John McFarland For His Leadership, and Announces New Officers and Directors

May 7, 2019

Graves Dougherty Hearon & Moody extends its gratitude to John McFarland, who has served as the Firm’s President over the past year and a half and is now stepping down to concentrate on his oil & gas law practice.  Under John’s leadership, the Firm moved up five floors to newly designed space on the 27th floor of Austin’s iconic Frost Bank Tower, and incorporated many innovations to ensure the continued delivery of efficient and excellent legal services to its clients.

Graves Dougherty is also pleased to announce its new officers and directors.  Jim Hemphill will serve as managing shareholder, with Chris Elliott as vice president.  Other directors are shareholders Mary KeeneyPeter Cesaro, and Nicholas Miller.  Natasha Martin, a senior associate at the Firm, has accepted appointment as ex officio board member representing the interests of the firm’s non-shareholder members.

About Graves Dougherty Hearon & Moody
Founded in 1946, Graves Dougherty was established on the principles of hiring great people, practicing first class law and focusing on accomplishing clients’ goals. More than 30 attorneys span a range of core competencies including litigation, appellate, real estate, trusts and estates, first amendment, regulatory and oil and gas law.