For 90 years, McGinnis Lochridge has served to protect the interests of our clients in continuously changing landscapes including cutting-edge technology, oil and gas litigation, regulatory matters and more. The quality of our work is reflected in our clients’ long-lasting loyalty and in our top-tier external rankings.
AUSTIN, TEXAS (October 1, 2013) – McGinnis Lochridge, a Texas-based law firm, is pleased to announce that attorneys Michael A. Shaunessy, Jo Ann Merica and Eric Johnston, formerly of Sedgwick, LLP, have joined the firm at our Austin headquarters.
Michael joins the firm as a partner bringing more than 25 years of experience. His focus includes complex business litigation, professional liability litigation, employment law, and education & public law. He graduated from The University of Texas, earning his Juris Doctor from Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law.
Jo Ann joins the firm as Special Counsel focusing on complex business litigation, real estate, construction, and consumer and administrative law. She brings nearly 30 years of experience. Jo Ann earned her Juris Doctor from The University of Texas School of Law and holds a B.A. magna cum laude from The University of Texas at Austin.
Also joining as an associate is Eric Johnston. He focuses his practice in the areas of general litigation, complex business litigation, employment law, and personal injury and wrongful death. Eric received his law degree from Pepperdine University School of Law and holds a B.S. from Purdue University.
Doug Dodds, McGinnis Lochridge Managing Partner welcomes them to our firm. “We are very pleased to have these attorneys join McGinnis Lochridge. Their depth and breadth of experience as litigators will be a great asset to our clients. They are longtime friends of the firm and will continue our strong commitment to serving our clients”.
About McGinnis Lochridge
McGinnis Lochridge is a Texas-based law firm providing legal services for more than 85 years. From offices in Austin and Houston the firm provides business, government and litigation counsel to a national clientele. The firm maintains practices in Litigation, Oil and Gas, Water, Environmental, Corporate and Business Transactions, Health Care, Electric Energy, Employment Law and Employee Benefits, Telecommunication, Real Estate, Estate Planning and Probate, Legislative and Government Relations, Financial Services, and Education and Public Law.