McGinnis Lochridge Elevates Four to Partner
HOUSTON, TX—McGinnis Lochridge is pleased to announce that the firm has elected four attorneys to partner: Mary H. Allen, Marcus V. Eason, Zachariah T. Evans and Lindsey Roskopf. Allen and Evans practice in the Austin office while Eason and Roskopf are based in Houston.
Allen advises clients on a wide array of business transactions. She represents developers, purchaser, sellers, landlords and tenants in various commercial real estate transactions, including acquisitions, dispositions, leasing, development approvals and creative financing solutions. Currently, Allen chairs the McGinnis Lochridge Women’s Initiative Committee. Allen earned her B.A. from the University of Texas, and her J.D., cum laude, from the University of Houston Law Center.
Eason is a trial attorney who focuses his practice on various types of complex commercial, business and partnership disputes across a variety of industries. He has experience representing both individuals and entities as plaintiffs and defendants in matters such as fiduciary duty disputes, partnership termination and wind up, business fraud and theft litigation. He earned his B.A. from Texas A&M University, and received his J.D. from the University of Houston Law Center.
Evans focuses his practice on water and wastewater utilities and also represents local government entities. He advises water districts, water supply corporations and municipalities on virtually all matters regulated by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and the Public Utility Commission of Texas. He earned his B.A., cum laude, from the University of Texas at Austin, and received his J.D. from the University of Texas School of Law.
Roskopf advises clients on international trade and transactional matters, as well as issues involving export controls, economic and trade sanctions and anti-boycott laws. Her clients include companies in the oil and gas, hydrographic survey, medical device, chemicals, aerospace, defense, electronics, and manufacturing industries. She also has extensive experience in advising clients on complying with U.S. sanctions, particularly with respect to Russia, Iran, Cuba and Venezuela. Roskopf earned her B.B.A. and a Masters in Accounting from the University of Texas, and received her J.D. from the University of Houston Law Center.