Pillsbury opens office in Austin, Texas

Pillsbury has announced the opening of its Austin office as the next step in the firm’s strategic focus and its commitment to clients throughout the state of Texas and the Gulf Coast.

According to Pillsbury chair James Rishwain Jr, the firm plans to build one of the strongest full-service legal teams in Texas to represent the energy industry and, in particular, the oil and gas sector and all practices touching the energy industry.

Pillsbury has been in Houston for more than 10 years and has served clients in the energy industry for more than 140 years, providing strategic counsel for today’s investments in North American oil and gas.

Adding an Austin office is intended to strengthen these capabilities, and Pillsbury’s two Texas offices will provide legal services in the core practice areas of energy and infrastructure, financial services, technology and real estate and construction.