February 26, 2020Published Article

General Counsel News highlights Michael Best's Combination with Law Firm RWR Legal

General Counsel News

Michael Best announced today the addition of RWR Legal into its Austin office operations, effective immediately.

The combination, which will greatly benefit both Michael Best and RWR Legal clients, will add three senior corporate and securities attorneys. RWR Legal connects high-growth clients with the talent, mentoring, and resources required for success.

Rick Ressler, RWR Legal’s Managing General Counsel, will step into the leadership role as Michael Best’s new Austin Office Managing Partner; Shari Wynne Ressler will join Michael Best as a Partner focusing on strategic development; and Stephen Aguilar will join as Senior Counsel. All three will be members of Venture Best®, Michael Best’s team dedicated to counseling entrepreneurs, investors, emerging companies, and start-ups.

Since the firm’s founding over 23 years ago, RWR Legal has served as counsel for thousands of companies, providing sophisticated, large firm expertise to the entrepreneurial and start-up ecosystem in Austin.

Combining with RWR Legal will enhance the Austin office’s capabilities that span a number of key industries in the region, including the technology, healthcare, and CPG sectors. The incoming team will also work closely with Michael Best’s existing national platform in the cannabis, agribusiness, food and beverage, beauty product, and regulatory realms.

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