International law firm Greenberg Traurig LLP has added three attorneys in Texas, including two in Dallas. Barry W. Cowan and Labry Welty will anchor the tax practice in the Dallas office. Karen M. Kennard joined the firm as a shareholder in the Government Law & Policy group in Austin.
Welty focuses his practice on federal, multistate and local tax planning and implementation for entrepreneurs and their businesses. He has worked on numerous highly complex transactions affecting a variety of business interests, including the real estate industry, hospitality, health care, services, retail, manufacturing and private equity.
Welty received his law degree from Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law and a bachelor’s degree from West Texas A&M University. Before starting with Greenberg Traurig three weeks ago, Welty worked forMunsch Hardt Kopf & Harr law firm in Dallas.
He talked to the Dallas Business Journal about his new role.