Texas Supreme Court Justice Dale Wainwright announced this week that he will be resigning effective September 30. Justice Wainwright will join Bracewell & Giuliani LLP’s Austin office.
The former Harris County district judge was elected to the Texas Supreme Court in November 2002 and is the third longest-serving justice on the Texas Supreme Court.
Gov. Rick Perry will appoint a successor to complete Justice Wainwright’s term, which ends in 2014. The appointment will be subject to Senate confirmation.