L&E Boutique Hutcheson Bowers Adds Former DLA Partner Amy Beckstead

Feb 18, 2014, 10:34 ET from Hutcheson Bowers

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hutcheson Bowers, a labor and employment boutique law firm in Austin, today announced the addition of Amy Beckstead, formerly a partner at DLA Piper.

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"Amy (Beckstead) is well-known in the Austin community for her practical, business-minded approach to helping employers with workplace management issues," Shannon Hutcheson, a founding partner of the firm, said. "Amy is one of the few employment attorneys in the Austin area who is also licensed to practice in California – so she can advise companies with operations in Silicon Valley and in Silicon Hills."  Prior to joining Hutcheson Bowers, Beckstead was a partner at DLA Piper in its Austin and San Diego offices.  Beckstead has been recognized for her contributions to the Austin legal community, having founded a networking organization for attorneys that now has over 300 members.  Beckstead also recently traveled to Kosovo to assist in a USAID mission to help increase the number of women attorneys in that country. Beckstead's philanthropic work in Kosovo was featured in the August 2013 ABA Journal.

About Hutcheson Bowers 
Hutcheson Bowers is a boutique labor and employment firm that represents businesses.  Its founders, Shannon Hutcheson and Allison Bowers, are former Baker Botts attorneys who established the firm as the go-to firm for Texas employers.  The firm's lawyers have been featured as Rising Stars in Super Lawyers, are former clerks to a U.S. District Court judge, and serve the community and profession as members of the Board of Directors of the Austin Children's Shelter, the Austin Human Resources Management Association, and the Austin Chapter of the Federal Bar Association.

For more information, please visit www.hutchesonbowers.com.

CONTACT: Aaron Hamilton, 1-512-477-7546, aaron@hutchesonbowers.com

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