McAfee & Taft has expanded its environmental and regulatory industry practice with the absorption of five attorneys from the Tulsa boutique law firm Joyce & Paul.
"We feel like it would be the best of both worlds to take advantage of the change in the regulatory climate and take advantage of their expertise," said McAfee Managing Director Richard D. Nix.
Joyce & Paul co-founders Robert J. Joyce and Chris A. Paul joined McAfee's Tulsa office along with their staff attorneys, Leanne G. Barlow, Chris K. Miller and David M. Winfrey.
"It was obviously difficult for us to take something we had grown for 10 years and join with another firm," Paul said Friday. …