Crowe & Dunlevy Expands Dallas Office with New Hires

Additions bring bankruptcy, corporate, securities, healthcare, real estate and Indian law experience

DALLAS – Crowe & Dunlevy recently hired Vickie L. Driver, Milan Markovic and Christina “Crissie” W. Stephenson in its Dallas office. The additions further expand its offerings and reach in Texas as well as regionally.

Driver is a director and member of the Bankruptcy & Creditor’s Rights, Corporate & Securities, Healthcare and Indian Law & Gaming Practice Groups. Her focus includes bankruptcy and insolvency matters, distressed asset transactions, Chapter 11 reorganization proceedings and Native American economic development. She is active in the Dallas bankruptcy industry serving as a board member of the International Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation, co-founder and inaugural president of the DFW Association of Young Bankruptcy Lawyers and former chair of the Dallas Bar Association’s Bankruptcy Section. In addition, Driver has been recognized as a top-rated bankruptcy attorney by Super Lawyers since 2014.* She received her Juris Doctor from Baylor Law School.

Joining the firm as legal industry analyst, Markovic is a member of the Corporate & Securities, International and Securities Litigation, Enforcement & Compliance Practice Groups. He works with legal departments of multinational corporations and assists with client development and growth initiatives. He is also a professor of law and associate dean for assessment, strategic analysis and reporting at Texas A&M University School of Law where he teaches courses on professional responsibility, business associations and international business transactions. Markovic received his Juris Doctor from Georgetown University Law Center, his master’s from New York University and his bachelor’s from Columbia University.

A member of the Bankruptcy & Creditor’s Rights, Banking & Financial Institutions, Corporate & Securities, Healthcare, Real Estate and Indian Law & Gaming Practice Groups, Stephenson joins the firm as a director. Her practice concentrates on assisting companies and individuals in restructuring matters, including Chapter 11 reorganizations, bankruptcy-related litigation and appeals as well as out-of-court restructuring. She is also experienced in providing non-consolidation opinions, lease review and negotiation and closing complex commercial real estate transactions. Stephenson is a board member of the International Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation, served as a barrister for the John C. Ford American Inn of Court and donates her time as an appellate briefing attorney for Texas Appleseed, a nonprofit organization promoting social and economic equality. She graduated from Southern Methodist Dedman School of Law where she served as an extern for the Honorable Harlin D. Hale in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Texas. She also holds a master’s degree in communication from the University of Louisiana at Monroe.

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