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Dallas, TX - The Dallas-based law firm of SettlePou is pleased to announce the addition of four new attorneys. These four attorneys represent the firm’s continuing commitment to long-term expansion and diversity and dedication to meeting its clients’ evolving needs.

“SettlePou is extremely fortunate to have such a fantastic addition of attorneys to our firm,” said firm president Allen Smith. “Quentin Faust joins our corporate practice as a new shareholder with incredible expertise, credentials and experience. Charles Curran, Eric Jacocks, and Laura Pickens are also very seasoned associates with impressive backgrounds. We are honored to have such an outstanding collection of lawyers join the 38-year history of SettlePou in providing quality legal services to our business and financial clientele.”

Quentin Faust is a member of SettlePou’s corporate practice. He brings wide-ranging experience to the practice of business law, including public and private capital raising, federal securities law compliance, intellectual property, licensing, technology transactions, and mergers and acquisitions.

He is a 1997 Cum Laude graduate of Cornell Law School with a concentration in Business and Regulatory Law.

Charles Curran joins the Commercial Litigation and Financial Services Litigation team at SettlePou.

He is a 2007 graduate of Baylor Law School. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Texas at Austin and also holds a Master of Public Health degree in Epidemiology from the University of North Texas Health Sciences Center at Fort Worth.

Eric Jacocks is a member of SettlePou’s Commercial Litigation, Insurance Defense, and Financial Services Litigation practices. He focuses on representing residential mortgage lenders and services, insurers and their insured, as well as financial institutions in state and federal courts.

He obtained his Juris Doctor from SMU’s Dedman School of Law in 2005 and his BA in Political Science and Philosophy from Boston College University in 2002.

Laura Pickens is a member of the Commercial and Financial Services Litigation practice at SettlePou. Her practice focuses on residential mortgage lenders, servicers, and financial institutions.

She received her Juris Doctor from SMU Dedman School of Law in 2012 where she was managing editor of the Law and Business Review of the Americas. Laura was a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of Texas at Austin where she earned a B.A. degree in Spanish in 2009.

“The unparalleled success of SettlePou is a result of a 38-year commitment to attracting the very best people and then taking good care of them,” said shareholder, Garth Fennegan. “These new additions to the team only confirm our resolve to honor that tradition.”