In 1997, Darrell W. Moore took over as managing partner of Wagstaff LLP. He is a native of Matador, Texas, and has been with the firm since graduating from Baylor University School of Law in 1983. Several of Wagstaff LLP’s attorneys have held positions in local and state government, as well as in the judiciary. David G. Stubbeman, an attorney at Wagstaff LLP from 1966 until 1996 was the mayor of Abilene from 1984 to 1987 and was also a Texas legislator from 1975 to 1978. John R. Saringer, an attorney at Wagstaff LLP from 1989 to 2018, served as a judge in the Taylor County Court at Law from 1983 to 1987. While serving as judge of the County Court at Law, he was appointed a commissioner on the Adult Probation Commission in 1987.