Bill Mateja, a partner in Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton in Dallas, was inaugurated as the 115th president of the Dallas Bar Association, or DBA, on January 20, according to a press release.

Mateja, whose practice focuses on white-collar defense and corporate investigations, has been on the DBA Board of Directors for many years and has also served on a variety of DBA committees and sections. He is a past president of the Texas Young Lawyers Association.