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East Texas Jury Awards $15.7M Against Samsung in Patent Dispute

East Texas Jury Awards $15.7M Against Samsung in Patent Dispute

Houston trial lawyer Demetrios Anaipakos convinced the jury that his client, Rembrandt Wireless, is entitled to royalties on future sales of Samsung devices that use a wireless Bluetooth technology. …

V&E and Baker Botts Advise in Columbia Pipeline Partners’ $1.1 Billion IPO

V&E and Baker Botts Advise in Columbia Pipeline Partners’ $1.1 Billion IPO

Houston-based Columbia Pipeline Partners announced Wednesday that it closed its initial public offering. The 46.8 million offered shares, which began trading on the New York Stock Exchange on Feb.…

Can Workers Use Their Employer’s Email Address for Collective Action?

Can Workers Use Their Employer’s Email Address for Collective Action?

The NLRB thinks the answer is “YES.” As most labor lawyers know, the board is working to increase the ranks of unionized workers and allowing unions to rely on email,…

Stanford Receiver Seeks Millions from Prominent Political Advisers

Stanford Receiver Seeks Millions from Prominent Political Advisers

A federal trial is underway in Dallas in which Ralph Janvey seeks to force several political officials to return millions of dollars in fees they were paid as advisers. “This…

Radio Shack – Another Large Corporate Bankruptcy Snubs Texas Courts

Radio Shack – Another Large Corporate Bankruptcy Snubs Texas Courts

Radio Shack is the latest in a growing number of financially troubled North Texas corporations, including Energy Future Holdings and American Airlines, to go outside the state to restructure its…

Jones Day Lawyers in Texas Lead Radio Shack into Chapter 11

Jones Day Lawyers in Texas Lead Radio Shack into Chapter 11

Fort Worth-based Radio Shack finally filed for bankruptcy Thursday in Delaware. The retailer listed $1.2 billion in assets and $1.39 billion in debts. Radio Shack GC Bob Donohoo chose bankruptcy…

Sidley and Baker Botts Advise in $600 Million Midstream Deal

Sidley and Baker Botts Advise in $600 Million Midstream Deal

Dallas-based EnLink Midstream Partners, LP has agreed to purchase Midland-based Coronado Midstream for $600 million.…

Moncrief Oil Drops $1.37 Billion Case in Middle of Trial – Updated

Moncrief Oil Drops $1.37 Billion Case in Middle of Trial – Updated

A decade-long $1.37 billion legal battle between Moncrief Oil and Russia-based OAO Gazprom, the world’s largest extractor of natural gas, came to an abrupt end Monday when the Fort Worth…

Baker Botts and Latham Lead InfraREIT IPO

Baker Botts and Latham Lead InfraREIT IPO

While Wall Street salivated on Friday over the juicy initial public offering of its beloved New York-based burger chain, Shake Shack, a group of Texas lawyers were also in triumph…

Cain & Skarnulis Scores Landmark Bad Faith Claim for Oilfield Driller

Cain & Skarnulis Scores Landmark Bad Faith Claim for Oilfield Driller

Though a daunting hurdle, Steve Skarnulis and Charlie Cain broke the county’s 13-year-pro-defendant streak, and in the process, scored what is believed to be the largest jury verdict in Kendall…

Morgan Lewis’ Allyson Ho Scores First SCOTUS Win

Morgan Lewis’ Allyson Ho Scores First SCOTUS Win

The Supreme Court returned its opinion for Ho’s first case, M&G Polymers USA, LLC v. Tackett, and it was in her client’s favor. …

Latham, Baker Botts and Akin Gump Advise in $18 Billion ETP-Regency Merger

Latham, Baker Botts and Akin Gump Advise in $18 Billion ETP-Regency Merger

The two MLP pipeline companies that Dallas-based Energy Transfer Equity controls, Energy Transfer Partners and Regency Energy Partners, have announced that they will merge in an $18 billion deal.…

De Boulle Prevails in Trademark Case

De Boulle Prevails in Trademark Case

Diamonds are a girl’s best friend, but a Dallas federal court decided last week that the precious stone could elicit quite the opposite effect between brothers trying to run their…

SCOTX Examines Life Partners Disclosure Requirements under Securities Laws

SCOTX Examines Life Partners Disclosure Requirements under Securities Laws

The justices are weighing whether companies such as Waco-based Life Partners that sell investments in the secondary life insurance market should be required to provide potential investors more information about…

Bracewell and V&E Advise in $3 Billion Kinder Morgan Purchase

Bracewell and V&E Advise in $3 Billion Kinder Morgan Purchase

The transaction gives Kinder Morgan access to significant operations in the Bakken Formation, and provides Continental Resources CEO Hamm some padding following his recent $1 billion divorce …

Branson to Appeal Court Reversal in $10.7 Million Doctor v. Doctor Business Dispute

Branson to Appeal Court Reversal in $10.7 Million Doctor v. Doctor Business Dispute

Prominent trial lawyer Frank Branson will ask the Texas Supreme Court to reinstate a $10.7 million jury verdict favoring his client in a case accusing a fellow physician and a…

Forshey Prostok Represents Life Partners in Bankruptcy

Forshey Prostok Represents Life Partners in Bankruptcy

Life Partners decided to pursue the Chapter 11 restructuring as a means of protection as it appeals the $46.9 million judgment against U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. …

Strasburger & HayBoo Win Appellate Reversal in $10.7 Million Doctor v. Doctor Business Dispute

Strasburger & HayBoo Win Appellate Reversal in $10.7 Million Doctor v. Doctor Business Dispute

The Dallas Court of Appeals tossed a $10.7 million jury verdict in a high-profile civil case in which a North Dallas neurologist accused a fellow physician and a business associate…

Fifth Circuit: Lawyer Avoids Contempt in E-Discovery Dispute

Fifth Circuit: Lawyer Avoids Contempt in E-Discovery Dispute

It’s a litigator’s nightmare; Jumping into a fast-paced TRO case about trade secrets, with expedited discovery requests and orders everywhere – with a new client who doesn’t tell the whole…

T&K Closes $5.3 Billion Private Equity Fund for NGP

T&K Closes $5.3 Billion Private Equity Fund for NGP

Irving-based NGP Energy Capital Management has hit its hard cap with the final closing of its private equity fund, with $5.3 billion in total commitments.…