The Corporate Deal Tracker lists merger and acquisition deals with significant participation by Texas-based lawyers. The following lists transactions announced or closed during calendar 2018 as submitted by the firms
Here are the top 50 M&A transactions involving Texas-headquartered companies in 2018 as compiled exclusively for The Texas Lawbook by Mergermarket.
Texas A&M professor Dr. George C. Wright will be speaking Thursday at the University of North Texas/Dallas School of Law on the social and legal history that drove the massive migrations of African and African-American populations from colonial era to the present.
The State Bar of Texas has announced its most recent disciplinary actions. According to the state bar, five judges were disciplined, including one judicial suspension. In addition, seven Texas lawyers were suspended and two more received public reprimands.
In rare support of a medical malpractice plaintiff’s jury verdict, the Texas Supreme Court on Friday reversed an appellate court’s decision to reject a $4.2 million award by a Houston jury for the negligent death of a 46-year-old father of three. The Texas Lawbook has the details.
The Texas Lawbook hosted a soiree honoring last year’s award winners, this year’s judges and ACC-DFW leadership. This is the inaugural DFW Outstanding Corporate Counsel Awards Alumni reception.
Three lawyers have resigned from the bar and six others have received suspensions as the result of disciplinary actions by the State Bar of Texas. The Texas Lawbook has the details as reported by state disciplinary authorities.
The U.S. Fifth Circuit has dismissed a lawsuit filed in East Texas against Schiff Hardin charging that the firm had misrepresented facts to an insurance company during its defense of a products liability lawsuit. Most of the claims had already been dismissed, but the appeals court said the trial judge erred in a novel interpretation of Texas case law.
The Eleventh Court of Appeals ended 2018 by tossing $43.1 million of a nearly $50 million West Texas jury award, ruling that a group of West Texas oil and gas investors who called themselves “partners” had no partnership at all. Allen Pusey explains.
Middle market M&A has been eroding across the nation, and even in the otherwise thriving Texas market Texas-headquartered firms will likely finish 2018 with less than 200 mid-range transactions for