A terminated project risk manager for Anadarko claims the Woodlands-based company downplayed the risks of a multibillion-dollar LNG project in Mozambique. The action, the plaintiff says, came before a beheading of another Anadarko worker and a whistleblower complaint. Natalie Posgate reports.
A Harris County judge is facing federal charges that accuse her of using campaign donations for personal expenses, including for mortgage payments, private school tuition and travel.
The move expands Kirkland’s growing litigation practice in Dallas, which the firm launched in September with another high-profile lateral hire.
Fort Bend County did not reasonably accommodate an employee’s religious observation when she attended church on a Sunday instead of going to work, a Houston federal jury ruled on Friday.
Prominent Dallas lawyer Lisa Blue Baron has sued Tolleson Wealth Management for its failure to obtain appropriate commercial insurance on her behalf, which she says led to a coverage refusal by two carriers after Al Hill III rekindled a legal spat with Blue this summer.
Christopher E. Hamilton, the ninth attorney to join budding Dallas litigation boutique Crawford, Wishnew & Lang, has two former careers on his résumé unlike most of his peers: a former Navy SEAL and Central Intelligence Agency operator. More on his background in this article.
Arnold Spencer has tried around 100 cases in his legal career. But a recent Perry Mason moment during an insurance negligence trial came to him while wearing a different hat: a fact witness. Natalie Posgate tells his tale and how he and lawyers at Hedrick Kring secured a $20 million jury verdict this week on behalf of residents of a burned down Dallas condominium.
HP Inc. Tuesday won a $176 million antitrust verdict against a Taiwanese manufacturer of CD-ROM drives. But the case may not end there. Because the jury found that the firm’s price fixing violations were intentional, HP’s Beck Redden lawyers are asking that the damages be tripled. Natalie Posgate has the details.
Some associates may sit around “like a potted plant,” but not AZA associates Neal Sarkar, Jason McManis and Jordan Warshauer, according to firm founding partner John Zavitsanos. The three young lawyers comprise an associate-exclusive trial team that takes on a Norwegian oil giant in court today. Natalie Posgate has the details.
The Senate on Wednesday confirmed Eskridge to the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas with a 61-31 vote.