Darren Nicholson was formerly a shareholder at Sayles Werbner, which merged with Bradley last week to launch the Alabama law firm’s Dallas outpost.
Alaina King Benford has developed special expertise in representing entities involved in acquiring easements, property and rights-of-way for large projects involving pipelines, water pipelines and transportation projects.
Randy Wilson, who was defeated in his bid for re-election in November after 15 years on the bench, was one of the original partners of Susman Godfrey when the firm was founded in 1980.
Houston law firm BoyarMiller has kicked off 2019 by adding a practice area through an acquisition and naming a new chair of the firm’s litigation group.
Neiman Marcus countered a $1 billion fraudulent transfer lawsuit filed by one of its debtholders, charging that the suit is part of an illegal scheme for the debtholder to injure the Dallas-based luxury retailer and “extract improper benefits for itself.” The Lawbook’s Natalie Posgate details the new litigation.
Baylor College of Medicine and the inventor of a cancer immunotherapy won, in effect, dismissal of a patent-infringement suit when a federal judge ruled that Baylor rival, the University of Texas, had a sovereign right to refuse to participate as a plaintiff. The loser: the company that tried to drag UT into the litigation. Natalie Posgate explains.
Mercedes-Benz is asking the Texas Supreme Court to declare that signed written contracts are sacrosanct and override all extra-contractual statements, even if those extra-contractual promises amount to felony fraud, directly contradict Legislative policy and cause severe financial harm to a Texas business. The Texas Lawbook has details.
A Kansas federal judge Friday approved what may be the largest agricultural settlement in U.S. history. It marks the end of a four-year legal battle in which farmers alleged Syngenta released genetically modified corn into the marketplace, causing major disruptions in the corn trade between the U.S. and China. A Dallas attorney took part in the deal.
An online travel agency has sued eight major hotel chains claiming an agreement to suspend competitive bidding on each other’s branded online search terms damaged its business. It’s a complex allegation of anticompetitive behavior and Lawbook litigation writer Natalie Posgate explains it.
SCOTX heard oral arguments last week over efforts by the Dallas Morning News to dismiss a libel suit against them. Owners of a now-defunct compounding pharmacy claim a 2016 article in The News falsely suggested they were under federal investigation. That claim of falsehood is complicated by a federal raid on their offices the very day they argued in court.