A partner at Dallas private equity firm Kainos Capital is suing its other founders for allegedly stripping her interest in the company as millions in fees poured into an office run by a “frat house” culture.
Sheryl Falk recently spent 10 days being dirty, tired and without a proper bathroom. But it was the price she paid to cross off an ultimate bucket list item: hiking to Everest Base Camp. The process not only resulted in her meeting a lifelong dream; the Winston & Strawn partner says she also gained clarity on what she wants to prioritize in her career.
A federal judge in Corpus Christi has issued an injunction to allow three Texas-based Native American male inmates to grow their hair long to accommodate their religious beliefs. The ruling is a slam-dunk win for two lawyers at Yetter Coleman, who took the case pro bono. Natalie Posgate has the who, what, when, where and why.
Mississippi-based Butler Snow announced Thursday that it has added four commercial litigators and one healthcare litigator to its Austin office. The commercial litigators join from Beck Redden, while the healthcare litigator joins from Bowman & Brooke. Details on who in this article.
A federal judge has declined to certify a class of registered nurses who allege San Antonio’s three largest hospital groups conspired to depress their wages over a five-year period. The ruling marks a major step forward for a group of Texas lawyers from Norton Rose Fulbright and Gibson Dunn in defending their hospital clients.
The Richardson Independent School District and a former board member have settled a year-long dispute over minority representation in the RISD’s at-large voting districts, according to the pro bono group Brewer, Attorneys & Counselors. Natalie Posgate has details of the announcement and what it means for upcoming school board elections.
After spending $22 million on some dry holes in North Texas, Barrow-Shaver Resources Co. jumped at a $27.7 million offer for its development rights. But one of 32 parties blew up the deal by asking $5 million for its approval. Now the Texas Supreme Court is being asked to resolve a question of industry use vs. oil and gas tradition. Janet Elliott explains.
President Trump has nominated three lawyers to the federal bench in Texas, but amidst the government shutdown, when they can be approved is uncertain. Details on who in this article.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit has reversed a trial court ruling that determined one of infamous Ponzi schemer Allen Stanford’s largest investors received a $79 million fraudulent transfer in good faith.
In the D Magazine building of downtown Dallas, Brooker has opened up his own shop, Brooker Law PLLC, where he will continue his plaintiffs’ litigation practice representing individuals and families nationwide in cases involving wrongful death and personal injury.