A Dallas bankruptcy judge has approved a restructuring plan for an investment adviser that was previously controlled by Highland Capital Management. Ordinarily, that would be an end to the story. But the plan is rooted in what even the judge acknowledges is an “astonishingly contentious” saga. Natalie Posgate has the history of the truly nasty litigation.
The Dallas office of Dykema has snagged four senior litigators who specialize in products liability and automotive litigation and one or two more lawyers may join them soon.
Dallas employment law expert Emily Stout on Friday moved her practice from Clouse Brown to Crawford, Wishnew & Lang. Stout’s lateral move makes her the eighth attorney to join CWL since the litigation boutique opened its doors in February 2018.
Darrell Jordan, one of the all-time great Texas lawyers and counsel to scores of business leaders for five decades, died Wednesday. He was 80. A former basketball player at UT, Jordan argued a landmark case before the U.S. Supreme Court and advocated zealously for legal aid for the poor and equal access to justice.
Even though there are hundreds of thousands of podcasts out there – more than 500,000 on Apple’s podcast platform alone – Greenberg Traurig associate Allison Stewart could not find a single one that focused on women in the law. So last year she took matters into her own hands. She chatted with The Lawbook’s Natalie Posgate.
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.