Kasey Ratliff was previously at Clark Hill Strasburger.
Akerman Beefs Up Texas Insurance Litigation Practice
Akerman continued its growth in Texas with the addition of four Houston insurance litigation experts led by partners David Clark and Kristen McDanald.
Lawsuit Claims Funeral Home Wrongfully Moved 80-Year-Old’s Parents’ Remains
The 80-year-old scion of a Dallas oil and gas production company has sued the owners of Restland Cemetery for allowing the removal of his parents’ remains to another cemetery without his consent. The suit, though filed against Restland, evolved from a long-simmer business dispute between Dorfman and his late brother’s children. Natalie Posgate has the vivid details.
State Bar Litigation Section to Recognize Dallas Court of Appeals Chief Justice Carolyn Wright as Texas Legal Legend
The Litigation Section of the State Bar of Texas will induct Chief Justice Wright as a Texas Legal Legend at the State Bar’s Annual Meeting in Houston on June 21.
Denver Law Firm Adds Dallas Litigation Partner
Kevin Schutte, who was previously at Bracewell, focuses his litigation practice on representing banks and other financial institutions.
Bell Nunnally Boosts Litigation and White Collar Practices
The three new additions are headlined by partner David Walton, an appellate guru who was previously at Parsons McEntire McCleary & Clark, and senior counsel Craig Warner, who was an assistant attorney general of Texas.
AmLaw 200 Firm Absorbs Dallas Litigation Shop To Open First Texas Office
The Dallas litigation firm of Lackey Hershman has agreed to combine with Stinson Leonard Street.
TC Heartland Anniversary: EDTX Patent Filings Plummet, NDTX Benefits
The U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark patent jurisdiction decision one year ago has dramatically impacted the patent litigation dockets for the Eastern, Northern and Southern Districts of Texas. The Texas Lawbook has some exclusive new data that shows the true impact of the ruling, and some of the findings are not what the experts predicted.
V&E Wins $31M IP Defense Verdict for HTC
(May 14) – An East Texas jury on Friday threw out claims that HTC Corp. infringed on a former U.S. government rocket scientists’ patent on user interface and infrared universal remote control technology.
EDTX Federal Judge Tosses, then Reinstates $75M Patent Judgment
(May 11) – The on-again, off-again $75 million patent infringement judgment for Ericsson is back again. And another $35 million has been added to the award by a U.S. Magistrate in East Texas. The Texas Lawbook has details on the 35-page opinion.