This article applies Sun Tzu’s principles to the modern era of public relations during corporate crises and addresses a more powerful weapon: the media.
The Chicago firm added Kelly Hine, who is the firm’s 11th lateral partner hire since opening in Dallas this year.
A Dallas County jury has awarded $2.4 million to two former executives of Glazer’s liquor distribution company, finding they were owed compensation when the company combined with Southern Wine & Spirits in 2016.
For the past four years, Dallas lawyer Randy Johnston has been quietly representing the author of No Easy Day, a controversial book by a former U.S. Navy SEAL about the raid that resulted in the death of Osama bin Laden. The book gained notoriety after it was published without Pentagon review, a circumstance Johnston says was the result of bad advice from an Indiana-based lawyer. The lawyer’s bad advice resulted in a pair of federal investigations, the loss of $6.6 million in royalties intended for charity and a load of vitriol from the press. Two weeks ago, a federal magistrate cleared the way for a trial in the case, and Johnston says he is determined to set the record straight. The Texas Lawbook brings the case up to date.
The day Donald Trump was elected president, AT&T General Counsel David McAtee and his corporate legal department put together a legal team to defend the Dallas telecom giant’s proposed $85 billion acquisition of Time Warner – just in case. On Tuesday, they were really glad they did. The Texas Lawbook has the inside story on how their team of top-tier talent was assembled to throttle DOJ at every turn.
Craig Harris previously practiced at Hiersche, Hayward, Drakeley & Urbach.
A lawsuit for business disparagement against Dallas hedge fund Hayman Capital and its manager, J. Kyle Bass, will continue after a Dallas county court at law judge Monday refused to
A state court in Fort Worth has denied requests by Chesapeake Exploration and Total E&P USA to dismiss claims in multidistrict litigation brought by North Texas mineral interest owners over “sham” transactions tied to royalty payments. The ruling continues a widespread rebellion by mineral rights owners who claim the Oklahoma City energy giant cheated them on royalty payments. Details in The Texas Lawbook
Kasey Ratliff was previously at Clark Hill Strasburger.
Akerman continued its growth in Texas with the addition of four Houston insurance litigation experts led by partners David Clark and Kristen McDanald.