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.
A federal judge in Houston issued a preliminary injunction on Monday that bans
the sale of bootlegged Eagles merchandise at concerts as the band’s 2018 North American tour continues.
The Texas Supreme Court Friday delivered a one-two punch to a group of dentists and a state contractor who were pointing fingers at each other over allegations of massive fraud in the state’s Medicaid orthodontic program.
The Texas Supreme Court ruled on Friday that there is no cause of action in Texas for intentional interference with inheritance, a ruling that will not allow the heirs of a wealthy oilman to invalidate a will change that gave a bulk of their inheritance to charities.
The Texas Supreme Court ruled Friday that the City of Laredo’s plastic-bag-ban ordinance is invalid and cannot be enforced because it directly conflicts with a superseding state law passed in 2015.
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.
As summer approaches, many Texas businesses are preparing to welcome interns into the workplace. Companies considering unpaid internships should be aware of the Department of Labor’s new seven-factor test for determining whether or not interns must be paid as employees. Jordan Faykus and Emily Harbison of Baker McKenzie provide an analysis of this new legal standard.
A group of Dallas lawyers from Munck Wilson Mandala made patent history Tuesday by securing a laser detection technology patent for Raytheon. It is the 10 millionth patent to be issued in the U.S. since George Washington issued the first in 1790 to Samuel Hopkins for potash, an ingredient used in fertilizer.
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.