Baker Botts, one of the oldest, largest and most successful corporate law firms in Texas, has chosen John Martin, a partner in its Palo Alto office, as its next managing partner. He is the firm’s first non-Texas based partner to lead the 725-lawyer operation.
According to legal filings submitted Thursday, the government is appealing to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit after it lost the case last month that sought to block the tie-up of the two companies.
A group of lawyers from the Dallas office of McKool Smith have scored a Patent Trial and Appeal Board win for a patent that a Dallas ear, nose & throat surgeon owns related to the technology of sinus surgery.
The SEC announced Thursday that it has settled its insider trading case against former ClubCorp Holdings Vice President Nelson “Frank” Molina. The Texas Lawbook has the details.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission officially filed charges Tuesday against two prominent Grapevine-based real estate investment trusts and five of its senior executives for misleading investors about the financial health of one of its key funds.
What role, if any, do legal marketers play in turning a discussion on the business case for diversity into action or starting the conversation at all? How do various departments work together to respond to their clients requests in this area? Why does this matter to clients? Terra Davis, regional marketing development coordinator at Holland & Knight, addresses these questions in this article.
‘Mami, Por qué dejas que me lastimen?’ – Corp. Lawyers Help Anguished Parents & Children at the Border
© 2018 The Texas Lawbook. By Mark Curriden LOS FRESNOS, TX – (July 2) – Lawyers arrive in the early morning hours at the Port Isabel Detention Center in an
U.S. District Judge Ed Kinkeade Wednesday refused to set aside last year’s verdict against Facebook and its virtual reality subsidiary Oculus, but he slashed in half the Dallas jury’s $500 million award to video game company ZeniMax Media. Both sides are expected to appeal. The Texas Lawbook has the story.
Thirty-four large corporate law firms – half of them with offices in Texas and two firms based in Texas – have signed a pledge to provide legal support and resources for immigrant families who are separated from their children when crossing the border to seek asylum.
Sabine Saga: 2nd Circuit Upholds Rejection, Cites Approach that Could Broadly Undercut Texas Gathering Agreements
The 2nd Circuit decision emphatically declares that horizontal privity continues to apply under Texas law. Accordingly, unless the May 28th decision is reconsidered or otherwise overturned, virtually all existing gathering dedications in Texas are potentially at risk under the 2nd Circuit’s reasoning.