Dugas, who lateraled over from Polsinelli, says there is “tremendous opportunity” within Foley Gardere’s real estate practice group.
Newly-elected judges on the Texas courts of appeals may soon revisit a firmly rooted – albeit faded – distinction between factual and legal sufficiency as they grapples with their differences with pro-business justices on the Texas Supreme Court. Specifically, courts of appeals may be able to limit state Supreme Court review by deciding cases based on factual sufficiency of the evidence. The Texas Lawbook has details.
Mercedes-Benz is asking the Texas Supreme Court to declare that signed written contracts are sacrosanct and override all extra-contractual statements, even if those extra-contractual promises amount to felony fraud, directly contradict Legislative policy and cause severe financial harm to a Texas business. The Texas Lawbook has details.
Middle market M&A has been eroding across the nation, and even in the otherwise thriving Texas market Texas-headquartered firms will likely finish 2018 with less than 200 mid-range transactions for the first time since the Great Recession. Click here for an expanded chart of how law firms stack up by deal count in the mid-market so far this year.
Shilling was previously the owner of Shilling Law Group, where she represented local businesses in mergers and acquisitions, real-estate transactions, business disputes, employment matters, and insurance coverage.
The firm promoted 21 new partners firmwide across 10 offices.
The Kansas City-based firm, which has more than 40 attorneys in Dallas, will relocate from the Trammell Crow Center.
Robertson, who is based in Houston, is the first American woman – and just the second American – to be selected for the top post in the CIArb’s 104-year history.
Schmid will serve a three-year term that began in November.
The SEC announced Wednesday that America Modern Green Senior, America Modern Green Community and America Modern Green Residential have agreed to settle charges that they improperly used $49.5 million they raised from 90 Chinese investors for a project under the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program.