A Texas model and her lawyers at Dallas litigation boutique Reese Marketos are taking on an online pirating site, a tech giant in Silicon Valley and two adult content websites in a new copyright infringement and RICO lawsuit. But the lawyers say the case is much more than that — it also advocates for human rights and labor rights of a growing number of women content creators.
A federal judge has ended the federal tax evasion case of Jack Stephen Pursley with a two-year sentence. He also ordered Pursley to pay nearly $2 million in restitution — an amount close to the current-day value of the Vail, Colo. vacation home the government said Pursley bought with repatriated funds during a trial last year. Natalie Posgate has the details of the sentencing and links to previous courtroom coverage.
Eighteen prominent lawyers and corporate in-house counsel filed an amicus brief late Thursday stating that those seeking to have mandatory membership and dues in the Texas Bar declared unconstitutional fundamentally misunderstand the importance of diversity to the practice of law.
Nothing has slowed down for Judge Maricela Moore during these lazy days of summer. She presides over the 162nd Dallas County District Court, chairs the Christus Health Systems’ board of directors and works on plans to reopen the courthouse. In an exclusive interview, Judge Moore discusses her background, why she became a lawyer and judge, her favorite cases and – the question we’re all asking right now – when things might get back to normal in Dallas County courts.
Bressler, Amery & Ross announced new offices in Dallas and Houston this week.
Scott Nelson’s clients include Marathon Oil and Fogo de Chao Churrascaria.
The triangulation of recent successful Caremark claims, the pandemic and the economic downturn potentially increase directors’ liability and exposure and should further motivate directors to strengthen their oversight systems. This article provides guidance for directors post-Marchand.
New patent infringement complaints filed in Texas doubled during the first six months of 2020 compared to a year earlier. All focus is on the federal court in Waco, which had a 1,127% jump in patent disputes over the same six months in 2018, according to new data provided exclusively to The Texas Lawbook by Androvett Legal Media Research.
Houston-based Fieldwood Energy filed for bankruptcy for the second time in two years in SDTX. Fieldwood GC Thomas Lamme turned to Weil Gotshal, Thompson & Knight and Jones Walker as its legal advisors.
A New York federal judge has dismissed a $130 million brought by an electrical components maker against Dallas-based Arcosa and its Meyer Utility Structures subsidiary in a complex breach of contract dispute. Arcosa CLO Bryan Stevenson and lawyers from the Dallas office of Gibson Dunn scored the big courtroom victory.