Justin Stolte said he went back to the firm where he worked as an associate to take advantage of its reach across all forms of energy, including renewables.
The Kansas City-based firm announced Monday that a total of eight attorneys from three different firms have joined its Houston office, which opened last August.
The move follows the Seattle-founded firm’s entrance into Dallas in 2010 and the addition of three partners last year.
Fort Worth is trying to control the proliferation of game rooms that have “eight-liners”—slot machines that issue coupons for lavish prizes like game systems or other electronics. The operators of those coin-operated amusement machines are fighting back. Janet Elliott explains the issue and how it relates to Chuck E. Cheese.
Dallas-based Simon Greenstone Panatier and partner Chris Panatier are taking on Johnson & Johnson claiming that the pharmaceutical giant has asbestos in its baby powder that has caused some users to develop a rare and deadly type of cancer. On Thursday, Panatier scored a $750 million verdict against J&J. It was the firm’s third jury win against J&J in two years. They have 14 more trials set for this year.
Ruhrpumpen General Counsel Eugene Moore hired the Cokinos law firm to handle a patent infringement case on a contingency fee. Moore then wanted a share of the fee for himself. But Moore died without informing his bosses he made such a deal. Now his wife wants Cokinos to pay up. But the Dallas Court of Appeals has the final word.
Scott Cohen, Robert Cardone and Alain Dermarkar’s clients have included Texas Instruments and privately held conglomerate Koch Industries along with private equity firms Turnbridge Capital and J.F. Lehman.
The firm announced on Friday the election results for its executive committee and board of directors.
The issue stems from a public statement Southwest Chief Operating Officer Mike Van de Ven made last February.
A Dallas state court ruled Friday that a former University of Texas football player’s lawsuit against the National Collegiate Athletic Association will remain in Dallas despite the NCAA’s efforts to move the case to Travis County.