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Family of Brothers Electrocuted in Fort Worth Park File Suit against Oncor
July 27, 2017
DALLAS – The family of two young brothers electrocuted by a downed Oncor power line in a Fort Worth park have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the electric utility company. On March 29, 2017, while exploring a
 
Jane Robinson to Argue Patent Agent Privilege Before Texas Supreme Court
June 19, 2017
HOUSTON – Appellate and trial lawyer Jane Langdell Robinson of Ahmad, Zavitsanos, Anaipakos, Alavi & Mensing P.C., or AZA, will argue before the Texas Supreme Court that patent agents advising their
 
Dallas-based Carrington Coleman Adds Patent Law, Estate Planning Attorneys
June 8, 2017
DALLAS – Intellectual property attorney Seth Horwitz and estate planning and probate attorney Catherine Bright Haws have joined the Dallas office of Carrington, Coleman, Sloman & Blumenthal, LLP, as Of Counsel.
 
Attorney Chad Ruback Talks to KTVT CBS 11 on ‘Clock Boy’ Lawsuit
August 19, 2016
‘Clock Kid’ Files Lawsuit Against City of Irving & Irving ISD Published August 8, 2016 “It makes for an entertaining read, but it has a couple fatal shortcomings,” says Ruback. “Nowhere
 
Nine Orsinger, Nelson, Downing & Anderson Attorneys Honored Among Best Lawyers in America
August 18, 2016
DALLAS and SAN ANTONIO – Nine attorneys from the Family Law firm Orsinger, Nelson, Downing & Anderson, LLP, have been selected to the 2017 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, which recognizes the nation’s
 
Houston Trial Lawyer John Kim Selected for Best Lawyers in America
August 18, 2016
HOUSTON – Houston trial lawyer John H. Kim is being recognized for his commercial litigation work in the 2017 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, the oldest and one of the most respected annual peer-review guides
 
Dallas Attorney Rogge Dunn Comments to The Dallas Morning News on Workplace Bullying Case
August 17, 2016
Grapevine clinic to pay fired nurse $440K in discrimination, bullying lawsuit Published August 9, 2016 "This is a huge verdict for a nurse earning just over $40,000 a year," said Rogge Dunn, Hahn's attorney. "It shows
 
Gruber Elrod Attorney Dave Wishnew Quoted in The Texas Lawbook
August 17, 2016
Wedding Photographer ‘Defamed’ on Social Media Proceeds to Trial Published August 10, 2016 Dave Wishnew, who represents Polito and her company, Andrea Polito Photography, said the anti-SLAPP statute “at
 
Sixty-One Gardere Attorneys Recognized in the Best Lawyers in America 2017
August 17, 2016
AUSTIN/DALLAS/DENVER/HOUSTON – Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP is pleased to announce that 61 of the Firm’s attorneys have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2017 edition, including a
 
Provost Umphrey Law Firm to Represent Victims of Sunoco Logistics Fire
August 17, 2016
BEAUMONT, Texas – Provost Umphrey Law Firm, L.L.P. has been retained to represent two victims of the Aug. 12, 2016, flash fire at the Sunoco Logistics crude oil terminal in Nederland, Texas. Both of the firm’s
 
Rose•Walker Names Paul Grant Partner in Charge of Denver Office
August 16, 2016
DALLAS and DENVER – The business litigation law firm Rose•Walker, L.L.P., is opening a new office in Denver with the addition of veteran Colorado trial lawyer Paul Grant, who will lead the new shop. For more than
 
Lanier Law Firm Attorneys, Mark Lanier Earn National Best Lawyers Honors
August 16, 2016
HOUSTON – Four attorneys from The Lanier Law Firm in Houston have been named among the best in the nation by other lawyers and the publishers of the 2017 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Founder Mark Lanier
 
Dallas Court Affirms Premier Pools’ Trademark Infringement Verdict
August 16, 2016
DALLAS – A Dallas appellate court has affirmed a Lewisville, Texas, pool construction business’ trademark infringement verdict, agreeing that a rival business had improperly appropriated the company’s
 
East Texas Attorney Johnny Ward of Ward, Smith & Hill Earns National Honors
August 16, 2016
LONGVIEW, Texas – Longtime East Texas lawyer Johnny Ward of Longview’s Ward, Smith & Hill, PLLC, once again has been named among the country’s top attorneys in the latest edition of The Best Lawyers in
 
Sayles Werbner Attorneys Earn Spots in 2017 Best Lawyers in America
August 16, 2016
DALLAS – The publishers of The Best Lawyers in America once again are recognizing Dallas trial lawyers Richard A. “Dick” Sayles and Mark. S. Werbner of Sayles Werbner as two of the top attorneys in Texas
 
Houston Consultant Thomas Fox Honored with Global Compliance, Ethics Award
August 16, 2016
HOUSTON – Independent consultant, author and lawyer Thomas Fox of Houston is being honored for his significant contributions to compliance and ethics as one of just two individual recipients of the 12th annual
 
Provost Umphrey Law Firm Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers in America
August 15, 2016
BEAUMONT, Texas – The Best Lawyers in America has named 13 attorneys from Beaumont, Texas-based Provost Umphrey Law Firm, L.L.P., among the country’s best, including firm partner D’Juana Parks, who was
 
Nine AZA Lawyers Named Among Nation’s Best for Commercial, Patent Litigation
August 15, 2016
HOUSTON – Nine lawyers with the Houston commercial litigation firm Ahmad, Zavitsanos, Anaipakos, Alavi & Mensing P.C., or AZA, have earned selection to the 2017 edition of The Best Lawyers in America for their work
 
Four from Rusty Hardin & Associates Named to Best Lawyers in America
August 15, 2016
HOUSTON – Four lawyers with Rusty Hardin & Associates, LLP, are being recognized among the top attorneys in the country by earning selection to the 2017 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, the oldest and one of
 
Attorney Frank Branson Questions Restraints in Water Slide
August 12, 2016
Tough questions arise about design, safety of Schlitterbahn’s Verrückt Tough questions arise about design, safety of Schlitterbahn’s Verrückt Tough questions arise about design, safety of
 
Gardere Earns Highest Firm Score on Austin Law Firm Diversity Report Card
August 11, 2016
AUSTIN – Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP is pleased to announce that the Firm has received the highest composite score of all reporting firms in the 2015 Law Firm Diversity Report Card, issued by the Austin Minority Bar
 
Houston Lawyer John Kim Among Select ABOTA Faculty at Harvard Law
August 11, 2016
HOUSTON – Accomplished Houston attorney John H. Kim recently served on a team of the nation’s most talented trial lawyers chosen to provide young lawyers with intensive courtroom training at Harvard Law School.
 
Houston Attorney Kelley M. Bentley Talks to the Houston Chronicle About Elder Care
August 10, 2016
Q&A: In elder care law, be prepared for intense family situations Published August 6, 2016 Every day, Kelley M. Bentley, an elder law lawyer at the Sugar Land firm Roberts Markel Weinberg Butler Hailey, deals with a
 
Estes Thorne & Carr Attorney Jessica Thorne Provides Negotiating Tips to Success Magazine
August 10, 2016
15 Negotiation Tips From People Who Always Get Their Way Published August 8, 2016 Lawyer Jessica Thorne, who specializes in family law and business litigation, frequently handles sensitive, intense negotiations: “When
 
TaylorHittner’s Launch Earns Statewide, National Media Coverage
August 10, 2016
HOUSTON – The launch of the TaylorHittner law firm in Texas at the intersection of business, public policy and the law has earned extensive media attention, including articles in the national legal news service Law360;
 
Standly Hamilton Attorney Chris Hamilton Featured in San Antonio Express-News
August 9, 2016
Is the Eagle Ford oil boom making people sick? Published August 7, 2016 Christopher Hamilton is a Dallas-area attorney representing a family injured in a North Texas water well that exploded with methane gas. Hamilton said
 
North Texas Urologist Held Responsible for Workplace Bullying
August 9, 2016
DALLAS – Patty Hahn, a Licensed Vocational Nurse, faced three withering outbursts from her boss during the course of her employment at North DFW Urology Associates in Grapevine. Late Monday, a Dallas County jury found
 
Dallas Attorney Chris Hamilton of Standly Hamilton Reaches $11.5M Settlement in Whistleblower Lawsuit
August 5, 2016
Hudson company settles whistleblower suit over improper use of medical stents Published July 29, 2016 Dallas attorney Chris Hamilton, who represented former Atrium employee Esther Grace Sullivan in her suit against the
 
Attorney Don Godwin Talks to Texas Lawyer About New Firm Name Godwin Bowman & Martinez
August 5, 2016
Don Godwin's Firm Changes Name Again Published August 4, 2016 "I wanted it to be more of a name that would project a partnership of people," he said. Read the full article at Texas Lawyer (subscription required).
 
Attorney Chad Ruback Talks to the Dallas Business Journal About NextEra Oncor Proposal
August 3, 2016
$18B NextEra acquisition of Oncor sparks questions for ratepayers Published July 29, 2016 "The PUC certainly has the prerogative to impose such a restriction," Ruback said. "Ultimately the bottom line is any impact on a
 
Clouse Dunn Partner Rogge Dunn Warns about Pokémon Go in USA Today Article
August 2, 2016
Pokémon Go isn't a defense, lawyers say Published July 26, 2016 "I think most (juries) are going to say you have to take personal responsibility for your actions," said Rogge Dunn, a partner at the law firm of Clouse
 
Texas Trial Law Firm Rebranded
July 29, 2016
DALLAS – Highly respected Texas trial lawyer, Donald E. Godwin, is pleased to announce that Bruce W. Bowman Jr. and Jenny L. Martinez have become name shareholders in the newly rebranded trial law firm, Godwin Bowman
 
Atrium Medical Agrees to $11.5 Million Settlement in Texas False Claims Act Case
July 28, 2016
DEL RIO, Texas – Attorneys representing whistleblower Esther Grace Sullivan have reached an $11.5 million settlement with New Hampshire-based Atrium Medical Corp. over claims that the company paid improper kickbacks to
 
TaylorHittner Law Firm Debuts in Texas at Intersection of Business, Politics and Law
July 28, 2016
HOUSTON – Prominent Texas lawyers Andy Taylor and George Hittner have joined forces in the new Texas-based law firm TaylorHittner, focusing on the intersection of business, public policy and the law. The firm will
 
Texas Center for Legal Ethics Announces 2016 Pope Award for Integrity, Professionalism
July 20, 2016
AUSTIN, Texas – The Texas Center for Legal Ethics (TCLE) is proud to announce that attorney William J. Chriss of Corpus Christi will receive the 2016 Chief Justice Jack Pope Professionalism Award. Each year, TCLE
 
Standly Hamilton Adds Personal Injury Attorney Stephen Blackburn in Dallas
July 19, 2016
DALLAS – The Dallas-based law firm Standly Hamilton, LLP, is happy to announce that experienced personal injury attorney Stephen Blackburn has joined the firm. Mr. Blackburn is a trial lawyer who focuses his practice
 
Dallas Attorney Adam Hull of Gardere Wynne Sewell talks to The Associated Press about small-business crowdfunding
July 12, 2016
No windfall in early days of small-business crowdfunding No windfall in early days of small-business crowdfunding No windfall in early days of small-business crowdfunding Published July 6, 2016 Some of the SEC’s
 
Former East Texas Federal Judge T. John Ward Named Intellectual Property Icon
July 12, 2016
LONGVIEW, Texas – Former U.S. District Judge T. John Ward of the East Texas law firm Ward, Smith & Hill, PLLC, is being recognized by the legal publication Law360 as one of the nation’s Top 25 Icons of
 
Dallas Business Journal Highlights Launch of Loewinsohn Flegle Deary Simon
July 8, 2016
Dallas boutique law firms announce merger Published July 7, 2016 “There are very few, if any, firms of our size that can provide the broad and deep knowledge and track record in the courtroom and through negotiation
 
McGuire, Craddock & Strother Attorney Steve Thomas Provides Commentary to Texas Lawyer Published July 8, 2016
July 8, 2016
Commercial Accounts Targeted by New Breed of Bank Robber Published July 7, 2016 In April, a new breed of bank robber hit 24 U.S. and Canadian banks, scooping up $4 million in less than two weeks before heading to Europe and
 
KHOU CBS 11 in Houston Interviews Attorney Kyle Farrar on Airbag Dangers
July 8, 2016
NHTSA: Get air bags in older Hondas fixed now, dangerous to drive Published June 30, 2016 “It’s dangerous,” Farrar says. “Fifty percent of these that go off are going to be over-pressurized. And if
 
Attorney Brian McCabe of Shackelford, Bowen, McKinley & Norton, LLP Discusses Proposed Stadium to The Dallas Morning News
July 8, 2016
Besides $500 million, here's what the Texas Rangers are getting in their stadium deal Published July 5, 2016 Besides $500 million, here's what the Texas Rangers are getting in their stadium deal Published July 5,
 
Texas Federal Court Rules DePuy Hip Implant Trials in Dallas Will Proceed
July 6, 2016
DALLAS – A federal judge in Dallas has cleared the way for a September trial in the ongoing multidistrict litigation filed against DePuy Orthopaedics Inc., a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ), by patients
 
Top Dallas Law Firms Merge with Launch of Loewinsohn Flegle Deary Simon
July 6, 2016
DALLAS – Two of Dallas’ top boutique law firms are merging to better serve their clients in high-stakes business disputes, employment law litigation and counseling, business restructuring and general counsel
 
Hutcherson Law Attorney Explains The Streisand Effect in Texas Lawbook
July 5, 2016
The Streisand Effect: Why Legal Action May Backfire for Axl Rose The Streisand Effect: Why Legal Action May Backfire for Axl Rose In 2003, entertainer Barbra Streisand filed a lawsuit against the California Coastal Records
 
North Texas Royalty Buyers and Investors Sue Chesapeake Energy over Excessive Fees, Royalty Underpayments
July 5, 2016
DALLAS – More than 30 business entities and individuals, including Fort Worth’s Kimbell Art Foundation, are suing Chesapeake Energy Corp. (NYSE: CHK) based on claims that the company structured a series of
 
Gardere Wynne Sewell Attorney Jess Dance Quoted in Christian Science Monitor
July 1, 2016
The brewing liberal labor revolution “For decades, it has always been the franchisee's responsibility to comply with employment laws, wage and hour laws,” says Mr. Dance of Gardere Wynne Sewell. “And
 
Dallas Attorney Deborah Hankinson Earns Selection to College of Commercial Arbitrators
July 1, 2016
DALLAS – Noted Dallas arbitrator, mediator and appellate attorney Deborah Hankinson of Hankinson LLP has been selected as a fellow of the prestigious College of Commercial Arbitrators (CCA). Established to promote the
 
Darren Nicholson of Sayles Werbner tells Hartford Business Journal about $500M Deal Lawsuit
June 30, 2016
Cut from $500M deal, ex-Pratt exec sues Published June 29, 2016 Robert V. Hogan, of Dallas, worked off and on 26 years at Pratt's Dallas offices from 1980 to his retirement from the company in 2012, attorney Darren
 
Dallas Company Sues Over Bait-and-Switch in $500M Airplane Parts Deal
June 29, 2016
DALLAS – Airline industry veteran Robert Hogan and the Dallas-based company he founded have filed suit against his former employer, aerospace manufacturer Pratt & Whitney, a subsidiary of Connecticut-based United
 
Shonn Brown of Lynn Pinker Cox & Hurst LLP Provides Quote to Law360 on Affirmative Action Ruling
June 27, 2016
Attys React To High Court's Affirmative Action Ruling Published June 23, 2016 “This opinion affirms that the university can take a holistic approach to consider race as one of several factors in admission, while still
 
Sutherland Asbill & Brennan Partner David Baay Discusses Asylum Case with Houston Chronicle
June 27, 2016
After two-year wait, Kazakhstani missionary allowed to remain in U.S. Published June 25, 2016 Lim's attorney, David Baay, a partner at Sutherland Asbill and Brennan, said the case has been the most rewarding of his legal
 
Trial Attorney Lana Beverly Joins Dallas Office of Deans & Lyons
June 27, 2016
DALLAS – The noted Texas trial law firm Deans & Lyons, LLP is pleased to announce that civil litigation attorney Lana P. Beverly has joined the firm’s Dallas office as an associate. “Our firm is built
 
Simon Greenstone’s Erin Nowell of Dallas Named Among Top Young Litigators
June 27, 2016
DALLAS ― Litigation associate Erin Nowell from the Dallas office of Simon Greenstone Panatier Bartlett, PC, has earned a spot on the 2016 National Bar Association “40 Under 40 Best Advocates” list, which
 
GODWIN PC Attorney Misty Coné Talks to Bloomberg About SCOTUS Decision on Affirmative Action
June 24, 2016
University Affirmative Action Upheld by U.S. Supreme Court University Affirmative Action Upheld by U.S. Supreme Court Published June 23, 2016 The fact that the matter was decided by a seven-member Supreme Court means
 
Charla Aldous of Aldous Walker Discusses Liquid Asphalt Explosion Lawsuit to The Dallas Morning News
June 24, 2016
Texas trucker who survived being covered in molten asphalt sues oil company Published June 23, 2016 Texas trucker who survived being covered in molten apshalt sues oil company Texas trucker who survived being covered in
 
Houston Lawyer Todd Mensing of AZA Earns Martindale-Hubbell’s Highest Rating
June 24, 2016
HOUSTON – Commercial litigation attorney Todd Mensing of the Houston law firm Ahmad, Zavitsanos, Anaipakos, Alavi & Mensing P.C., or AZA, has earned Martindale-Hubbell’s AV Preeminent peer review rating, the
 
Shackelford Bowen McKinley & Norton Attorney John Shackelford Interviewed in Law360
June 23, 2016
Texas Housing Bias Row May Affect Developer Building Plans Published June 15, 2016 “For developers, it’s going to give us guidance,” John Shackelford of Shackelford Bowen McKinley & Norton LLP said of
 
Dallas Trial Attorney Frank Branson Quoted in USA TODAY
June 23, 2016
Disney's liability, prior knowledge questioned Disney's liability, prior knowledge questioned Disney's liability, prior knowledge questioned June 19, 2016 “If they have a knowledge of (alligators’ presence),
 
Munck Wilson Mandala Attorney Michael McCabe Wins Defamation Case at Supreme Court of Texas
June 22, 2016
Dallas Lawyer Convinces Supreme Court to Toss Defamation Case with Shocking Allegation Published June 20, 2016 "When a private individual sues a media defendant over a report of an official proceeding of public concern, the
 
Noted Houston Attorney James Edward Maloney Launches New Trial Firm
June 22, 2016
HOUSTON – Longtime Houston trial lawyer James Edward “Jim” Maloney has established his own law office to represent businesses and individuals seeking successful resolutions of commercial disputes through
 
Lanier Law Firm Attorney Discusses PGA Tour Caddies’ Lawsuit with CNBC
June 16, 2016
Caddies file appeal in $50 million lawsuit against PGA Tour Published June 16, 2017 "When the world's leading sports network says the PGA Tour treats caddies like 'outside dogs,' then you know there is a problem," said
 
Attorney Randy Gordon of Gardere Wynne Sewell Authors Law360 Article
June 16, 2016
The Bayer-Monsanto Deal Through An Antitrust Lens Published June, 13, 2016 Antitrust laws in the United States arose in the late 19th century against, on the one hand, a backdrop of commerce dominated by monopolistic trusts
 
Gardere Partner Michelle Schulz Named Co-Chair of Firm’s International Practice
June 16, 2016
DALLAS/HOUSTON – Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP is pleased to announce that Partner Michelle Schulz has been named co-chair of the Firm’s international practice, effective immediately. She will lead the group alongside
 
Professional Golf Caddies File Appeal in California PGA Tour Lawsuit
June 16, 2016
SAN FRANCISCO – Attorneys representing 168 professional golf caddies in California federal court have filed an appeal seeking to overturn a ruling that dismissed the caddies’ claims against the PGA Tour Inc. for
 
AZA Attorney Jane Langdell Robinson Quoted in Houston Chronicle Article
June 16, 2016
Outhouse trademark dispute hits the fan Published June 15, 2016 Texas Outhouse v. Texas Waste is not the first tussle over the use of the Lone Star in company logos, said Jane Langdell Robinson, who handles copyright issues
 
Dallas’ Skiermont Derby Named One of Nation’s Top Patent Litigation Firms
June 16, 2016
DALLAS / LOS ANGELES – Skiermont Derby LLP has been named to the IAM Patent 1000 list, which ranks the Dallas-based boutique as one of the top 10 patent litigation firms in Texas. The 14-lawyer firm with offices in
 
Bankruptcy Trustee Dismisses Case After Expert Fails On Cross Examination
June 16, 2016
HOUSTON – The trustee for a bankrupt company decided to drop his lawsuit after watching his expert witness cross examined by an attorney from Ahmad, Zavitsanos, Anaipakos, Alavi & Mensing P.C.(AZA), clearing
 
KDFW FOX 4 Interviews Attorney Barry Sorrels About Grand Jury Procedures
June 14, 2016
District Attorney to re-submit Fort Worth Shooting suspect to different grand jury Published June 9, 2016 “It’s a matter of policy rather than law, and it’s unusual, but it does happen,” explained
 
Chesapeake Lawyer Joining Lanier Law Firm Featured in Texas Lawyer
June 14, 2016
In-House Lawyer Who Hired W. Mark Lanier Joins His Firm Published June 9, 2016 After working with Houston trial lawyer W. Mark Lanier and his firm on trade secrets litigation for Chesapeake Energy Corp., high-ranking,
 
Houston’s Caldwell Boudreaux Lefler Earns National Ranking in Chambers USA
June 14, 2016
HOUSTON – The Houston-based oil and natural gas pipeline law firm Caldwell Boudreaux Lefler PLLC has earned selection among the top firms nationally for its oil and gas regulatory and litigation work in the prestigious
 
Godwin PC Attorney Robert McGuire Speaks to US News & World Report
June 13, 2016
4 Tips to Be a Better Executor "You're not really representing yourself as an executor," McGuire says. "You're really representing other heirs most likely, or you also have some duty to creditors." Read the entire article
 
Inside Counsel Quotes Houston-based Attorney Tom Fox
June 13, 2016
SEC agrees to non-prosecution agreements in two cases involving alleged bribes to Chinese officials Published June 10, 2016 “It is absolutely essential that both Nortek and Akamai Technologies reported the issues
 
Truck Wreck Attorney Steve Laird Discusses Roadcheck 2016 with KTVT CBS 11
June 13, 2016
Crackdown On Truck Inspections Keeps Offenders Off Roads Published June 9, 2016 “They may have bad brakes, they may have bad tires, they may have bad couplings,” said Steve Laird, an attorney who focuses on
 
Shackelford, Bowen, McKinley & Norton Lawyer Named Among Nashville’s Best
June 13, 2016
NASHVILLE – Shackelford, Bowen, McKinley & Norton, LLP, is proud to announce that firm attorney Lauren Kilgore has earned a spot on the 2016 Best of the Bar list published by the Nashville Business Journal. Ms.
 
Law360 Talks to Deans & Lyons About Houston Expansion
June 10, 2016
Deans & Lyons Expands To Houston With Addition Of 5 Attys Published June 8, 2016 Dallas-based Deans & Lyons LLP is adding a team of five trial attorneys from the Houston offices of Beirne Maynard & Parsons LLP
 
Dallas Internet Attorney Kenton Hutcherson Quoted in Bloomberg BNA Article
June 10, 2016
Louisiana Bill Prevents Wi-Fi Hotspot Blocking Published June 3, 2016 “The FCC has a lot on its plate,” Hutcherson said. “So while the FCC can say this is illegal, it’s hard to get them to
 
Lanier Law Firm Adds Corporate Attorney Reagan Bradford in Houston
June 9, 2016
HOUSTON – The Lanier Law Firm has added experienced corporate and litigation attorney Reagan E. Bradford as a member of the firm’s commercial litigation team in Houston to represent clients from a variety of
 
Dallas-based Trial Law Firm Deans & Lyons Expands to Houston
June 8, 2016
DALLAS – Noted Dallas-based trial law firm Deans & Lyons, LLP, is expanding its Texas footprint with the addition of five prominent trial attorneys in the firm’s newly opened Houston office at 1001 Fannin
 
Androvett Legal Media & Marketing Hires Media Relations Strategist, Former Broadcast Journalist in Dallas
June 2, 2016
DALLAS and HOUSTON – The Texas-based legal public relations and marketing firm Androvett Legal Media & Marketing has added experienced broadcast journalist Sophia Reza as a Legal Media Consultant in the
 
Gardere’s Carrie Hoffman Authors Article in Law360 on Employer Pregnancy
June 2, 2016
Airline Pilots Highlight Employer Pregnancy Obligations Published May 27, 2016 Gardere attorney Carrie Hoffman writes, "Four female pilots along with the Americans Civil Liberties Union filed charges asserting that Frontier
 
Caldwell Cassady & Curry’s Brad Caldwell Named Intellectual Property Trailblazer
June 2, 2016
DALLAS – Accomplished Dallas attorney Brad Caldwell of Caldwell Cassady & Curry is being recognized as one of the top intellectual property attorneys in the United States on the second annual Intellectual Property
 
Criminal Defense Attorney Barry Sorrels Quoted in ESPN Article About Baylor Scandal
June 2, 2016
Federal agency receives Title IX complaint against Baylor June 1, 2016 "Because of the appearance of impropriety here, those cases need to be reopened by some independent law enforcement agency and taken a close look at to
 
T. John Ward of Ward, Smith & Hill Earns National Intellectual Property Honors
June 2, 2016
LONGVIEW, Texas – Former Federal Judge T. John Ward of Longview, Texas-based Ward, Smith & Hill, PLLC, is being recognized on The National Law Journal’s 2016 Intellectual Property Trailblazers list as one of
 
Christopher Hamilton of Standly Hamilton Quoted in E&E News About Water Well Explosion Case
June 1, 2016
A flash fire, third-degree burns and an investigation without end Published June 1, 2016 "The reason we're not seeing a determination is because there's really only one determination they can make," Hamilton says. "And they
 
Carrington Coleman Partner David Black Quoted in Law360 Article
June 1, 2016
4 Bad Habits All GCs Need To Break Now 4 Bad Habits All GCs Need To Break Now Published May 31, 2016 “I have seen all too often in small and large departments, GCs are used to running with a project or case from
 
23 Gardere Attorneys Recognized Among the Best in Texas and Nation
June 1, 2016
Chambers USA 2016 Recognizes 23 Gardere Attorneys and 9 Practice Areas Published May 31, 2016 Nine practice groups and 23 individual attorneys with Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP have been recognized in the annual Chambers USA:
 
Philip Hilder of Hilder & Associates, P.C. Convinces Appeals Court to Reinstate Clean Air Lawsuit
June 1, 2016
5th Circ. Revives Enviros' $641M Exxon Pollution Suit Published May 27, 2016 Published May 27, 2016 5th Circ. Revives Enviros' $641M Exxon Pollution Suit Published May 27, 2016 Exxon Mobil Corp. will have to face a $641
 
International IP Guide Lists AZA Among Top Texas Patent Firms Again
June 1, 2016
HOUSTON – Ahmad, Zavitsanos, Anaipakos, Alavi & Mensing P.C., or AZA, is recommended as one of the top patent litigation firms in Texas by the London-based intellectual property magazine Intellectual Asset
 
Fort Worth Attorney Authors Fort Worth Star-Telegram Commentary on International Roadcheck 2016
May 31, 2016
Danger looms in annual road safety blitz Published May 27, 2016 One of the most dangerous times of the year to be on the road is coming next week, although a majority of drivers will never realize the risks because they
 
Chambers USA Ranks AZA Again Among Top Texas Commercial Litigation Firms
May 27, 2016
HOUSTON – Houston trial law boutique Ahmad, Zavitsanos, Anaipakos, Alavi & Mensing P.C., or AZA, once again is being recognized as one of Texas’ top commercial litigation firms after earning a spot in the
 
Chambers USA 2016 Recognizes 23 Gardere Attorneys and 9 Practice Areas
May 27, 2016
AUSTIN/DALLAS/HOUSTON – Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP is proud to announce that the Firm has once again maintained strong standings in the annual Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, with nine
 
Dallas Criminal Defense Attorney Nicole Knox Comments on Betterman v. Montana Decision in Law360
May 26, 2016
Attorney’s React To High Court’s Speedy Trial Ruling Published May 19, 2016 "While the result in this case is fundamentally unfair and contrary to basic American liberties and freedoms, the Supreme Court’s
 
Texas Lawbook Covers Carrolton’s TransData Patent Infringement Lawsuits
May 26, 2016
TransData Poses Billion-Dollar Issue for Itron, Landis+Gyr Published May 24, 2016 TransData Poses Billion-Dollar Issue for Itron, Landis+Gyr Two trials in East Texas later this year will go a long way in determining whether
 
Dallas Insurance Coverage Attorney Mark Ticer Quoted in the ABA Journal
May 26, 2016
Barratry suit says law firm collaborates with contractors to target homeowners with storm damage Published May 20, 2016 “This is a very real and deceitful scheme that is carried out in this state every day by those
 
AZA Attorney Tim Shelby Represents Apache Corp. in Lawsuit Against Former Executive
May 25, 2016
Apache Sues Former Exec for Stealing Trade Secrets Published May 24, 2016 The former head of Apache Corp.’s Egyptian operations misappropriated sensitive trade secrets earlier this year when he left the Houston oil
 
Verdict Won by Law Offices of Frank L. Branson Among Year’s Largest in Texas
May 25, 2016
DALLAS – A $43 million verdict achieved by The Law Offices of Frank L. Branson of Dallas over a partnership dispute involving a West Texas mineral rights leasing deal is ranked as the fourth-largest jury award in Texas
 
Texas Lawyer Names Kyle Farrar of Farrar & Ball “Appellate Lawyer of the Week”
May 24, 2016
Kyle Farrar Named ‘Appellate Lawyer of the Week’ Following Important Medical Product Liability Ruling Published May 23, 2016 David Carlson was allegedly burned so badly by an infrared medical treatment device
 
The Monitor Speaks to Dallas Attorney Frank Branson about Possible Liabilities in Laredo Bus Crash
May 24, 2016
Casino could be held liable in deadly bus crash Published May 17, 2016 Earlier this month Frank Branson, a Dallas attorney who specializes in high-stakes personal injury cases, won an $11 million lawsuit against the Choctaw
 
Chairman and CEO of Godwin PC Donald E. Godwin profiled in Law360
May 24, 2016
Trial Pros: Godwin's Donald Godwin Published May 23, 2016 Successful trial attorney Donald E. Godwin talks to Law360 about his most interesting trial, his trial experience, and his advice to lawyers on the eve of their