Legal Roundup

HUSCH BLACKWELL: Husch Blackwell Earns Top Grade on Austin Law Firm Diversity Report Card for Sixth Straight Year

By | Sep 9, 2018

Husch Blackwell’s Austin office earned a top grade of “A” for the sixth year in a row on the annual Austin Law Firm Diversity Report Card. The report, released August 14, is based on 2017 data.

LOCKE LORD LLP: Paul Neufeld Joins Locke Lord in Houston and London, Expanding and Strengthening Firm’s International Arbitration Capabilities

By Norton Rose Fulbright | Sep 9, 2018

Paul Neufeld has joined Locke Lord’s Houston and London offices as a Partner in the Firm’s International Arbitration Practice Group.

THE LANIER LAW FIRM: Texas Federal Judge enters $245 Million Final judgment in J&J Hip Implant Bellwether

By | Sep 5, 2018

Cara Bayles interviewed Lanier Law Firm founder Mark Lanier after a Texas federal judge upheld the bulk of the firm’s November 2017 bellwether verdict for six individuals seriously injured by medical complications from J&J’s defective Pinnnacle metal-on-metal hip implants.

THE LANIER LAW FIRM: Noted Jurist, Former University President Ken Starr joins The Lanier Law Firm

By | Aug 30, 2018

Kenneth W. Starr, an attorney with a distinguished legal, academic and public service record, has joined the Lanier Law Firm in an Of Counsel position.

PILLSBURY WINTHROP SHAWW PITTMAN: Pillsbury’s International Trade Lawyers Earn Recognition from WorldECR Magazine in Three Awards Categories

By | Aug 28, 2018

WorldECR magazine has again recognized Pillsbury as a top law firm advising on global export control and sanctions matters in connection with the publication’s 2018 WorldECR Awards.

ABRAHAM WATKINS NICHOLS SORRELS AGOSTO & AZIZ: $2 Million Verdict for Man Injured in Hotel Elevator

By | Aug 28, 2018

A jury awarded $2 million to a California man who suffered permanent spinal damage from an elevator malfunction.

BRADLEY ARANT BOULT CUMMINGS: Joseph Anderson and Katie Harrington Join Bradley's Houston Office as associates

By | Aug 25, 2018

Bradley is pleased to announce that Joseph R. Anderson and Katie Harrington have joined the firm’s Houston office as associates in the Construction and Government Contracts Practice Group.

ABRAHAM WATKINS NICHOLS SORRELS AGOSTO & AZIZ: Parents Sue Resort After Child Injured on Water Slide

By | Aug 24, 2018

Carlos and June Cordeiro have filed suit against Fertitta Hospitality LLC, the owner of the San Luis Resort, Spa and Conference Center, after their child was injured while using a water slide.

FISH & RICHARDSON: Fish & Richardson Named a Mansfield Certified Plus Firm

By | Aug 24, 2018

Fish & Richardson is one of 26 elite “trailblazing” U.S. firms to have earned the highest designation of Mansfield 1.0 Certified Plus from Diversity Lab for having successfully reached at least 30 percent women and minority lawyer representation in a notable number of their current leadership roles and committees.

TEXAS OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL: AG Paxton Wins Multistate Obamacare Tax Lawsuit, Recoups Over $839 Million, Including Nearly $305 Million for Texas Taxpayers

By Texas Office of the Attorney General | Aug 24, 2018

Attorney General Ken Paxton commended a U.S. District Court decision ordering the Internal Revenue Service to repay Texas and five other states more than $839 million because of an unlawful Obamacare tax on state Medicaid programs. Of that total amount, Texas stands to be repaid $304,730,608.

TRITICO RAINEY PLLC: Former Houston Texan Facing Fraud Charges

By | Aug 24, 2018

As a Houston Texan, Marlon McCree scored his first career touchdown on a 95-yard interception return against the Tennessee Titans.

THE LANIER LAW FIRM: Eight Lanier Law Firm Attorneys earn National Best Lawyers Honors

By | Aug 24, 2018

Eight attorneys from The Lanier Law Firm have been named among the best in the nation in the 2019 edition of the prestigious legal publication The Best Lawyers in America.

LITTLER MENDELSON: Best Lawyers in America© 2019 Edition Honors More Than 200 Littler Lawyers

By | Aug 16, 2018

More than 200 attorneys from Littler, the world’s largest employment and labor law practice representing management, have been named to the 2019 Best Lawyers in America© list, the guide’s 25th edition.

ARNOLD & ITKIN LLP: Five Arnold & Itkin Lawyers Featured on 2019 Best Lawyers in America

By Arnold and Itkin LLP | Aug 16, 2018

Arnold & Itkin is thrilled to announce that five of our attorneys, including Kurt Arnold and Jason Itkin, have been selected to The Best Lawyers in America© for the 2019 edition.

MCGUIRREWOODS LLP: Accomplished Employment Litigator Meghaan Madriz Joins McGuireWoods in Houston

By | Aug 16, 2018

Meghaan Madriz, an accomplished employment litigator with deep experience representing employers in wage-and-hour matters, has joined McGuireWoods as a partner in the firm’s Houston office.

ARNOLD & ITKIN LLP: San Marcos Apartment Fire Lawyers Add 4 Plaintiffs to the Case

By Arnold and Itkin LLP | Aug 15, 2018

Our San Marcos apartment fire attorneys have added four more plaintiffs to our case, warranting continued investigation of Iconic Village Apartments and the management company responsible for the safety of the building.

TRITICO RAINEY PLLC: Wife of Texas Doctor arrested for fraud faces charges now, too

By | Aug 15, 2018

Legal problems are piling up fast for a Texas family about six hours south of Houston.

TEXAS OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL: AG Paxton Leads 12-State Coalition in Brief Supporting First Amendment in Public Policy Debates

By Texas Office of the Attorney General | Aug 15, 2018

Leading a 12-state coalition, Attorney General Ken Paxton filed a friend-of-the-court brief in defense of the First Amendment.

MCGUIRREWOODS LLP: Texas Diversity Council Honors McGuireWoods’ Melissa Hensley With Top Women Lawyers Award

By | Aug 11, 2018

Melissa Hensley, senior counsel in McGuireWoods’ Dallas office, was selected for a Texas Diversity Council Top 50 Women Lawyers Award honoring accomplished women lawyers, judges, executives and other leaders in the law profession.

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