Brian Loncar, the well-known plaintiffs lawyer known in Texas for his "Strong Arm" television commercials who was found dead a week after his daughter's suicide, died of an accidental cocaine overdose, according to the Dallas County Medical Examiner's Office.
- Latham Adds Two Energy Regulatory Partners
- Dr. Seuss' Aphorisms Apply in Houston Legal Battle Pitting Defamation Against Free Speech Claims
- Newsmakers: Week of Jan. 16
- Ringling Bros. Demise Gives Final Chapter to Long-Fought Litigation
- Houston Attorney Wins Appellate Ruling that Client's Mental Illness Wasn't Relevant Evidence, Adding $400,000 to Judgment
- In 'Slants' Case, Justices Skeptical of Ban on Disparaging Trademarks
With its energy transactions lawyers busy in Houston and elsewhere, Latham & Watkins adds two energy regulatory partners in Washington, D.C.
The Permian Basin continues to be a hot area for energy deals, keeping lawyers busy this week with two multibillion acquisitions involving companies linked to legendary Texas wildcatters.
- Fernando Rafael Ferreira v. The State of Texas, 14-15-00767-CR (TexApp Dist 12/29/2016)
- Denbury Green Pipeline-Texas, LLC v. Texas Rice Land Partners, Ltd., 15-0225 (TexApp Dist 01/06/2017)
- Katie Alice Ripstra v. The State of Texas, 14-15-00842-CR (TexApp Dist 12/29/2016)
- Adhikari v. Kellogg Brown & Root, 15-20225 (5th Cir. 01/03/2017
A Houston firm now elects sharerholders twice a year to benefit associates who took the bar exam in February.
In a recent survey conducted across ALM’s legal news websites for about three days, 170 respondents out of more than 200 said they would work longer or stay the course to stave off investment pinches.