Zuckerberg insisted that Facebook's 2014 purchase of the virtual reality developer Oculus wasn't tainted by stolen technology.
- Houston Attorney Wins Appellate Ruling that Client's Mental Illness Wasn't Relevant Evidence, Adding $400,000 to Judgment
- Newsmakers: Week of Jan. 16
- In 'Slants' Case, Justices Skeptical of Ban on Disparaging Trademarks
- Dr. Seuss' Aphorisms Apply in Houston Legal Battle Pitting Defamation Against Free Speech Claims
- Permian Deals Pile Up With Exxon, Noble Acquisitions
- Cadwalader to Close Houston Office in Core Practice Pivot
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.
Anadarko unloads shale assets in South Texas to Sanchez Energy and Blackstone, roping in deal lawyers from at least four firms.
- 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.