Two brothers in charge of a Texas-based legal advertising and referral company say they're in a "David and Goliath" battle against law firms suing them in three states over claims including deceptive trade practices and trademark infringement for online ad campaigns targeting Google users searching for the plaintiff's firms.
Vinson & Elkins represents Select Energy Services of Gainesville in its pending merger with Rockwater Energy Solutions of Houston, which turned to Baker Botts.
Like the temperature, the market for energy lawyer laterals is heating up in Texas.
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