Houston Tort Lawyer Accuses Former Firm of Refusing to Pay Owed Bonuses So Its President Could Buy Private Jet
A Houston mass tort lawyer has sued his former law firm alleging they stiffed him for millions in promised bonus payments because the firm's president had taken out a $20 million loan to purchase multiple condo vacation homes and a jet airplane.
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San Antonio plaintiffs' lawyer Mikal Watts attempted at his federal criminal trial in Mississippi to marshal evidence to counter the testimony against him provided by well-known claims fund administrator Ken Feinberg on a key point: Did Watts' firm provide Feinberg when asked with client contracts for the BP claimants it purported to represent?
Gabriel Salinas, who is licensed in the United States and Mexico, leaves Mayer Brown to join the Houston office of Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe.
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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.