Houston lawyer Michael Pohl, sued last week in connection with a "barratry pyramid scheme," has been sued twice again, this time for participating in a barratry scheme for automobile accidents.
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Shamoun & Norman sued former client Albert G. Hill Jr. in state court alleging he owed them a multimillion-dollar "performance incentive bonus."
Even though it could idle some lawyers, partners from Baker Botts, Jackson Walker and Haynes and Boone voiced tentative support this week for legislation that would tax carbon emissions while gutting environmental regulation.
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- Garcia v. Harding, 08-16-00096-CV (TexApp Dist 06/07/2017)
- In Re The Commitment of Von Michael Short, 02-16-00179-CV (TexApp Dist 06/08/2017)
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2017 New Partner Survey: Smaller First-Year Associate Classes During the Recession Leads to Fewer New Partners at Big Texas Firms
Nineteen of the 25 firms with the most lawyers in Texas made fewer new Texas partners in 2017 compared with 2016.
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.