Litigator of the Week: Eagle Ford Shale Trade Secrets Win

, Texas Lawyer


Chief U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Ronald B. King of the Western District of Texas recently signed a final judgment awarding TXCO Resources Inc. $15.9 million for the misappropriation of trade secrets related to the Eagle Ford shale in South Texas. James "Marty" Truss, a shareholder in San Antonio's Cox Smith Matthews, led a trial team, which presented numerous documents and geologic facts and figures during the 41-day trial.

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