Miriam Rozen

Plaintiffs Bar Update: Tony Buzbee Gets a Tank

Miriam Rozen

Look out, Wings of Justice. There's competition in Texas, and it's heavily armored.

Neal Manne Named Texas Lawyer's Attorney of the Year

Miriam Rozen

In Harris County, money is no longer required up front for release of any misdemeanor arrestee who is indigent and who is not subject to some other hold.

Mikal Watts: Pro Se Victory

Miriam Rozen

Mikal Watts has represented thousands of clients and won hundreds of millions of dollars. But late last summer, he represented himself and scored perhaps the most important victory of his life. After a five-week trial before a federal jury, he represented himself won an acquittal—beating federal pro

Christine Stetson: A Big Win

Miriam Rozen

Few would consider $2.44 million and $440,000 in attorney fees in a prisoner's rights case as a bad haul for a newcomer to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. Following her first appearance there last year, Christine Stetson, an associate in Beaumont's Bernsen Law Firm, won a favorable

Neal Manne: The Just Fight

Miriam Rozen

Neal Manne a managing partner, Susman Godfrey, Houston In Harris County, as of this June, no money is longer required up front for release of any misdemeanor arrestee who is indigent and who is not subject some other hold, such as an immigration-related one. Thank Neal Manne, a managing partner at S

'I Fully Expect to Be Sued': Buzbee Eyes Fallout Over Scrapped 'White Lives Matter' Rally

Miriam Rozen

"If he thinks I'm scared. He should think again," Texas U&M regent Tony Buzbee said after squaring off with the organizer of a planned white nationalist rally at the university.

Nothing 'Negative' About Philadelphia Lawyers? Texans Talk It Over in Duane Morris Case

Miriam Rozen

Is running a trial practice at a corporate Phlia. firm "kind of like being the second-best ballerina in Galveston"? Maybe to these Houston litigators.

Smaller Firms' Message to Big Law on Alternative Fees: Join the Club

Miriam Rozen

For many firms, anxieties about alternative fees highlight a billable hour-based business model they've already left behind.

Investors' Lawyer Says $750M Suit Could 'Bankrupt' Duane Morris

Miriam Rozen

Plaintiffs in a 2-year-old lawsuit against Philadelphia's Duane Morris filed an amended petition that ups their damage calculations to over three-quarters of a billion dollars, according to Houston lawyer Tony Buzbee, who represents the investor group behind the suit.

Big Law Leaders Join Opposition to Texas 'Bathroom Bill'

Miriam Rozen

There's no shortage of high-profile Houston lawyers among the 55 industry leaders who signed a July 31 letter pleading with Texas Gov. Greg Abbott to halt passage of controversial legislation regulating which restrooms transgender people can use in the state.

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