Miriam Rozen

Wall or No Wall, Cross-Border Pipelines Keep Texas Lawyers Busy

Miriam Rozen

"A bunch of the anti-Mexico rhetoric that you heard from the president has now faded," says King & Spalding's James Bowe.

Akin Gump's Hometown Dallas Office Gets New Leader

Miriam Rozen

M. Scott Barnard has replaced managing partner J. Kenneth Menges Jr., who served in that role for 17 years, the firm said Wednesday.

Led by Lanier, Tort Reform Foes Fete Republican Senator in Houston

Miriam Rozen

Here's a political riddle: What does Republican U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina have in common with Democratic-leaning plaintiff lawyers, including Lisa Blue, Mikal Watts, Bob Hilliard and Wayne Fisher?

When Minutes Are Worth Millions — Timing of Pre-Hearing Settlement Can Mean a Lot

Miriam Rozen

One defendant settled for $1.2 million. Then, following a one and a half week hearing, a panel of three binding arbitration judges in a 2-to-1 ruling ordered a nonsettling defendant pay $18.1 million in damages.

Susman Godfrey Rethinks Contingency Model, Looks to Oil and Gas Clients

Miriam Rozen

"I have 116 lawyers at this firm. They need to feed their families," says Steve Susman.

Trust a Roadblock for Ex-Energy Attorneys Seeking to Switch Sides

Miriam Rozen

The chances of success are narrow for lawyers who seek to switch from representing corporate energy clients to pursuing environmental and climate change advocacy. "There are a lot of trust issues that arise," said Lucy Deakins, a partner in Denver's Dunsing & Deakins, and former associate for Fulbri

Lawyers Backing Clean Power Plan Fight to Keep Appeal On Track

Miriam Rozen

Don't stop the game in the final minutes. That's the sports analogy that best fits environmentalist lawyers' reaction to a Trump administration bid to halt Clean Power Plan litigation pending in the Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit.

Texas Judge Ships Exxon Climate-Change Fight to NYC

Miriam Rozen

The move, opposed by Exxon Mobil, puts the AGs of New York and Massachusetts on their home turf as they try to enforce a subpoena for decades of records related to global warming.

Calculus Shifts in Texas Haze Fight Under Trump EPA

Miriam Rozen

"Hazy" pretty much describes the forecast after a ruling this month sending the Texas Regional Haze Rule back to the Environmental Protection Agency for retooling.

Labor, Other Legal Groups Prepare for New Chapter in Clean Power Fight

Miriam Rozen

Lawyers in the fight had already begun writing motions and responses, even before Scott Pruitt, the Trump-appointed director of the EPA, announced that the White House would issue an order on March 27 withdrawing the Clean Power Plan.

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