When are degrees from Yale and Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law not enough education? When they are held by that U.S. Rep. Lamar Smith, R-Texas, chairman of the House Science Committee, according to 314 Action, a nonprofit advocacy group for promoting science education.
Diana Liebmann, a partner in Haynes and Boone, who has developed the firm's electrical power legal practice from scratch, and knows that the Lone Star state ranks top in the nation for producing wind energy.
Departing from his colleagues in a redistricting ruling, Judge Jerry Smith said the DOJ lawyers left the impression that they viewed state officials as "backwoods hayseed bigots."
Special prosecutors asked for a postponement of the criminal trial of Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton citing their lack of compensation as the reason for the delay.
The Texas Supreme Court has rejected BP America Production Co.'s request that the justices take away decision-making power from juries.
Environmental lawyers are promising court fights and public backlash in the wake of a regulatory rollback. They even brought up the mother of Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch.
Famed Houston litigator Tony Buzbee is accusing Harris County DA of "playing politics" by refusing to honor an agreement to expunge a DWI case.
Some wins take time. Sullivan & Cromwell partners Robert Giuffra Jr. and Brendan Cullen know that for sure--it took them almost 15 years to win dismissal of a would-be class action against UBS stemming from Enron's collapse.
U.S. District Judge Amos Mazzant wrote that Ken Paxton had no "plausible legal duty" to disclose his commission arrangements to investors who bought shares in a tech startup.
A two-week trial pitted a Schlumberger subsidiary against National Oilwell Varco, cost both well-lawyered sides each more than $1.3 million, and ended this week with a mixed jury ruling. The panel's ruling also has set the stage for post-verdict battle for the ages between the two energy companies,