A few of the company's recent projects include serving as general contractor for additions at Dell Children's Medical Center in Austin, the University of Texas Naveen Jindal School of Management in Richardson and the Kimbell Art Museum in Fort Worth.
Tonya Johannsen, general counsel for The Beck Group in Dallas, said there are three criteria, including subject matter expertise, that she considers when selecting outside counsel.
It's praised by some practitioners and viewed skeptically by others, but it's still an arrow in the general counsel's quiver.
If a trial court can resolve by summary judgment that one of the two procedural protections occurred, the burden of proof shifts from the defendant to the plaintiff.
The new regulations covering disabled workers require covered federal contractors to set a hiring goal of 7 percent disabled workers in each job group.
What a U.S. employer would consider a bonus, some countries may count as base compensation.
More recently, Texas courts have declined to follow the employee choice doctrine and have refused to enforce forfeiture clauses that fail to comply with Texas law governing noncompete agreements.
Jenny Gray's biggest challenge this past year was one familiar to many lawyers: keeping up with the latest news on implementing the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
Jenny Gray, general counsel and compliance director for Brinson Benefits in Dallas, wants outside counsel who anticipate the impact of their advice on her company's business.
Is it safe to go into work at the law department? Wellpoint is the second major company in recent months to dismiss its general counsel in a surprise move. And a third big-company GC is under fire.
Contrary to his bad rap, Niccolo Machiavelli is not a Dr. Evil, and "The Prince" is not a version of "Evil for Dummies." Its lessons for GCs and for the executives they counsel are timeless.
Sens. Tom Carper (D-Del.) and Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) are taking aim at retailers with new legislation intended to improve safeguards for consumer information, following recent revelations about data breaches at Target Corp. and Neiman Marcus Group Ltd.
Can gas companies share the cost of removing injected carbon dioxide as a part of enhanced recovery operations with royalty owners as a postproduction cost? Or is the cost is actually a production cost that gas companies cannot deduct from royalty owners' share?
Global liquefied natural gas projects are booming, and construction of onshore LNG facilities is a hot topic. Lawyers for operators and contractors should consider certain recurring themes in large-scale, onshore, stick-built LNG projects.
While solar energy projects have been prevalent in California, Arizona and New Jersey for many years, large scale solar development is just now gaining a foothold in Texas.
Ernesto Garcia's job spans the globe. He's the vice president-legal, general counsel and corporate secretary for BBVA Bancomer USA Inc., which provides cross-border money transactions.
Ernesto Garcia, vice president - legal, general counsel and corporate secretary for BBVA Bancomer USA Inc., explains what he considers most important when selecting outside counsel.
A Tao mindset consists of broad aphorisms, eschewing narrow and legalistic concepts and rules. Wisdom is self-generated, not imposed. So, with apologies to Lao Tzu, here is the Tao of termination.
All compliance professionals, even those who have never even seen a baseball game, can learn something from the true story about how in 2002 the struggling Oakland Athletics team made more with less. And won. A lot.