Monday, February 11, 2013
A Texas patent litigant is seeking to overturn a recent arbitration decision that awarded $3 million to Jenner & Block in a dispute over attorney fees, after the Chicago-based firm allegedly withdrew from representing the client on a contingency fee contract. Jamil Alibhai represents the litigant.
Monday, January 7, 2013
An Austin labor and employment lawyer and an attorney who contracted with her on legal matters are embroiled in litigation, each claiming they are owed money for cases that arose under the contract.
Monday, December 24, 2012
Robert S. Bennett and former client Gary O. Land are facing off in two Harris County district courts: Land seeks to enforce an arbitration award in 125th District Court, and Bennett has sued Land in 165th District Court.
Monday, December 10, 2012
Nickolas and Heather Stearns allege Brian Loncar & Associates deceptively encouraged them to borrow money from a lending company "at a shockingly high interest rate, without disclosing to his clients [the Stearnses] that the lending company was wholly or in part owned by Defendants." Loncar is permitted to advance money to clients, his attorney says.
Monday, November 5, 2012
James Brashear likes to fly, whether he's piloting a plane or steering a legal department. As vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary of Zix Corp. since 2010, Brashear flies solo as the only in-house lawyer for the Dallas public company. Zix Corp., which offers customers email encryption services, generated nearly $40 million in 2011 revenue.
The National Law Journal
Monday, September 17, 2012
A Louisiana appeals court has awarded $2 million in fees and costs to a Houston lawyer who has spent more than a decade in a bitter battle against Louisiana's attorney general over the lack of handicapped-accessible restrooms at a public university.