Two Texas lawyers apparently have avoided being held in contempt of Congress, after they submitted documents on clients’ silicosis suits requested by the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations in February.

Kevin Schweers, spokesman for the subcommittee, says Jamshyd “Jim” Zadeh, principal in the Law Office of Jim Zadeh in Fort Worth, and John Fabry, an associate with Williams Bailey in Houston, were the only lawyers who failed to respond to letters the subcommittee sent on Feb. 17 to the managing partners at 13 firms — including seven in Texas.

This content has been archived. It is available through our partners, LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law.

To view this content, please continue to their sites.

Not a Lexis Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Not a Bloomberg Law Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Why am I seeing this?

LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law are third party online distributors of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law customers are able to access and use ALM's content, including content from the National Law Journal, The American Lawyer, Legaltech News, The New York Law Journal, and Corporate Counsel, as well as other sources of legal information.

For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at [email protected]