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Fulbright & Jaworski On Landmark Federal Circuit Rulings On Spoliation, Sanctions
Posted on 25 May 2011 by Norton Rose Fulbright

Micron Tech., Inc. v. Rambus Inc. , 2011 U.S. App. LEXIS 9730 (Fed. Cir. May 13, 2011) [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers / unenhanced version available from lexisONE Free Case Law ] and Hynix Semiconductor Inc. v. Rambus Inc ., 2011... Read More

Fulbright Alert: Section 8(B) Of RESPA Requires 'Split' Of A Fee Between 2 Or More Persons
Posted on 31 May 2012 by Norton Rose Fulbright

The United States Supreme Court issued a significant opinion for the residential mortgage industry in Freeman v. Quicken Loans, Inc. , No. 10-1042 (May 24, 2012). The Supreme Court ruled that to recover under Section 8(b) of the Real Estate Settlement... Read More

Fulbright's Litigation Trends Survey: Companies Expect More Litigation, Regulation
Posted on 21 Oct 2010 by Norton Rose Fulbright

NEW YORK - (Business Wire) Following a year of doing business in a more litigious and cost-conscious environment, companies of all sizes expect those patterns to continue during the coming year, with roughly one-quarter saying legal disputes will increase... Read More

Fulbright Briefing: Texas Supreme Court Rejects Direct-To-Consumer Advertising Exception To The Learned Intermediary Doctrine
Posted on 13 Jul 2012 by Norton Rose Fulbright

Introduction The learned intermediary doctrine remains alive and well in Texas. In an important decision for the pharmaceutical industry, the Texas Supreme Court rejected the latest attempt to create a direct-to-consumer advertising exception to the doctrine... Read More

Leading London Litigator Joins Fulbright's Disputes Practice
Posted on 16 May 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LONDON - A leading litigation practitioner with an established reputation in handling complex and significant UK and international matters has joined Fulbright & Jaworski International LLP's disputes and investigations practice in London. John... Read More

Fulbright Adds Marcellus Shale Team; Opens Western Pennsylvania Office
Posted on 5 Jul 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

PITTSBURGH - A highly-regarded six-lawyer team has joined the energy and environmental practices of Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P. as the global firm opened an office in Western Pennsylvania, the center of activity for Marcellus Shale natural gas production... Read More

Fulbright & Jaworski Names 16 New Partners
Posted on 22 Mar 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

HOUSTON - Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P. has elevated 13 senior associates and three senior counsel from core practice areas to join the firm's global partnership spanning 16 cities worldwide. The new partners are Alaina Benford, Houston; Clay... Read More

Partner, Senior Associate Join Fulbright's Environmental Practice
Posted on 15 Jun 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LOS ANGELES - A lawyer known for her adept handling of environmental and toxic tort cases involving hazardous waste, Superfund, air and water issues for the past three decades has joined Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P.'s environmental practice as... Read More

Partner Robert D. Owen Joins Sutherland's Litigation Practice In New York
Posted on 22 Jul 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW YORK - Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP has announced that Robert D. Owen has joined the firm as a partner in the Litigation Practice Group in New York. Previously a partner with Fulbright & Jaworski LLP, Owen has more than 35 years of experience... Read More

John Bevilacqua Joins Fulbright From Merrill Lynch
Posted on 26 Oct 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW YORK - A securities litigator with experience working in-house for two of the world's largest financial advisors has joined Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P.'s global litigation practice as senior counsel. John Bevilacqua comes to Fulbright's... Read More

2 Experienced Litigators Join Fulbright's Los Angeles Office
Posted on 31 Mar 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LOS ANGELES- A nationally-recognized trial lawyer known for her courtroom representation of clients in products liability and pharmaceutical/medical device litigation, and an accomplished labor and employment litigator with years of experience helping... Read More

In-House Litigation Director Rudy Perrino Joins Fulbright
Posted on 12 May 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LOS ANGELES — Rudy Perrino, a litigator with experience handling bet-the-company cases, especially those involving cross-border and international mass tort claims, has joined Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P. as a partner. Perrino joins Fulbright’s... Read More

Experienced Labor And Employment Litigator Joins Fulbright
Posted on 25 Aug 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

HOUSTON - Experienced litigator Marlene Williams has joined Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P.'s labor and employment practice as senior counsel from Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. With more than a decade of experience advising clients on labor and... Read More