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Dallas, Texas 75202, United States
Phone: 214.953.6000
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100+ Attorneys

Bob Latham Talks Twibel in Lawyer Monthly

Bob Latham recently penned a short commentary for U.K.-based Lawyer Monthly magazine on the topic of twibel, a newly-coined term that refers to defamatory statements made over Twitter. In the article, he discussed the idea of…more
 /  Communications & Media Law, Constitutional Law, International Law & Trade, Personal Injury

The Trump Administration Retweets and Retreats

Perhaps now more than ever before, Twitter takes center stage for social and public discourse. Many have wryly commented that we elected a “Tweeter-in-Chief” with President Trump, due to his prolific tweeting about everything…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Communications & Media Law, Constitutional Law, Elections & Politics, Privacy

Mike Knapek and Steven Dimitt Provide ‘Tips for Handling a RLUIPA Lawsuit’

Attorneys Mike Knapek and Steven Dimitt represent churches and religious institutions in matters related to the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act (RLUIPA). In a recent article published by the American Bar…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Constitutional Law, Nonprofit Law, Real Estate - Commercial, Zoning, Planning & Land Use

Just the Facts

“Just the facts, ma’am.” This was the admonition of Detective Sergeant Joe Friday from the iconic ‘60s TV series Dragnet, when interviewing a witness who would rather offer conjecture or opinion than an objective description of…more
 /  Communications & Media Law, Elections & Politics

Supreme Court Rules Doctrine of Laches Does Not Bar Damages In Patent Litigation

In a highly-anticipated opinion, the Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday that the doctrine of laches is no longer a proper defense in patent infringement cases. Following its 2014 copyright laches case in Petrella v…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Civil Remedies, Intellectual Property

Public Information Act: Trade Secret Loophole Threatens Government Transparency

Do you trust your government (and what it does with your tax dollars)? If you answered, “No”—or even hesitated a bit—then you probably believe in government transparency. In Texas, a key to open government for citizens and news…more
 /  Communications & Media Law, Government Contracting, Intellectual Property, Privacy

Using Supplier Agreements as Patent Litigation Insurance

In a recent article written for Today’s General Counsel, patent attorney Wasif Qureshi discusses how customers can lessen risks when sued for patent infringement as a result of using technology obtained from a third party…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Insurance, Intellectual Property

FTC Announces Hart-Scott-Rodino Thresholds for 2017

On January 26, 2017, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) published in the Federal Register adjusted jurisdictional and filing fee thresholds under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended (the “HSR…more
 /  Antitrust & Trade Regulation, Commercial Law & Contracts, Mergers & Acquisitions

First Amendment Implications of Nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch for Supreme Court

While President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch of the Tenth Circuit is expected to face withering scrutiny over the politically incendiary topics of abortion and gun rights, Jackson Walker attorney Shannon…more
 /  Communications & Media Law, Constitutional Law, Elections & Politics

Presidents and the Press

Here’s a quiz for you. Match the President to the quote: “He uses tweets to go directly to the public while bypassing journalists.” “[The President] directed [name] to make speeches attacking newspapers and the…more
 /  Communications & Media Law, Constitutional Law, Elections & Politics

Texas Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Jackson Walker Media Clients in Important Free Speech Case

Houston partner John K. Edwards argued before the Texas Supreme Court in September 2016 on behalf of a newspaper and reporter in an important libel case that started in 2003 concerning an article published in a Fort Bend County…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Civil Remedies, Communications & Media Law, Constitutional Law, Personal Injury

Employee Benefits Legislation Proposed (But Not Passed) by the Obama Administration

In February of 2015, the Department of Treasury issued a reported entitled “General Explanation of the Administration’s Fiscal Year 2016 Revenue Proposals” (the “General Explanation”). The General Explanation is several hundred…more
 /  Elections & Politics, Finance & Banking, Labor & Employment Law, Taxation

Choice of Entity and Key Contents of Organization Documents

Five Business Entity Forms: • Corporation • General Partnership • Limited Partnership • Limited Liability Partnership (“LLP”) • Limited Liability Company (“LLC”) Please see full presentation publication…more
 /  Business Organizations, Business Torts, Civil Remedies, Commercial Law & Contracts, Securities Law

Denbury v. Texas Rice "Texas Rice II": The Texas Supreme Court Affirms Common Carrier Status

On Friday, January 6, 2017, the Texas Supreme Court issued its long-awaited decision in Denbury Green Pipeline-Texas v. Texas Rice Land Partners (“Texas Rice II”), reversing the 9th Court of Appeals and reinstating the trial…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Constitutional Law, Construction Law, Energy & Utilities, Transportation

New Texas Rule Regarding the Disposal of Fetal Tissue Stayed

The Texas Department of State Health Services recently issued a final rule implementing updated methods for the disposal of special waste from health care facilities, which includes fetal tissue. As such, the new rule would…more
 /  Civil Remedies, Health
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