Fulbright & Jaworski Law Firm Profile

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Fulbright & Jaworski is a Houston-based law firm. One of the largest law firms in Texas, with 843 attorneys, the National Law Journal's 2011 NLJ 250 ranks it as the thirty-secondth largest law firm in the United States. With $625,500,000 in gross revenue in 2010, the firm placed 40th on The American Lawyer's 2011 Am Law 100 rankings of U.S. firms by revenue. The firm placed 47th on the 2011 Global 100 survey in terms of revenue worldwide. Fulbright & Jaworski's practice areas include: antitrust and trade regulation; corporate governance and corporate transactions; labor and employment family law; intellectual property; litigation; product liability; and information technology and e-commerce. In addition to its Houston headquarters, the firm's offices include Austin, Dallas, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, New York, San Antonio, Washington, D.C., and overseas offices in London, Munich, Beijing, Dubai, Riyadh, and Hong Kong.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 NR N/A Gross revenue
Am Law 200 NR N/A Gross revenue
NLJ 250 NR N/A Lawyer head count
The A-List NR N/A Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard NR N/A Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard 90 -2 Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey NR N/A Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey NR N/A Summer programs

In the News

Canadian Deals

: Corporate Counsel : January 01, 2014

Transatlantic Trio Make Third Time a Charm for Kentz

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 23, 2014

Canadian engineering and construction giant SNC-Lavalin Group has agreed to pay nearly $2 billion to acquire British oil and gas company Kentz Corp., which had rebuffed two other takeover attempts in recent months. Norton Rose Fulbright and a handful of Canadian firms are advising on the deal and another $511 million Canadian tie-up announced Monday.

Compromised Plaintiff Was the Elephant in the Courtroom

Zoe Tillman : The National Law Journal : January 16, 2014

Ringling Bros. defense team describes how it dissected animal-abuse claims.

NLJ 350: 9 Facts You Should Know About This Year's List

: The National Law Journal : January 10, 2014

Beyond the headcounts and the mergers, here are some additional bits of information from our annual survey.

#3: Norton Rose Fulbright

Katelyn Polantz and Sheri Qualters : The National Law Journal : January 09, 2014

International Law Firm Mergers Bring Rebound

Leigh Jones : The National Law Journal : January 09, 2014

The biggest upswing since the recession comes from marriages of U.S. and foreign operations.

It's a Good Time to Be an Associate — Abroad

Karen Sloan : The National Law Journal : January 09, 2014

Junior attorney ranks rose respectably, but most of the gains were overseas and in Canada.

What Texas Firms Worked on the Big Deals in 2013?

Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : Texas Lawyer : January 06, 2014

Spurred by strength in energy deals and financings, seven Texas firms made the charts in "Corporate Scorecard 2014," The American Lawyer's rankings of the nation's top dealmakers in 2013.

Joe Jamail, a Texas Legend

Mary Alice Robbins : Texas Lawyer : January 02, 2014

Houston attorney Joe Jamail, 88, became a legend among lawyers nearly 30 years ago. Back in 1985, he won a $10.53 billion verdict for Pennzoil Co., which sued Texaco Inc. alleging tortious interference with Pennzoil's contract to buy Getty Oil stock.

Distinction Between General and Consequential Damages

Glen Banks : New York Law Journal : January 30, 2014

In his Contract Law column for The New York Law Journal, Glen Banks reviews a recent Court of Appeals in which the majority said that lost profits could be either general or consequential damages dependent upon whether the non-breaching party bargained for the right to receive the profits and the profits were the direct and immediate fruits of the contract.

Am Law Firms Reap Rewards of NFL Union Work

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 30, 2014

The annual report filed by the National Football League Players Association with the U.S. Labor Department shows Winston & Strawn, Latham & Watkins, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, Norton Rose Fulbright and Patton Boggs racking up substantial fees for their work on behalf of players last year.

U.S. Justice Department Tax Chief Departs

Todd Ruger : Legal Times : January 27, 2014

Kathryn Keneally will step down as head of the U.S. Department of Justice's Tax Division next week, DOJ officials said Tuesday.

Distinction Between General and Consequential Damages

Glen Banks : New York Law Journal : January 27, 2014

In his Contract Law column, Glen Banks reviews a recent Court of Appeals in which the majority said that lost profits could be either general or consequential damages dependent upon whether the non-breaching party bargained for the right to receive the profits and the profits were the direct and immediate fruits of the contract.

LSAT Administrator Settles Discrimination Suit for $7.73 Million

R. Robin McDonald : Daily Report : January 20, 2014

The Law School Admissions Council, which administers the Law School Admissions Tests, has agreed to pay $7.73 million and undertake "systemic reforms" to settle a nationwide disability discrimination suit, the U.S. Justice Department announced Tuesday.

Alki David Battles Michael Jackson Estate Over Hologram IP

Lisa Shuchman : The Litigation Daily : January 19, 2014

The ghost of Michael Jackson performed live over the weekend in Las Vegas. And Alki David, the Hollywood heir to a Greek shipping and bottling fortune, isn't happy about it.

When the Whites-Only Sign Came Down at Big Law

Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : Texas Lawyer : January 12, 2014

Jim Plummer notes that many African-American lawyers in Houston at the time, including his father, the late Matthew Plummer Sr., were members of the Houston Lawyers Association, which was formed in 1955 because they could not join the Houston Bar Association.

Dentons, Norton Rose Helps Buffett Branch Out in Canada

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 02, 2014

Refugees from Canada's Heenan Blaikie helped the energy unit of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway expand up north.

Texas Lawyer's Annual Firm Finance Report: Which Firms Were in the Money?

Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : Texas Lawyer : January 28, 2014

Only three firms posted double-digit increases in gross revenue in 2013. Only two firms posted double-digit decreases.

Half-Dozen Firms Dig Into Big Canadian Mining Deal

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 23, 2014

Amid talk about a pharma M&A boom, the global mining industry is on the verge of its own round of consolidation.

Post-merger, Norton Rose Fulbright lawyers bond on bikes

Angela Morris : Texas Lawyer : January 21, 2014

After riding all day on April 12, the team stopped in La Grange, feasted on Texas barbecue and slept in "a very large tent" with 170 cots.

Class Action Against Homeopathic Remedy Company To Go Forward

Lisa Hoffman : The National Law Journal : January 17, 2014

A class action which contends that children’s cold and flu products sold by a 100-year-old California homeopathic remedy company are nothing more than “flavored water” has been certified by a California federal judge.

Ninth Circuit Sticks Software Company With Attorney Fees

Scott Graham : The Recorder : January 15, 2014

The appellate court won't reconsider its standard for finding a case "exceptional."

Two D.C. Judges Approved for Second 15-Year Terms

Zoe Tillman : Legal Times : January 11, 2014

Chief Judge Eric Washington of the District of Columbia Court of Appeals and D.C. Superior Court Judge Hiram Puig-Lugo, presiding judge of Family Court, were reappointed to their second 15-year terms on the bench.

Survey: Blakes Ranks as Canada's Top Legal Brand

Julie Triedman : The Am Law Daily : January 10, 2014

Blake, Cassels & Graydon leapfrogged over Norton Rose Fulbright to land atop market research firm Acritas' latest Canadian Law Firm Brand Index, which is based on a survey of 268 in-house lawyers who regularly rely on Canadian firms as outside counsel.

Animal Rights Groups Oppose $25M Fee Request in Circus Litigation

Zoe Tillman : Legal Times : January 10, 2014

Lawyers for animal rights groups that unsuccessfully sued the producer of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus called the producer's petition for $25 million in legal fees "ridiculous" and "unconscionable" in court papers this week.

Anglo-American Firms Face Identity Choice in Asia

Tom Brennan : The Asian Lawyer : January 07, 2014

Should firms like DLA Piper or Hogan Lovells pitch themselves as British or American in Asia? At most firms resulting from transatlantic mergers, the British side brought more to the table in Asia and continues to run the show there. But there are also strong incentives to accentuate their American identities.

Ninth Circuit Contemplates Fee Shifting in 'Annoying' Trademark Case

Scott Graham : The Recorder : January 07, 2014

Fulbright & Jaworski partner Jonathan Franklin, brought on to appeal an $836,000 fee award, said his client's case might "seem trivial" but it wasn't an "exceptional case" under the Lanham Act.

The Churn: Weil, Patton Boggs See More Defections, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 01, 2014

Weil, Gotshal & Manges loses a securities litigation partner to Jenner & Block; Patton Boggs goes through another spate of departures; and Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr hires a former FBI director and his ex-chief of staff.

Pike Powers: Financial Co. Owes Me Commission

Angela Morris : Texas Lawyer : January 31, 2014

"We ultimately believe that, when all the facts kind of shake out as they do during discovery—and when you apply the four corners of the contract—that what he is asking for is well in excess of what he is owed in terms of the contract," said Rick Espey, the president of Espey & Associates, who represents Duff & Phelps.

'No Consequential Damages' Clause and Lost Profits

Glen Banks : New York Law Journal : January 31, 2014

In his Contract Law column for the New York Law Journal, Glen Banks, a partner at Norton Rose Fulbright (Fulbright & Jaworski), discusses an opinion in which a sharply divided Court of Appeals ruled that a "no consequential damages" clause in a distribution agreement would not bar a distributor from recovering breach of contract damages for the profit it allegedly would have made reselling the product which was the subject of the agreement. The court reversed a unanimous ruling below that the "no consequential damages" clause limited the distributor's recovery to nominal damages.

'No Consequential Damages' Clause and Lost Profits

Glen Banks : New York Law Journal : January 28, 2014

In his Contract Law column, Glen Banks, a partner at Norton Rose Fulbright (Fulbright & Jaworski), discusses an opinion in which a sharply divided Court of Appeals ruled this week that a "no consequential damages" clause in a distribution agreement would not bar a distributor from recovering breach of contract damages for the profit it allegedly would have made reselling the product which was the subject of the agreement. The court reversed a unanimous ruling below that the "no consequential damages" clause limited the distributor's recovery to nominal damages.

D.C. Calendar

: The National Law Journal : January 24, 2014

Legal forums throughout the D.C. metropolitan area.

Pike Powers: Financial Co. Owes Me Commission

Angela Morris : Texas Lawyer : January 24, 2014

"We ultimately believe that, when all the facts kind of shake out as they do during discovery—and when you apply the four corners of the contract—that what he is asking for is well in excess of what he is owed in terms of the contract," said Rick Espey, the president of Espey & Associates, who represents Duff & Phelps.

Newsmakers: Week of March 24

: Texas Lawyer : January 24, 2014

Katherine D. Hoke, a business, real estate and commercial litigator, has been named managing partner of Shields Legal Group in Addison. Plus more new positions, appointments, awards and honors.

Cheers to Antitrust Work in Contested Glass Company Merger

Jenna Greene : Legal Times : January 18, 2014

With less than a month before trial, two glass makers and the Federal Trade Commission are on the verge of settling the agency's suit challenging the companies' pending $1.7 billion merger—a transaction that's involved dozens of antitrust lawyers from more than 20 firms.

New Partners Yearbook 2014

: New Jersey Law Journal : January 06, 2014

The 's 15th annual profile of new partners at New Jersey firms.

Jones Day Beats Dismissal Bid in Reynolds Wrap Row

Jan Wolfe : The Litigation Daily : January 27, 2014

Partner John Froemming cleared a hurdle for Reynolds on Thursday in a trademark and false advertising case against Handi-Foil, a competitor that wants to eat away at Reynolds' profits from its ubiquitous Reynolds Wrap aluminum foil.

Personal Notes on Lawyers

: New York Law Journal : January 25, 2014

Craig Wolfe has joined Sheppard Mullin as a partner, Gov. Andrew Cuomo appointed Bond Schoeneck member Laura Harshbarger as chair of the Fourth Department Judicial Screening Committee, and other announcements.

How Latham Cracked the Houston Market

Ross Todd : The American Lawyer : January 25, 2014

When the firm decided to beef up its oil and gas practice, it recruited heavily from the city's Big Three.

Norton Rose Fulbright Opens Office in Rio de Janeiro

Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : Texas Lawyer : January 24, 2014

Norton Rose Fulbright has opened an office in Rio de Janeiro led by Brazil veterans Andrew Haynes, a lateral partner hire, and partner Glenn Faass, who is currently head of the firm's Bogota, Colombia office.

Norton Rose Fulbright Opens Office in Rio de Janeiro

Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : Texas Lawyer : January 20, 2014

The firm expects the office, its 55th worldwide, to grow to five lawyers by the end of the year.

Show Me the Money! High Court Campaign Finance Report

Angela Morris and Miriam Rozen : Texas Lawyer : January 17, 2014

A review of Texas Supreme Court candidates' campaign finance reports shows that the Republican incumbent justices have out-fundraised their primary challengers by more than seven-to-one and outspent them by more than four-to-one.

Am Law 200 Firms Stake Claims in Houston

Ross Todd : The American Lawyer : January 03, 2014

Drawn by the oil and gas boom, plenty of other firms have followed Latham's lead into Houston.

Culture Change

Mitchell Dembin, Philip Favro : Law Technology News : January 01, 2014

Proposed amendments to the e-discovery federal rules will accomplish nothing without a change in attitudes.

The Churn: Katten Grabs Bingham Real Estate Group, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 31, 2014

Bingham McCutchen loses another practice group leader, as real estate cochair Kenneth Lore takes a nine-lawyer team to Katten Muchin Rosenman. Meanwhile, Skadden brings back a former partner to head its white-collar group and Blank Rome poaches two partners versed in sometimes tricky partnership issues from Greenberg Traurig.

More Profiles:
Choose A Law Firm

IN-DEPTH RESEARCH REPORT
on Fulbright & Jaworski LLP

  • - Financial Information
  • - Compensation
  • - Billing Rates
  • - Lateral Partner Moves
  • - Pro bono
  • - Key Contacts

Fulbright & Jaworski LLP

  • Designation: N/A
  • Head Count: N/A
  • Gross Revenues: N/A
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: N/A
  • Profits Per Partner: N/A
  • Year Over Year Change: 0

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 NR N/A Gross revenue
Am Law 200 NR N/A Gross revenue
NLJ 250 NR N/A Lawyer head count
The A-List NR N/A Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard NR N/A Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard NR N/A Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey NR N/A Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey NR N/A Summer programs

In the News

Canadian Deals

: Corporate Counsel : January 01, 2014

Transatlantic Trio Make Third Time a Charm for Kentz

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 23, 2014

Canadian engineering and construction giant SNC-Lavalin Group has agreed to pay nearly $2 billion to acquire British oil and gas company Kentz Corp., which had rebuffed two other takeover attempts in recent months. Norton Rose Fulbright and a handful of Canadian firms are advising on the deal and another $511 million Canadian tie-up announced Monday.

Compromised Plaintiff Was the Elephant in the Courtroom

Zoe Tillman : The National Law Journal : January 16, 2014

Ringling Bros. defense team describes how it dissected animal-abuse claims.

NLJ 350: 9 Facts You Should Know About This Year's List

: The National Law Journal : January 10, 2014

Beyond the headcounts and the mergers, here are some additional bits of information from our annual survey.

#3: Norton Rose Fulbright

Katelyn Polantz and Sheri Qualters : The National Law Journal : January 09, 2014

International Law Firm Mergers Bring Rebound

Leigh Jones : The National Law Journal : January 09, 2014

The biggest upswing since the recession comes from marriages of U.S. and foreign operations.

It's a Good Time to Be an Associate — Abroad

Karen Sloan : The National Law Journal : January 09, 2014

Junior attorney ranks rose respectably, but most of the gains were overseas and in Canada.

What Texas Firms Worked on the Big Deals in 2013?

Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : Texas Lawyer : January 06, 2014

Spurred by strength in energy deals and financings, seven Texas firms made the charts in "Corporate Scorecard 2014," The American Lawyer's rankings of the nation's top dealmakers in 2013.

Joe Jamail, a Texas Legend

Mary Alice Robbins : Texas Lawyer : January 02, 2014

Houston attorney Joe Jamail, 88, became a legend among lawyers nearly 30 years ago. Back in 1985, he won a $10.53 billion verdict for Pennzoil Co., which sued Texaco Inc. alleging tortious interference with Pennzoil's contract to buy Getty Oil stock.

Distinction Between General and Consequential Damages

Glen Banks : New York Law Journal : January 30, 2014

In his Contract Law column for The New York Law Journal, Glen Banks reviews a recent Court of Appeals in which the majority said that lost profits could be either general or consequential damages dependent upon whether the non-breaching party bargained for the right to receive the profits and the profits were the direct and immediate fruits of the contract.

Am Law Firms Reap Rewards of NFL Union Work

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 30, 2014

The annual report filed by the National Football League Players Association with the U.S. Labor Department shows Winston & Strawn, Latham & Watkins, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, Norton Rose Fulbright and Patton Boggs racking up substantial fees for their work on behalf of players last year.

U.S. Justice Department Tax Chief Departs

Todd Ruger : Legal Times : January 27, 2014

Kathryn Keneally will step down as head of the U.S. Department of Justice's Tax Division next week, DOJ officials said Tuesday.

Distinction Between General and Consequential Damages

Glen Banks : New York Law Journal : January 27, 2014

In his Contract Law column, Glen Banks reviews a recent Court of Appeals in which the majority said that lost profits could be either general or consequential damages dependent upon whether the non-breaching party bargained for the right to receive the profits and the profits were the direct and immediate fruits of the contract.

LSAT Administrator Settles Discrimination Suit for $7.73 Million

R. Robin McDonald : Daily Report : January 20, 2014

The Law School Admissions Council, which administers the Law School Admissions Tests, has agreed to pay $7.73 million and undertake "systemic reforms" to settle a nationwide disability discrimination suit, the U.S. Justice Department announced Tuesday.

Alki David Battles Michael Jackson Estate Over Hologram IP

Lisa Shuchman : The Litigation Daily : January 19, 2014

The ghost of Michael Jackson performed live over the weekend in Las Vegas. And Alki David, the Hollywood heir to a Greek shipping and bottling fortune, isn't happy about it.

When the Whites-Only Sign Came Down at Big Law

Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : Texas Lawyer : January 12, 2014

Jim Plummer notes that many African-American lawyers in Houston at the time, including his father, the late Matthew Plummer Sr., were members of the Houston Lawyers Association, which was formed in 1955 because they could not join the Houston Bar Association.

Dentons, Norton Rose Helps Buffett Branch Out in Canada

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 02, 2014

Refugees from Canada's Heenan Blaikie helped the energy unit of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway expand up north.

Texas Lawyer's Annual Firm Finance Report: Which Firms Were in the Money?

Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : Texas Lawyer : January 28, 2014

Only three firms posted double-digit increases in gross revenue in 2013. Only two firms posted double-digit decreases.

Half-Dozen Firms Dig Into Big Canadian Mining Deal

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 23, 2014

Amid talk about a pharma M&A boom, the global mining industry is on the verge of its own round of consolidation.

Post-merger, Norton Rose Fulbright lawyers bond on bikes

Angela Morris : Texas Lawyer : January 21, 2014

After riding all day on April 12, the team stopped in La Grange, feasted on Texas barbecue and slept in "a very large tent" with 170 cots.

Class Action Against Homeopathic Remedy Company To Go Forward

Lisa Hoffman : The National Law Journal : January 17, 2014

A class action which contends that children’s cold and flu products sold by a 100-year-old California homeopathic remedy company are nothing more than “flavored water” has been certified by a California federal judge.

Ninth Circuit Sticks Software Company With Attorney Fees

Scott Graham : The Recorder : January 15, 2014

The appellate court won't reconsider its standard for finding a case "exceptional."

Two D.C. Judges Approved for Second 15-Year Terms

Zoe Tillman : Legal Times : January 11, 2014

Chief Judge Eric Washington of the District of Columbia Court of Appeals and D.C. Superior Court Judge Hiram Puig-Lugo, presiding judge of Family Court, were reappointed to their second 15-year terms on the bench.

Survey: Blakes Ranks as Canada's Top Legal Brand

Julie Triedman : The Am Law Daily : January 10, 2014

Blake, Cassels & Graydon leapfrogged over Norton Rose Fulbright to land atop market research firm Acritas' latest Canadian Law Firm Brand Index, which is based on a survey of 268 in-house lawyers who regularly rely on Canadian firms as outside counsel.

Animal Rights Groups Oppose $25M Fee Request in Circus Litigation

Zoe Tillman : Legal Times : January 10, 2014

Lawyers for animal rights groups that unsuccessfully sued the producer of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus called the producer's petition for $25 million in legal fees "ridiculous" and "unconscionable" in court papers this week.

Anglo-American Firms Face Identity Choice in Asia

Tom Brennan : The Asian Lawyer : January 07, 2014

Should firms like DLA Piper or Hogan Lovells pitch themselves as British or American in Asia? At most firms resulting from transatlantic mergers, the British side brought more to the table in Asia and continues to run the show there. But there are also strong incentives to accentuate their American identities.

Ninth Circuit Contemplates Fee Shifting in 'Annoying' Trademark Case

Scott Graham : The Recorder : January 07, 2014

Fulbright & Jaworski partner Jonathan Franklin, brought on to appeal an $836,000 fee award, said his client's case might "seem trivial" but it wasn't an "exceptional case" under the Lanham Act.

The Churn: Weil, Patton Boggs See More Defections, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 01, 2014

Weil, Gotshal & Manges loses a securities litigation partner to Jenner & Block; Patton Boggs goes through another spate of departures; and Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr hires a former FBI director and his ex-chief of staff.

Pike Powers: Financial Co. Owes Me Commission

Angela Morris : Texas Lawyer : January 31, 2014

"We ultimately believe that, when all the facts kind of shake out as they do during discovery—and when you apply the four corners of the contract—that what he is asking for is well in excess of what he is owed in terms of the contract," said Rick Espey, the president of Espey & Associates, who represents Duff & Phelps.

'No Consequential Damages' Clause and Lost Profits

Glen Banks : New York Law Journal : January 31, 2014

In his Contract Law column for the New York Law Journal, Glen Banks, a partner at Norton Rose Fulbright (Fulbright & Jaworski), discusses an opinion in which a sharply divided Court of Appeals ruled that a "no consequential damages" clause in a distribution agreement would not bar a distributor from recovering breach of contract damages for the profit it allegedly would have made reselling the product which was the subject of the agreement. The court reversed a unanimous ruling below that the "no consequential damages" clause limited the distributor's recovery to nominal damages.

'No Consequential Damages' Clause and Lost Profits

Glen Banks : New York Law Journal : January 28, 2014

In his Contract Law column, Glen Banks, a partner at Norton Rose Fulbright (Fulbright & Jaworski), discusses an opinion in which a sharply divided Court of Appeals ruled this week that a "no consequential damages" clause in a distribution agreement would not bar a distributor from recovering breach of contract damages for the profit it allegedly would have made reselling the product which was the subject of the agreement. The court reversed a unanimous ruling below that the "no consequential damages" clause limited the distributor's recovery to nominal damages.

D.C. Calendar

: The National Law Journal : January 24, 2014

Legal forums throughout the D.C. metropolitan area.

Pike Powers: Financial Co. Owes Me Commission

Angela Morris : Texas Lawyer : January 24, 2014

"We ultimately believe that, when all the facts kind of shake out as they do during discovery—and when you apply the four corners of the contract—that what he is asking for is well in excess of what he is owed in terms of the contract," said Rick Espey, the president of Espey & Associates, who represents Duff & Phelps.

Newsmakers: Week of March 24

: Texas Lawyer : January 24, 2014

Katherine D. Hoke, a business, real estate and commercial litigator, has been named managing partner of Shields Legal Group in Addison. Plus more new positions, appointments, awards and honors.

Cheers to Antitrust Work in Contested Glass Company Merger

Jenna Greene : Legal Times : January 18, 2014

With less than a month before trial, two glass makers and the Federal Trade Commission are on the verge of settling the agency's suit challenging the companies' pending $1.7 billion merger—a transaction that's involved dozens of antitrust lawyers from more than 20 firms.

New Partners Yearbook 2014

: New Jersey Law Journal : January 06, 2014

The 's 15th annual profile of new partners at New Jersey firms.

Jones Day Beats Dismissal Bid in Reynolds Wrap Row

Jan Wolfe : The Litigation Daily : January 27, 2014

Partner John Froemming cleared a hurdle for Reynolds on Thursday in a trademark and false advertising case against Handi-Foil, a competitor that wants to eat away at Reynolds' profits from its ubiquitous Reynolds Wrap aluminum foil.

Personal Notes on Lawyers

: New York Law Journal : January 25, 2014

Craig Wolfe has joined Sheppard Mullin as a partner, Gov. Andrew Cuomo appointed Bond Schoeneck member Laura Harshbarger as chair of the Fourth Department Judicial Screening Committee, and other announcements.

How Latham Cracked the Houston Market

Ross Todd : The American Lawyer : January 25, 2014

When the firm decided to beef up its oil and gas practice, it recruited heavily from the city's Big Three.

Norton Rose Fulbright Opens Office in Rio de Janeiro

Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : Texas Lawyer : January 24, 2014

Norton Rose Fulbright has opened an office in Rio de Janeiro led by Brazil veterans Andrew Haynes, a lateral partner hire, and partner Glenn Faass, who is currently head of the firm's Bogota, Colombia office.

Norton Rose Fulbright Opens Office in Rio de Janeiro

Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : Texas Lawyer : January 20, 2014

The firm expects the office, its 55th worldwide, to grow to five lawyers by the end of the year.

Show Me the Money! High Court Campaign Finance Report

Angela Morris and Miriam Rozen : Texas Lawyer : January 17, 2014

A review of Texas Supreme Court candidates' campaign finance reports shows that the Republican incumbent justices have out-fundraised their primary challengers by more than seven-to-one and outspent them by more than four-to-one.

Am Law 200 Firms Stake Claims in Houston

Ross Todd : The American Lawyer : January 03, 2014

Drawn by the oil and gas boom, plenty of other firms have followed Latham's lead into Houston.

Culture Change

Mitchell Dembin, Philip Favro : Law Technology News : January 01, 2014

Proposed amendments to the e-discovery federal rules will accomplish nothing without a change in attitudes.

The Churn: Katten Grabs Bingham Real Estate Group, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 31, 2014

Bingham McCutchen loses another practice group leader, as real estate cochair Kenneth Lore takes a nine-lawyer team to Katten Muchin Rosenman. Meanwhile, Skadden brings back a former partner to head its white-collar group and Blank Rome poaches two partners versed in sometimes tricky partnership issues from Greenberg Traurig.