Four Partners Named Texas Monthly “Rising Stars” in Eminent Domain, Appellate, and Estate & Trust Litigation

Texas Super Lawyers Magazine, an annually-published list of attorneys chosen through a comprehensive selection process, featured four JMEH partners in its 2013 publication. The partners earned a “Rising Star” distinction in Eminent Domain, Appellate, and Estate and Trust Litigation areas of practice. Super Lawyers, the rating service used to produce this list, reserves the “RisingLearn More

Land Battles Rise as U.S. Eyes 450,000 Miles of New Pipe

“Land owners increasingly are pit against private businesses in state legislatures and courts as the U.S. confronts the new transmission lines, pipelines and compressor stations needed to reduce oil imports and produce clean energy at home. Lines between pro-green energy Democrats and pro-economic development Republicans can blur as farmers and ranchers object to being handed lease agreementsLearn More

5th Circ. Says Fresenius FCA Suit Not Supported By Evidence

The Fifth Circuit said Monday there’s insufficient evidence Fresenius Medical Care North America retaliated against a worker alleging illegal kickbacks involving Medicare patients, and also found that a district court’s sanctions against an attorney in the False Claims Act case were justified. The opinion upheld a Texas federal court judge’s decision to wipe out several counts afterLearn More

Enrique Pena Nieto, Mexican President-Elect, Files Brief With U.S. Supreme Court On Behalf Of Rosa Estela Olvera Jimenez, Convicted Undocumented Immigrant

Mexico’s president-elect asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday to evaluate the murder case of a Mexican woman who was sentenced to 99 years in prison for the death of a Texas boy. Enrique Peña Nieto filed a brief in his personal capacity supporting the appeal of Rosa Estela Olvera Jimenez. He argued that Jimenez was deniedLearn More

Four UT Classmates Launch Litigation Boutique in Austin, Houston

By Natalie Posgate Staff Writer for The Texas Lawbook Johns Marrs Ellis & Hodge isn’t just a new litigation boutique with offices in Houston and Austin. It’s a reunion for four law school classmates, who always dreamed about working together.

4 Texas Attorneys Partner in Litigation Boutique

Jess Davis, Law360 Four former law school classmates have opened a Texas-based civil litigation boutique that has offices in Houston and Austin with an emphasis on eminent domain, complex commercial disputes, and probate and fiduciary matters, the firm said Wednesday.

Air Liquide in $23 Million Arbitration Over Hydrogen Plant

Deon Daugherty, Reporter- Houston Business Journal Air Liquide Process & Construction Inc., a Houston division of the French industrial and medical gas provider Air Liquide, is engaged in private arbitration to resolve a $23 million dispute with Turner Industries Group LLC, a Baton Rouge-based industrial construction company.