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Founding Partner Kevin Dubose Prevails Before Texas Supreme Court Via Zoom

The Texas Supreme Court ruled earlier this month that W&T Offshore Inc. must pay $1.7 million to an injured offshore drilling platform worker after the company failed to secure jury findings to support its defense that he was a “borrowed employee” barred from suing the company for negligence. The case also proved significant as it became… Read more »

Law360 Covers Name Partner Kevin Dubose’s $1.7M Win Against W&T Offshore

The Texas Supreme Court ruled Friday that W&T Offshore Inc. must pay $1.7 million to an injured offshore drilling platform worker after the company failed to secure jury findings to support its defense that he was a “borrowed employee” barred from suing the company for negligence. Kevin Dubose of Alexander Dubose & Jefferson LLP, representing… Read more »

Biggest Texas Cases of 2019

Texas courts in 2019 sent an appellate justice to prison, issued a seminal ruling on attorney fees and how to prove them, and gave clarity to mineral rights holders on their responsibilities. Read more at law360.com

Former Chief Justice Joins Fight for Ex-Death Row Texas Man

In litigation with high-ranking Texas officials on one side, and a former death-row inmate on the other, a man who’s seeking state compensation for his wrongful conviction might have scored a slingshot: former state Supreme Court Chief Justice Wallace Jefferson joining his pro-bono legal team. Read more at law.com

Top Austin Attorneys in 2019

Research, a software and research company specializing in data collection and verification that conducts various nominations across the United States on behalf of publishers has identified the top Austin attorneys in 2019. Read more at austinmonthly.com

After Electoral Rout, Ex-Judges In Texas Land New Work

More than 20 of Texas’ intermediate appellate justices lost their seats in November’s election, which saw historic numbers of Democrats elected, draining the bench of decades of experience and setting off a flurry of hiring activity as law firms clamored to add the ousted judges to their ranks. Read more at law360.com