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Register for ACC Xchange 2019 Mid-Year Meeting for Legal Executives

Register for ACC Xchange 2019 Mid-Year Meeting for Legal Executives

Event, April 28-30, 2019
ACC has arranged for four curricula addresses in the areas of contracts, leadership, legal operations, and litigation.

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A Top 10 Verdict in Texas

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A team of lawyers with Boyd Powers & Williamson alleging deceptive business practices against BBVA Compass Bank won a $98 million verdict for their client, a real estate developer who was working to build three luxury subdivisions in Tarrant County, Texas.

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Download: Expert Analysis on Emerging Board Issues for 2019

Download: Expert Analysis on Emerging Board Issues for 2019

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The report from the NACD offers comprehensive guidance that will inform governance decisions and strategic planning in 2019.

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Webinar: 2019 Top Ten Predictions for Legal Compliance

Webinar: 2019 Top Ten Predictions for Legal Compliance

Webinar, Jan. 17, 2019
NAVEX Global will present a complimentary webinar titled “Top 10 Compliance Trends for 2019” on Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019, beginning at 10 a.m. Pacific time (1 p.m. Eastern).

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Munck Wilson Mandala Opens LA Office

Munck Wilson Mandala Opens LA Office

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Munck Wilson Mandala, with three offices in Texas, and The Hecker Law Group of California have joined forces to create a larger law firm with a Los Angeles office, the firm announced.

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Jordan, Lynch & Cancienne Wins Take-Nothing Decisions in Texas, Louisiana

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Trial lawyers with Jordan, Lynch & Cancienne PLLC scored big defense wins recently for two separate clients, securing a quick summary judgment for The Dow Chemical Company in Texas and prevailing in a jury trial for Union Carbide Corporation in New Orleans.

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Download: Top E-Discovery Case Law Rulings from 2018

Download: Top E-Discovery Case Law Rulings from 2018

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The white paper from Exterro provides a quick recap of the most important and influential e-discovery case law rulings from 2018.

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National Law Journal Names Chrysta Castañeda to 2018 Elite Trial Lawyers List

<i>National Law Journal</i> Names Chrysta Castañeda to 2018 Elite Trial Lawyers List

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Chrysta Castaneda has been awarded The National Law Journal’s Elite Trial Lawyers Award for 2018.

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Download: 5 Future Tech Forces & Board Expectations

Download: 5 Future Tech Forces & Board Expectations

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The areas discussed in the NACD article include artificial intelligence, blockchain, cybersecurity, hyperconnectivity, and symbiotic systems.

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Longtime Colleagues Reunite to Create Labor & Employment Section

Longtime Colleagues Reunite to Create Labor & Employment Section

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Christie Newkirk and Mark A. Shank have joined Diamond McCarthy LLP in Dallas and created the firm’s Labor & Employment Law Section.

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Webinar: Paper Software Will Demo Contract Tools, Microsoft Word Add-In

Webinar: Paper Software Will Demo Contract Tools, Microsoft Word Add-In

Webinar, Dec. 18, 1 p.m. EST
Paper Software will present a complimentary webinar on Contract Tools, an add-in for Microsoft Word, that analyzes, proofreads, formats, reviews, and navigates contracts for legal departments and firms.

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Download: Best Practices For Conducting Fast, Defensible Internal Investigations

Download: Best Practices For Conducting Fast, Defensible Internal Investigations

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Zapproved has published a new guide that outlines the five best practices for conducting fast, defensible internal investigations.

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How Does Your Salary Compare? Read the Full GC Landscape Report

How Does Your Salary Compare? Read the Full GC Landscape Report

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The LawGeex guide reveals insights from GCs at hundreds of companies across the United States, including Uber, PayPal, NetApp Amazon, Macy’s and Caterpillar.

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What You Need to Know About Contract Management Software and Small Legal Teams

What You Need to Know About Contract Management Software and Small Legal Teams

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ContractWorks has published a new guide:  Contract Management Software for the Small Legal Team: Why It’s Not Just for the Big Fish Anymore.

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E-Discovery Day Observance Set for December 4

E-Discovery Day Observance Set for December 4

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This one-day industry-wide, vendor-neutral celebration, will feature an all-star lineup of complimentary in-person events and online webcasts.

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Houston Appellate Lawyer J. Stephen Barrick Named Partner at Hicks Thomas

Houston Appellate Lawyer J. Stephen Barrick Named Partner at Hicks Thomas

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Texas-based litigation boutique Hicks Thomas LLP announced that Houston appellate specialist and trial lawyer J. Stephen Barrick has been named a partner in the firm.

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Houston-Based Firm Wins Global and Regional Patent Litigation Honors

Houston-Based Firm Wins Global and Regional Patent Litigation Honors

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Heim Payne & Chorush has secured three of the legal industry’s most significant patent litigation honors, with recognition by Chambers USA, International Asset Management’s IAM Patent 1000, and U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms.”

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2018 Third-Party Risk Management Benchmark Report

2018 Third-Party Risk Management Benchmark Report

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NAVEX Global has published a new report discussing how to assess your program maturity, gain organizational buy-in and understand the value of a comprehensive third-party due diligence program.

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2018 Eastern District of Texas Bench Bar Conference Sets Attendance Record

2018 Eastern District of Texas Bench Bar Conference Sets Attendance Record

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Andrei Iancu, U.S. Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, delivered a major policy address during the event.

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West Mermis Named to National Best Law Firms for 2019

West Mermis Named to National Best Law Firms for 2019

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Houston-based construction and business litigation firm West Mermis, PLLC, has earned national recognition among the Best Law Firms in the country by U.S. News & World Report and The Best Lawyers in America.

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