Texas Appellate Court Addresses Free Speech in Context of Anti-SLAPP Statute: Part 1

By Shain Khoshbin – October 1, 2019 | Opinion provides good case study on impact of recent amendments to Texas anti-SLAPP statute

Pretrial Discovery: Defending Against an Errata Sheet

By James D. Abrams and Devin M. Spencer – September 10, 2019 | Understanding this important but often overlooked part of the deposition process is vital for new litigators.

Read More - Articles

Practice Points

Five Tips for an Effective Mediation Statement

By Mark A. Romance – September 4, 2019 | A carefully drafted mediation statement can help a mediator plan strategy for a successful settlement.

Tips for Advising a Commercial Landlord: Is it Worthwhile to Pursue a Defaulting Tenant for Unpaid Rent?

By Jared M. Katz – July 29, 2019 | Six questions to ask before filing suit for default on a commercial lease.

Read More - Practice Points

Contract Boilerplate for Litigators Series

Read our series of articles that discuss various of the “boilerplate” provisions in the back of the contract that litigators typically wrestle with.


Recent Rulings on Apportionment and the Entire Market Value Rule

By Jennifer Vanderhart | June 19, 2019 In this Sound Advice, Dr. Vanderhart discusses four recent rulings from the court of appeals for the federal circuit that addressed reasonable royalty damages calculations and the need, or not, to apportion in intellectual property cases.

Making Commercial Arbitration Work for Your Client

By Conna Weiner & Kelly Turner – May 21, 2019 | Many litigators and inside counsel are concerned that commercial arbitration in the U.S. is not cost-effective, efficient, predictable or fair. This program will examine the practical, real world differences between litigation and arbitration using empirical data and outline the many steps that counsel and their clients should be taking to get the most of the arbitration process.

Commercial & Business

Learn how to join the Commercial & Business committee and maximize your Section membership!