Show me the money: How much do Dallas big firm partners bill per hour? How much does a small firm experienced assistant make in Austin and San Antonio? What's the going rate for a finance director in Houston? Texas Lawyer’s Salary & Billing Survey 2011 answers these questions and more.
Breaking free of hourly fees: Texas lawyers speak with senior reporter Brenda Sapino Jeffreys about alternative-billing plans that work for them.
Court rebuffs request to write Goodner decision using BIC Pen: Senior reporter John Council looks at when expert testimony is needed in products liability cases.
Generic drugs: U.S. District Judge T. John Ward (pictured) renders one of the first Eastern District of Texas opinions on the Hatch-Waxman Act.
Indictment unsealed: An Austin lawyer denies the allegations in 13-count federal indictment, and senior reporter John Council talks with his attorney.
Lawyer-lobbyist resigns: Austin lawyer-lobbyist Gaylord Armstrong has resigned his position at McGinnis, Lochridge & Kilgore. Reporter Angela Morris finds out why.
Dealmaker of the week:Senior reporter Brenda Sapino Jeffreys speaks with a Houston lawyer about his round-the-clock work on an energy joint venture.
Appellate lawyer of the week: Senior reporter John Council talks with an Austin lawyer who helped her client prevail in a zoning dispute.
View from the bench: Justice Jim Moseley (pictured) of Dallas’ 5th Court of Appeals offers advice on answering judges’ questions.
On the level: Instead of scaling back their careers years in advance of having children, women lawyers should move full steam ahead, writes Kathleen Wu.