Are lawyers making sure their clients preserve relevant social media evidence? And preparing their clients to testify about it? Consider two cautionary tales.
I got some pushback on my original critique of the concept of an “elevator speech” So was I wrong?
Can a Texas employer lay off an employee and then enforce the employee’s non-compete?
What does it take to adequately plead a claim for misappropriation of trade secrets? Or to get one dismissed?
The proposed revisions to the Texas ethics rules for lawyer advertising are a welcome development, but they could be improved.
A force majeure clause excuses a party from performing a contract when an unexpected event intervenes. But what kind of event?
When I think about drafting a Texas non-compete, I think about these words to a song I liked in the 80s: Freedom of choice, is what you got. Freedom from choice, is what you want. It would be so much easier if we didn’t have so many choices, especially when drafting non-competes. You’ve got two basic choices at the start. You can just cut and paste from a form, like my Plain-Language Non-Compete, or you can take the time to consider the client’s particular needs, the legal issues raised, and the practical considerations, and then draft accordingly. If you do […]
Texas Supreme Court Says Emails “Subject To” Later Agreement Do Not Establish “Definitive Agreement”
Texas Supreme Court holds in Chalker Energy that emails did not create a definitive agreement required by a “No Obligation” clause
Lawyers, what is something about practicing that law school students might have a hard time believing? Here are the top 50 responses.
What do you do when someone infringes your copyright or trademark on social media?