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Former Stanford Lawyer Sued

Stanford Financial Group executive Laura Pendergest-Holt filed a $20 million legal malpractice lawsuit Friday against a lawyer she said caused her wrongfully to be accused of a crime. Pendergest-Holt, chief investment officer of Stanford Financial, sued Thomas Sjoblom, who practices in New York and Washington, accusing him of legal malpractice and breach of fiduciary duty. […]

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U.S. Oil, Imported Workers

U.S. Oil, Imported Workers Oil staffing and service companies are accused of illegally employing non-U.S. workers on rigs in the Gulf of Mexico—and displacing American workers by Moira Herbst To Daryl Johnson of Orange, Tex., work as a rigger on pipe-laying barges seemed like a pretty sure bet. The pay was good—$18.50 an hour—and with oil […]

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Landry’s Gets Restraint Vs Lenders

Landry's Gets Restraint Vs Lenders HOUSTON – Restaurant operator Landry's Restaurants Inc. on Friday said it obtained a temporary restraining order against its bond holders. The order, from a judge for the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas, orders the indenture trustee of the company's $400 million 7.5 percent senior notes to immediately withdraw […]

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Developer take Corps to court

GALVESTON — After spending nearly four years and $800,000 seeking federal approval for its project, an island development firm wants a federal court to declare the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers no longer has jurisdiction over its property. The lawsuit, which follows a Supreme Court decision last year, could limit the corps’ authority to protect wetlands […]

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Buffett Case Ends After Local Vendor Arrested

An online merchant had a change in attitude Monday after a federal judge ordered him into custody. After spending a few hours in federal custody, Robert Akard ended his resistance of a federal lawsuit brought by musician Jimmy Buffett. His decision brought an end to the litigation that began about a month ago. Buffett’s attorneys, […]

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Jimmy Buffett Files Case To Protect Trademark

The mayor of Margaritaville is suing a local merchant, charging that Robert Akard’s online store unlawfully used Jimmy Buffett’s trademarks to sell clothing, novelties and other items. Akard’s Web site, www.underonehut.com, sells T-shirts, beach-themed decorations and such items as the “Hula-Tini” handpainted martini glass. Buffett’s federal complaint, filed Monday, asserts that www.under onehut.com had falsely […]

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Tony Buzbee Named As “Best of Houston” Lawyer by H-Texas Magazine

Results. That’s the focus of the attorneys at The Buzbee Law Firm. The firm prides itself in taking on complex, one-of-a-kind cases and relentlessly pursuing them – an approach which pays off. The Buzbee Law Firm has obtained more than $250 million for its clients in the last five years. The attorneys at the The […]

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Tony Buzbee Named a “Superlawyer”

Tony Buzbee has been selected as a "Superlawyer" in the field of business litigation by Thomson Reuters. In reaching the decision, lawyers from across the state were asked, "Which lawyers are leaders in their fields? Who are the stars?"   Thomson Reuters May 2004 Friendswood

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Tony Buzbee Named Among Top 5 Plaintiff’s Commercial Litigation Attorneys In Texas

Youngest Attorney Named on the "GO-TO" List When we say that the Buzbee Law Firm has top-notch lawyers, don't just take our word for it. Texas Lawyer newspaper, the only independent newspaper dedicated to Texas law and attorneys, reports that Tony Buzbee is among the top five "Go-To" lawyers practicing Plaintiff's Commercial Litigation in the […]

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Residents Sue to Stop Development

A new lawsuit has been filed on behalf of a Friendswood homeowners group claiming a development of tract homes is wrongfully planned to replace a golf course in their neighborhood. More than 500 homeowners, through the Sunmeadow Community Improvement Association, are asking 405th District Judge Wayne J. Mallia to stop the construction of homes on […]

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