We hope that each of you and your families are staying safe and healthy during the current crisis. As part of our efforts to keep our employees and their families safe, and to assist in the societal goal of preventing the spread of the COVID-19 virus, beginning March 16, 2020, Nix Patterson closed its offices
Nix Patterson, LLP is pleased to announce that Trey Duck and Drew Pate have been elected partners. Drew started at the firm in 2011, and Trey joined in 2012. Throughout their careers, both have worked for the firm’s complex commercial litigation team, which handles class actions, oil and gas litigation, securities fraud, qui tam cases, and state
Nix Patterson has been named the 2019 Trial Team of the Year by The National Trial Lawyers in recognition of the firm’s $465 million verdict against opioid manufacturer Johnson & Johnson. Nix Patterson, along with co-counsel Whitten Burrage, represented the State of Oklahoma in its historic litigation against the manufacturers of addictive opioid pain medications.
Norman, Oklahoma – Today, Judge Thad Balkman ruled in favor of the State of Oklahoma in the nation’s first opioid trial, requiring defendant Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiary Janssen to pay $572,102,028 into a fund that will be used to remedy the devastating public nuisance in Oklahoma. Nix Patterson, LLP represented Oklahoma throughout the
Effective September 1, 2018, we have changed our name to Nix Patterson, LLP, but our commitment to excellence remains the same. Harold Nix founded The Nix Law Firm in the 1960s after graduating from Baylor Law School and returning to practice in his home town of Daingerfield, Texas. Harold Nix built the Nix Law Firm
Austin Tighe spoke at the Texas Trial Lawyers Annual Convention in San Antonio on class actions. His presentation focused on how class actions, despite what the Chamber of Commerce and Texans for Lawsuit Reform would have you belief, are alive and well. Four of the last five class action decisions by the U.S. Supreme Court
Nix, Patterson & Roach assisted in the drafting and filing of a first-ever Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) amicus brief. The brief is filed in support of the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe and it’s assertion that sovereign immunity bars the PTAB from proceeding with an inter partes review (IPR) of patents owned by the
NPR is excited to announce that Ty Wilson has joined the firm as an associate attorney. Ty graduated from Baylor Law School in 2017 with high honors and served the Baylor Law Review as a Senior Executive Editor. Ty was also a member of Baylor’s moot court competition team. Ty’s practice will initially focus on
NPR is pleased to announce that Brad Beskin has joined the firm’s Austin office as an associate attorney. Brad graduated from the University of Texas School of Law with honors in 2017. At UT, Brad served as Mock Trial Director for the Board of Advocates, the student organization responsible for furthering advocacy at the school.
NPR and co-counsel Whitten Burrage (“WB”) have filed a lawsuit on behalf of the State of Oklahoma against several major pharmaceutical companies that manufacture highly addictive and often deadly opioid painkillers. The lawsuit alleges that the defendants—including Purdue Pharma, Johnson & Johnson, Janssen, and Cephalon—conspired to intentionally mislead Oklahoma healthcare providers and residents about the