In 2015, NPR obtained a historic settlement for the State of Florida against British Petroleum arising out of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. NPR represented Florida in its effort to recover economic losses as a result of this disaster. Ultimately, the firm recovered $2 billion for the State of Florida. In addition, NPR represented more
NPR serves as co-Lead Counsel in this action on behalf of Plaintiff DSS Technology Management, Inc. in United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas. DSS alleges that Intel and various system integrators infringe DSS’s patents that claim semiconductor manufacturing processes and structures. On November 12, 2015, Judge Robert W. Schroeder III denied
NPR and its co-counsel, including Whitten Burrage, represented the Chickasaw and Choctaw Nations in an historic settlement with the federal government. The litigation involved allegations that the federal government mismanaged over 1.3 million acres of land and timber belonging to the Chickasaw and Choctaw Nations. Along with co-counsel, NPR conducted comprehensive fact and expert discovery—including
NPR is co-counsel in representing Azure Networks LLC in its multi-defendant case against Wi-Fi Direct chipmakers and system integrators. NPR, along with its co-counsel have resolved much of the complex, multi-defendant case and has begun to dismiss various defendants.
On August 27, 2015, the Dallas Children’s Advocacy Center hosted its third annual Aim For Advocacy sporting clay tournament at the Dallas Gun Club, in Lewisville, Texas. The fundraiser is designed to engage sporting and outdoor enthusiasts in the Center’s work of improving the lives of abused children in Dallas County and providing national leadership
NPR is excited to announce that well known trial lawyer Austin Tighe has joined the firm in an of counsel role. Austin comes to NPR with more than 20 years of robust experience trying cases and managing complex litigation in many different contexts. NPR welcomes Austin to its team.
Nix Patterson & Roach, LLP is pleased to announce that Cody Hill has joined the Austin office of NPR as an associate attorney. Cody joins the long list of other Baylor lawyers at the firm, graduating from the Baylor Law School in 2015. While at Baylor, Cody was a member of the Baylor Law Review,
NPR represented a class of underpaid royalty owners in this action against Laredo Petroleum Inc. The class members in this case alleged Laredo unlawfully deducted certain post-production costs from the class members’ royalty payments. As a result of NPR’s hard work and dedication to this action spanning nearly three years, the firm obtained a settlement
Nix Patterson & Roach is pleased to announce that Susan Whatley has been elected partner. Mrs. Whatley, a member of the firm since 2004, will continue working in the Securities Fraud and Corporate Governance Class actions practice of the firm as well as working on oil and gas class action cases. Managing Partner Cary Patterson
In the past several years, a number of antitrust actions have been filed against American Express relating to its anti-steering rules, or “ASRs.” Plaintiffs in these actions have contended the ASRs are anti-competititve and have allowed American Express to artificially inflate the fees it charges to merchants. ASRs prevent merchants from using price and other