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Supreme Court Resolves Insider Trading Circuit Split
  • Bracewell LLP
  • USA
  • December 7 2016

Yesterday, the Supreme Court confirmed a more expansive application of criminal insider trading violations when it unanimously affirmed the Ninth


Supreme Court allows Fifth Circuit ruling on private FLSA settlements to stand
  • Bracewell LLP
  • USA
  • December 12 2012

On December 10, 2012, the United States Supreme Court declined to review a recent ruling of the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, which approved a private settlement of employees' claims for unpaid overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).


Fifth Circuit decision threatens a tsunami of climate change tort cases while the defense bar awaits a circuit split
  • Bracewell LLP
  • USA
  • October 22 2009

On October 16, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit revived a lawsuit filed by residents and property owners along the Mississippi Gulf coast against several corporations in the energy, fossil fuels and chemicals industries alleging that the defendants were responsible for property damage caused by Hurricane Katrina.


Jennifer T. Gordon
  • Bracewell LLP


Bob Sheeder
  • Bracewell LLP

Philip J. Bezanson
  • Bracewell LLP