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With skilled labor in short supply across many industries, professions, and trades, many companies have no choice other than to approach their competitors’ employees to fill positions. While poaching employees from the competition is nothing new, a growing number of …


Burford Perry LLP represents owners and companies in all types of small business litigation. Many times, the problems we deal with in litigation could have been avoided by making better, informed decisions when the business was in the startup stage. …


What is a Business Divorce? While “divorce” typically makes people think of separations stemming from marital conflict, the concept of a “business divorce” is appearing more frequently in legal circles. A business divorce is the legal separation—whether negotiated or litigated—of …


Texas has always been an entrepreneurial state. Our friendly business climate attracts myriad enterprises that want to headquarter or locate some portion of their operations in the state. This, of course, leads to competing businesses setting up shop. Although friendly …


As a trial date approaches, bankruptcy may look better and better to a defendant. The complex civil litigation process can be daunting and complex, and for corporations, the prolonged process can be unmanageable, chaotic, and lead to long-lasting personal, professional, …


On December 6, 2013, Cameron Redus, an unarmed college senior, was shot five times and killed by a University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) campus police officer. For the last five years, Burford Perry has fought to establish the right …


As businesses wait for some semblance of economic normalcy to return, an important legal fight is brewing about who should pay for the losses caused by COVID-19. Experts anticipate insurance policyholders bringing widespread litigation over their business interruption insurance. While …


On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization characterized COVID-19 as a pandemic. On March 13, 2020, the President of the United States declared that the COVID-19 outbreak constitutes a national emergency, and the Governor of Texas similarly declared a …


Creating a successful business that can support your family is an amazing accomplishment. And building that business with family you love and trust can make it even more rewarding. Unfortunately, family businesses can fall victim to the same infighting that …