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President Biden signed a series of executive orders designed to “increase competition in the American economy” earlier this month. The Biden Administration addresses the use of noncompete agreements, arguing that such agreements “serve to keep wages down and disempower employees …


Being a small business owner is stressful enough without having to worry about being taken advantage of through fraud. Some fraud schemes and scam attempts are as old as time and have become common concerns for all business owners. But, …


According to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the term “securities fraud” covers a broad spectrum of activities characterized by the misrepresentation or omission of material information to investors in during the purchase or sale of securities. It can also extend …


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 the owners of a privately …


While all property investors want smooth real estate purchasing experiences, that is not always the case. When legal disputes arise in either commercial or residential property transactions, having an experienced real estate attorney on your side will help protect your …


The Texas Supreme Court recently clarified Texas law on “standing” versus “capacity” in regard to limited partnership disputes in Pike v. Texas EMC Management, LLC 610 S.W.3d 763 (Tex. June 19, 2020). The Court rendered this decision after a jury …


Uncertain economic times always lead to more business litigation. Breach of contract claims are the most common type of business litigation in Texas. The number of these claims will significantly increase in the coming year, as the language of many …


With its abundance of valuable natural resources, Texas has become a legal battleground for a variety of oil and gas interests. One such interest, the ownership of highly sought after pore space, has been at the center of multiple property …


Data breaches and cybersecurity failures are appropriately a significant concern to American consumers and companies. Large data breaches, like the Equifax data breach in 2017 that affected approximately 143 million Americans, cause everyday consumers to be concerned about their personal …