Perry Mason Moment Halts Moncrief $1.37 Billion Gazprom Suit
(Bloomberg) — The case of the doctored document ended Moncrief Oil International’s $1.37 billion lawsuit Monday over a scrapped joint venture with Russia’s OAO Gazprom.
Moncrief claimed Gazprom backed out of a deal for rights to develop a natural gas field in Siberia, sabotaged the business agreement and stole its trade secrets. But a key piece of evidence the U.S. company relied on was revealed as a fake in the midst of a trial. Click to read more
Congrats to Rod Phelan of Baker Botts and Jon Mureen of The Rodriguez Law Firm for their favorable jury verdict in a trademark case on behalf of De Boulle Diamonds. We were privileged to be a part of their success story.
Alison Bennett presents a CLE on “New Strategies for Preparing Witnesses.” Alison discusses ways to improve witness preparation sessions by adding effective communication techniques. Learn tips to share with your witnesses to prevent guessing, over-advocating, and defensiveness, as well as ways to reduce their anxiety and apprehension.