Force Majeure and Rolling Blackouts

By Francis D. McWilliams IV, Senior Associate Rolling power outages stemming from freezing weather conditions have paralyzed Houston and much of Texas. As of February 18th, approximately 511,000 homes and businesses are still without electricity. Earlier in the week approximately three million homes and businesses were affected.  The weather [...]

By |2021-03-18T14:47:11+00:00February 22nd, 2021|Articles|0 Comments

Top 6 Practice Tips for a Virtual Arbitration

By Francis D. McWilliams IV, Senior Associate Due to the global pandemic and recent spike in COVID-19 cases, it’s anyone’s guess when Texas jury trials will resume.  Arbitration, however, is moving forward virtually thanks to the array of virtual platforms available to the American Arbitration Association (“AAA”).  I recently [...]

By |2020-10-01T20:18:15+00:00August 11th, 2020|Articles|0 Comments

Force Majeure and Coronavirus

By Francis D. McWilliams, Senior Associate Attorney and Anam R. Fazli, Associate Attorney Just over a century ago, a new strain of influenza arose and quickly spread throughout the world.  This new illness, the Spanish flu, quickly reached the level of a worldwide pandemic in the early twentieth century.  [...]

By |2020-05-11T15:17:09+00:00April 6th, 2020|Articles|0 Comments
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