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Drawn to Its ‘Entrepreneurial’ Culture, Porter Hedges Patent Litigator Moves to Spencer Fane

Spencer Fane has hired two Porter Hedges intellectual property lawyers in Austin and Houston, led by partner Erick Robinson, who said the Am Law 200 firm is a good fit for his plaintiff’s patent practice, which often uses litigation funders. Describing himself as a “square peg in a round hole” at Porter Hedges, Robinson said his trial practice is “sort of a niche within a niche within a niche” due to the litigation funding and the related need to thoroughly conduct due diligence before taking on a patent client.

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Litigation Risk Insurance: A Tool That Should Be In Every Lawyer’s Toolkit

Stephen Davidson and Stephen Kyriacou of Aon urge litigators whose practices involve high-stakes, high-dollar-amount cases to familiarise themselves with litigation risk insurance and give a primer on the two forms it commonly takes – defense-side adverse judgment insurance and plaintiff-side judgment preservation insurance.

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