The Civil Liberties & Civil Rights Section of the State Bar of Texas will honor Tom Leatherbury with the Patrick Wiseman Award for Civil Rights in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the civil rights and liberties of all Texans.
On December 29, 2020, Vinson & Elkins secured a complete dismissal of claims alleged against client Choctaw Construction Services, LLC in the First Court of Appeals in Houston. The case was one of the first successful dismissals under the recently amended Texas Citizens Participation Act.
Vinson & Elkins appellate partner Tom Leatherbury has been named director of the new First Amendment Clinic at Southern Methodist University’s Dedman School of Law.
In a complete victory for The Dallas Morning News , the Texas Supreme Court has rejected a defamation lawsuit brought by the owners of a compounding-pharmacy business.