Monthly Archives: October 2013

October 11, 2013 – Congrats to Michael Hurst, Shonn Brown, and the entire trial team from Gruber, Hurst, Johansen, Hail & Shank, LLP on their jury verdict in Ft. Worth. A historic win in a high-profile case for a group of very fine professionals.

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Congrats to Michael Hurst, Shonn Brown, and the entire trial team from Gruber, Hurst, Johansen, Hail & Shank, LLP on their jury verdict in Ft. Worth. A historic win in a high-profile case for a group of very fine professionals.

 

September 16, 2013 Alison Bennett published in the D CEO: What Business Execs Can Learn From the Paula Deen Scandal

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What Business Execs Can Learn From the Paula Deen Scandal

First off: have a good lawyer.

by John G. Browning     Published 9.16.2013     From D CEO OCT 2013

 

Take one outspoken personality presiding over her own media and culinary empire. Add a pesky lawsuit by a disgruntled ex-employee. Allow time to simmer, under the cross-examination of a videotaped deposition. When the mix boils over with damaging admissions of racial insensitivity, liberally sprinkle the results across media outlets nationwide. Such was the recipe for the meltdown of the Southern-style cooking empire of Paula Deen in the wake of admissions that she had used racial slurs.

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