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TWM Named a Best Law Firm 2022 by U.S. News and World Report

The Austin-based business and commercial litigation firm Thomas Williams McConnell, PLLC has been named as one of 2022’s Best Law Firms by U.S. News and World Report. The firm received this recognition for its work in commercial litigation. The firm has received this recognition each year of its existence.

A firm’s placement and ranking in Best Law Firms is decided by a series of client evaluations, reviews by attorneys practicing in the same area, and an editorial review based on information provided by the firm. In order to be selected, a firm must also have at least one attorney listed in The Best Lawyers in America.

For more information on Best Law Firms, visit bestlawfirms.usnews.com.

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Corporate Fraud in Texas: Lessons from Elizabeth Holmes and Theranos

Corporate fraud in Texas is a multifaceted and complex issue. It can involve individual and corporate liability, criminal and civil proceedings, and state and federal prosecutors. In fact, the term “fraud” can apply to an almost countless succession of criminal offenses and civil causes of action. So, how should a businessperson in Texas go about dealing with the fraught issue of fraud?

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Fiduciary Duties of Corporate Officers

The courts in Texas are littered with cases involving directors and corporate officers alleged to have failed to meet their obligations to the corporations they served. And while there are myriad causes of action that can be brought against corporate officers, a claim for breach of fiduciary duty has the potential to be one of the most consequential, both for the officer and the corporation.

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Piercing the Corporate Veil in Texas

It’s a worst-case scenario for any executive. Your company engages in some sort of malfeasance and – rather than go after the organization – lawyers are nipping at your heels and naming you personally in huge lawsuits. Suddenly, your own assets and livelihood are at risk.

But how can you avoid becoming personally liable for the obligations of a corporation or limited liability company?

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TWM Named a Best Law Firm 2021 by U.S. News and World Report

The Austin-based business and commercial litigation firm Thomas Williams McConnell, PLLC has been named as one of 2021’s Best Law Firms by U.S. News and World Report. The firm received this recognition for its work in commercial litigation. The firm has received this recognition each year of its existence.

A firm’s placement and ranking in Best Law Firms is decided by a series of client evaluations, reviews by attorneys practicing in the same area, and an editorial review based on information provided by the firm. In order to be selected, a firm must also have at least one attorney listed in The Best Lawyers in America.

For more information on Best Law Firms, visit bestlawfirms.usnews.com.

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