Brown WASHINGTON, D.C. - Frustrated with the federal government's decision to block his state's greenhouse gas emission standards, California Attorney General Jerry Brown will lead a lawsuit against the Environmental Protection Agency.
Attorney at The Langston Law Firm in Booneville, Miss. University of Mississippi (B.B.A. 1994); Louisiana State University (J.D. 1997). Played football for Ole Miss. Formerly a partner at Lundy & Davis before joining the Langston firm in 2007
Founded Keker & Van Nest in 1978 with law school classmate Bill Brockett. Princeton University (1965); Yale Law School (J.D. 1970). Served in U.S. Marine Corps in Vietnam until wounded. Inducted to California State Bar's Litigation Hall of Fame in 2002.
Kerri Rigsby and Cori Rigsby Moran Former employees of E.A. Renfroe, Inc., which handled Hurricane Katrina claims on behalf of State Farm. Turned over State Farm documents to Richard "Dickie" Scruggs, claiming they showed State Farm was unfairly treating policyholders. Became insurance litigation consultants for Scruggs at a salary of $150,000.
Scruggs GULFPORT, Miss. - Attorneys for State Farm Insurance Cos. have filed another motion asking a federal judge to disqualify all members of the former Scruggs Katrina Group and throw out all the evidence they obtained from one of its higher-profile cases.
The Rigsby sisters GULFPORT, Miss. - E.A. Renfroe and Co., Inc., is seeking to force the two "whistleblower sisters" to answer questions to which their attorneys objected in a November Hurricane Katrina-related deposition.
Smith GULFPORT, Miss. - One of the remaining members of the former Scruggs Katrina Group has dropped his Katrina cases, but it has nothing to do with recent requests made by State Farm Insurance Cos. to do so.
Wyatt GULFPORT, Miss. - Claiming that an attorney for the former Scruggs Katrina Group won't oblige, State Farm Insurance Cos. filed an emergency motion Monday to obtain information provided from an engineer to indicted trial lawyer Richard "Dickie" Scruggs.
Scruggs OXFORD, Miss. - While the withdrawal of his last attorney continues to be unexplained, indicted trial lawyer Richard "Dickie" Scruggs on Wednesday presented a federal court with his newest counsel.
Maynard CHARLESTON, W. Va. - Justice Elliott Maynard had been the only member of the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals not to stand out in a $76 million case against Massey Energy and its CEO, Don Blankenship.
Chief Justice John G. Roberts WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Conservative justices on the U.S. Supreme Court gave early hints this week of leaning towards allowing state-based voter-ID laws in opening proceedings.