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The National Law Journal Names Yetter Coleman to Its Inaugural Litigation Boutiques Hot List

Yetter Coleman has been named to The National Law Journal’s inaugural Litigation Boutiques Hot List, which recognized ten firms located around the United States that represented clients in the courtroom in connection with bet-the-company cases tried during 2011.  The NLJ notes that each of the firms named to the list, “take second place to no one in courtroom skill.”

Several cases were highlighted by The National Law Journal’s including the firm’s work representing:

  • American Airlines, Inc. in its global distribution system antitrust case;
  • Shareholders who are suing BP PLC in connection with the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico;
  • IBM in connection with a $1 billion antitrust case filed by Neon Enterprise Software LLC which resulted in the suit being dropped and Neon agreeing to no longer sell one of its mainframe software products, zPrime;
  • CenterPoint Energy Inc. in recovering over $900 million in “stranded costs,” and preserving nearly $1 billion more, in an appeal to the Texas Supreme Court;
  • GE and a key community hospital in connection with favorably settling, after a jury trial, a $35.3 million judgment which secured funds to rebuild after Hurricane Ike;
  • Children’s Rights in connection with a class action filing seeking vital improvements in the Texas foster care program; and,
  • The Texas Republican Party in connection with the state's redistricting plan.

Click here to read about more about Yetter Coleman's appearance on the list.