DALLAS, May 18, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Lynn Pinker Hurst & Schwegmann, one of the most famous and respected test boutiques in Texasannounced that experienced litigator Mary Goodrich Nix joined the company as a partner.
“Mary’s experience in the courtroom, including business secrecy and labor disputes, is a perfect fit for our existing team,” says Name Partner Michael K. Hurst. “I have had the pleasure of working with Mary in the past and we have achieved great jury judgments and successful arbitration results together. She is always ready, creative and tenacious in representing her client.”
Managing Partner Eric Pinker added, “When we find ourselves in a post-pandemic legal environment, her skills and expertise will be invaluable. She is an excellent lawyer and leader and we are delighted to have her at the firm to be able to welcome. “”
Ms. Nix has tried and negotiated cases across the board Texas and over The United States and has led national legal teams for corporate clients with multinational operations. She has also worked extensively with international organizations to oversee the prosecution or defense of domestic disputes.
“The opportunity to work with Mike, Eric, Michael, Chris, and the many other talented lawyers and support staff at this firm is incredibly exciting,” said Ms. Nix. “I’ve always admired Mike Lynnand I had the advantage of working for and with Michael Hurst when I was a co-worker and a young partner. We tried several cases and celebrated many successes together. I consider many of the lawyers and staff to be my closest friends and when I come to work here with them I feel a bit like coming home. “
Ms. Nix has extensive experience in a wide variety of legal disputes that affect the relationship between employer and employee, as well as disputes between competitors. She also has experience managing company investigations. Her job often includes helping businesses identify protectable intellectual property and prosecuting litigation to help protect proprietary and trade secret information from theft and disclosure. She also frequently defends companies accused of breaching non-compete agreements, non-advertising agreements, nondisclosure agreements, or stealing confidential information.
Certified in labor and labor law by the Texas Ms. Nix, member of the legal department, joins the firm Holland & Knight, where she co-chaired the company’s trade secrets and restrictive agreements team.
Ms. Nix received her law degree from University of Houston Law Center and her bachelor’s degree from Baylor University. For her complex commercial and labor disputes, she received the prestigious BTI Client Service All-Star Award in 2020, an award given by an in-house lawyer to fewer than 500 lawyers worldwide. Ms. Nix was one of only 11 lawyers in Dallas and 19 attorneys across the state to receive this award.
She was named the Best Female Employment Disputes Lawyer in America in 2020 and 2021 Texas Super Lawyer every year since 2012. She was selected to serve in Working Group 12 of the Sedona Conference on Trade Secrets and the 2021 Sedona Conference on Remote Case Management of IP Proceedings. She has held numerous professional leadership positions throughout her career, including the Dallas Association of Young Lawyers, the Dallas Bar Association, the Dallas Women Lawyers Association, and the Patrick E. Higginbotham American Inn of Court.
Lynn Pinker Hurst & Schwegmann is a nationally recognized commercial law firm whose philosophy is based on proven experience, creativity and an uncompromising will to win. For the past four years, the firm has been ranked among the five leading law firms for commercial disputes in the firm Texas from the highly regarded Chambers USA Guide to the Legal Profession. The firm has also received multiple awards from America’s Best Lawyers, Texas Super Lawyers, D Magazine and Texas Lawyer, and twice from the National Law Journal, the only law firm in the United States to be recognized as “Defense Victory of the Year” twice .
Lynn Pinker Hurst & Schwegmann attorneys investigate all types of business disputes, including breach of contract, intellectual property and trade secret, class action, financial services, securities, fiduciary breach, employment, and professional misconduct cases. For more information, please visit www.lynnllp.com.
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