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SKV Client Prevails in Texas Supreme Court

On June 5, 2015, the Texas Supreme Court ruled in favor of SKV's client, New York businessman Jacob Citrin, who was sued in December 2006 by Matthew Minnis over the break-up of a commercial real estate business.

SKV Gains an Appellate Victory for its Client in Deepwater Horizon Criminal Trial

In one of the most-followed criminal proceedings of recent legal history, two “well site leaders” working on the Deepwater Horizon at the time of its explosion on April 20, 2010 were indicted on 23 federal criminal charges, including multiple charges related to the resulting 11 deaths. SKV partner Shaun Clarke obtained a trial court dismissal of close to half of the criminal allegations against his client, Robert Kaluza, including charges with a lower threshold of proof. The Fifth Circuit affirmed that ruling on March 11, 2015.