Halliburton Gets Discovery Narrowed In Ex-Atty's Case

Law360, New York (October 17, 2011, 6:41 PM EDT) -- A Texas appeals court earlier this month ordered a lower court judge to narrow a discovery order against Halliburton Energy Services Inc. in a suit claiming Halliburton broke a contract with a former in-house lawyer by not giving him as many cases as promised after he left the company.

The First Court of Appeals ruled Oct. 4 that the district court's order to Halliburton to produce all documents relating to fees Halliburton paid to outside law firms for Gulf of Mexico-area cases since July 2007 was...
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