Marathon Wants To Boot Fulbright In $792M Oil Contract Row

Law360, Houston (November 8, 2012, 5:51 PM EST) -- Marathon Oil Co. on Monday told a Texas court that counsel for a Noble Corp. unit should be booted from a $792 million oil production contract dispute because arguments being advanced by the firm conflict with advice it once gave Marathon as a client.

The oil and gas giant claims that recent criticism by lawyers with Fulbright & Jaworski LLP about the adequacy of Marathon's document retention policy is contrary to the firm’s own advice it gave the company three years ago when it was hired...
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