Baker Botts Attys May Take Stand In $126M Oil Lease Trial

Law360, Dallas (January 8, 2013, 8:02 PM EST) -- A Texas federal judge on Monday said Baker Botts LLP attorneys who worked on a $305 million oil and gas lease deal for Castex Energy Inc. must be prepared to testify at a trial that will begin Wednesday in a suit challenging the deal as fraudulent.

U.S. District Court Judge Terry Means denied Castex’s motion to quash the Baker Botts subpoena and also ordered a corporate representative from Castex be available to testify on 42 different topics at the trial. According to the suit, Castex sold...
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