Posted Feb 08, 2012 06:21 pm CST
Firing back at an investor group that named Fulbright & Jaworski as a defendant in a Nevada lawsuit over a land acquisition by Texas A&M University, the law firm has sued the plaintiff over an allegedly unpaid $521,000 legal bill.
The law firm filed the Texas suit Monday in Bexar County District Court, the San Antonio Express-News reports.
Verano Land Group filed suit last week in Clark County, Nev., against the law firm and the developers overseeing the Texas A&M acquisition. A previous ABAJournal.com post details the underlying real estate dispute and earlier lawsuit.
“These businessmen should not think they can come to Texas, obtain help in establishing a highly successful development and then run back to Nevada and refuse to fully pay the people who made their project a success,” George Scofield told the newspaper. He is the partner who heads the Fulbright & Jaworski office in San Antonio.
Verano didn’t respond to an Express-News request for comment.