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No. 12-0621
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EXXON MOBIL CORPORATION v. WILLIAM T. DRENNEN, III

Oral argument was held on November 6, 2013. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on August 29, 2014. It then denied rehearing on February 27, 2015 File Closed

In the news...

Tracking 2 articles about this case.

February 28, 2014

Enforcing contractual choice of forum in “major” transactions [Feb. 28, 2014]

from SCOTXblog

The article also mentions:
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  • The Court has issued opinions:

    August 23, 2013

    8 Decisions, 10 Grants, and More [Aug. 23, 2013]

    from SCOTXblog

    This article also mentions 17 other cases.

    Opinion

    August 29, 2014

    Green
    Hecht
    Johnson
    Willett
    Boyd
    Devine
    Brown

    Justice Green delivered the opinion of the Court. PDF

     

    Court of Appeals

    Appellate District:14th Court of Appeals
    Outcome Below:Reverse & Remand
    COA Docket No.:14-10-01099-CV
    Opinion Author:Honorable Tracy K. Christopher

    Trial Court

    Trial Court:129th District Court
    County:Harris
    Trial Judge:Honorable Michael Paul Gomez
    Trial Docket:2008-27303

    Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

    Docket Entries

    Date Event Outcome  
    2015-05-07 Case Stored  
      This case was waiting for a possible rehearing motion between February 27, 2015 and May 7, 2015.  
    2015-02-27 Mandate issued  
    2015-02-27 Motion for Rehearing - Disposed   Denied with Justice not sitting.
    2015-01-21 Reply to Response to Motion for Rehearing filed (Respondent)  
    2015-01-09 Response to Motion for Rehearing (Petitioner)  
    2014-12-19 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
    2014-12-19 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
    2014-11-25 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
    2014-11-25 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
    2014-11-10 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
    2014-10-15 Case forwarded to Court
    2014-10-15 Notice received  
    2014-10-15 Motion for Rehearing  
    2014-10-14 Notice of Appearance  
    2014-09-08 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing  
    2014-09-08 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing disposed   Filing granted
    2014-08-29 Opinion issued   Court of Appeals' judgment reversed & judgment rendered
    2014-08-29 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
      This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between January 3, 2014 and August 29, 2014.  
    2014-01-03 Post submission brief filed (Respondent)  
    2013-12-09 Post submission brief filed (Petitioner)  
    2013-11-06 Oral argument  
    2013-10-07 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
    2013-08-28 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
    2013-08-23 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
    2013-08-23 Petition for Review granted
    2013-08-23 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
    2013-07-24 Response to Amicus Curiae Brief filed (Respondent)  
    2013-07-03 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
    2013-06-05 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
    2013-06-03 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
    2013-06-03 Response to Motion filed  
    2013-06-03 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
    2013-05-20 Letter Filed  
    2013-05-17 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
    2013-04-01 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
    2013-04-01 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
    2013-03-29 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
    2013-03-15 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
    2013-02-14 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
    2013-02-13 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
    2013-01-15 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
    2013-01-11 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
    2012-12-31 Case Record Filed  
    2012-12-17 Record Requested in Petition for Review
    2012-12-14 Brief on the Merits Requested  
    2012-11-29 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
    2012-11-27 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
    2012-11-12 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
    2012-10-12 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
    2012-10-02 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
    2012-09-25 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
    2012-09-11 Case forwarded to Court
    2012-09-05 Response Waiver filed  
    2012-09-04 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
    2012-08-02 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
    2012-07-31 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  

    Parties

    Party Counsel Role
    Drennen III, William T.
    Mr. Scott A. Brister
    Mr. Kendall M. Gray
    Mr. Paul L. Mitchell
    Ms. Kathryn Elizabeth Boatman
    Douglas Meier
    Respondent
    Exxon Mobil Corporation
    Mr. Steven J. Watkins
    Mr. Alex Benjamin Roberts
    Mr. Russell S. Post
    Mr. David M. Gunn
    Mr. David J. Beck
    Mr. Stephen Douglas Pritchett Jr.
    Mr. Shannon H. Ratliff
    Ms. Harriet O'Neill
    Ms. Nina Cortell
    Mr. William Robert Peterson
    Petitioner

    Amici Curiae

    Amicus Curiae Counsel
    Texas Civil Justice League
    Mr. George S. Christian
    Center On Executive Compensation
    Mr. Michael David Peterson
    Texas Association of Business
    Mr. Keith Strama
    The American Petroleum Institute
    Ms. Pamela Stanton Baron
    ...
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