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Law360 Covers Dismissed Claims Against Gardere Client

08.27.13

Law360 covered a Texas federal court's dismissal of claims against Daoud & Partners, a Jordanian contractor, under the Alien Tort Statute. U.S. District Judge Keith P. Ellison scheduled a trial for April 14 for related claims against KBR Inc. under the Trafficking Victims Protection Act.

Dismissing ATS claims against Daoud, U.S. District Judge Keith P. Ellison noted they were "foreign cubed," given that foreign plaintiffs sued a foreign defendant based on conduct occurring in a foreign country.

Daoud is represented by Gardere Litigation Partner Geoffrey H. Bracken.

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