Alabama Supreme Court Hears ExxonMobil Appeal

Lightfoot, Franklin & White partners Sam Franklin and Chris King today presented oral argument on behalf of ExxonMobil Corporation before the Alabama Supreme Court in its appeal of the State of Alabama’s $3.6 billion judgment against ExxonMobil for breach of contract and fraud in connection with the reporting and payment of natural gas royalties.  Due to the complexity of the case, the Court heard oral argument for more than two and one half hours.  A decision is expected in late Spring or early Summer.

Attorneys mentioned in this post:
Samuel H. Franklin Thumbnail Samuel H. Franklin M. Christian King Thumbnail M. Christian King

Practice areas mentioned:
Appellate