SAWS (San Antonio Water System) recently lost the apeal of their million dollar loss in Bexar County distirict court.  I previously wrote about that appellate decision here.  

That defense has cost SAWS $492,000 over four years.  This amount includes the trial, the appeal and the EEOC charge.  See San Antonio Express News report

How do employment lawyers choose clients?  Mike Maslanka, a defense employment lawyer, talks about this topic.  He discusses a talk he had with a plaintiff employment lawyer from Houston.  The Houston lawyer said he asks two questions: 1) what reason did the employer give for terminating you?  2) what was the real reason?  This