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Fifth Circuit Decision May Help Improve Venue Transfer Success from Eastern District of Texas, Marshall Division

15 October 2008
Mayer Brown Legal Update
15 October 2008 - On October 10, 2008, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit issued an en banc opinion in In re Volkswagen of America on an issue that has affected many corporations – the filing of actions in the Marshall Division of the Eastern District of Texas despite no party to the action having any meaningful connection to that district.
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