Norlynn B. Price

Partner

Fulbright & Jaworski LLP

Norlynn B. Price

Dallas

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Norlynn Price, a partner, joined the Dallas office in 1989. She has significant experience in the areas of commercial/business tort litigation, employment discrimination and other employment-related litigation, intellectual property litigation and real estate litigation involving borrower/lender, landlord/tenant and owner/developer disputes. 

Norlynn is also experienced in issues surrounding and litigation involving the judicial validation of public securities issued by governmental authorities and political subdivisions for public works projects as authorized by the Texas Government Code.

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  • Education

    1984 - J.D., Baylor University School of Law
    1982 - B.A., cum laude, English, Baylor University

    While in law school, Norlynn served as an editor of the Baylor Law Review and as teaching assistant to the director of the school's Practice Court program. She was admitted to the State Bar of Texas in 1985 and is admitted to practice in federal district courts located in Texas and the United States Courts of Appeal for the Fifth and Federal Circuits.

  • Representative experience

    Norlynn's most recent experience includes:

    • Representation of lender (through special loan servicer) against borrowers and guarantors in multi-state litigation involving in excess of $1 billion in defaulted loans secured by real property and twenty-five apartment complexes comprising over nine thousand units, resulting in various judgments and settlements favorable to client
    • Representation of various real estate mortgage investment trusts (REMICs), through special loan servicers, in litigation matters throughout Texas and several other states in both state and federal courts against borrowers and loan guarantors on defaulted loans, resulting in successful appointments of receivers, injunctions against borrowers to prevent waste and dilution of value of collateral assets, and ultimately the favorable resolution of disputes through settlement or the sale of the assets serving as collateral for the loans
    • Representation of various governmental agencies and political subdivisions in declaratory judgment actions involving the governmental entities' intent to issue revenue bonds or to assess ad valorem taxes for the financing of various public works projects, and also for the clarification as to the boundaries of the governmental entities following annexation or a dispute as to location of the boundaries
    • Representation of  international exhibit manufacturer in a commercial matter involving theft of trade secrets and other intellectual property and violation of post-employment covenants, resulting in settlement favorable to the client, including a permanent injunction in the client's favor
    • Representation of  international manufacturer in copyright and trademark infringement action, resulting in settlement favorable to client (including a permanent injunction in the client's favor) following jury selection at trial
    • Representation of international electronic component vendor in commercial matter involving noncompetition covenants and alleged theft of trade secrets, resulting in settlement favorable to client
    • Representation of international human resources service contractor in wrongful discharge and libel/slander action brought by former employee, resulting in summary judgment favorable to client
    • Representation of major energy company in a commercial dispute regarding commissions allegedly due under an area of mutual interest agreement, resulting in voluntary dismissal of claims against client following the filing of a motion for summary judgment against the client's opponentRepresentation of subsidiary of publicly held energy company in commercial litigation against franchise operator over terms of purchase agreement for petroleum products, resulting in settlement favorable to client following filing of motion for summary judgment against client's opponentRepresentation of federal savings bank in commercial matter involving bank's handling of mortgage loan, resulting in summary judgment in favor of client, which judgment was affirmed by the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
    • Representation of international electronics manufacturing and consulting contractor in wrongful discharge and employment discrimination matter before U.S. Department of Justice, resulting in summary judgment in favor of client.
  • Professional activities
    • American Bar Association
    • State Bar of Texas
  • Professional honors
    • Texas Top Rated Lawyer - LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell (2012 - 2013)
  • Speaking engagements

    FMLA Master Class (presented through Busness and Legal Resources for HR directors) (2014)

    Ethical Considerations (presented in conjunction with Fulbright University - First Annual Fulbright LItigation School for Corporate Clients) (2013)

    Because No One Looks Good In An Orange Jumpsuit (presented to Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P. clients and prospective clients) (2010)

    Women in Leadership Symposium (presented at Texas Diversity Council annual meeting) (2007)

    Balancing Career and Family (presented to SMU Women in Law Society) (2007)

    Landlord Tenant Law (presented in conjunction with Association of Corporate Counse/Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P. Pro Bono Summit) (2007)

    Avoiding Liability for Violating an Employee's Privacy Rights:  Limits on Electronic Monitoring and Personal Searches on Employees (presented at Council on Education in Management program) (2006)

  • Civic involvement
    • President, Booker T. Washington HSPVA Music Guild (2011-2013)
    • Member, Performing Arts Committee, Lakehill Preparatory School (2013)
    • Kessler Park United Methodist Church
      • Director, Sunday School Curriculum (2001-2010)
      • Director, Vacation Bible School (2003-2004, 2006-2008)
      • Director Children's Choirs (2000-present)
      • Member, Worship Committee (2000-present)
      • Member, Staff-Parish Relations Committee (2006-2009)
    • Board of Directors, Vision Africa (2008-2010)
  • Licenses
    • Texas State Bar License