T. Boone Pickens and the “Red Bull”: A Once-in-a-Lifetime Case — and Client

T. Boone Pickens and the “Red Bull”: A Once-in-a-Lifetime Case — and Client


In November 2016, a jury in Pecos, Texas, delivered a $146 million verdict on behalf of my client, Mesa Petroleum Partners, run by the legendary Texas oilman T. Boone Pickens. It should have been the end of a hard-fought legal battle that had already taken too long and taken too…

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Chrysta Castañeda, the founding partner of Dallas’ The Castañeda Firm, is a commercial litigator focusing on oil and gas litigation. Named an “Elite Trial Lawyer” by The National Law Journal, Chrysta is also the co-author of “The Last Trial of T. Boone Pickens,” which depicts the multi-year battle that resulted in one of the biggest U.S. verdicts of the year. She is a candidate in the Democratic Primary for the Texas Railroad Commission.

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