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A lawyer lobbyist with the Ausin law firm Clark Thomas Winter & Newton. They work for the tobacco industry on product liability activities.
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1986 Oct 7: Jones Day Reavis & Pogue, the Washington-based legal lobby firm is heading a massive consortium of law firms put together by the tobacco industry to attack the product liability laws in Texas. The group carries the name "Texas Ad Hoc Group".
Ron Kessler (JDRP in Austin)) and Jon Newton (of Clark Thomas Winters & Newton in Austin) appear to be the team leaders, with a number of Texas law firms also involved..
1990 July 18: Working with Jack Gullahorn and the combined industry task force on Texas Tort Reform