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<br /> www.texaslawyer.com<br /> FEBRUARY 14, 2011 · VOL. 26 · NO. 46 · $9.00 · TWO SECTIONS<br /> PUBLISHER LOSES INTERLOCUTORY APPEAL IN LIBEL SUIT BROUGHT BY LAWYER<br /> by BRENDA SAPINO JEFFREYS profile or sensational types of cases.”<br /> “A lawyer representing a client in a ver y public<br /> controversy . . . does not, by vir tue of the legal rep-<br /> resentation, make himself a public figure,” wrote 4th<br /> Cour t Justice Steven Hilbig, quoting Ger tz v. Rober t<br /> Welch Inc., a 1974 U.S. Supreme Cour t case. 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