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    Another big donation for the Baylor football stadium

    Sheila and Walter Umphrey Make Significant Gift to Baylor Stadium - Baylor Bears Official Athletic Site - BaylorBears.com

    Walter Umphrey was part of the $17.6 billion dollar tobacco settlement in Texas. Read below.

    Williams is a managing partner of Williams Kherkher Hart Boundas Law Firm L.L.P. in Houston. Williams was a member of the five-lawyer "Dream Team" that recovered a historic $17.6 billion settlement for the people of Texas from the tobacco industry in January 1998.

    Williams and his wife, Sheridan, previously made a major gift to help finance the construction of Baylor's Sheila and Walter Umphrey Law Center, which opened in 2001.

    The Williamses, Umphreys and Harold Nix combined to give $20 million to help build the $31 million law school. Walter Umphrey and Nix also were members of the five-lawyer tobacco settlement team.



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    Re: Another big donation for the Baylor football stadium

    In other equally important news, I just took a massive dump and my pants truly do fit better.



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    Re: Another big donation for the Baylor football stadium

    My socks are clean.


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    Re: Another big donation for the Baylor football stadium

    This guy is windmilling all over the place.


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    Re: Another big donation for the Baylor football stadium

    I glad the OP understands proper topic placement, for he did choose the Big12 forum.



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    Re: Another big donation for the Baylor football stadium

    Think of how many tarps they can buy with all that money!



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    Re: Another big donation for the Baylor football stadium

    Quote Originally Posted by klamath632 View Post
    Think of how many tarps they can buy with all that money!
    Tarps on Tarps on Tarps!!



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    Re: Another big donation for the Baylor football stadium

    Quote Originally Posted by FootballFan2 View Post
    Sheila and Walter Umphrey Make Significant Gift to Baylor Stadium - Baylor Bears Official Athletic Site - BaylorBears.com

    Walter Umphrey was part of the $17.6 billion dollar tobacco settlement in Texas. Read below.

    Williams is a managing partner of Williams Kherkher Hart Boundas Law Firm L.L.P. in Houston. Williams was a member of the five-lawyer "Dream Team" that recovered a historic $17.6 billion settlement for the people of Texas from the tobacco industry in January 1998.

    Williams and his wife, Sheridan, previously made a major gift to help finance the construction of Baylor's Sheila and Walter Umphrey Law Center, which opened in 2001.

    The Williamses, Umphreys and Harold Nix combined to give $20 million to help build the $31 million law school. Walter Umphrey and Nix also were members of the five-lawyer tobacco settlement team.
    In summary, a bunch of lawyers enriched themselves based on the losses of others. As a result of that, Baylor gets a new stadium while the true victims get victimized again by the greedy lawyers that profited off their losses.

    Please help my understand why this is something to brag about.



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    Re: Another big donation for the Baylor football stadium

    All the plaintiffs got a few hundred bucks, while the 5 lawyers take home a cool billion a piece.



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    Re: Another big donation for the Baylor football stadium

    Quote Originally Posted by 2020cy View Post
    All the plaintiffs got a few hundred bucks, while the 5 lawyers take home a cool billion a piece.
    Considering how shady Baylor's athletic department is it is only fitting that their new tarp holder is funded by some class action ambulance chasers.



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