The Name Partner
The son of migrant workers, Guillermo Billy Bravo is one of South Texas most successful attorneys, and hes determined to see his name on his firms ... Show synopsis The son of migrant workers, Guillermo Billy Bravo is one of South Texas most successful attorneys, and hes determined to see his name on his firms stationery. But suddenly his life starts spinning out of control. He learns that fifteen years ago, a month after getting married, a one-night stand led to a son he didnt know he had. Hes sure his wife will hand him the divorce papers when she finds out. And hell never make name partner if theres a contentious divorce. Then Billy gets a new case, to defend BostonMagnifica Pharmaceuticals against a wrongful death suit. Tommy Rays widow contends that a new, powerful psychotropic drug, caused her husbanda successful attorneyto kill two innocent bystanders before killing himself. Billy quickly finds himself being pressured by both his boss and BMs CEO to make the lawsuit go away. But he soon finds evidence confirming BM has something to hide. In this hard-hitting and timely novel about a drug company that puts its shareholders profits over safety, Carlos Cisneros takes the reader on a whirlwind ride as his protagonist struggles with his responsibilities to his client, his family, and his own personal ethics.