Tribpedia: Fred Baron

Fred Baron (1947-2008) was a Dallas-based trial lawyer and prominent fundraiser for Democratic candidates and causes.

Baron co-founded Baron and Budd, P.C., a Dallas law firm that's known nationally for specializing in toxic and chemical exposure cases. He retired from the firm in 2002.

"Mr. Baron became known as the King of Torts for his more than 30 ...

Trust Busted

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The Texas Democratic Trust might have been the biggest single loser in Tuesday's general election, as Texas Republicans swept away most of the advances that the group financed and fought for during the last three election cycles. And the losses came as the Trust prepared to shut down its operations — its mission ended, if not accomplished.