This Court has specific personal jurisdiction over Georgetown because it sent arepresentative to Texas to solicit Ginsburg as a donor to its law school; developed an ongoingpersonal relationship with him in Texas over many years, during which Georgetown repeatedlysent representatives and communications
Texas to cultivate him
a donor; contracted withhim in Texas about the terms
charitable donations; and during the course
their relationship,made affirmative misrepresentations in Texas to Ginsburg that he relied upon in choosing to giveGeorgetown millions
dollars. Ginsburg's claims in this lawsuit arise directly from all
theforegoing actions in and contacts with Texas by Georgetown.5.This Court has general personal jurisdiction over Georgetown because
itssystematic and continuous contacts with Texas at all relevant times. Among other actions,Georgetown transacted and continues to transact business in Texas by recruiting applicants,soliciting donations, and conducting alumni relations functions. These activities are merelyillustrative
Georgetown's myriad contacts with Texas.
Venue is proper in this Court under
1391(b)(2) because a substantialpart
the events or omissions giving rise to the claim occurred in this judicial district.
FACTUAL BACKGROUNDA. Ginsburg Generously Agreed to Donate $5,000,000 to Georgetown in Return forNaming Rights to the Scott
Ginsburg Health and Fitness Center.
Ginsburg attended the Georgetown University Law Center (the "Law Center")
evening student, working during the day
a staff director for two U.S. Senatesubcommittees, and graduated with a Juris Doctorate in 1978. He became a successfulbusinessman, founding and running several companies in the media industry.
Kevin Conry, the Vice President
Strategic Development and External Affairsand Associate Dean
the Law Center, came to Dallas, Texas to solicit
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