David Coale Examines the Role of Modern Economics in Constitutional Challenges

In a bylined article published by The Texas Lawbook, the firm’s David Coale examines how a concurring opinion in the Fifth Circuit focusing on the “right to earn a living” leans into the historical context of constitutional intent but seemingly ignores the principles of modern economics. The concept of supply-and-demand curves for example – the […]

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David Coale Examines the Originalist Views of the Fifth Circuit in CFPB Decision

In a bylined article published by The Texas Lawbook, the firm’s David Coale summarizes a recent ruling by the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals which found that the funding structure of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is unconstitutional. While the court’s opinion relies on the concept of originalist principles, David notes that interpretative stance presents […]

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Two Attorneys Named to List of Nation’s “Leading Litigators”

The firm’s David Coale and Chris Schwegmann have been named to the list of the Lawdragon 500 Leading Litigators in America. Inclusion in the prestigious legal publication recognizes attorneys who excel in litigating claims involving Antitrust, Securities, Financial, M&A, Intellectual Property and Patents, Product Liability, Mass Tort, White Collar, Government Investigations and Energy disputes. Attorneys on this year’s list come from […]

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Partner Andrés Correa Discusses Gas Prices, OPEC and Government’s Role on Telemundo 39 Dallas Podcast  

The price of gasoline has been a topic of discussion all summer. LPHS partner Andrés Correa talks on Telemundo 39 Dallas podcast “Descifrando la Ciencia” to explain who determines the price of gasoline, OPEC’S role, the geopolitical process and what part the governments play in determining gas prices.   Watch the interview with Telemundo 39 Dallas […]

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David Coale Explains Implications of Dallas County Judge’s Ruling Section of Texas Property Code Unconstitutional 

A Dallas County Court at Law Judge recently ruled that part of the Texas Property Code is unconstitutional, finding that some provisions violate tenants’ rights when seeking an appeal of an eviction. LPHS appellate and constitutional law attorney David Coale explains what the ruling means for future cases.  Coale said this ruling doesn’t have a […]

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Veteran Attorney Britta Stanton Returns to LPHS 

The nationally recognized trial litigation firm of Lynn Pinker Hurst & Schwegmann has announced that longtime Dallas attorney and former partner Britta Stanton has rejoined the firm.  “Britta is an experienced and insightful attorney and a consummate strategist, and we’re pleased that she made this decision,” says the firm’s managing partner Chris Schwegmann. “As courts in Texas […]

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David Coale and Cases to Watch This Fall 

In a Law360 review of important federal, state and appellate court cases for the fall, LPHS appellate partner David Coale provides his perspective on an appeal involving Dallas strip clubs and their hours of operation in the article “6 Texas Cases To Watch This Fall.”    “Lynn Pinker Hurst & Schwegmann LLP partner David Coale said […]

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David Coale Explains Right of Interstate Travel Amid New Abortion Laws   

In the wake of the overturning of Roe v. Wade, Texas legislators are pushing for new statutes that would carry civil and criminal penalties for helping a Texas resident obtain an abortion. In a recent Texas Lawbook commentary, LPHS appellate partner David Coale offers legal analysis on whether these laws will pass constitutional challenge {or, alternatively, review}.    “The controlling legal principles are clear, but how they […]

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