The firm is proud to announce that 10 attorneys have been recognized as “Ones to Watch” by Best Lawyers in Commercial Litigation for 2021: John Adams, Rebecca Adams, Greg Brassfield, Andrés Correa, Clint Cowan, Pat Disbennett, Jared Eisenberg, Chisara Ezie-Boncoeur, Ruben Garcia and Paulette Miniter. This recognition is given to attorneys who are early in their careers and have achieved outstanding professional excellence in private practice.
Attorneys for former Dallas police officer Amber Guyger have filed an appeal of her murder conviction for the 2018 killing of Botham Jean, hoping to overturn the jury verdict for the shooting of Jean in his apartment. LPHS appellate attorney David Coale explains the appeal to KDFW FOX 4. “The appellate process is like a referee reviewing things on the […]
In a 7-2 ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court says President Trump must allow a Manhattan prosecutor access to the president’s financial records in an investigation involving money paid to women to keep quiet about his affairs. Separately, the Supreme Court denied Congress access to the president’s records for now. The firm’s David Coale, who leads the […]
It is with much excitement that Lynn Pinker Hurst & Schwegmann announces the promotion of Cory Johnson to Of Counsel. Cory has litigated complicated civil matters on behalf of business entities and individuals and won multimillion-dollar awards and dismissals at the trial court and appellate levels. “Cory has proven to be an excellent addition to our firm. […]
President Trump has signed an executive order that limits social media companies’ liability protections if they censor content. The firm’s David Coale explains to the KLIF Morning News team what the executive order means. “It’s a little bit of kicking the can down the road. The president has identified a problem with how he sees these social […]
LPHS David Coale virtually presented to the Texas Bar CLE’s 33rd “Advanced Evidence and Discovery Course.” Coale spoke on the topic of proving up damages in a commercial case. He focused on ten specific issues identified in recent Texas and Fifth Circuit cases. Click here to view the full presentation.
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has warned county officials and the mayors of Austin and San Antonio that their coronavirus-related restrictions violate the governor’s emergency orders, and in a letter threatened legal action. LPHS partner Andrés Correa provides perspective to KXAN NBC Austin. “Until a court or the governor, in an order says, nope, that order is […]
LPHS partner Joshua Sandler and attorney Joshua Lang recently presented a CLE on the topic of impracticability titled, “Legal Impracticability and the Coronavirus: Novel Arguments in a Novel Time.” The CLE focused on how sellers and buyers might use impracticability within a sales contract. The discussion also addressed impracticability within a commercial landlord-tenant relationship from the perspective of both […]
Firm partner Andrés Correa recently spoke to the Dallas media regarding the legal implications of the case involving Shelley Luther, the Dallas salon owner sent to jail when a judge found her in contempt of court for violating a temporary restraining order after the City of Dallas sued for violations of state and local COVID-19 orders. Mr. […]
LPHS attorneys Michael K. Hurst, Andres Correa, and John Adams represented Varsity Brands in a trade secrets case last April. The Alabama State Supreme Court recently affirmed last year’s $3.1 million jury win for Varsity Brands after Jostens Inc. appealed the verdict. “It is true that the defendants presented several other potential reasons schools switched their accounts from Herff […]