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Michael K. Hurst and Bennett Hampilos on Gov. Abbott’s Plans for a Specialized Business Court System

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott recently released a list of state budget priorities that includes the creation of a specialized business court system. LPHS partner Michael K. Hurst and associate Bennett Hampilos comment on the implications of this decision.  “I believe the creation of specialized business courts would further erode the jury trial system, one of our most prized and […]

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David Coale Discusses Austin’s Mask Mandate on KXAN NBC Austin

Austin’s mask mandate is staying in place for now after a Texas judge refused to give the state a temporary injunction that would have removed the mandate. LPHS appellate partner David Coale explains to KXAN NBC Austin why Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton goes after Austin more than other cities in the state. “Austin certainly doesn’t do much to […]

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David Coale Explains the 25th Amendment to Dallas Media

After the U.S. Capitol riots, some lawmakers from both political parties blamed President Trump and started discussing the possibility of invoking the 25th Amendment. LPHS partner David Coale explained the 25th Amendment to KTVT CBS 11 Dallas, which he said would be difficult to accomplish. “It’s by design very hard to do. The vice president has to obtain written […]

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Jared Eisenberg Named Partner

Lynn Pinker Hurst & Schwegmann has announced that Jared Eisenberg has been named a partner in the firm.  Mr. Eisenberg represents companies and individuals in complex commercial and intellectual property litigation in federal and state courts across the country. Mr. Eisenberg has a proven record of success, achieving wins for his and the firm’s clients […]

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David Coale Quoted in Law360 on Biggest Cases in 2020

In a review of some of the biggest cases in 2020, LPHS appellate partner David Coale discusses the Credit Suisse AG et al. v. Claymore Holdings LLC case and provides insight into the Texas Supreme Court’s ruling.   “What the court chose to focus on [in Credit Suisse], on rescission, is a basic tenet of contract law and they kept it […]

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David Coale Talks to WBAP Morning News, KLIF Morning Radio on Texas Secession, and Electoral College

Can Texas secede from the union? One Texas lawmaker has already discussed proposing legislation on the matter. LPHS David Coale answers the question “Can Texas legally secede?”    “Absolutely not, the Supreme Court settled this question after the Civil War. There was a lot of litigation about what exactly had happened legally when the southern states seceded, and conflict resulted. And it has been settled since about 1870 that there is no […]

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Chisara Ezie-Boncoeur on Advancing Diversity in the Law

LPHS Associate, Chisara Ezie-Boncoeur, will be moderating a webinar for the Cornell Black Lawyers Alumni Network (CBLAN) on December 10, 2020. The webinar is entitled, “Moving the Needle – What Advancing Diversity in the Law Means for 2020 and Beyond” and will discuss why diversity matters in the legal profession, the approaches individuals and institutions can […]

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KLIF 570 AM Speaks to David Coale on Supreme Court Taking Up Obamacare

U.S. Supreme Court justices heard oral arguments on Obamacare on November 10. LPHS appellate partner David Coale explains the issue the court is contemplating to KLIF 570 AM News & Information in the Morning. “It involves a very important issue, which is if there is a ‘whoops’ in one part of the statute on the constitutional question, do you […]

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Michael K. Hurst Discusses Impact of Election on Energy Markets

In an interview with Hart Energy, the firm’s Michael K. Hurst notes that the long-term future of the energy industry is dependent on bringing the COVID-19 pandemic under control.  “Even with a return to pre-COVID demand and use, I would expect to see a further decrease in domestic production,” Hurst told the publication. “Regardless of who is […]

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