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GBKH Earns Texas Appleseed’s 2014 Pro Bono Leadership Award

On November 20th, at its 13th Annual Good Apple Dinner, the public-interest justice group Texas Appleseed honored GBKH with its 2014 Pro Bono Leadership Award. GBKH is proud to be a longtime supporter of the organization, which promotes social and economic justice for the indigent, disabled, and members of other vulnerable groups around the state. Texas Appleseed recognized the law firm for its volunteer efforts on the issues of payday and auto-title lending reform…. read more

12
Dec

GBKH Files New Case against Lance Armstrong

On October 7th, GBKH partners Jim George, Mark Kincaid, and Russ Horton filed a legal action against cyclist Lance Armstrong, demanding more than $1 million in damages for Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company and The IMA Financial Group. In 1999, the two firms covered a significant portion of a $2 million bonus that the owner of Armstrong’s team paid the athlete in connection with his first Tour de France win. Armstrong admitted in 2013 to having used performance-enhancing drugs in that race and those that followed, and the International Cycling Union has since stripped him of all seven of his Tour de France titles. By violating race rules and covering up his drug use, Armstrong defrauded Fireman’s Fund and IMA Financial and forced them to pay him hundreds of thousands of dollars they did not owe…. read more

9
Oct

GBKH Partner Jim George and Spouse to be Honored by Planned Parenthood

GBKH is proud to announce that Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas will present Partner Jim George and his wife, Cheryl, with the 10th Annual Robbie and Tom Ausley Leadership Award at the organization’s Austin Annual Dinner on the evening of September 14th. Jim serves on Planned Parenthood’s Austin Community Board, and the Georges chaired the group’s 2009 Austin Annual Dinner. GBKH has also provided pro bono legal representation for Planned Parenthood in three cases, including one filed to stop the controversial abortion law passed by the Texas Legislature in 2013…. read more

8
Sep

GBKH Lawyer Presents Paper on Regulatory Takings

On August 21st, GBKH lawyer Julie Ford presented “Regulatory Takings: The Fundamentals and Recent Application in Texas” at the 9th Annual Advanced Texas Administrative Law Seminar in Austin. The paper provides background information essential to an understanding of the state and federal law surrounding the public appropriation of private property, and it examines recent litigation that touches on the issue…. read more

4
Sep

Media Looks to GBKH on Litigation Surrounding Controversial Texas Abortion Bill

On August 22nd, The Austin Chronicle quoted GBKH Partner Russ Horton in a story on Whole Woman’s Health v. Lakey, a federal lawsuit challenging House Bill 2, the controversial abortion bill passed last year by the Texas Legislature. Though they initially denied any relationship, theChronicle reported that several of the expert witnesses testifying on behalf of the State of Texas prepared their testimony with the help of Vincent Rue… read more

29
Aug

GBKH Partner Jim George Included in The Best Lawyers in America© for 28th Consecutive Year

GBKH is proud to announce that partner R. James “Jim” George, Jr. has been selected by his peers for inclusion in the 2015 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, an honor Jim has received for 28 consecutive years. The publication has recognized him for his work in Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, and for plaintiffs in Legal Malpractice Law. Since graduating from law school in 1969 and clerking for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court, Jim has represented plaintiffs and defendants in patent, securities, media, contract, and tax cases…. read more

27
Aug

GBKH Lawyer Julie Ford Included in The Best Lawyers in America© for Ninth Consecutive Year

GBKH is proud to announce that lawyer Julie A. Ford has been selected by her peers for inclusion in the 2015 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, an honor Julie has received for nine consecutive years. The publication has recognized her for her work in First Amendment Law and First Amendment Litigation. Julie has represented newspapers, magazines, book publishers, television and cable networks… read more

27
Aug

GBKH Partner Doug Brothers Included in The Best Lawyers in America© for Fifth Time

GBKH is proud to announce that partner D. Douglas “Doug” Brothers has been selected by his peers for inclusion in the 2015 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, an honor Doug has received five times. The publication recognized Doug for his work in Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, and for plaintiffs in Legal Malpractice Law. Doug has more than 30 years of experience… read more

27
Aug

GBKH Partner Russ Horton Included in The Best Lawyers in America©

GBKH is proud to announce that partner B. Russell “Russ” Horton has been selected by his peers for inclusion in the 2015 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. The publication recognized Russ for his work in Securities Litigation. Russ’s practice includes the representation of companies, partnerships, and individuals in resolving complex commercial, patent, trade secret, antitrust, and securities disputes…. read more

27
Aug

GBKH Partner Mark Kincaid Included in The Best Lawyers in America©

GBKH is proud to announce that partner Mark L. Kincaid has been selected by his peers for inclusion in the 2015 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. The publication recognized Mark for his work in Commercial Litigation and Insurance Litigation. Mark has extensive experience representing individuals and businesses in insurance disputes and in a broad array of civil litigation. He has represented insureds and claimants in cases involving liability insurance, life insurance, errors and omissions, … read more

27
Aug

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