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GBKH Partner Testifies against Bill Granting Legal Immunity to Insurance Industry

On March 31st, GBKH Partner Mark Kincaid appeared before the Texas Senate’s Committee on Business & Commerce to testify against Senate Bill 1628. Introduced by Senator Larry Taylor (R-Friendswood), SB 1628 proposes sweeping changes to the state’s insurance code. Within its language is a provision giving insurance adjusters…

31
Mar

GBKH Partner to Argue Case before Supreme Court of the United States

On March 23, 2015, GBKH Partner Jim George will argue a First Amendment case before the Supreme Court of the United States on behalf of the Texas Chapter of the Sons of Confederate Veterans. At issue is whether the State of Texas may regulate the content of certain speech,…

23
Mar

Austin Court of Appeals Upholds Dismissal of $100 Million Bond Validation Suit

In a victory for the San Antonio Water System (SAWS), GBKH succeeded in obtaining an order from the Austin Court of Appeals upholding a lower court’s dismissal of a $100 million bond validation suit brought by the Guadalupe Blanco River Authority (GBRA). The suit sought approval of a bond issue under…

12
Mar

GBKH Partner Argues False Claims Act Case at Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

On March 3, 2015, GBKH Partner Jim George argued for affirmance of the dismissal of a False Claims Act case brought against his clients, Davis S.R. Aviation, LLC, d/b/a Challenger Spares and Support, Challenger Repair Group, LLC, and Steve Davis. The plaintiff, George Gage, sued GBKH’ clients, Northrop Grumman…

3
Mar

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

27
Aug

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