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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

Five GBKH Lawyers Included in 2015 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©

GBKH is proud to announce that Jim George, Doug Brothers, Mark Kincaid, Russ Horton, and Julie Ford have been selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2015 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, a leading directory of the nation’s top legal talent. The Best Lawyers in America is one of the oldest and most respected peer-reviewed publications in the legal profession, and it compiles its annual list based on confidential evaluations from attorneys around the nation. This year marks the 28th consecutive appearance on the list for Jim, and he and Doug are each recognized for Bet-the-Company Litigation… read more

26
Aug

GBKH Partner Russ Horton Named Top Lawyer in Intellectual Property Law by American Lawyer Media and Martindale-Hubbell™

GBKH is proud to announce that Partner B. Russell “Russ” Horton has been named a 2014 Top Rated Lawyer in Intellectual Property Law by American Lawyer Media and Martindale-Hubbell™, leading providers of services to the legal community. Russ’s practice includes the representation of both plaintiffs and defendants, and he has extensive experience resolving complex commercial, patent, trade secret, antitrust, and securities disputes…. read more

5
Aug

Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals Upholds GBKH Client’s First Amendment Rights

On July 14th, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit found in favor of the Texas Division of the Sons of Confederate Veterans (SCV), which was represented by GBKH in a high-profile dispute over specialty license plates featuring an image of the Confederate battle flag. The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles had denied the SCV’s application for the license plate after a public outcry over its controversial design, and a trial court upheld the agency’s decision. The Court of Appeals reversed that ruling, finding that the state had violated the SCV’s right to free speech under the First Amendment…. read more

21
Jul

GBKH Successfully Contests Lawsuit over Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority Bonds

On June 9, 2014, a Travis County court dismissed a lawsuit that the Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority filed to validate $100 million in bonds it proposed to issue in connection with a controversial water project. GBKH partners Jim George, Doug Brothers, and Gary Lewis appeared on behalf of the San Antonio Water System (SAWS) and maintained that the river authority was not authorized by law to sell the bonds. … read more

14
Jul

GBKH Settles Claim against Largest Electric Power Holding Company in U.S.

GBKH partners Doug Brothers, Russ Horton, and Gary Lewis, together with the firms of Diamond McCarthy, LLP, and Martinec, Winn, Vickers & McElroy, represented Dan Bensimon, Litigation trustee, in the Crescent Resources bankruptcy. The Trust was formed as a vehicle to collect funds for the creditors of the Crescent Resources bankruptcy estates. On the Trustee’s behalf, the firms pursued a $1.2 billion fraudulent-transfer claim against Duke Energy, the largest electric power holding company in the United States. The Trust’s claim against Duke was settled for a confidential amount shortly before trial was scheduled to begin. … read more

14
Jul

GBKH Partner Presents Texas Public Information Act Paper to State Bar

On June 12, 2014, GBKH Partner Jim George presented Texas Public Information Act v. Discovery: A Matter of Timing, a paper he co-wrote with fellow Partner Suzette Selden, at the State Bar of Texas’s Advanced Administrative Law Seminar. The paper focuses on the Texas Public Information Act (TPIA), and Jim discussed Greater Houston Partnership v. Abbott and other recent cases interpreting the legislation. … read more

3
Jul

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