About Us

Our objective at Coats Rose is to perform legal work to the highest standards, at a reasonable cost to our clients. We are careful to take on only cases in which we confidently possess the necessary skills. We have the breadth and depth of experience required to fulfill our clients’ needs in various types of transactions and controversies, with particular emphasis in the areas of construction/surety law, the real estate industry, commercial litigation of all types, public finance, real estate/land use/government affairs & banking law, affordable housing, insurance law, labor & employment law and governmental relations.

For over 35 years the attorneys at Coats Rose have been cultivating long term client relationships and helping clients to achieve their business aims. Upon reflection, we have found the vast majority of our business has derived from our longstanding client relationships. We treasure this fact and see it as the best indication we are achieving our goal.


We have focused our practice on what we do best:

  • Construction and Surety
  • Affordable Housing
  • Real Estate
  • Public Finance
  • Labor and Employment
  • Bankruptcy and Business Restructuring
  • Insurance
  • Litigation
  • Corporate and Business Law
  • Government Relations
  • Land Use
  • Tax
  • Wealth Preservation Planning
  • Wealth Transfer Planning
  • Health Care

Diversity Policy

Coats Rose advances the goal of diversity through the meaningful business participation of women and minorities. We endeavor to promote gender and racial diversity by utilizing the services of qualified minority and women owned business enterprises.

Our internal dedication to diversity is demonstrated through the recruitment, retention and promotion of employees from diverse backgrounds. At Coats Rose, we recognize the importance of inclusion and seek to create an environment in which these efforts are encouraged and supported.

Our lawyers are licensed to practice in a number of states across the country.





9 Greenway Plaza, Ste. 1100
Houston, Texas 77046
Phone: 713.651.0111
Fax: 713.651.0220
Toll Free: 800.535.2701

Dallas – Downtown

Republic Center, Suite 4150
325 N. St. Paul Street
Dallas, Texas 75201
Phone: 214.651.6500

Dallas - Preston

14755 Preston Road
Suite 600
Dallas, Texas 75254
Phone: 972.788.1600
Fax: 972.702.0662



901 South Mopac Expressway, Bldg. 1, Ste. 500
Austin, Texas 78746
Phone: 512.469.7987
Fax: 512.469.9408
Toll Free: 855.679.6763

San Antonio

1020 Northeast Loop 410, Ste. 800
San Antonio, Texas 78209
Phone: 210.224.7098
Fax: 210.212.5698
Toll Free: 800.862.5079

New Orleans

365 Canal Street, Ste. 800
New Orleans, Louisiana 70130
Phone: 504.299.3070
Fax: 504.299.3071
Toll Free: 888.435.8214