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Coats Rose Director, Elizabeth Haecker Ryan, recently contributed to an article regarding how artificial intelligence is significantly impacting the future of the practice of law. Read on to learn how these changes may directly impact your practice.

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Attorney Elected to Director

HOUSTON – Jan. 24, 2017 – Coats Rose, P.C., a business transaction and litigation law firm headquartered in Houston, announces the election of Jamie T. Katzen from Associate to Director in the Dallas office.

  • Katzen, a Director in the Dallas office, focuses his practice in the areas of domestic and international estate planning (wealth transfer), tax planning, estate and trust administration, and wealth preservation planning.

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Two Coats Rose Attorneys Among First to Receive Certification in Construction Law from the Texas Board of Legal Specialization

HOUSTON – Jan. 17, 2017 – Coats Rose, P.C., a leading business transaction and litigation law firm, is proud to announce that two attorneys received board-certification in the area of construction law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Attorneys certified include Richard L.

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Coats Rose Expands Oil & Gas Practice as Industry Continues to Rebound

HOUSTON – January 10, 2017 – Coats Rose, P.C., a leading business transaction and litigation law firm, is proud to announce the expansion of its oil and gas section with the addition of three new attorneys in its Houston office.

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Coats Rose Adds New Attorney in Houston Office

HOUSTON – Jan. 4, 2017 – Coats Rose, P.C., a leading business transaction and litigation law firm, announces the addition of Kristen Bollinger in the real estate section.

  • Bollinger joins the Houston office as an associate in the firm’s real estate section.

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Coats Rose Helps Property Owner Negotiate Two of the Largest Dallas-Fort Worth Lease Transactions in 2015

Coats Rose director, Michael Saks, served as legal counsel on behalf of the owner of the Lakeside Plaza Campus, in the negotiation of new leases for the two building office complex located near the intersection of US Highway 75 and Campbell Road in Richardson, Texas.

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Coats Rose Yale Ryman & Lee Merges with Wright Ginsberg Brusilow

featured-mergerHOUSTON – Jan. 8, 2016 – Coats Rose Yale Ryman & Lee, P.C., a business transaction and litigation law firm headquartered in Houston, announces its merger with Dallas-based Wright Ginsberg Brusilow, P.C., a business and bankruptcy law firm. The merger grows Coats Rose’s Dallas office by more than 500 percent, with 21 attorneys and 36 total employees bringing the firm to more than 200 employees overall.

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Four Coats Rose Attorneys Make the 2016 Louisiana Super Lawyers and Rising Stars List Published by Thomson Reuters

Coats Rose, P.C. is excited to announce that five attorneys from the New Orleans office have made the list for the 2016 Louisiana Super Lawyers® and Rising Stars. The research team at Super Lawyers, a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas, select no more than five percent of the lawyers in each state to receive the prestigious honor.

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Coats Rose Ranked in 2016 “Best Law Firms” Published by Woodward White, Inc.

Coats Rose, P.C. has been recognized in the 2016 “Best Law Firms” survey by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers® in national and metropolitan rankings across four of the firm’s offices in Houston, Austin, San Antonio and New Orleans.

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Coats Rose Attorneys Close Sale of $3.2 Million Tax-Exempt Bonds for the City of Hackberry, Texas

green-tim koehne-mindy craig-malloryCoats Rose Attorneys, Directors Tim Green and Mindy Koehne, and Associate Mallory Craig, recently closed the sale of $3.2 million of tax exempt-bonds secured by special assessments collected through use of a public improvement district (“PID”).

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6 Coats Rose Attorneys Named to 2015 Texas Super Lawyers List Published by Thomson Reuters

Coats Rose is pleased to announce that six attorneys in the firm have been selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2015Texas Super Lawyers© list.

The guide honored firm lawyers in Houston and San Antonio in five areas of practice including: construction litigation, business litigation, real estate law, surety law, and civil litigation defense.

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12 Coats Rose Attorneys Named to 2016 Best Lawyers in America© List Published by Woodward White, Inc.

best-lawyers-2016-firmCoats Rose is pleased to announce that 12 attorneys in the firm have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2016.

The guide honored firm lawyers in Houston, Austin, New Orleans and San Antonio in 15 areas of practice including: real estate law, construction law, construction litigation, commercial litigation, government relations, labor and employment law, environmental litigation, and product liability litigation.

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Coats Rose Adds Two New Associates to New Orleans Office

camelford-jason stanga-mollyCoats Rose has added two new associates to the already expanding New Orleans office. Jason A. Camelford joins the Construction Law section and Molly L. Stanga joins the Affordable Housing practice group.

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The Economic Loss Doctrine as an Obstacle to Claims of Contractual Strangers

reed-rickRichard L. Reed (and Richard L. Reed, Jr.)

The article was first published in the St. Mary’s Law Journal (Vol, 46:3)

The most basic underlying purpose of the economic loss doctrine (or “economic loss rule”) is to separate the application of tort law and contract law.

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Coats Rose Government Relations Attorneys Continue Successful Record

Coats Rose attorneys continued their successful track record in passing legislation on behalf of real estate developers in the Houston, Austin and Dallas areas during the 84th Texas Legislative Session. Our attorneys work resulted in the passage of 16 local bills.

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Three Coats Rose Directors Recognized as Leaders in Their Field in the 2015 Chambers & Partners USA Guide

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HOUSTON, TX: Chambers USA recently announced that four Coats Rose Directors Thomas R. Barber , Clyde H. Jacob, III and Walter W. Christy are recognized as Leaders in their Fields in the 2015 Chambers & Partners USA Guide.

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Coats Rose Attorneys Prevent Foreclosure and Eviction of Former Wife of “Bullet Bob” Hayes

Mattye JonesPamela MadereMattye Jones and Pamela Madere, Directors with Coats Rose, P.C. worked strategically and tirelessly to prevent the foreclosure and eviction of Altamease Hayes,  former wife of Dallas Cowboy’s “Bullet Bob” Hayes, from her longtime home in Dallas. 

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Affordable Housing Group Wins Landmark Award for Rittenhouse Project

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The Coats Rose Affordable Housing group was named winner of the 2014 Houston Business Journal Landmark awards: Community Impact category for their project with New Hope Housing at Rittenhouse.

Opened in 2013, Rittenhouse is the third LEED certified property with New Hope Housing. 

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Coats Rose Director Barry Palmer Featured in The Texas Lawbook for El Paso Mega Deal

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© 2015 The Texas Lawbook.

By Natalie Posgate

( A p r i l 2 8 ) – In today’s corporate M&A climate, $500 million of this and $1 billion of that roll off transactional lawyers tongues as casually as the discussion of last night’s scores in the NBA playoffs.

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Coats Rose Affordable Housing Group Advises Housing Authority of the City of El Paso on the Redevelopment of 1,590 Affordable Units

Barry PalmerWilliam D. WalterBarry Palmer, Director, Coats Rose Affordable Housing Group
Bill Walter, Director, Coats Rose Affordable Housing Group

April 9, 2014  (HOUSTON):  The Coats Rose Affordable Housing Group served as counsel to the Housing Authority of the City of El Paso (HACEP) for the closing on the redevelopment of 13 properties totaling 1,590 units which were converted from public housing to project based Section 8 under HUD’s Rental Assistance Demonstration Program (“RAD”). 

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