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The First Thing We Do, Let’s Kill All The Lawyers

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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Four Attorneys Elected to Director and Of Counsel

HOUSTON – Jan. 24, 2017 – Coats Rose, P.C., a business transaction and litigation law firm headquartered in Houston, announces the election of four attorneys to Director and Of Counsel. Brian R. Gaudet was elected from Of Counsel to Director and Mason P.

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Four 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 four attorneys received board-certification in the area of construction law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Attorneys certified include Brian R.

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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 Two New Attorneys in Houston and Dallas Offices

HOUSTON – Jan. 4, 2017 – Coats Rose, P.C., a leading business transaction and litigation law firm, announces the addition of two attorneys to the firm’s Houston and Dallas offices. Joining the Houston office is Kristen Bollinger in the 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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Five 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 Welcomes a New Attorney to the Houston Office


Coats Rose, P.C. today announces the addition of a new associates to the firm’s Houston office. Nick Nieto joins the litigation section.

Nick Nieto’s practice at Coats Rose is focused primarily on construction, surety and real estate law.

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

Coats Rose is pleased to announce that 10 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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Dan Lund Speaks at AGC Conference on Construction Law

Dan Lund SpeakingRecently Coats Rose Director Dan Lund spoke on a panel to the Louisiana Associated General Contractors.

The topic of the panel was,   “Developments in Louisiana Construction Law,” and it was presented at the 29th Annual Louisiana Associated General Contractors (LAGC) Annual Conference, July 8-12 at the Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa in Destin, FL.

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16 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 16 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 Attorneys Secure Big Verdict for Financial Services Company

gaas-pat hubbard-edCoats Rose Director Patrick Gaas and Of Counsel Ed Hubbard secured a seven digit verdict for a financial services company in a lawsuit alleging the breach of commercial lease, arising out the redevelopment of a shopping center in Corpus Christi, Texas.

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Legal 500 Ranks Coats Rose Among Top Construction Law Firms

gaas-patHOUSTON – July 14, 2015 –  Legal 500 recently announced that Coats Rose was ranked among the leading construction law firms in the U.S in their 2015 directory of law firms. Coats Rose Director Patrick E. Gaas was recognized for his work in the area of industrial construction.

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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 Attorney Elected to Governing Council of the State Bar of Texas Construction Law Section

hester-mason Coats Rose Associate Mason P. Hester has also been re-elected to serve the final year of his three-year term on the Council. Hester previously served as statewide Chair of the Young Lawyers committee for the State Bar of Texas Construction Law Section.

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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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