Legal 500 recently announced that Coats Rose was ranked among the leading construction law firms in the U.S in their 2017 directory of law firms. Coats Rose Director Patrick E. Gaas was recognized for his work in the area of industrial construction. Stuart Richeson was also recognized for his work in construction litigation.
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Gaas is recognized in the State of Texas as a leader in the field of vonstruction law. Gaas represents owners, contractors and design professionals in large, challenging commercial and industrial disputes and transactions, both domestically and internationally, and in both the public and private sectors. Coats Rose has more than 40 attorneys with experience in matters ranging from single family developments, large vertical commercial construction and renovation to road and bridge building, industrial facilities, public works and professional sports venues.
Richeson represents general and residential contractors, and subcontractors. His practice focuses on commercial litigation with an emphasis in construction, intellectual property and insurance defense litigation.
Coats Rose is a business transaction and litigation law firm based in Houston, Texas. For more than 25 years, Coats Rose attorneys have worked with clients in construction/surety law, real estate law, commercial litigation of all types, municipal law, public finance, affordable housing, insurance law, labor and employment law, and governmental relations. Coats Rose is comprised of more than 90 attorneys, with offices in Houston, Austin, Dallas, San Antonio, and New Orleans.