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Coats Rose Expands to Midwest Market with New Cincinnati Office

Firm Grows Affordable Housing Practice with the Addition of Four Attorneys

HOUSTON – July 20, 2017 – Coats Rose, P.C., a business transaction and litigation law firm headquartered in Houston, is pleased to announce their expansion to the Midwest with the establishment of the firm’s new Cincinnati office.

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Amanda Wingfield Goldman, Clyde Jacob and Walter Christy in Law360: “Insights On Avoiding The ‘Parental Leave Trap’ “

July 3, 2017 – As Law360 recently reported in “JPMorgan Hit With EEOC Charge Over Unequal Parental Leave,” a JPMorgan employee, Derek Rotondo, recently filed a class action charge with the U.S. 

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Coats Rose Director Elected as a Vice Chair of the American Bar Association’s Commercial Transportation Litigation General Committee

NEW ORLEANS – June 29, 2017 – Coats Rose, P.C., a leading business transaction and litigation law firm, is pleased to announce that Elizabeth Haecker Ryan has been elected to serve as Vice Chair of the American Bar Association’s Commercial Transportation Litigation General Committee, for the 2017-2018 term.

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Legal 500 Ranks Coats Rose Among Top Construction Law Firms for 2017

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. 

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Coats Rose Director Kelly Longwell Named to 2017 Leadership in Law Class by New Orleans CityBusiness

NEW ORLEANS – May 30, 2017 – Coats Rose, P.C., a leading business transaction and litigation law firm, is excited to announce that Kelly Longwell was recently chosen for New Orleans CityBusiness’ 2017 Leadership in Law class.

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Two Coats Rose Attorneys Make the 2017 Texas Super Lawyers Rising Stars List Published by Thomson Reuters

Houston, TX – March 3, 2017 – Coats Rose, P.C., a business transaction and litigation law firm, is excited to announce that two attorneys from the Houston office have made the 2017 Texas Super Lawyers® Rising Stars list.

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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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Four Coats Rose Attorneys Make the 2017 Louisiana Super Lawyers and Rising Stars List Published by Thomson Reuters

Houston, TX – December 23, 2016 – Coats Rose, P.C. is excited to announce that four attorneys from the New Orleans office have made the list for the 2017 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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Three Coats Rose Lawyers Named to 2017 Top Lawyers list by New Orleans Magazine

JacobIIIClyde-1LongwellKelly_AFLundIIIDaniel_AFNew Orleans, LA – November 1, 2016 – Coats Rose, P.C. is excited to announce that three lawyers from the New Orleans office have been named to the 2017 Top Lawyers list as designated by New Orleans Magazine.

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Coats Rose Achieves Tier 1 in National and Metropolitan Rankings in 2017 “Best Law Firms” Survey by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®

Houston, TX – November 1, 2016 – Coats Rose, P.C. has been recognized in the 2017 “Best Law Firms” survey by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers® in Tier 1 national and Tier 1 metropolitan rankings across four of the firm’s offices in Houston, Dallas, San Antonio and New Orleans.

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Overtime Rule May Result in More Off-the-Clock Work

JacobIIIClyde-1Coats Rose Director, Clyde H. Jacob, III, recently contributed to an article regarding changes made to the overtime rule by the U.S. Department of Labor, which increases the risk of off-the-clock claims for employers. 

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Coats Rose Adds Two Attorneys in Houston and New Orleans Offices

Konopka,Cole_AF_WebRicheson,Stuart_AF_wbHOUSTON – October 3, 2016 – Coats Rose, P.C., a leading business transaction and litigation law firm, announces the addition of two new attorneys to the firm’s Houston and New Orleans offices.

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21 States and US Chamber File Complaints in Federal Court to Challenge New Overtime Rule

ChristyWalter1JacobIIIClyde-1GoldmanAmanda-1By: Walter W. Christy, Clyde H. Jacob III, and Amanda Wingfield Goldman

In a full court press on September 20, 2016, twenty-one states banded together and filed a lawsuit against the Department of Labor (DOL) to challenge the DOL’s overtime exemption rule change, which is set to go into effect on December 1, 2016.

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A Potential Gap in Indemnity Coverage

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By: David S. Lynch

Commercial contracts in the construction industry and the oil and gas industry generally contain indemnity provisions in which parties agree to indemnify each other for certain liability as a result of personal injury or property damage, generally those occasioned by their operations or the operations of their subcontractors.

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10 Coats Rose Attorneys Named to 2016 Texas Super Lawyers List

HOUSTON, TX – September 6, 2016: Coats Rose is pleased to announce that 10 attorneys in the firm have been selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2016 Texas Super Lawyers© list.  Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor.

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Coats Rose Attorneys Named to 2017 Best Lawyers in America List Published by Woodward White, Inc.

HOUSTON, TX – August 15, 2016: Coats Rose is pleased to announce that 14 attorneys in the firm have been selected by their peers for inclusion in 2017 The Best Lawyers in America© list published by Woodward White, Inc.  The firm received Top Listed State and Metro awards for our Construction Law practice, in Texas and in Houston respectively.

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Coats Rose Adds Two Attorneys in Houston and Dallas Offices

Hodge,Lauren_wbHOUSTOEidman,Scott_AF_wbN – July 20, 2016 – Coats Rose, P.C., a leading business transaction and litigation law firm, announces the addition of two new attorneys to the firm’s Houston and Dallas offices.

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Forming Drug Test Policies Through A Haze Of Marijuana Laws

GoldmanAmanda_AFLaw360, New York (June 29, 2016, 11:18 AM ET), By Amanda Wingfield Goldman— Although most people believe that the concept of employer drug testing began with the advent of the Drug Free Workplace Act of 1986, the roots of drug testing and employers’ concerns with drug abuse actually date back to the Civil War.

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