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Watch Out: Gender Pay Equity Law Is on the Move

Gender pay equity is a perennial social, political, and ultimately legal issue in our country. Corporate general counsel and HR professionals have watched this issue ebb and flow, and we are now seeing a new flow, but not from where it was expected.

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Private Activity Bond Lottery Returns to Texas – First Time Since 2008

Sources indicate that for the first time since 2008, the Private Activity Bond (PAB) Lottery will return to Texas this year. Remaining 2017 program year bond cap is currently oversubscribed, however, this status will change. There are a few factors to consider:

  1. Some current reservations will close and be allocated previous year’s carryforward;
  2. Several transactions have reservations that expire before the end of the year but after November 15.

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Eleven Coats Rose Attorneys Named to 2017 Texas Super Lawyers List

 HOUSTON – Sept. 5, 2017 – Coats Rose, P.C., a leading business transaction and litigation law firm, is pleased to announce that 11 attorneys have been selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2017 Texas Super Lawyers© list.

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Clyde Jacob in the Society for Human Resource Management, “OFCCP Awarded Access to Some Personal Contact Information at Google”

Coats Rose Director, Clyde H. Jacob III, recently contributed to an article regarding the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) recent win to access at least 5,000 workers’ personal contact information in OFCCP v.

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16 Coats Rose Attorneys Named to 2018 Best Lawyers in America© List Published by Woodward White Inc.

Walter Christy Named the 2018 Labor and Employment “Lawyer of the Year” in New Orleans

HOUSTON – Aug. 15, 2017 – Coats Rose, P.C., a business transaction and litigation law firm, is pleased to announce that 17 attorneys have been selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2018 The Best Lawyers in America© list published by Woodward White Inc.

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Coats Rose Growth Rivaling National Firm Ranking on Texas Lawyer’s Top 100

HOUSTON – July 27, 2017 – Coats Rose, P.C., a business transaction and litigation law firm headquartered in Houston, was mentioned in a recent article in Texas Lawyer’s Top 100 for their growth in 2016.

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Kelly Longwell to Serve on 2017-2018 Governing Committee of the ABA Forum on Affordable Housing and Community Development Law

NEW ORLEANS – July 25, 2017 – Kelly Longwell has been elected to serve on the 2017-2018 Governing Committee of the ABA Forum on Affordable Housing and Community Development Law.  Committee members are elected by the membership, with advice from liaisons from other ABA entities with interests complementary to the Forum’s mission.

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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 one attorney from the Houston office has 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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Three 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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Two Coats Rose Lawyers Named to 2017 Top Lawyers list by New Orleans Magazine

JacobIIIClyde-1LongwellKelly_AFNew Orleans, LA – November 1, 2016 – Coats Rose, P.C. is excited to announce that two 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 Attorney in Houston

Konopka,Cole_AF_WebHOUSTON – October 3, 2016 – Coats Rose, P.C., a leading business transaction and litigation law firm, announces the addition of a new attorney to the firm’s Houston office. Cole Konopka joins as an associate to Coats Rose’s public finance section in Houston.

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