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Coats Rose Represents City of Montgomery, Texas in Creation of Public Improvement District

Timothy G. GreenMallory J. CraigIn 2016, Coats Rose attorneys, Director Timothy Green and Associate Mallory Craig, represented the City of Montgomery, Texas in the creation of the City of Montgomery Public Improvement District No. 1 (“PID”).  The PID has adopted assessments and is reimbursing, on a “cash flow basis,” the developer for certain water, sewer, drainage and roads that serve a commercial project within the City limits.

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Coats Rose Attorneys Serve as Bond Counsel on Sale of $6.24 Million Special Assessment Revenue Bonds

Coats Rose Attorneys, Director Timothy Green and Associate Mallory Craig, acted as Bond Counsel to the City of Hackberry, Texas on the sale of $6.24 million Special Assessment Revenue Bonds, Series 2016 (Rivendale By The Lake Public Improvement District No.

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Coats Rose Represents Residential Developer in Creation of PID and Sale of Special Assessment Revenue Bonds

Timothy G. GreenMelinda KoehneCoats Rose Attorneys, Directors Timothy Green and Mindy Koehne, previously represented the developer in the creation of the Ponder Public Improvement District No. 1, and in October 2017 represented the same regarding the sale of $3.54 million Special Assessment Revenue Bonds, Series 2017 (Ponder Public Improvement District No.

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What House tax plan could mean for Texas taxpayers

Jamie KatzenCoats Rose director, Jamie Katzen, sheds light as many questions loom on how the House tax bill could potentially impact Texans.

“It would take days – and more than a few attorneys – to figure out how the new House tax bill would affect specific individual or corporate taxpayers, but the plan includes some obvious pluses and minuses for Texas taxpayers.”

To read the full article, “What House tax plan could mean for Texas taxpayers” published in the Austin American-Statesman, click here.

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Coats Rose Achieves National Tier 1 Rankings in the 2018 “Best Law Firms” Survey by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®

HOUSTON – Nov. 1, 2017 – Coats Rose, P.C., a business transaction and litigation law firm, has been recognized in the 2018 “Best Law Firms” survey by U.S. News & World Report and Best 2018 Best Law Firms BadgeLawyers® for Tier 1 national and Tier 1 metropolitan rankings across its offices in Houston, Austin, San Antonio and New Orleans.

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Three Coats Rose Lawyers Named to 2018 Top Lawyers List by New Orleans Magazine

NEW ORLEANS – Nov. 1, 2017 – Coats Rose, P.C. is excited to announce that three lawyers from the New Orleans office have been named to the 2018 Top Lawyers list as designated by New Orleans Magazine.

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Leveling the Playing Field on Compensation

As pay equity continues to rise as a hot topic issue, Clyde Jacob, Director at Coats Rose, P.C.’s labor and employment practice, provides an in-depth analysis of where the issue arose from and the current avenues dictating where the issue is heading.

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Coats Rose Adds Of Counsel Mark D. Wigder to Dallas Office

DALLAS – Oct. 6, 2017 – Coats Rose, P.C., a leading business transaction and litigation law firm, announces the addition of a new attorney to the firm’s Dallas office. Mark D. Wigder has joined as of counsel to Coats Rose’s corporate and business law practice.

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Coats Rose Honored with Construction Lawyers Society of America Law Firm Award

HOUSTON – October 3, 2017 – Coats Rose, P.C., a leading business transaction and litigation law firm, has recently been awarded the Construction Lawyers Society of America Law Firm Award at the inaugural CLSA International Conference & Induction of Fellows.

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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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Eight 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 eight 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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14 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 14 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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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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Coats Rose Government Relations Attorneys Continue Successful Record in 85th Texas Legislative Session

Natalie ScottCoats Rose attorneys continued their successful track record in passing legislation on behalf of Texas real estate developers during the 85th Texas Legislative Session. Our attorneys’ work resulted in the passage of 16 local bills as well as a general law bill clarified certain Texas Water Code provisions. 

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