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Three 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 three attorneys from the Houston office have made the 2017 Texas Super Lawyers® Rising Stars list.

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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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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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Telemedicine Up for Heated Debate

Knight,Vinson_AF_wbCoats Rose Of Counsel, Vinson J. Knight, recently contributed to an article that explores the challenges of telemedicine practice standards in the State of Texas.

To read the full articleTelemedicine Up for Heated Debate,” published in Medical Economics by UBM Medica, LLC, a UBM company, click here.

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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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Coats Rose Closes $4.5 Million Municipal Management District Bond Issue

GreenTim_AFJohnsonSamuel_AFHOUSTON, TX – October 3, 2016: Coats Rose lawyers Tim Green and Sam Johnson recently closed the sale of the $4,570,000 Fort Bend County Municipal Management District No. 1 Unlimited Tax Road Bonds, Series 2016. 

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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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13 Coats Rose Attorneys Named to 2016 Texas Super Lawyers List

HOUSTON, TX – September 6, 2016: Coats Rose is pleased to announce that 13 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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17 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 17 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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Quick! Update Your Federal Labor Law Posters

JacobIIIClyde-1ChristyWalter1GoldmanAmanda-1By: Clyde H. Jacob III, Walter W. Christy and Amanda Wingfield Goldman

 

Giving employers just mere days to comply, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) recently revised its Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) and Employee Polygraph Protection Act (“EPPA”) posters on July 28.

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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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Coats Rose Ranked Among the Largest Houston Law Firms in the Houston Chronicle 100 Survey 2016

HOUSTON – June 21, 2016 – Coats Rose, P.C., a leading business transaction and litigation law firm, was recently ranked among the largest law firms by number of attorneys in the Houston Chronicle 100 Law Survey 2016.

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Coats Rose Ranks Among the Largest Law Firms in New Orleans CityBusiness’s 2016 ‘Law Firms’ List

NEW ORLEANS – June 2, 2016 – Coats Rose, P.C., a leading business transaction and litigation law firm, was recently named to New Orleans CityBusiness’s 2016 ‘Law Firms’ list. Of the over 150 law firms listed, Coats Rose ranked among the top 28 percent of the city’s largest law firms.

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