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File Early & Meet the Prerequisites of Filing Legislation for the 86th Texas Legislative Session

The Texas Legislature will be in session from January 8, 2019 through May 27, 2019.  It is important to meet the prerequisites of filing legislation and get it filed early in the session to give it the best chance of passing. 

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Coats Rose Honored for a Second Year with Construction Lawyers Society of America Law Firm Award

HOUSTON – September 6, 2018 – Coats Rose, P.C., a leading business transaction and litigation law firm, has been awarded the Construction Lawyers Society of America Law Firm Award for the second year in a row at the 2018 CLSA International Conference & Induction of Fellows.

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Coats Rose Texas Construction Practice Ranked in the 2018 Chambers USA Legal Guide by Chambers & Partners

Coats Rose, P.C. is pleased to announce that the firm has been selected for inclusion in the 2018 edition of Chambers USA, as a leading law firm in Construction law.

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Aderholt Pens Construction Law Journal Article, “Most Circuits View MacEvoy Rule as Harsh,” Published by the State Bar of Texas Construction Law Section

Coats Rose of counsel Ben Aderholt authored the article “Most Circuit Courts View MacEvoy Rule as Harsh” published in the current issue of the Construction Law Journal, published by the State Bar of Texas Construction Law Section.

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Attorneys Named Fellows of Construction Lawyers Society of America

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HOUSTON – June 27, 2017 – Coats Rose, P.C., a leading business transaction and litigation law firm, is pleased to announcedirector Richard L.

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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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Coats Rose Attorney Makes 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 an attorney 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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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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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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7 Coats Rose Attorneys Named to 2016 Texas Super Lawyers List

HOUSTON, TX – September 6, 2016: Coats Rose is pleased to announce that seven 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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The Economic Loss Doctrine as an Obstacle to Claims of Contractual Strangers

reed-rickRichard L. Reed (and Richard L. Reed, Jr.)

The article was first published in the St. Mary’s Law Journal (Vol, 46:3)

The most basic underlying purpose of the economic loss doctrine (or “economic loss rule”) is to separate the application of tort law and contract law.

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Rolling The Dice Without Putting It All On The Line

By: Rick Reed

Contractors face enormous liability exposure when bidding to perform construction work and related services in our highly industrialized and litigious society. Today, it seems we don’t even blink an eye when we hear of damage awards in the $10 to $25 million dollar range.

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Coats Rose’s Chris Ryman Appointed to the Texas Association of Builders Attorney Council

Nov. 15, 2012, HOUSTON, TX: The Texas Association of Builders, (TAB), has appointed Coats Rose Director Chris Ryman to serve on the Attorney Council next year. Ryman will work with TAB on case law, judicial actions, and legislation that impact the residential construction industry.

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