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Henry Robinson penned an article, “How Employers and Employees may Minimize Current Fiduciary Risks under ERISA,” to be published in the Spring 2019 Employee Relations Law Journal.
Sean Bryan authored an article addressing Qualified Opportunity Zones (QOZs) and the deferral of tax on capital gains that are invested in these QOZs.
Kelly Hart earned high rankings in the 2019 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” rankings, including 4 national rankings and 26 first-tier metropolitan rankings.
The Fort Worth Business Press selected Cheryl Leb as a 2018 Great Woman of Texas.
The George Washington University Law School Celebrates Dee J. Kelly, Sr. with a Building in his HonorThe George Washinton University Law School (GW Law) renamed the Law School Learning Center as the Dee J. Kelly Law Learning Center.
Elizabeth Spencer Berthiaume joins Kelly Hart as an associate in the Fort Worth office's Corporate & Securities Section.
Hillary Hunter joins Kelly Hart as an associate in the Midland office’s Oil & Gas/Energy section.
Cheryl Leb recently was elected to serve as Chair of the Tarrant County Bar Association (TCBA) Intellectual Property Law Section for a one year term beginning in July of 2018.
Jane Jackson recently spoke on “Citizen Suits Under Environmental Statutes” at the LSU Mineral Law Institute.
Seventeen Kelly Hart attorneys have been selected as 2018 Texas Super Lawyers Rising Stars.
Michael McConnell and Louis Phillips Featured Speakers at the Fifth Circuit Bankruptcy Bench-Bar Conference
The Fifth Circuit Bankruptcy Bench-Bar Conference, which was held February 21-23, 2018, provided plenary sessions featuring ethics, evidentiary issues, the aftermath of the most recent Supreme Court cases, and the state of the middle class.
The Tarrant County Bar Association (TCBA) has selected David Keltner to receive the prestigious Blackstone Award.
Louis Phillips Featured Speaker at the 13th Annual Bankruptcy, Insolvency, and Creditor Rights Educational/Social Retreat
The 13th Annual Bankruptcy, Insolvency, and Creditor Rights (IBCR) Educational Seminar will provide the most current and informative advice on the issues most important to bankruptcy and insolvency practitioners.
J. Austin Franklin joins the firm as an associate in the Litigation Section.
Louis Phillips has been recognized as a Top 50 Lawyer by Louisiana Super Lawyers.
Rick Shelby has been selected as a 2018 Louisiana Super Lawyers Rising Star.
Russell Cawyer's blog post—entitled “New Tax Law Limits Deductibility of Sexual Harassment and Abuse Settlements Containing Nondisclosure Provisions” and published on the Texas Employment Law Update—addresses provisions of the new tax reform law signed by President Trump on December 20, 2017.
The Kelly Hart team of Tom Hegi, David Cook, Todd Spake, and Drew Neill represented Texas-based royalty acquisition company Pegasus Resources in connection with a $300 million equity commitment from EnCap Investments LP.
Kelly Hart earns high rankings in the 2018 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” rankings, including 6 national rankings and 26 first-tier metropolitan rankings.
The Star-Telegram interviewed Russell Cawyer on the legality of Jerry Jones’s anthem stance.
Kayla Matus joins the firm as an associate in the Corporate & Securities practice group.
Louis Phillips Featured Speaker at National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees (NABT) Annual Convention
At the recent NABT Annual Convention, Louis Phillips participated in a panel discussion addressing recent developments in bankruptcy law.
Henry Robinson penned a chapter titled Tailoring Interactive Processes to Initial and Supplemental Requests for Leaves of Absence that is published in the Employee Relations Law Journal (Vol. 43, No. 2, Autumn 2017).
Forty-one Kelly Hart attorneys were recognized as The Best Lawyers in America® 2018.
United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit reverses judgment against Kelly Hart client.
David Keltner was a featured speaker at the Houston Bar Association Appellate Practice Section Luncheon in Houston. The session was titled, "Winning strategies for petitioners and respondents in the Texas Supreme Court."
Russell Cawyer posts an article on a recent case from the Fifth Circuit. In Cabral v. Brennan, U.S. Postal Service employee Cabral brought a retaliation claim against his employer following a two day suspension. The Fifth Circuit considered whether Cabral’s two day suspension constituted a materially adverse action sufficient to state a claim for retaliation.
Louis Phillips is a featured speaker at the American Bar Association Business Law Section Spring Meeting.
Kelly Hart Partner Co-Authors a chapter on Fraud for Business and Commercial Litigation in Federal Courts, Fourth EditionBill Warren co-authors a chapter on Fraud for Business and Commercial Litigation in Federal Courts, Fourth Edition a treatise addressing procedure, law, and strategies published by Thomson Reuters in conjunction with the American Bar Association.
Russell Cawyer publishes a new blog post,on the consequences of the Americans with Disabilities Amendment Act’s expanded definition of disability.
Demarcus Gordon has been chosen as a 2017 CityBusiness "Leadership in Law" honoree.