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The George Washington University Law School Celebrates Dee J. Kelly, Sr. with a Building in his HonorThe George Washington 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.
In a 9-2 city council vote, San Antonio joined Austin to become the second city in Texas to require private employers to provide paid sick leave.
The Austin Court of Appeals has temporarily blocked implementation of Austin’s sick leave ordinance.
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.
Russell Cawyer authors blog on the Labor Department's Revisions to the Unpaid Intern Test.
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.
Best Lawyers in America® selected David Keltner as the 2018 Dallas/Fort Worth Appellate “Lawyer of the Year.”
David Keltner has been recognized as a Top 10 Lawyer by Texas Super Lawyers.
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.
Russell Cawyer posts an article on a recent affirmation of summary judgment from the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.
United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit reverses judgment against Kelly Hart client.
Russell Cawyer posts an article on a recent ruling from the Texas Supreme Court.
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.