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Firm Lands Seven on D Magazine’s “Best Lawyers in Dallas” List

LPHS is pleased to announce that D Magazine has selected seven of the firm’s partners to the list of the “Best Lawyers in Dallas” for 2023. All honorees are nominated by their peers based on their exceptional work in the legal profession, while an anonymous panel of lawyers and the D Magazine editorial staff select the final list of […]

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Coale Speaks with Three Texas Outlets on Legal Path Forward for Federal Title X Program

Following U.S. District Judge Matthew Kascmaryk’s ruling to suspend the approval of mifepristone, an abortion-inducing drug, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has seven days to appeal the decision. LPHS attorney David Coale spoke about the foreseeable, nationwide legal battle this ruling presents to abortion accessibility to three Texas media outlets. “This is a pretty […]

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Firm Secures Important Win for Insurer in Business Interruption Case

The LPHS team of Eric Pinker, Rebecca Adams, and Holly Stubbs, along with co-counsel, recently secured an important and decisive defense win for prominent property insurer FM Global in federal court in the Eastern District of Texas. Cinemark USA, the nation’s third-largest chain of movie theaters, was seeking $1 billion in property damage insurance coverage under its policy, […]

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Fox4News: Coale Says City Ban on Airbnb-type Rentals Likely Ends Up in Court

While a “regulatory taking” proposal before the Dallas City Council would eliminate about 95 percent of the short-term rentals currently operating in the city, the firm’s David Coale told Fox4News that courts give a lot of latitude to local governments when it comes to zoning and land use issues. “The city here will say, ‘we […]

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FOX 4 News: David Coale Discusses Discovery in Michael Irvin Defamation Case

Former Dallas Cowboy Michael Irvin continues to seek the public release of a video of his interaction with a Marriott hotel employee just before the Super Bowl. Irvin was removed from his TV assignments after the woman accused him of misconduct, and Irvin responded with a defamation claim against the company. Speaking with FOX4 News, […]

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LPHS Wins Take Nothing Defense Judgment in $66M Case

LPHS partner Sara Hollan Chelette and associate Barira Munshi secured a defense judgment from a Dallas County court on behalf of their client in a lawsuit alleging breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, insurance code/DTPA violations, and negligence. The lawsuit sought $22 million in damages, plus trebling under the DTPA and attorneys’ fees. The litigation arose from the […]

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Attorneys Rebecca L. Adams and Greg Brassfield Promoted to Partner

Trial law firm Lynn Pinker Hurst & Schwegmann has promoted attorneys Rebecca L. Adams and Greg Brassfield to the firm’s partnership. “Becky and Greg are true leaders within the firm and both possess the personalities and skills that instill confidence in every client they represent,” says Chris Schwegmann, the firm’s managing partner. “Their strategic thinking and insights are recognized and […]

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David Coale Comments on Student Loan Ruling by Federal Judge

A federal judge in Fort Worth has ruled that the $400 billion student loan forgiveness plan recently enacted by an executive order of President Biden is unconstitutional. Judge Mark Pittman found that the Department of Education didn’t have the authority to create the program. Interviewed by CBS11 and WBAP-Radio, the firm’s David Coale said “Once […]

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Nine Attorneys Recognized in Benchmark Litigation Guide

Lynn Pinker Hurst & Schwegmann is honored to be named as one of only 14 firms in the nation recognized as a “Top Boutique” in the 2023 edition of the Benchmark Litigation guide to the legal profession. In addition the firm is pleased to recognize nine attorneys for their inclusion in the prestigious publication. In this year’s […]

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