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David Coale Provides Insight on Judge Amy Coney Barrett Supreme Court Hearings

Judge Amy Coney Barrett faces the Senate Judiciary Committee as she goes the nomination hearings to become the next Supreme Court justice after the death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg. LPHS partner David Coale provides analysis to KLIF radio on the hearings  and what the Constitution allows about this process. “It says the president may nominate; there is not an asterisk on there. It says the Senate gives advice […]

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Crowded Field of ‘Feed Me’ Phrases Makes for Trademark Fight

Former WWE star Ryback has promised legal action against Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott for his use of the phrase “Feed Me.” Mr. Elliott recently tattooed the phrase across his stomach, and in a recent trademark application disclosed his intention to use the mark in commerce on T-shirts and other merchandise. But Ryback claims […]

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Texas Lawyer Publishes Chris Patton’s Commentary on The Rise of Trade Secret Disputes

The economic and employment instability from the COVID-19 crisis has opened the doors for trade secret litigation, with Texas taking the lead. In his commentary, “Texas Flood: Protecting Against the Rising Tide of Trade Secret Litigation,” published in Texas Lawyer, LPHS partner Chris Patton warns businesses of the new normal and urges companies to reexamine their playbooks.   “The surge in employee turnover set off by the COVID pandemic creates a special security […]

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Michael K. Hurst and David Coale Awarded “Lawyer of the Year”

Michael K. Hurst and David Coale earn the “Lawyer of the Year” award by Best Lawyers for 2021. Hurst is being recognized for his outstanding accomplishments in Business Litigation and Coale is being recognized for his Appellate expertise.  The “Lawyer of the Year” award is given to individual attorneys who have received the highest overall feedback by their peers for their area […]

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Firm Awards 2020 Judge Barefoot Sanders Law Magnet Scholarships

This year, Lynn Pinker Hurst & Schwegmann granted the 2020 Judge Barefoot Sanders Law Magnet Scholarship to two high school seniors, Cheyanne Harding and Ahtziry Tinajero. The Judge Barefoot Sanders Law Magnet was established in 1978 with a mission to prepare students for careers in law, government and law enforcement. Recipients must plan to enroll […]

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Four LPHS Partners Named to Benchmark Litigation’s 40 & Under Hot List

The firm is pleased to announce four partners’ recent inclusion in Benchmark Litigation’s 40 & Under Hot List for 2020. These attorneys have been deemed the most promising young talent in their respective litigation communities in the U.S. and Canada by clients and peers.  LPHS congratulates Elizabeth Ryan (2017-2020), Chris Patton (2018-2020), Jonathan Childers (2018-2020), and Joshua Sandler (2018-2020) on being recognized. 

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Eric Pinker Featured as Attorney of the Month in Attorney at Law Magazine

LPHS managing partner, Eric Pinker, has been recognized as the Attorney of the Month for June 2020 in the latest issue of Attorney at Law Magazine. Pinker became the firm’s managing partner in 2000 and has worked to provide the LPHS team with enough freedom and compelling incentives to inspire company growth and success.  “In founding the […]

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Eric Pinker Selected to America’s Top 100 Attorneys

Announcing the Lifetime Achievement selection of Eric Pinker among America’s Top 100 Attorneys®. Lifetime Achievement selection to America’s Top 100 Attorneys® is by invitation only and is reserved to identify the nation’s most exceptional attorneys whose accomplishments and impact on the legal profession merit a Lifetime Achievement award.    Selection is not achieved based on a single accomplishment […]

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