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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