Chris Schwegmann has been elected as the newest managing partner of the highly respected Dallas trial firm of Lynn Pinker Hurst & Schwegmann. In his new role, Mr. Schwegmann will manage the business and operational strategies for the firm, while continuing his practice in matters involving trademark and copyright infringement, false advertising, antitrust, and other business […]
A federal vaccine task force recently announced it will not enforce vaccine mandates for federal contractors and private companies after a federal appeals court temporarily placed the vaccine mandates on hold. LPHS appellate partner and constitutional law attorney David Coale explains what may have led to the recent appeals court decision. “For OSHA, however broad […]
The U.S. Supreme has yet to decide on Texas Senate Bill 8, and LPHS appellate partner David Coale provides insight into why the high court has not made a ruling. “This court moved very quickly to set the Texas case, the SB 8 case, for argument. Now a few weeks have gone by, and we are entering Thanksgiving, we don’t […]
Congressional Democrats are asking the federal government to investigate Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s use of state resources to tackle the security issues at the Texas-Mexico border, claiming such actions by a state government are unconstitutional. LPHS appellate and constitutional law attorney David Coale discusses the matter with KDFW FOX 4 Dallas. View the interview here.
Benchmark Litigation has named six LPHS partners as 2022 “Litigation Stars,” including Chris Akin, David Coale, Michael K. Hurst, Mike Lynn, Eric Pinker, and Chris Schwegmann. Benchmark Litigation is the only publication in the market to focus exclusively on litigation and has garnered industry-wide accolades for its in-depth analysis of the players shaping the dynamic practice of litigation. To learn more, click here.
President Biden announced new vaccine mandates requirements for employers, including federal workers and private businesses with more than 100 workers to slow infections of the Delta Variant. LPHS constitutional law attorney David Coale: “Politically, the president has to be confident now that he is not going to get a backlash. If he tells a whole bunch […]
Texas has recently passed the controversial Senate Bill 8 also known as the heartbeat law. LPHS partner Mary Goodrich Nix recently spoke to the Dallas Morning News about the implications the law has on businesses offering insurance benefits for these types of procedures. “It makes me concerned that an employer, if they were self-funding or […]
Lynn Pinker Hurst & Schwegman appellate partner and constitutional law attorney David Coale explains the legal implications of S.B.8, the next steps that follow in the legal process and its impact on the community and other states. Click on the media articles below to view David’s comments on the matter. Zenger News Associated Press KXAN NBC 36 […]
The Texas Supreme Court is preparing to hear more evidence in the challenge to Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s mask ban in the state. LPHS appellate partner David Coale explains that the issue continues because the governor is using the state’s disaster code normally used for hurricanes and tornadoes. “Now that office has been hypercharged. It’s an unusual change in […]
The firm is proud to announce that 18 attorneys have been recognized as Best Lawyers in America and “Ones to Watch” by Best Lawyers for 2022. These lawyers have been recognized as The Best Lawyers in America in the following practice areas: – Sara Chelette (2021-2022): Commercial Litigation – David Coale (2013-2022): Appellate Practice, Commercial Litigation – Mary Goodrich Nix (2022): […]