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Gray Reed Media Kit

Dyer Discusses 'Pay Czar'
Houston Business Journal and Austin Business Journal
January 4, 2010 - Brent Dyer, a Member at Gray Reed & McGraw, published "Fat cats make ‘pay czar’ watchdog look like puppy" in the Houston Business Journal and the Austin Business Journal . The article discusses th...
Yale Publishes Article on Title Opinion Requirements
Landman Magazine
December 21, 2009 - Gray Reed & McGraw attorney Paul Yale published "To Waive or Not to Waive: Analyzing Oil and Gas Title Opinion Requirements" in the December 2009 issue of Landman Magazine . To read the article, cl...
Crabtree Interviewed on Facebook's New Privacy Settings
KRLD Radio
December 11, 2009 - KRLD Radio in Dallas interviewed Travis Crabtree on Facebook's recent changes to their user's privacy settings. To listen to the interview, click here . The lawsuit, which was filed in Californi...
The Importance of Having an Employee Drug Testing Policy
Gray Reed TV
December 8, 2009
Thompson Interviewed on Tiger Wood's Latest Crisis
KTRH Radio
December 1, 2009 - KTRH Radio in Houston interviewed Joel Thompson on the recent media frenzy surrounding Tiger Woods and what he could have done to reduce his public exposure. Joel Thompson is a civil trial lawyer wi...
Cleve Clinton Discusses Whether Terrorists Have a Right to a U.S. Criminal Trial
KRLD Radio
November 26, 2009 - KRLD Radio in Dallas interviewed Cleve Clinton on whether 9/11 terrorist have a right to a U.S. criminal trial vs. a war tribunal. To listen to the interview, click here . Cleve is a Board Certi...
Protecting and Managing Your Online Reputation
Visibility Magazine
November 19, 2009 - Travis Crabtree , a Member of Gray Reed & McGraw, published "They Can't Do That on the Internet! - Online Reputation Management or Sue" in the Fall 2009 issue of Visibility Magazine , which focuses...
Company Policies Keeping Employees From Trying to Stop Thieves
KRLD Radio
November 17, 2009 - KRLD Radio in Dallas interviewed Michael Kelsheimer on a gas station employee in Fort Worth who was fired for following some thieves who took five cases of Coors Light from the store. The employee,...
The Importance of Social Networking Policies
Gray Reed TV
November 17, 2009
Crabtree Comments on Facebook Policy on Memorializing Facebook Profiles
KTRH Radio
November 12, 2009 - KTRH Radio in Houston interviewed Travis Crabtree on a recent Facebook policy on "memorializing" profiles of users who have died, taking them out of the public search results, sealing them from any...
Crabtree Discusses the Danger of Posting Controversial Photos to Facebook
KRLD Radio
November 3, 2009 - KRLD Radio in Dallas interviewed Travis Crabtree on a the recent controversy of a Dallas Cowboys cheerleader who dressed up as soon-to-be incarcerated rapper Lil' Wayne in black-face. The sports b...
Texas Supreme Court Firms Up Playing Field for Subcontractors in Texas
Modern Contractor Solutions Magazine
November 3, 2009 - Ben Aderholt, a Member at Gray Reed & McGraw, published "Texas Supreme Court Firms Up Playing Field for Subcontractors in Texas" in the October 2009 issue of Modern Contractor Solutions magazine. W...
Homeowner Rights Relating to Treehouses
KRLD Radio
October 21, 2009 - KRLD Radio in Dallas interviewed Terry Thornton on a verdict from the University Park City Council forcing a homeowner to tear down his family's front yard treehouse. The vote comes three months af...
Crabtree - Is the Sale of Dogfight Videos Legal Under Free Speech
KRLD Radio
October 6, 2009 - KRLD Radio in Dallas interviewed Travis Crabtree on the U.S. Supreme Court who heard arguments over whether free speech covers the sale of dogfighting videos. The case involves Robert J. Stevens of...
Crabtree Published an OpEd Piece on Concern for Internet Regulation
Houston Chronicle
October 6, 2009 - Travis Crabtree published an OpEd  in the Houston Chronicle on the recent "poll" posted on Facebook that asked users whether President Obama should be assassinated?. Travis Crabtree brings a uniqu...
The Rights of an Apartment Tenant In Relation to Secondhand Smoke
KRLD Radio
September 30, 2009 - KRLD Radio in Dallas interviewed Gray Reed & McGraw attorney Matthew Sanderson on a recent lawsuit where a Dallas woman is seeking six figures from a former neighbor and landlord for damage she say...
Crabtree Comments on Facebook Poll on Presidential Assassination
KRLD Radio
September 29, 2009 - KRLD Radio in Dallas interviewed Travis Crabtree on a "poll" posted on Facebook that asked users the most unsocial, unspeakable question: Should President Obama be assassinated?. To listen to the ...
Crabtree Published on How to Protect Your Online Reputation
Visibility Magazine
September 28, 2009 - Travis Crabtree , a Member of Gray Reed & McGraw, published "They Can't Do That on the Internet" in the Fall 2009 issue of Visibility Magazine , which focuses on online marketing strategy. Travis ...
Are Companies Required to Hire Back Those They Laid Off as the Economy Improves
KTRH Radio
September 22, 2009 - KTRH Radio in Houston interviewed Michael Kelsheimer on whether companies are required to hire back those they laid off as the economy improves. To listen to the interview, click here . Michael'...
Jack Emmott Discusses the Value of Collaborative Law
Houston Business Journal
September 18, 2009 - Jack Emmott , a Member at Gray Reed & McGraw, was interviewed by the Houston Business Journal as he discusses collaborative law as an option for couples seeking a divorce. In collaborative law, co...
Dyer Interviewed On If Employers Can Require Flu Shots
KRLD Radio
September 17, 2009 - With some hospitals requiring their workers to have seasonal flu shots and even more considering it, a big question looms: Can employers do that?  KRLD Radio in Dallas interviews Brent Dyer on whethe...
Travis Crabtree Interviewed on Law and the Internet
KRLD Radio
September 14, 2009 - KRLD Radio in Dallas interviewed Travis Crabtree on the dismissal of all claims against a Tarrant County police officer who placed an advertisement on Craigslist inviting people to take a basketbal...
Thompson Comments on KTRH on Disney's Latest Crisis
KTRH Radio
August 20, 2009 - KTRH Radio in Houston interviewed Joel Thompson on the recent employee deaths at Walt Disney World in Orlando and how the company has reacted. To listen to the interview, click here . Walt Disney ...
Crabtree Interviewed on Facebook Privacy
KRLD Radio
August 19, 2009 - KRLD Radio in Dallas interviewed Travis Crabtree on a recent law suit against facebook that alleges the social-networking site is violating California consumer privacy laws. To listen to the inter...
Travis Crabtree Interviewed on Libel Through Twitter
KRLD Radio
July 29, 2009 - KRLD Radio in Dallas interviewed Travis Crabtree on a recent law suit against a women who posted a "tweet" on Twitter that accuses her apartment management company of being OK with moldy apartments...
Don Looper Drills into the Thick of Major Global Energy Deals
Houston Business Journal
July 10, 2009 - Don Looper, a Member at Gray Reed & McGraw, was quoted and profiled in the Houston Business Journal article "Don Looper drills into the thick of major global energy deals".  Looper’s practice focus...
Joe Acosta Interviewed on the Latest Issues in the GM Bankruptcy
KRLD Radio
July 10, 2009 - Joseph Acosta, a Member at Gray Reed & McGraw, was interviewed on KRLD AM Radio in Dallas on the latest issues in the GM bankruptcy. Joseph has a broad base of bankruptcy, corporate restructuring, w...
Aaron Ball Discusses Frac Bill
E&P Magazine
July 7, 2009 - Aaron Ball, a Member at Gray Reed & McGraw, was quoted in the article "Frac bill bent on hurting both operators and service companies" in E&P Magazine . Aaron said US-based gas producers are right t...
Gray Reed & McGraw Attorneys Discuss Pre-Salt Contracts in Brazil
Oil & Gas Investor
July 1, 2009 - Gray Reed & McGraw attorney Aaron Ball and legal consultant Paula Galhardo were published in Oil & Gas Investor on Brazil's massive pre-salt reserves and how the need for development will open up o...
Storm of Litigation Brews Over Open-Beach Exemption
Houston Chronicle
June 27, 2009 - Daryl Bailey , a Member of Gray Reed & McGraw, published " Storm of Litigation Brews Over Open-Beach Exemption " in the June 27, 2009 issue of the Houston Chronicle. Daryl represents plaintiffs and...
Shelton Discusses Jackson Kids Custody Issues
KRLD Radio
June 26, 2009 - As Michael Jackson's legacy comes to an end, court battles are sure to ensue, possibly including the custody of his children. Gray Reed & McGraw attorney Will Shelton weighs in on this issue on KRLD ...
Hopkins Discusses Obama's Financial Regulatory Reform Plan
KTRH Radio
June 19, 2009 - Will the financial reforms President Barack Obama proposed avert another financial meltdown? Gray Reed & McGraw attorney Jeffrey Hopkins was interviewed on KTRH Houston Radio on Obama's financial o...
General Motors Files for Bankruptcy Protection
KRLD and KTRH Radio
June 1, 2009 - General Motors filed for bankruptcy protection June 1. The U.S. automaker follows Lehman Bros. and WorldCom as the third-biggest bankruptcy in U.S. history. Gray Reed & McGraw attorney Rosa Orenstein...
Sofia Adrogué Profiled
Latino Leaders Magazine
May 20, 2009 - Latino Leaders Magazine profiled Sofia Adrogué P.C ., a Member at Gray Reed & McGraw, in its April/May 2009 issues. Sofia was the only attorney featured in "The Justice Professionals." Latino Le...
Travis Crabtree Writes on Protecting your Online Image
Visibility Magazine
May 1, 2009 - Travis Crabtree , a Member of Gray Reed & McGraw, published "Protecting Your Reputation Online: Sue or SEM?" in the May 2009 issue of Visibility Magazine , which focuses on online marketing strateg...
Kate McConnico Interviewed on Collaborative Law
Fox 26 Morning News
April 27, 2009 - It seems as if another famous couple's marriage ends every other day and for some of those, it can end in a pricey divorce, but there is a new trend taking place in divorces. Houston's Fox 26 Morning...
Latina Voices 2
Houston PBS Channel 8
April 23, 2009
What Are Law Firms Doing to Save Clients Money
Houston Business Journal
April 17, 2009 - Jim Ormiston , a Member at Gray Reed & McGraw, was quoted in the April 17th edition of the Houston Business Journal on what law firms are doing to help clients save money in litigation. In the art...
Rosa Orenstein Discusses Possible GM Bankruptcy
KRLD Radio and KTRH Radio
April 13, 2009 - According to recent media reports, the Treasury Department is supposedly directing General Motors to lay the groundwork for a bankruptcy filing by a June 1 deadline, despite G.M.'s public contention ...
Cary Gray Interviewed On The Right To A Trial By A Jury
KTRH Radio
March 30, 2009 - Houston media have recently been reporting on the case of Assistant District Attorneys who recently struck several Black jurors. Harris County District Attorney Pat Lykos was presented with this info...
What Upcoming Legislation is Causing Employers Stress
Houston Business Journal
March 27, 2009 - Gray Reed & McGraw Attorneys Daryl Bailey , Brent E. Dyer and Michael Kelsheimer were quoted in the March 20, 2009 issue of the Houston Business Journal in the article "What Upcoming Legislation i...
Aaron Ball Quoted in Houston Chronicle on Obama's Tax Plan
Houston Chronicle
March 21, 2009 - Aaron Ball, a Member at Gray Reed & McGraw, was quoted on President Obama's tax plan in the March 21st edition of the Houston Chronicle . Aaron's practice is concentrated in the manufacturing and o...
Gray Reed Attorney Publishes Article on Internet Marketing
Visibility Magazine
March 11, 2009 - Travis Crabtree, a Member of Gray Reed & McGraw, published "Courts' Inability to Keep Pace Leaves Little Legal Guidance for Online Marketers" in the March 2009 issue of Visibility Magazine, which foc...
Tom Rhodus Quoted on Taxes Discrepancies
Texas Lawyer
March 9, 2009 - Tom Rhodus , a Member of Gray Reed & McGraw, was quoted in the March 9, 2009 edition of Texas Lawyer on discrepancies in U.S. trade representative nominee Ron Kirk's taxes. Beginning his practice w...
Cabinet-Pick Kirk Owes $10,000 in Back Taxes
Dallas Morning News
March 3, 2009 - Norm Lofgren , a Member at Gray Reed & McGraw, was quoted in the Dallas Morning News article "Cabinet-pick Kirk owes $10,000 in back taxes". Norm's practice focuses on taxation, estate planning and...
McConnico Quoted in Houston Business Journal on the Economy's Impact on Families
Houston Business Journal
February 27, 2009 - Kate McConnico, a Member in the Houston office of Gray Reed & McGraw, was quoted in the Houston Business Journal's article on "Recession runs legal gamut." Ms. McConnico, is Board Certified in Famil...
Brent Dyer Quoted on Labor Law Disputes
Dallas Business Journal
February 20, 2009 - Brent E. Dyer, a Member at Gray Reed & McGraw, was quoted in the Dallas Business Journal article "Employees may gain in labor law disputes" on Feb. 20, 2009. Brent advises employers both in day-to...
Narrowing the Reach of the False Claims Act
Construction Executive Magazine
February 15, 2009 - Narrowing the Reach of the False Claims Act By Vernon Howerton Any contractor working on a project funded, in whole or in part, by the federal government needs to be aware of the potential ...
Supreme Court Issues Major Opinion on Hydraulic Fracing
Dallas Bar Association Headnotes
February 2009
IRS Softens Measures Against Taxpayers in Hardship
Dallas Morning News
February 9, 2009 - Norm Lofgren , a Member at Gray Reed & McGraw, was quoted in the Dallas Morning News article "IRS softens measures against taxpayers in hardship". Norm's practice focuses on taxation, estate planni...
Questions on Quotations
Dallas Bar Headnotes
February 9, 2009
Latina Voices 1
Houston PBS Channel 8
January 30, 2009
LRM Attorney Aired on Houston News Broadcast
Houston Fox 26 News
January 19, 2009 - Kate McConnico, a Member in the Houston office of Gray Reed & McGraw, appeared on Houston’s Fox 26 News’s “Ask a Divorce Lawyer” where she answered viewer’s questions and concerns relating to divorce...
LRM Attorney Publishes Article on Crossborder Taxation
Oil & Gas Investor Magazine
January 7, 2009 - Aaron Ball, a Member at Gray Reed & McGraw, was published in the January 2009 issue of Oil & Gas Investor Magazine on "The Crossborder Tax Solution". Aaron's practice is concentrated in the manufact...
Dwindling Capital Weighing on Commercial Construction
Houston Business Journal
December 19, 2008 - Houston Business Journal - Kevin McInnis, a Member at Gray Reed & McGraw, is quoted in the December 19th Houston Business Journal article on the real estate market and new developments. Click  h...
Road To Recovery - Everything Goes In Cycles, But Those Looking At Retirement Are Left To Pick Up The Pieces
Houston Business Journal
December 5, 2008 - Houston Business Journal - Norm Lofgren , a Member at Gray Reed & McGraw, is quoted in the December 5th Houston Business Journal article on the economy, retirement plans and estate taxes. Click...
Large Reserves of Texas Gas Shale Looking Better all the Time
Houston Business Journal
November 14, 2008 - Houston Business Journal - Charlie Sartain , a Member at Gray Reed & McGraw, is quoted in the November 14th Houston Business Journal article on gas shale plays.
Energy Alternatives, Solutions Remain Work in Progress
Houston Business Journal
November 14, 2008 - Houston Business Journal - Donald Looper, a Member at Gray Reed & McGraw, is quoted in the November 14th Houston Business Journal article on energy alternatives. Click  here to go to the story.
Supreme Court Issues Major Opinion on Hydraulic Fracing
Dallas Association of Professional Landmen News
October 2008
Partner Selected as a 2008 Texas Executive Woman
Houston Woman Magazine
August 24, 2008 - Sofia Adrogué, P.C ., a partner at the law firm of Gray Reed & McGraw, has been selected as a 2008 Texas Executive Women “Woman on the Move” and also as one of Houston’s 50 “Most Influential Women...
In the Age of Directional Drilling, Accommodation Grows Teeth
Landman Magazine
April 1, 2008
Developments in the Substantive Law: Maritime Law
Texas Lawyer
2007
Writing a Speech: Part Two
Dallas Bar Headnotes
April 7, 2006
Writing a Speech: Part One
Dallas Bar Headnotes
March 20, 2006
When It’s Just Not Working
Dallas Bar Headnotes
October 25, 2005
Move Along, Counsel
Dallas Bar Headnotes
July 7, 2005
Separate Opinions in the Court of Appeals
State Bar of Texas, 18 The Appellate Advocate
Summer 2005
Pre-Planning for Termination
Transportation Builder
July 1, 2005
Working Safe
Transportation Builder
May 1, 2005
Storytelling: Once Upon A Time
Dallas Bar Headnotes
April 7, 2005
What’s on Your Bookshelf?
Dallas Bar Headnotes
December 12, 2004
Editing One Step at a Time
Dallas Bar Headnotes
August 11, 2004
The Writing Process (Part 2) The First Draft
Dallas Bar Headnotes
May 20, 2004
The Writing Process (Part 1) Getting Ready to Write
Dallas Bar Headnotes
February 2, 2004
The Effects of Domestic Violence on Children
Houston Lawyer Magazine
2004
First Aid at the Last Minute
Dallas Bar Headnotes
November 4, 2003
Indemnity on the Outer Continental Shelf
Tulane Maritime Law Journal
February 2003
Annual Review of 1995 Antitrust Law Developments
ABA Antitrust Section, (Co-author of chapter on Robinson-Patman Act).
1996
Antitrust Law Developments, 3rd
ABA Antitrust Section, (contributed to chapter on FTC).
1991
The Treatment of Confidential Information by the FTC
ABA Antitrust Section Working Paper, (co-author)
1990
Drafting and Litigating Against Post-Term Competition
Franchise Legal Digest (co-author)
Sept. - Oct. 1990
Book Review - (reviewing Tribe, Constitutional Choices)
50 TEX. B.J. 659-60 (1987)
1985
Book Review - reviewing "Law and Economics Center of Emory University, Supreme Court Economic Review (Volume 1)
47 TEX. B.J. 588-90 (1984)
1984
Note, Court Awarded Attorneys’ Fees in Divorce
29 Baylor L. Rev. 172
1977
Comment, Antitrust Review and Nuclear Power Plant Licensing
29 Baylor L. Rev. 971
1977
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