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Former Medical Society Prez Settles Medicare Fraud Charges
Houston Chronicle
October 12, 2017
Legal Matters: How to Work with the Media On-Site Without Violating HIPAA
Strategic Healthcare Marketing
September 26, 2017
Meet the New King of Patent Litigation (Sorry, East Texas)
Dallas Business Journal
September 23, 2017
Contractors in Hurricane Areas Will Seek Deadline Extensions
Engineering News Record
September 20, 2017
Why Did a Federal Judge Sentence a Terminally Ill Mother to 75 Years for Health Care Fraud?
National Law Journal
September 15, 2017
Why Did a Federal Judge Sentence a Terminally Ill Mother to 75 Years for Health Care Fraud?
Law.com
September 15, 2017
The Heroes Behind Jackson Walker, Gray Reed’s Relief Efforts
Texas Lawbook
September 6, 2017 - The Texas Lawbook is providing constant updates on Hurricane Harvey’s impact on the legal community. Along with several Texas attorneys, Gray Reed is proud that two of the firm's lawyers have been in...
After Hurricane Harvey, What Will Your Builders' Risk Policy Pay For?
Engineering News Record
September 6, 2017
Fracking Sand Rights Dispute Can't Be Heard In Texas Court
Law360
July 28, 2017 - On appeal, Gray Reed attorneys obtained dismissal of a Plaintiffs’ lawsuit claiming over $100,000,000 in damages against the firm's client. The client objected to the personal jurisdiction of Texas c...
Top Texas Supreme Court Rulings Of 2017: Midyear Report
Law360
July 7, 2017
Interview with the Honorable Jim Moseley
The Appellate Advocate - State Bar of Texas Appellate Section Report
Summer 2017
Changes to Immigration Policy Could Impact Contractors
Constructor Magazine
July/August 2017
Tardy 232 Muddies Decision, Customer Relations
American Metal Market
June 20, 2017
East Texas Loses Lure For Patent-Infringement Lawsuits
Texas Standard
June 6, 2017
East Texas Loses Lure For Patent-Infringement Lawsuits
KUT 90.5 - NPR Austin
June 2, 2017
KC Pipe Alleges It Was Not Paid More Than $85,000 For Pipes
Southeast Texas Record
May 17, 2017
Potential Impact of the American Health Care Act
KTRH-FM
May 5, 2017
Potential Impact of the American Health Care Act
KRLD
May 5, 2017
Law Firms React to Real Estate Growth
Texas Real Estate Business
May 2017
Texas Firms Eye Energy Uptick After Weathering Downturn
Law360
April 21, 2017
Don’t Let ICE Put The Heat On You
Sarasota Herald-Tribune
April 17, 2017
Valve Maker's Lawsuit Alleges Trade Secrets Theft
Southeast Texas Record
March 31, 2017
Social Media & Physical Harm
KPRC - Houston
March 26, 2017
2017’s Cities Most Affected by Trumpcare
WalletHub
March 20, 2017
How Russian Oil Giant Rosneft Could Claim U.S. Oil
CBSnews.com
March 9, 2017
Lawmakers File Property Tax Bills
Community Impact Newspaper
February 17, 2017
The Wackiest Things Small Business Owners Try to Deduct
Credit.com, MSN.com, USAToday.com
February 10, 2017
What are the Pitfalls of Talking Politics at Work?  
KTRH-FM
February 8, 2017
Fifth Circuit Says Solar Plant Suit Belongs In Texas Court
Law360
February 6, 2017 - In the fall of 2015, Gray Reed clients Centaurus Renewable Energy LLC and Grand View PV Solar Two LLC launched their lawsuit against Helix Electric LLC and several related companies. At the time...
5 Expert Tax Tips for Small Business Owners
Nav.com
January 28, 2017
Fourteen Healthcare Thought Leaders on President Trump's Executive Order on the ACA
Becker's ACS Review
January 24, 2017
Yes, You Can Still Get Fired For Having Tattoos
AVVO.com
January 24, 2017
Latest Ruling on Eminent Domain Eases Fears of Texas Pipeline Builders
Dallas Morning News
January 11, 2017
Setting The Record Straight: Why A Class Action is Superior in Syngenta Litigation
January 4, 2017 - Pat Stueve, co-lead counsel, explains why a class action is the superior way to try the case against Syngenta and why corn farmers should participate rather than filing individual lawsuits. 
Like Barbacoa, Big Red and the Breakfast Taco, Michelada Belongs to S.A.
San Antonio Express News
December 21, 2016 - The binational popularity of the spicy spiking of beer to create what’s known as a michelada led to a commercial product and a trademark dispute that found its way into the federal courthouse. The d...
Arbitration in Louisiana: Does a calculating error mean an award can be struck down?
Louisiana Record
December 18, 2016
Why The Expanded Overtime Rule is Unlikely to Ever Take Effect
Dallas Business Journal
December 1, 2016
Clock Ticks After Judge Temporarily Blocks Overtime Pay Law, But What Should Business Owners Do?
Austin Business Journal
November 30, 2016
Plenty of Questions Still Surround Blocked OT Pay Law
Dallas Business Journal
November 28, 2016
Wage Gauge - Getting Employers Ready for the New Overtime Rules
Texas Bar Journal
September 2016
Dallas Business Journal Profiles Andy Meyercord
September 20, 2016
Accountable Care Organization Waivers: The Evolution of Different ACO Models
American Health Lawyers Association Business Physician Organizations, Vol. 19, Number 2
June 2016
Yates Memo, Whistleblowers Poised to Influence Fraud Enforcement
Fierce Health Payer Anti-Fraud
May 31, 2016
Battle Over Air Ambulance Pay Lands in Arkansas
Arkansas Business
May 30, 2016
North Texas Panel: Government Cracking Down on Healthcare Fraud, Compliance
Dallas Business Journal
May 25, 2016
Due Diligence and HIPAA: Issues Pertaining to Complete Disclosure and the Limitations Imposed to Protect Privacy Considerations
American Health Lawyers Association Business Law & Governance, Vol. 9, Number 1
April 2016
Commercial Transaction Resources
Practical Law (Thomson Reuters)
March 30, 2016 - Gray Reed attorney Russell Jumper developed Texas law-specific commercial transaction resources for Thomson Reuters' Practical Law , a go-to legal resource for attorneys. Russell’s work includes: ...
End of Life Planning
CBS' Plugged In To DFW
March 19, 2016 - Gray Reed attorney Greg Sampson recently spoke with Kara Gordon at CBS’s Plugged In To DFW about end of life planning. Board Certified in Estate Planning and Probate Law by the Texas Board of Leg...
Pay Your Fair Share (And No More) of Property Taxes in Texas
Texas Real Estate Business
March 4, 2016 - Pay Your Fair Share (And No More) of Property Taxes in Texas By David Leonard , Scott Funk and Jonathan Hyman March 4, 2016    The collapse of oil and natural gas prices has re...
Firm Targets Training Rooms’ Revenue Potential
Street & Smith's Sports Business Daily Global Journal
February 22, 2016
A "Whole" New World: Hospital - Physician Alignment After the Affordable Care Act
Journal of Health & Life Sciences
November 9, 2015
We Asked A Lawyer What to Do if You’ve Been Screwed by an Arbitration Clause
Vice Media
November 5, 2015
Gag Clauses in Company Contracts
KTRH Radio
November 5, 2015
Jailbreaking Phones Allowed Under Ruling
KTRH
November 2, 2015
Resignation of Privileges Prior to Notice of a Formal Investigation: Beware of Falling into a Reporting Trap
American Health Lawyers Association Medical Staff, MedStaff News, Vol. 14, Number 2
November 2015
Planned Parenthood Medicaid Participation
KXXV-TV
October 19, 2015 - VIDEO: Interviewed in this segment about the recent defunding of Planned Parenthood in Texas is Patrick Souter, J.D., part-time lecturer in healthcare law at the Baylor Law School.
Tips for IRS Audits: Be prepared
The Ambulatory M&A Advisor
September 21, 2015 - Everybody has the uneasy feeling that the IRS will one day send that notification that they or their company have been selected to be audited.  Though this may be a daunting experience, lawyers and C...
Twitter Faces Privacy Lawsuit
AM 740 KTRH News Radio
September 17, 2015
Gray Reed & McGraw Celebrates 30-Year Anniversary
September 9, 2015
Oil and Gas Title Opinions: Structure, Format and Style
South Texas College of Law 28th Annual Energy Law Institute
September 2, 2015
Voter ID Law Struck Down, Paxton Indictment, and Blue Bell Making Comeback: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of Houston News
Houston Public Media News 88.7
August 7, 2015
Failed Sysco deal could signal problems for large M&A
Houston Business Journal
June 29, 2015
Jack Emmott Honored for Collaborative Law Work
Texas Lawyer
June 26, 2015
AT&T $100 Million Dollar Fine
KDFW
June 17, 2015
Media Appearances Surrounding the Astros/Cardinals Hacking Investigation
various
June 17, 2015 - Gray Reed & McGraw internet law attorney Travis Crabtree appeared on several Houston TV stations to discuss allegations that the St. Louis Cardinals hacked into the computer system of the Houston Ast...
Fallout from the FBI Hacking Investigation of the St. Louis Cardinals and the Houston Astros
Sports Radio 610
June 16, 2015 - Gray Reed & McGraw internet law attorney Travis Crabtree talked with Sports Radio 610's "The Triple Threat" show about the FBI's investigation that the St. Louis Cardinals hacked into the computers o...
Hospital Employment of Physicians: What Should a Physician Consider
Dallas Medical Journal
May 18, 2015
Closing a Medical Practice: Steps on the Road to Retirement
Dallas Medical Journal
May 18, 2015
Appeals Court Hears Arguments in Eagle Ford Shale Lawsuit
San Antonio Express-News
May 15, 2015
Numbers Flat at Top 25 Firms in Summer Associate Survey
Texas Lawyer
May 15, 2015
Remember the Alamo, Beer Makers and Trademark Attorneys
Texas Lawyer
May 11, 2015
Exclusionary Uses: Provisions in Transition
Texas Real Estate Business
May 11, 2015
Two Syngenta Suits Return to State Court and More May Follow
Thomson Reuters
May 7, 2015
Investing in the United States
Practical Law
April 29, 2015
Making Rain: Serving Rather Than Selling
Cordell Parvin's Blog
April 9, 2015
Gray Reed Hires Five-Member Litigation Team in Houston
Law360
March 30, 2015
Gray Reed Hires Five Lateral Litigators from Beirne, Maynard
Texas Lawyer
March 30, 2015
Shale Gas Production Litigation Centers on Product Failures and Accidents - Not Ground Water Pollution
World Risk and Insurance News
March 25, 2015
Attys In Riceland MDL Win Cert. In Fight To Recover Fees
Law360
March 20, 2015
Curling Street
The Roadmap - Published by the Collaborative Law Institute of Texas
March 2015
Practical Tips for Drafting Noncompetes: Lessons Learned from the Courthouse
State Bar of Texas Corporate Counsel Newsletter
Winter 2015
The Top Three Obstacles for Construction Producers
Insurance Business America
February 25, 2015
Five Ways to Protect your IP in a Startup
Houston Business Journal
February 24, 2015 - Starting a business has its fair share of challenges, from finding capital to figuring out a name, but one of the most important things on the checklist should be protecting your intellectual property.
Corn's Price Drop Subject of Suit
El Campo News-Leader
February 4, 2015
Agency as an Affirmative Defense
Dallas Bar Headnotes
January 27, 2015
Super Bowl Betting Pools May Be Illegal
KTRH Radio
January 26, 2015
You Saw What? Where? About Whom? Improper Use and Disclosures of Protected Health Information Through Social Media
American Health Lawyers Association Physician Organizations
January 2015
Texas Firms Have Optimistic Outlook for 2015
Texas Lawyer
December 25, 2014
More Energy, More Deals, More Disputes
JAMS Newsletter
December 22, 2014
Twenty States Climb Aboard Syngenta GMO Corn Class Actions
December 19, 2014 - Law360, Los Angeles (December 18, 2014, 8:37 PM ET) -- Illinois, Colorado, Minnesota and 17 other states have joined class actions in Kansas and Missouri filed by corn farmers, grain exporters and ot...
Contributing Author - Bankruptcy Treatise
Bloomberg Law
December 19, 2014
Are Facebook Threats Protected Speech?
KTRH Radio
December 2, 2014
Dallas Suburb Votes to Ban Fracking, but the Fight is Far from Over
LXBN TV
November 19, 2014
HBA Legal Initiative Series Serves Veterans of all Eras
Houston Lawyer
November 18, 2014
Selected Issues to Consider When Drafting Healthcare Transactions
Dallas Bar Headnotes
November 6, 2014
Facebook Knows How You'll Vote
KTRH Radio
October 29, 2014
Pro Bono Spotlight: Taylor Lamb
State Bar of Texas Blog
October 23, 2014
A Bold Step Toward Solving Texas' Road Woes
Texas Tribune
October 22, 2014
Three Steps to Better Blogging
Everything Matters
October 17, 2014 - Good writing is good writing, right? Yes and no. Readers’ expectations for a blog are far different than for a trade journal or newspaper. Blogging started as a form of an online journal so the styl...
Attorney: Texas asbestos decision ‘absolutely not’ gaining traction in other jurisdictions
Washington Examiner
September 29, 2014 - ST. LOUIS (Legal Newsline) – A Texas defense attorney recently said that as asbestos litigation changes, the laws governing legal causation must also change – and the recent Bostic decision from th...
Baker Botts loses tax partner Dan Kroll to Houston office of Gray Reed & McGraw
Tax Grotto
September 18, 2014 - Gray Reed & McGraw has announced the addition of tax attorney Dan Kroll to the firm’s Houston office. Dan’s practice concentrates on federal income tax, partnership and corporate law matters, primar...
Gray Reed Scoops Up Baker Botts Partner
Law360
September 17, 2014 - Gray Reed & McGraw has lured a 20-year Baker Botts veteran over to its Houston office to work on joint venture structuring and tax planning, the firm said Monday.  
Workplace Uniform Requirements
KRLD Radio
September 12, 2014 - KRLD's Mitch Carr interviewed Gray Reed's Michael Kelsheimer about the possibility of some stores, like Walmart and Starbucks, requiring their employees to purchase workplace uniforms. Click here to...
Liquor Licensees May Have to Bite the Bullet
Law360
September 11, 2014
Official-Looking E-Mail Will Install Malware On Computers
News 92 FM
September 8, 2014
Subcontractors Secure a Victory in Federal Court
Energy and the Law
September 3, 2014
Austin's Possible New Cell Phone Ban
KTRH Radio
September 2, 2014
Woman Files $123 Million Lawsuit Against Facebook
KRLD Radio
August 22, 2014
Air B-N-B Squatter
KRLD Radio
August 7, 2014
How to Enforce Terms of Service for Online Social Media Promotions and Contests
Bloomberg Social Media Law & Policy Report
August 7, 2014
Timing of Justice's Departure Means Party Committees Choose Candidates
Texas Lawyer
August 5, 2014 - Jim Moseley, who has served as a justice on Dallas' Fifth Court of Appeals for 18 years, announced he's leaving the bench on Aug. 21 to join Gray Reed & McGraw as chairman of the 120-lawyer firm's ap...
Retiring Dallas Judge To Head Gray Reed Appellate Practice
Law360
August 1, 2014 - Law360, Dallas (July 31, 2014, 8:05 PM ET) -- A Dallas Court of Appeals judge who is retiring in August after 18 years on the bench will join Gray Reed & McGraw as the head of the firm’s newly formed...
GOP, Democrats vie to Fill Fifth District Court of Appeals Seat
Dallas Morning News
August 1, 2014 - The Fifth District Court of Appeals will lose one of its longtime justices next month when Justice Jim Moseley retires after 18 years on the court. Local Republicans and Democrats have both jumped...
What to Watch For: Obamacare Appeals
Houston Business Journal
July 31, 2014 - The split decisions surrounding the Affordable Care Act's subsidies reignited the firestorm over the efficacy of Obamacare, but in states like Texas that don't have a state-run health insurance excha...
FCC Again Takes Aim at Net Neutrality
KTRH Radio
July 22, 2014
Border Immigration Crisis
El Pais - Spain
July 21, 2014
Anti-Fracking Petition Will Go To Denton Voters in November  
KUHF Radio
July 17, 2014
EEOC Pregnancy Guidelines
KRLD Radio
July 16, 2014
Civil Rivalry
Alcalde Magazine (UT Alumni)
July 14, 2014 - Longhorns and Sooners don’t always get along. But in Houston, they’re building something special.
SCOTUS Rulings Protect Privacy, Property
KTRH Radio
June 26, 2014
Has the Pendulum Swung Too Far on Medical Malpractice in Texas?
Houston Business Journal
June 19, 2014
Netflix and Verizon Battle over Buffering
KTRH Radio
June 9, 2014
LXBN Leaders: For Charles Sartain, Writing Towards an Industry Means Being Educational – and Opinionated
LXBN
June 6, 2014
Accountable Care Organization Waivers: Addressing Fraud and Abuse Compliance Issues in the Shared Savings Program
American Health Lawyers Association Fraud & Abuse, Vol. 3, Number 2
May 2014
Be Careful When You Review Products Online
KTRH Radio
May 9, 2014
Will this be the next Ashby high-rise case?
Houston Business Journal
May 6, 2014
Hospital-Physician Employment Agreements and Medical Staff Bylaws
American Health Lawyers Association MedStaff News, Vol. 16, Number 1
May 2014
Seven Ways to Manage the Credit of a New Customer in Construction and Oil and Gas
Business Credit Magazine
May 2014
Ashby High Rise Lawsuits
Big State Home Buyers
April 22, 2014 -     On Monday, April 21, the trial judge heard oral arguments about whether to grant the injunction to prevent the developer from beginning construction.  The parties filed additional letter bri...
Franchise Dining Deals Get Supersized in Development Boom
Law360
April 21, 2014
Thirteen Workers First to File Case Under City’s New Wage Theft Law
Houston Chronicle
April 16, 2014
Bauer Business Focus: David Gair On Avoiding 'IRS' Telephone Scammers
Houston Public Media
March 28, 2014 - The approach of Tax Day regularly brings a jump in phone fraud activity . Individuals claiming to represent the IRS call taxpayers demanding money for unpaid taxes. David Gair is a tax attorney w...
Hospital Employment of Physicians: What Should A Physician Consider?
Texas Orthopaedic Association Newsletter
March 11, 2014
UHLC Arrival Awards Honor Four Immigrants
University of Houston Law Center News
March 7, 2014
International Tax Committee COGs Comment Project
Bloomberg BNA Daily Tax Report
March 3, 2014 - Gray Reed Houston tax attorney Austin Carlson collaborated on the first ever International Tax Committee COGs comment project. It was recently published in Bloomberg Daily News and you can see it he...
Sharks R Us drop their briefs to pick up tongs at the rodeo
Houston Business Journal
February 28, 2014
Physicians Assistants
Texas Orthopedic Association Newsletter
February 2014
Ten Things to Axe From a Brief
Texas Lawyer
February 10, 2014
Physicians and Compounding Pharmacies: Liability Issues Related to the Prescribing and Investing in Such Ventures
American Health Lawyers Association Physician Organizations, Vol. 16, Number 2
December 2013
Dallas City Council Passes Draconian Drilling Ordinance
KRLD Radio
December 17, 2013
Council Gives Wage Theft Ordinance Unanimous Passage
Houston Chronicle
November 21, 2013 - Houston City Council voted unanimously Wednesday to adopt an ordinance aimed at deterring companies from stealing workers' wages and ensuring the city does not hire firms that do, though supporters a...
Bauer Business Focus: J. Wayne Ballew On Venezuela After Hugo Chávez
KUHF Radio
November 15, 2013 - Houston-based Superior Energy Services recently became the latest American company to have its assets in Venezuela seized by PDVSA, the country's state-run oil monopoly. J. Wayne Ballew is an attor...
Member Spotlight
State Bar of Texas Hispanic Issues Section
November 13, 2013 - Gray Reed & McGraw's Sofia Adrogué is a Member (Partner) of Gray, Reed & McGraw  She is a Texas Women’s Empowerment Foundation “International Award Recipient”; a “Mujer Empresaria del Año” (Executive...
IRS Rev. Proc. 2013-14 Significantly Expands Grounds For Equitable Innocent Spouse Relief
State Bar of Texas' Texas Tax Lawyer Newsletter
November 12, 2013 - Various forms of relief for "innocent spouses" are found in the Internal Revenue Code; but only § 6015(f) relieves filers from responsibility for underpayments of tax shown on the face of a jointly-...
$2B Texas Water Vote Sets Stage for Infrastructure Push
Law 360
November 5, 2013 - Texas voters Tuesday approved a $2 billion infusion of state cash into a revolving loan fund for water infrastructure projects that will launch long-pending projects into reality and jump-start a flu...
U.S. Senators Soon To Vote On Dead-End Anti-Discrimination Law
KUHF Radio
November 5, 2013 - In just a few hours the U.S. Senate is expected to vote on the employment non-discrimination act that would ban workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity. The legislatio...
Gray Reed Reaffirms a $900,000 Jury Verdict
Texas Lawbook
November 5, 2013 - The Fourteenth Court of Appeals in Houston upheld a Harris County jury decision last week that a local school district violated one of its ex-peace officer’s rights under the Texas Whistleblower Act ...
The Mobile Wallet
Money for Lunch Radio Show
October 17, 2013 - Matthew Sanderson discussed "The Mobile Wallet" with show host Bert Martinez.
Dallas to Houston in Just 90 Minutes
KERA Radio
October 9, 2013 - Imagine waking up in Dallas, going to Houston for lunch, and being back in Big D for a 3 p.m. meeting. Transportation planners say it’s not only possible, it could be an option in just a few years --...
Temporary Restraining Orders and Temporary Injunctions
The Advocate
October 8, 2013 - The State Bar of Texas published an article written by Gabe Vick in the most recent volume of “The Advocate,” which is the quarterly report of the State Bar’s Litigation Section. Read the article he...
Five Ways to Avoid Turbulence in the Cloud
Baylor Business Review
October 3, 2013 - The leader of a business considering a journey into the unsettled world of cloud computing could take a lesson from a pilot. Those who fly rely on flight dispatchers to help them avoid turbulence....
Co-Author, Legislative Update 2013
State Bar of Texas Texas Bar Journal, Volume 76
September 13, 2013
Detroit Files Bankruptcy
KRLD-AM
July 25, 2013
Texas Rivals OPEC in Oil Production
KTRH-AM Radio
July 15, 2013 - Gray Reed & McGraw attorney J. Wayne Ballew discusses with KTRH Radio the combination of factors fueling the growth of oil production in Texas. http://www.ktrh.com/articles/houston-news-121300/texa...
Two Healthcare Worlds Colliding
National Association of Medical Staff Services Synergy
July/August 2013 - Dallas healthcare attorney Pat Souter weighs in on peer review and human resource issues in the medical field .
Caught Short When Your Dinner Tab Arrives ... Now What?
Dallas Observer
June 27, 2013 - We've all heard that if you don't have money to pay for your dinner they'll hand you an apron and put you to work washing dishes. This antiquated scenario is charming enough, but let's say you leave...
Intellectual Pursuits
Docket Call
Summer 2013 - Gray Reed and McGraw member David G. Henry was recently featured in Baylor Law School's Docket Call . Henry, an '86 BU Law grad, focuses his practice on Patent Litigation Prosecution and Defense; ...
IRS Controversy: What's The Potential Fallout?
WFAA TV, KRLD Radio, KUHF Radio, KTRH Radio
May 28, 2013 - After lawmakers question the IRS over the undue scrutiny the agency put on conservative groups that filed for tax-exempt status during the 2012 elections, they'll want to take action -- to hold peopl...
Physician Acquisitions and Mergers: Recent Developments in Light of Heightened Federal and State Governmental Enforcement
American Health Lawyers Association Physician Organizations, Vol. 16, Number 1
April 2013 - As a result of various market conditions and reimbursement initiatives, the healthcare industry has witnessed increased activity in the area of physician consolidation. It is not uncommon for provide...
Why BMC Sale Could Affect Jobs In Houston
KUHF-FM Radio
May 13, 2013 - BMC Software, which is headquartered in West Houston, has agreed to be bought by a private equity group for nearly $7 billion. It's a big change for a local company that may have fallen behind when i...
Safeguards Discussed For Preventing Social Media Distortion Of Markets
KUHF FM Radio
May 1, 2013 - A recent false report about explosions at the White House, posted on social media and picked up by news web sites, caused an immediate drop in the Dow Jones Industrial Average. So now, additional saf...
Now That the SEC Likes Facebook, Companies Need to Up Their Social Media Game
Houston Business Journal
April 29, 2013
Law School Graduates Sue Law Schools for Misrepresenting Their Job Placement Results
KTRH FM Radio
April 25, 2013 - Job openings for attorneys has recently been on the decline. Some law school graduates have joined in class-action lawsuits, alleging that law schools lured them in with misleading reports of success...
Questions Surface on Candidate's Residency in McAllen Election
The Monitor
March 25, 2013 - Three months before banker Sonia A. Falcon launched her campaign for McAllen City Commission District 6, she voted during the November 2012 general election — from District 3. Falcon’s ballot applica...
Litigation, Regulation, Pollution and Risk Management in the Energy Market
World Risk & Insurance News
March 15, 2013
Mobile Devices and Their Use in Healthcare: Medical Staff Policies and Procedures to Avoid Pitfalls
National Association of Medical Staff Services Synergy
March 1, 2013 - The proliferation of mobile devices in our society has resulted in their use becoming commonplace in most every personal and professional venue. The universe of mobile devices includes such small uni...
Editing Someone Else’s Draft
The College Bulletin
March 1, 2013
Keeping Your Online Promotion Legal
Visibility Magazine
February 27, 2013 - You have read that user generated content contests, online sweepstakes and other interactive promotions are great branding ideas?  While easy to do and effective, have you thought about the legality ...
The Copyright Alert System
KRLD Radio
February 27, 2013 - Travis Crabtree was interviewed on KRLD Radio on an overview and analysis of the controversial Copyright Alert System, created in order to curb illegal sharing of music, movies, or television shows.
Are "90 Day Probationary Periods" For New-Hires Required by Law?
Southwest Collector Connector, American Collectors Association of Texas
Winter 2013 - Michael Kelsheimer discusses with the American Collectors Association of Texas on whether 90 day probationary periods are required by law. 
US Airways Lands $11 Billion Merger With American
February 15, 2013 - American Airlines and US Airways announce plans to merge -- a deal that would create the world's largest airline.  Gray Reed attorney Joe Acosta weighs in on what we will expect to see throughout thi...
Dallas' Inaction on Fracking Regs Driving Away Drillers
Law360
February 12, 2013 - XTO Energy Inc. shelved its plans to drill for natural gas in Dallas last week, saying the city’s indecision on how to regulate urban drilling has made it impossible to move forward, and experts say ...
Recent Litigation Involving Disney Land and Lance Armstrong
KPRC 950 AM  Radio
February 12, 2013 - Cleve Clinton was interviewed on a second family who has come forward with claims that a Disneyland character ignored their children because of the color of their skin.  Clinton was also interviewed ...
Houston's Bullish Energy Sector: What Will Happen in 2013
KUHF-FM Radio and KTRH-AM Radio
February 8, 2013 - Houston continues to receive incredibly encouraging signs that the Oil & Gas/Energy sector is expanding and growing. ExxonMobil is building a huge complex in North Houston, Phillips 66 is building In...
How to Make a Trust Last for Your Heirs
Dallas Morning News
February 4, 2013 - Norm Lofgren, a Member at Gray Reed & McGraw, was interviewed by the Dallas Morning News on "How to Make a Trust Last for Your Heirs". Click Here to Read the Article Norm's practice focuses on ...
Informed Consent and Avoiding Liability by Accepting Responsibility
The Collaborative Roadmap, The Collaborative Law Institute of Texas
Winter 2013
NLRB Confirms That Comments Posted On Social Media May Be Entitled To Protection
KRLD Radio
January 22, 2013 - KRLD Radio interviews Travis Crabtree as he explains the NLRB's recent rulings on firing employees for their social media conduct. In recent months, the National Relations Labor Relations Board has ...
Gray Reed Attorney Jeff Leach Sworn in as a Texas State Representative
January 8, 2013 - Gray Reed attorney Jeff Leach made the Dallas Morning News front page today! As a newly elected State Representative, Leach was sworn in on the House floor yesterday, with his wife Becky and their 2-...
Twelve Ways to Succeed at Oral Argument
Texas Lawyer
January 7, 2013
The Regulation of Online Commercial Speech in the Form of Endorsements
Digital Thought Leadership, an ExecSense eBook
2012 - Travis Crabtree was recently chosen by ExecSense to author an eBook Chapter on “The Regulation of Online Commercial Speech in the Form of Endorsements.” This digital eLearning publication is now avai...
Building a Practice on Dallas' Appetite for Restaurants
The National Law Journal
December 18, 2012 - Matthew Sanderson is the lawyer version of a foodie. The shareholder at 120-attorney Gray Reed & McGraw in Dallas has built a career advising start-up and established restaurants, and he's in the rig...
Netflix CEO in Hot Water Over Facebook Post
KTRH Radio
December 12, 2012 - Gray Reed attorney Travis Crabtree was interviewed on KTRH Radio Houston on the Netflix CEO who possibly violated SEC law when he made a facebook post.  Netflix and its chief executive, Reed Hastin...
Coventry Health Care Inc. Settles Governmental Claims of Unauthorized and Improper Access to the Medicare Beneficiary Database
American Health Lawyers Association Practice Group Alert
December 4, 2012 - Gray Reed attorney Pat Souter was published in the American Health Lawyers Association's December 2012 issue of Practice Group Alerts on "Coventry Health Care Inc. Settles Governmental Claims of Un...
Mobile Devices and Their Use in Healthcare: Medical Staff Policies and Procedures to Address the Pitfalls of Their Use
American Health Lawyers Association MedStaff News, Vol. 11, Number 1
December 2012 - Gray Reed & McGraw healthcare attorney Pat Souter was publish in the November 2012 issue of the American Health Lawyers Association's MedStaff News on "Mobile Devices and Their Use in Healthcare: M...
Artist Turns Private Cell Phone Photos, Texts from Sugar Land into Book
KHOU - TV
November 28, 2012 - Gray Reed attorney Travis Crabtree was interviewed on KHOU-TV in Houston on the publishing of a book that contains dozens of private cell phone pictures and texts from old cell phones. The people w...
BP To Pay Largest Criminal Settlement In US History
KUHF Radio
November 15, 2012 - The Justice Department and BP have agreed to $4.5 billion dollar settlement over the oil company's 2010 oil rig explosion. The federal government has also charged two BP managers with manslaughter. T...
From Silverware Theft to Fights in Bars, The Legal Low-Down for Restaurant Owners
Dallas Observer
November 8, 2012
The View with a Latina Perspective
The Houston Lawyer
November/December 2012
Forget Paris - There Is Now Teeth in Reverse Domain Name Hijacking Claims
Messaging News
October 30, 2012
The Law of Using Images from the Web on Your Blog
eMedia Law Insider
October 23, 2012 - The DOs and DON'Ts about using images on your blog or website. Not only is simply copying something from the web a moral issue, it can get you into legal trouble.
Aderholt Profiled By University of Houston-Downtown
University of Houston-Downtown "Success Stories"
October 19, 2012 - Gray Reed & McGraw attorney Ben Aderholt was profiled in the September edition of the University of Houston-Downtown's Success Stories . The University of Houston-Downtown honored Gray Reed at...
University General Health Moves Forward with Expansion Plans
Houston Business Journal
October 19, 2012
What Obamacare Now Means for Employers
Financial Executive
October 16, 2012 - Jennifer Gurevitz and Patrick Souter , attorneys in Gray Reed & McGraw's healthcare and tax sections, were published in the Sept. 2012 edition of Financial Executive magazine on "What Obamacare ...
Adrogue Profiled as Notable Rice University Graduate
Houston Chronicle
October 9, 2012 - Gray Reed & McGraw attorney Sofia Adrogue was profiled in the Oct. 6 issue of the Houston Chronicle as a "Notable Rice University Graduate."   Read the Article Adrogue handles complex comme...
Companies Fighting Back Against Bad Online Reviews
KHOU-TV
October 5, 2012 - A company can spend years building up its reputation, but a bad review online can destroy it in a matter of minutes. Gray Reed & McGraw attorney Travis Crabtree , interviews with KHOU 11 in Houston ...
How to Craft a Will that's Fair to Loved Ones
Dallas Morning News
September 24, 2012 - Gray Reed attorney Norm Lofgren discusses with the Dallas Morning News on how to be fair to all your beneficiaries in your will. Download PDF of the Article Norm's practice focuses on taxation,...
Crabtree Explains the Legal Ramifications of the Alleged Anonymous Takedown of GoDaddy
LXBN TV
September 19, 2012 - On September 10, an individual with the loosely-knit "social hacktavist" group Anonymous claimed responsibility for a distributed denial of service attack against GoDaddy that left millions of websit...
Even Banks Can Violate New EEOC Guidelines on Criminal Background Checks
Bankers Digest
September 17, 2012 - Michael Kelsheimer , a shareholder in Gray Reed & McGraw's employment section, was published in the Aug 27 edition of Bankers Digest on "Even Banks Can Violate New EEOC Guidelines on Criminal Back...
Cleve Clinton Interviewed
Business Spotlight
September 14, 2012 - Business Spotlight interviewed Cleve Clinton , a Shareholder at Gray Reed & McGraw, on his litigation practice and his passion for representing mavericks. Watch the Interview Read a Transcript ...
Cleve Clinton Interview on Business Spotlight
The Business Spotlight
September 12, 2012
The Legal Implications of Anonymous's GoDaddy Takedown
LXBN TV
September 11, 2012
How the Affordable Care Act Will Impact Your Business
LXBN TV
July 30, 2012 - Ready or not, the Affordable Care Act will be going into effect soon. While much of the focus as of late has been on the individual mandate, the impact this law will have on businesses is incredibly ...
How the Affordable Care Act Will Impact Your Business
LXBN TV
July 27, 2012
Emmott Discusses Divorces Settling at Record Speeds
Houston Channel 13 TV
July 16, 2012 - Houston Channel 13 TV interviewed Gray Reed family law attorney Jack Emmott on the speedy divorce of Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes. Jack Emmott, a member of Gray Reed & McGraw's Family Law Section, ...
Acosta Discusses American Airlines Bankruptcy Options
KRLD Radio
July 13, 2012 - KRLD Radio interviewed Gray Reed bankruptcy attorney Joe Acosta on the options American Airlines has as they face bankruptcy. Listen to the Interview Joe has a broad base of bankruptcy, corporate...
Tax Changes for Physicians and Dentists
Capital Thinking Radio
June 12, 2012 - Jennifer Gurevitz , an tax associate at Gray Reed & McGraw, talks about tax changes affecting those with a private practice in the medical industry. Listen to the Interview Gurevitz serves clients...
Employment Law - Your Questions Answered
The Southwest Collector Connector
Summer 2012 - Dallas Shareholder Michael Kelsheimer offered his insight into a variety of employment questions.
Oil Lease Renewals in the Gulf of Mexico
KTRH Radio
May 29, 2012 - Gray Reed attorney J. Wayne Ballew discusses with KTRH Radio the 38 million acres of oil leases in the Gulf of Mexico that are becoming available in the next month. Listen to the Interview Here J...
Tax and Estate Legal Issues Relating to Same-Sex Marriage
KRLD Radio
May 17, 2012 - Gray Reed attorney Norm Lofgren discusses with KRLD Radio the legal issues of same-sex marriage relating to taxes and estate planning. Download PDF of the Article Norm's practice focuses on tax...
Enforcing Company Dress Codes
KTRH Radio
May 3, 2012 - KRTH Radio in Houston interviewed Gray Reed employment law attorney Michael Kelsheimer on the enforcement of company dress codes.  Listen to the Interview Michael Kelsheimer focuses his pract...
Adrogue Profiled in a Book
"The Seven Pearls of Financial Wisdom: A Woman's Guide to Enjoying Wealth and Power"
April 25, 2012 - Sofia Adrogué , a Member of Gray Reed & McGraw, was profiled in the book The Seven Pearls of Financial Wisdom: A Woman's Guide to Enjoying Wealth and Power by Carol Pepper and Camilla Webster. ...
Persuasive Briefs: Tips for the First-Time Writer
Texas Lawyer
April 23, 2012
Update on the Investigation of the BP Oil Spill
KTRH Radio
April 12, 2012 - KTRH Radio interviewed Kenneth Anderson on the anniversary of the BP oil spill and an update on the investigation of what caused it and who is responsible. Click here to listen to the discussion. ...
Challenges to Wills Fraught with Emotion
Dallas Morning News
April 10, 2012 - Gray Reed attorney Norm Lofgren discusses with the Dallas Morning News on the issues with improperly drafted wills (or none at all) and the family fights that it creates. Read the article, by cl...
Gray Reed’s Michael Kelsheimer Explains the Dangers of Office Gossip
News 92.1 FM
March 28, 2012 - News 92.1 FM Radio interviewed Gray Reed employment law attorney Michael Kelsheimer on office gossip and if it is a fireable offense. Listen to the Interview Michael Kelsheimer focuses his practi...
Social Media's Role in the Dharun Ravi Case, and What We Can Learn From It
LXBN TV
March 20, 2012
Adrogue Explains E-Discovery
Texas Lawyer
February 17, 2012 - Sofia Adrogue and Judge Caroline Baker co-wrote an article which was published in Texas Lawyer on January 30, 2012.  In the article entitled "A-Z on E-Discovery: What Does the Future Hold?", the auth...
Michael Kelsheimer on a Recent Court Ruling on the Right to Pump Breast Milk while at Work
News 92.1 FM
January 30, 2012 - News 92.1 FM Radio interviewed Gray Reed employment law attorney Michael Kelsheimer on a recent court ruling concerning the right to pump breast milk while at work.  Listen to the Interview Mich...
Kelsheimer Discusses How Employers Should Handle Snow Days
What's Working in Human Resources
January 23, 2012 - What's Working in Human Resources interviewed Gray Reed employment law attorney Michael Kelsheimer on how employers should handle inclement weather days. Read the Q&A Michael Kelsheimer focus...
Gray Reed’s Travis Crabtree Explains the SOPA Debate
News 92.1 FM
January 18, 2012 - On the day websites such as Wikipedia commemorated Internet Blackout Day in protest of the proposed Stop Online Privacy Act, or SOPA, Internet Lawyer Travis Crabtree of Gray Reed explained the deba...
Acosta Discusses American Airlines Bankruptcy Implications
KRLD Radio
December 12, 2011 - KRLD Radio interviewed Gray Reed bankruptcy attorney Joe Acosta on the implications of the American Airlines bankruptcy. Listen to the Interview Joe has a broad base of bankruptcy, corporate re...
Travis Crabtree on Allegations Google is Illegally Favoring Own Products in Search Results
LXBN TV
November 22, 2011 - Lexblog TV interviews Gray Reed attorney Travis Crabtree on the allegations that Google is illegally favoring its own products when placing search results. In the interview , they discuss: The b...
Ruth Ann Daniels Gives Employment Law Perspective for Herman Cain Harassment Claims
KTRH and KRLD Radio
November 9, 2011 - Gray Reed's Labor and Employment Section Leader, Ruth Ann Daniels spoke to KTRH Radio of Houston and KRLD Radio of Dallas about the unfolding sexual harassment claims against 2012 Republican Presid...
Gray Reed's New Hires Profiled
Texas Lawyer
November 9, 2011 - For the third year in row, Texas' largest firms have brought on fewer first-year associates than they did the prior year. However Gray Reed and McGraw has been bucking this trend in its continued gro...
The Realities Behind Corporate Executives' Golden Parachutes
Houston Chronicle
November 6, 2011 - The Houston Chronicle publishes Gray Reed attorney Terry Sabom as he explains the reality behind corporate executives' high-dollar severance payouts. Download PDF of the Article Terry uses his ...
Relatives Generally Not on the Hook for Debts of the Deceased
Dallas Morning News
October 28, 2011 - Gray Reed attorney Norm Lofgren discusses with the Dallas Morning News on paying off outstanding debts when settling an estate. Download PDF of the Article Norm's practice focuses on taxation, ...
Acosta Explains Lessons from Enron
KTRH Radio
October 24, 2011 - Gray Reed & McGraw Bankruptcy attorney, Joe Acosta, spoke with KTRH Houston radio about the supposed lessons learned and issues that persist years after the collapse of Enron. Click here to listen...
Privacy Rights of Employees in an Electronic World
The Advocate
October 4, 2011 - Gray Reed attorneys Sofia Adrogue, Travis Crabtree and Michael Kelsheimer are published in the Fall 2011 issue of The Advocate . Adrogue serves on the Editorial Board of The Advocate and served as...
Souter explains the Ryskin v. Banner Health, Inc. decision
American Health Lawyers Association MedStaff News, Vol. 10, Number 2
October 2011 - Gray Reed's Pat Souter was published in the September 2011 issue of MedStaff News . Pat's discussion explains the Ryskin v. Banner Health, Inc. decision affecting the nexus between Peer Review a...
Is it Unethical to Use a Competitor's Name to Drive Traffic to Your Website on Search Engines
The Bureau of National Affairs' BNA Insights Magazine
September 8, 2011 - Travis Crabtree authored "Buying Another Lawyer's Name to Trigger Search Engine Ads - Illegal or Unethical" in The Bureau of National Affairs' BNA Insights magazine. His article addresses the legal...
How to Deal With Questions From the Bench
Texas Lawyer
August 29, 2011
Getting Writs Right
Texas Lawyer
May 16, 2011
Can Websites Be Held Liable for the Criminal Acts of Their Users?
KRLD Radio
April 18, 2011 - Crabtree discusses a website's liability for criminal acts of their users on KRLD Radio. Click here to listen to the audio. Travis Crabtree brings a unique perspective to his internet marketing...
All Bonds Are Not Alike
Construction Executive
April 15, 2011 - Contractors working on public works projects are no doubt familiar with performance and payment bonds. By the performance bond, the surety promises to the government owner, as "obligee," that if the ...
Will the Current State of the Economy Increase Government Audits?
KTRH Radio
April 13, 2011 - Will the current state of the economy increase the number of government audits?  Norm Lofgren discusses this on KTRH Radio. Click here to listen to the discussion. Norm's practice focuses on ta...
Anderson Discusses the Reality Behind President Obama's Latest Energy Policy Speech
KRLD Radio
April 1, 2011 - Kenneth Anderson discusses the reality behind President Obama's latest energy policy speech on KRLD Radio. Kenneth Anderson has over five years of experience in all areas corporate transactions and ...
The Top 10 Employment Mistakes Small Business Owners Make
The Southwest Collector Connector
Spring 2011 - Dallas Shareholder Michael Kelsheimer offers the top 10 employment mistakes small business owners can make.
Kenneth Anderson Discusses Policy Changes on Drilling in the Gulf on KRLD Radio
KRLD Radio
March 2, 2011 - Kenneth Anderson discusses policy changes on drilling regulations in the Gulf on KRLD Radio. Click here to listen to the entire interview. Kenneth Anderson has over five years of experience in al...
Can Colleges Opt in to Concealed Carry Laws on Their Campuses?
KRLD Radio
February 23, 2011 - Alex Fuller explains the new circumstances surrounding concealed handguns laws on public university campuses. Click here to listen to the interview with Scott Braddock on KRLD Radio. Alex joined ...
Crabtree Discusses the Government's Involvement in Teen-Texting Issues
KTRH Radio
February 16, 2011 - Travis Crabtree discusses the issues surrounding the Government's involvement in the punishment of teenagers for sexting. Click here to listen to the audio. Travis Crabtree brings a unique perspe...
Attorney in the Old Sense
Dallas Bar Headnotes
Feb. 2011
Crabtree Discusses the Consequences of Online Harassment
KRLD Radio
January 24, 2011 - Travis Crabtree discusses the issues surrounding online harassment and bullying on KRLD Radio. Click here to listen to the interview. Travis Crabtree brings a unique perspective to his internet...
Distressed Asset Sales in Bankruptcy
Remington Radio
January 19, 2011
Crabtree Discusses the New FCC Regulations
Houston Business Journal
January 14, 2011 - In his article, "FCC's Net Neutrality Rules Fix Problems That Don't Exist", Travis Crabtree discusses the new regulations being put into place by the FCC. To read the article, go to: http://www.biz...
2010 Year in Review, Construction Law
Texas Bar Journal, Volume 74
December 20, 2010
Class Action Lawsuit Against Wal-Mart
KRLD Radio
December 17, 2010 - Michael Kelsheimer discusses the issues surrounding the class action lawsuit that has been filed against Wal-Mart on KRLD radio. Click Here to listen to the KRLD interview. Click Here to listen ...
U.S. Should Be Cautious in Going After WikiLeaks
Houston Chronicle
December 9, 2010 - Travis Crabtree discusses why the U.S. should be cautious in going after WikiLeaks in the Houston Chronicle. Click here to read the article. Travis Crabtree brings a unique perspective to his i...
Crabtree Explains the Use of Internet Cookies
KRLD Radio
December 3, 2010 - Travis Crabtree discussed the use of internet cookies on KRLD Radio on Friday morning. Click here to listen to the discussion. Travis Crabtree brings a unique perspective to his internet market...
Party Talk - Can A Restaurant Ban Children?
Texas Bar Journal
December 1, 2010 - As a lawyer, you may receive occasional requests for informal advice, whether from friends, family members, neighbors, or new acquaintances. And the holiday season, with its requisite parties and get...
Crabtree Discusses Surveillance Camera Privacy
KRLD Radio
November 29, 2010 - Travis Crabtree discussed privacy rights surrounding surveillance cameras in schools on KRLD Radio. To listen to the entire interview, click here:  Privacy in Schools
Acosta Interviewed on Blockbuster's Recent Bankruptcy
KRLD Radio
September 24, 2010 - Joe Acosta discusses Blockbuster's Bankruptcy situation with Scott Braddock on KRLD Radio. To hear the entire discussion, click here . Joseph has a broad base of bankruptcy, corporate restructurin...
Acosta Discusses Blockbuster's Future
KTRH Radio
September 21, 2010 - Joe Acosta discussed Blockbuster's possible bankruptcy on KTRH Radio. To hear the audio, click here .
Crabtree Discusses Online Relationships Between Teachers and Students
KRLD Radio
August 23, 2010 - Travis Crabtree contributes to KRLD Radio in Dallas on the topic of online relationships between teachers and students. To listen to the interview, click here . Travis Crabtree brings a unique per...
Joel Thompson Gives Opinion on HP and BP Crisis
CNBC
August 10, 2010 - Joel Thompson, Gray Reed & McGraw, weighs in on how effective HP and BP have been handling crisis. To view the interview, click here . Joel Thompson is a civil trial lawyer with extensive experien...
Estate Planning Lets Your Will Rule After You're Gone
Dallas Morning News
August 9, 2010 - Norm Lofgren contributes to an article in the Dallas Morning News, "Estate planning lets your will rule after you're gone".
Sexual Harassment
Fire and Emergency Training Network
July 6, 2010 - Michael Kelsheimer was interviewed by the Fire and Emergency Training Network on the topic of sexual harassment for a continuing education program designed for firefighters. The interview covers topi...
Crabtree Discusses the Role of Social Media in the Hiring Process
eMedia Law Insider
July 1, 2010 - Travis Crabtree discusses the role social and web media plays in the interview process. He covers privacy, discrimination, and other topics that are relevant to the employer as they use social medi...
Distressed Assets in Today's Economy
Dallas Business Journal
June 15, 2010 - The Dallas Business Journal interviewed Matthew Sanderson on recent legal opportunities relating to distressed assets. To read the article, click here . Sanderson is a transactional attorney, focu...
Travis Crabtree Discusses Employer's Right to Fire Over An Employee's Facebook Postings
KRLD Radio
June 11, 2010 - KRLD Radio in Dallas interviewed Travis Crabtree on whether employees can be fired over postings on social networking sites such as facebook, LinkedIn, or myspace. To listen to the interview, clic...
Hopkins Comments on United-Continental Merger
KTRH Radio
May 2, 2010 - KTRH Radio in Houston interviewed Jeff Hopkins on United Airlines merger with Continental Airlines in a share swap valued at more than $3 billion, a deal that would create the world's largest airli...
Wills and Trusts Can Make Sure Your Estate Wishes are Followed
Dallas Morning News
April 11, 2010 - Norm Lofgren was quoted in Wills and Trusts Can Make Sure Your Estate Wishes are Followed in the Dallas Morning News. In the article, Lofgren explains how utilizing wills and trusts in estate plann...
Gray Discusses Toyota's $16.4 Million U.S. Fine
KRLD Radio
April 7, 2010 - KRLD Radio in Dallas interviewed Cary Gray on the U.S. seeking a $16.4 million fine against Toyota Motor Corp., saying the auto maker "knowingly hid" safety problems from regulators. To listen to ...
Crabtree Explains New Email Marketing Regulations
Visibility Magazine
March 10, 2010 - Travis Crabtree discusses CAN-SPAM, the basic regulations for Federal and State marketing regulations, in the Spring issue of Visibility Magazine. To read the entire article, click here . Travis...
Should You Use Social Media to Hire?
Texas Bar Journal
March 4, 2010 - Travis Crabtree, a member at Gray Reed & Mcgraw, published "Should You Use Social Media to Hire?" in the March 2010 issue of the Texas Bar Journal. Travis Crabtree brings a unique perspective to h...
Wigder Discusses NY AG Hitting Bank Of America With Fraud Charges
KRLD Radio
February 9, 2010 - KRLD Radio in Dallas interviewed Mark Wigder on New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo filing fraud charges against Bank of America and its former top executives, alleging the bank manipulated the ...
Crabtree Discusses the Parent's Right to Monitor Their Kid's Internet Use
KRLD Radio
February 4, 2010 - KRLD Radio in Dallas interviewed Travis Crabtree on a whether parents have the right to monitor their children's text messaging, emails and internet surfing. To listen to the interview, click her...
Reducing Restaurant Liability in Texas
Texas Bar Journal
January 26, 2010 - Matthew Sanderson , an Associate at Gray Reed & McGraw, and Ralph Perry-Miller , a Member at Gray Reed & McGraw, published "Reducing Restaurant Liability in Texas" in the January 2010 edition of th...
Gray Reed & McGraw Attorneys Discuss Collaborative Law and Divorce
KHOU's Great Day Houston
January 20, 2010 - Jack Emmott and Kate McConnico were guests on KHOU's Great Day Houston where they discussed collaborative law as an option for couples seeking a divorce. In collaborative law, couples mutually agre...
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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