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Working Pro-Bono: Gray Reed Represents Houston Man with $9,000 Water Bill
October 3, 2012 - Gray Reed litigation Associate, Carter Stern, picked up a case pro-bono for a man in south Houston who received a monthly water bill asking him to pay $9,000. Jose Valera, whose bill usually average...
Kelsheimer Elected to Children's Advocacy Centers of Texas Board of Directors
September 28, 2012 - Michael Kelsheimer , a Shareholder in the employment section at Gray Reed & McGraw, was elected to the Children's Advocacy Centers of Texas Board of Directors (CACTX).  CACTX is the statewide asso...
Gray Reed Helps Garner Groundbreaking Judgment Against Paris, France in Reverse Domain Name Hi-Jacking Case
September 26, 2012 - Gray Reed attorney Travis Crabtree served as part of a team that won a judgment against the City of Paris, France that for the first time gave statutory damages to a victim of reverse domain name h...
National Council of Jewish Women Greater Houston Honors Sofia Adrogue
September 25, 2012 - The National Council of Jewish Women Greater Houston Section will honor Gray Reed Member Sofia Adrogue as a Woman of Influence on Friday, Sept. 28. Women of Influence was created to honor an infl...
Eight New Associates Join Gray Reed
September 21, 2012 - Gray Reed & McGraw welcomes eight new first-year associates to the firm. Dallas associates include: William Drabble, Jonathan Nowlin and Lydia Webb. Houston associates include: Alexandra Ashcroft, Au...
Gray Reed Expands Healthcare Section with Two New Attorneys
September 5, 2012 - Gray Reed & McGraw expands its Dallas Healthcare Section as they welcome Jenny Givens and Elise Schuller as Associates to the firm. Givens and Schuller are both experienced in healthcare issues, ...
Gray Reed & McGraw Attorneys Listed as 2012 Five Star Wealth Managers
August 6, 2012 - Gray Reed & McGraw attorneys Norm Lofgren and John Rothpletz were listed as "Five Star Wealth Managers in Estate Planning" for 2012 in Texas Monthly and Five Star Professional . Less than four p...
H-Texas Magazine Recognizes Gray Reed & McGraw Attorneys as Top Lawyers
August 6, 2012 - Six attorneys from Gray Reed & McGraw's Houston office were named "Top Lawyers" by H Texas Magazine in the Summer 2012 issue. "Top Lawyers" are selected from peer votes and reader nominations. The vo...
Gray Reed Welcomes Martin Averill
August 5, 2012 - Gray Reed & McGraw welcomes Martin Averill as Member to the Dallas Oil & Gas section.  Martin is an accomplished oil and gas attorney with significant experience in both transactional and litigatio...
Gray Reed Attorneys Appointed to International Tax Committee of the Tax section of the State Bar of Texas
July 23, 2012 - Gray Reed & McGraw attorneys Deidra Hubenak and Chris Harris were appointed as chairs to the International Tax Committee of the Tax section of the State Bar of Texas. Hubenak was appointed Chair and ...
Gray Reed Expands Services Offered at Firm’s Dallas Office, Adding Intellectual Property and Boosting Family Law Practices
July 18, 2012 - DALLAS -- Gray Reed & McGraw, a full-service Texas-based law firm with more than 110 lawyers in Houston, Dallas and Tyler, today announced it had expanded services at its Dallas office by establish...
Ormiston Obtains a Take Nothing Defense Verdict in Favor of Plains Exploration and Production Company
June 25, 2012 - On June 20, 2012, Ji m Ormiston , a Shareholder of Gray Reed & McGraw and head of the Litigation Section, obtained a take nothing defense verdict in favor of Plains Exploration and Production Company...
Athey Recognized for 50 Years of Service
June 22, 2012 - Bernard Athey, a Member of Gray Reed & McGraw's oil & gas section, was recognized for his 50th year as a licensed attorney in Texas during the State Bar Annual of Texas Annual Meeting on June 15. Pic...
Jim Reed Recognized as Litigator of the Week
June 12, 2012 - Jim Reed , a Shareholder of Gray Reed & McGraw, was recognized as the "Litigator of the Week" by Texas Lawyer in their June 4th edition.  Reed was recognized for his representation in the case Tr...
Cary Gray Elected to Baylor University Board of Regents
May 31, 2012 - Baylor University announced it had confirmed Cary Gray , President and Managing Director of Gray Reed & McGraw, as the newest member of its Board of Regents.  Gray will serve a three-year term tha...
Gray Reed & McGraw Climbs Up the Ranks of the Texas Lawyer Top Law Firms List
May 2, 2012 - Gray Reed & McGraw continues climbing up the ranks of Texas' Top 100 law firms reaching #21 for the first time in the annual survey just released by Texas Lawyer.  The survey ranked firms based on th...
Hubenak Appointed to Houston CPA Society Strategic Planning Committee
May 1, 2012 - Gray Reed & McGraw attorney Deidra Hubenak was appointed to the Strategic Planning Committee for the Houston CPA Society , a Society of the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants. The committ...
D Magazine Names Best Lawyers in Dallas
April 23, 2012 - Dallas, Texas - The law firm of Gray Reed & McGraw is pleased to congratulate five of its attorneys on being selected as D Magazine's "Best Lawyers in Dallas" for 2012, which is featured in the m...
University of Houston - Downtown Recognizes Ben Aderholt as Outstanding Adjunct
April 18, 2012 - The University of Houston-Downtown honored Gray Reed attorney Ben Aderholt at its 2011-2012 top faculty members awards ceremony on April 17. The event recognized the honored faculty for their outst...
International Festival Highlights Sofia Adrogue's Native Argentina
April 17, 2012 - Sofia Adrogue , a Member at Gray Reed & McGraw, is the commencement speaker for the 2012 Houston International Festival, which highlights the culture of South America with a focus on Argentina (Adro...
Gray Reed Honored at United Way of Greater Houston Awards Ceremony
April 16, 2012 - Gray Reed & McGraw recently earned the United Way's Bar Raising Award presented by the Law Firm Initiative of the United Way of Greater Houston at the group's Thank You Reception & Awards Ceremon...
New Blog Focuses on Texas Energy Law
April 11, 2012 - Gray Reed & McGraw is pleased to announce the addition of Energy & The Law, ( www.energyandthelaw.com ) to its blogging network. Charlie Sartain , a Shareholder with Gray Reed & McGraw, started the ...
Emmott Elected to Board of Trustees and Directors for the Collaborative Law Institute of Texas
March 12, 2012 - Jack Emmott , a Member at Gray Reed & McGraw, has been elected to serve on the Board of Trustees and Directors of the Collaborative Law Institute of Texas. The Collaborative Law Institute brings Tex...
Kidney Foundation Presents Gift of Life Award
March 9, 2012 - Gray Reed & McGraw attorney Andy Meyercord and his wife Megan were recognized as honorary chairs of The National Kidney Foundation's Bonne Santé, a food and wine showcase on March 8 at the Westin G...
Four Attorneys Join Gray Reed & McGraw
February 8, 2012 - Gray Reed & McGraw welcomes Chris Shea (Houston - Healthcare Law), Rand Lionberger (Houston - Oil & Gas Law), Rachel Crockett (Dallas - Employment Law), Jennifer Gurevitz (Dallas - Tax Law). Chris...
Hubenak Elected to Texas Society of CPAs Board of Directors
January 31, 2012 - Gray Reed & McGraw is pleased to announce that Gray Reed attorney Deidra Wilson Hubenak was elected to the Board of Directors for the Texas Society of CPAs.  Hubenak will represent the Houston chapte...
Sofia Adrogue Appointed to Texas Supreme Court Advisory Committee
January 25, 2012 - The law firm of Gray Reed & McGraw is proud to announce Sofia Adrogué has been appointed to the Texas Supreme Court Advisory Committee. Adrogué is one of only 52 lawyers (Texas has over 80,000 lice...
Gray Reed Attorneys Attain Board Certification in Tax Law
January 23, 2012 - Gray Reed & McGraw is pleased to announce that Gray Reed attorneys Deidra Wilson Hubenak and David Gair have received their Board Certification in Tax Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specializatio...
Gray Reed Named as a 2012 Go-To Law Firm for Fortune 500 Companies
January 9, 2012 - Gray Reed & McGraw is pleased to announce it was recognized as a 2012 Go-To Law Firm for the Top 500 Companies in the United States. The data used to make this list comes directly from in-house legal...
Martindale-Hubbell and Fortune Magazine Recognizes Gray Reed as a 2012 Top Law Firm
January 6, 2012 - Gray Reed & McGraw has been recognized by Fortune Magazine and Martindale-Hubbell as one of the top nationally ranked law firms in the United States.  This honor was determined by having at least 33 ...
Gray Reed Attorney Attains Board Certification in Commercial Real Estate Law
January 4, 2012 - Gray Reed & McGraw is pleased to announce that Lindsey Postula has received her Board Certification in Commercial Real Estate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Lindsey concentrates h...
Jim McGraw Wins Appeal Affirming Dismissal of Real Property Claim for Waste Management of Texas, Inc.
January 3, 2012 - The First Court of Appeals affirmed a summary judgment obtained by Gray Reed & McGraw litigation partner Jim McGraw for Waste Management of Texas, Inc.  Mr. McGraw also handled the case at the trial ...
New Blog Focuses on Texas Employment Law
January 3, 2012 - Gray Reed & McGraw is pleased to announce the addition of Texas Employer Handbook ( http://www.texasemployerhandbook.com ) to its blogging network. Michael Kelsheimer , a Shareholder with Gray Reed ...
U.S. News / Best Lawyers Name Gray Reed Among Top Law Firms
November 15, 2011 - Gray Reed & McGraw is pleased to announce that it ranked among the very best firms in the United States in the 2011 U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers' "Best Law Firms" rankings. Seven of th...
Gray Reed Attorney Appointed to the American Institute of CPA’s International Tax Resource Panel
November 9, 2011 - Deidra Wilson Hubenak, a member at Gray Reed & McGraw, was appointed to the American Institute of CPA's (AICPA) International Tax Resource Panel for 2011-1012.  She is one of three new members to t...
Gray Reed Retrieves Another Domain Name for Client through UDRP Win
November 4, 2011 - Someone other than the Berkeley Eye Center had been using the domain name www.berkeleyecenter.com since 2003. When the local media reported prominent physician, Dr. Ralph Berkeley, was going to set u...
Adrogue, Crabtree and Kelsheimer Published in 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 th...
Three New Associates Join Gray Reed in Houston
October 3, 2011 - Gray Reed & McGraw welcomes new associates David Leonard, Brock Niezgoda and Carter Stern to the firm.  Leonard and Stern will practice with the Litigation section.  Niezgoda will practice with the C...
Gray Reed & McGraw Attorneys Listed as Best Lawyers in America
September 14, 2011 - Gray Reed & McGraw attorneys Andrew Meyercord , Joseph Royce , Charles Sartain , Tom Rhodus and Kyle Sanders were listed in the 2011 Edition of Best Lawyers of America . Andy Meyercord pract...
Gray Reed Attorney Appointed to International Tax Committee of State Bar
September 13, 2011 - Deidra Wilson Hubenak, a member at Gray Reed & McGraw, was appointed Vice Chairman of the International Tax Committee of the Tax Section of the State Bar of Texas. Hubenak is a licensed attorney and...
Four New Attorneys Join Gray Reed & McGraw
September 13, 2011 - Gray Reed & McGraw welcomes new associates Tara Flume, Taylor Grove, Shruti Krishnan and Andrew Neal to the firm. Grove, Flume and Neal will practice with the Oil & Gas section; Grove in Houston, and...
Jim Ormiston Elected a Fellow of International Society of Barristers
August 23, 2011 - Gray Reed Shareholder Jim Ormiston was elected a  Fellow of the well-respected International Society of Barristers. The prestigious society's membership is limited to 800 lawyers worldwide adjudged...
Gray Reed Attorneys Recognized by State Bar of Texas
July 11, 2011 - Gray Reed & McGraw attorneys Alex Fuller and Greg Sampson were recognized by the State Bar of Texas for articles they authored in the Dallas Bar Association Headnotes publication. These awards we...
Bayer Settles Suit With Rice Farmers in Texas, Other States
July 1, 2011 - DALLAS - Bayer CropScience, LP, an affiliate of German-based Bayer AG, and attorneys representing thousands of U.S. long-grain rice farmers have agreed to a landmark $750 million settlement stemmin...
Gray Reed's Claude Wilson Named Honorary Fellow by TSCPA
June 27, 2011 - Claude Wilson , a CPA and Member at Gray Reed & McGraw, was recently named Honorary Fellow for 2010-2011 by the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants (TSCPA). Mr. Wilson is considered one o...
H-Texas Magazine Recognizes Looper Attorneys as Top Lawyers
June 27, 2011 - Seven attorneys from Gray Reed & McGraw's Houston office were named "Top Lawyers" by H Texas Magazine . The "Top Lawyers" will be listed in the June 2011 issue. "Top Lawyers" are selected from peer...
Gray Reed & McGraw Welcomes New Hires
June 10, 2011 - Gray Reed & McGraw welcomes J. Wayne Ballew and Katie Ressler to the Oil & Gas Section and Olga Rodriguez as HR Director in their Houston Office. J. Wayne Ballew's practice to date has focused on a ...
D Magazine Names Best Lawyers in Dallas for 2011
June 6, 2011 - Dallas, Texas - The law firm of Gray Reed & McGraw is pleased to congratulate Tom Rhodus, Ruth Ann Daniels and Greg Sampson for their inclusion in D Magazine' s "Best Lawyers in Dallas 2011" list,...
Former Harris County Judge Robert Eckels Joins Gray Reed
June 1, 2011 - HOUSTON - Houston-based Gray Reed & McGraw this week announced that former Harris County Judge Robert Eckels , the Chief Executive of Harris County from 1995 until 2007, has joined the firm as a M...
Lofgren Elected as Chair of the DBA Probate, Trusts & Estates Section
May 25, 2011 - Norm Lofgren , a Member of Gray Reed & McGraw, has been elected as Chair of the Dallas Bar Association's Probate, Trusts & Estates Section . The Probate, Trusts & Estates Section: 1) provides conti...
Hubenak Appointed To TSCPA Relations With The IRS Committee
May 20, 2011 - Gray Reed & McGraw congratulates Deidra Wilson Hubenak on her invitation to join the Texas Society of CPA Committee: Relations with the IRS. While on the committee, Deidra will build and maintain com...
Jury Verdict Among Top 100 in 2010
April 14, 2011 - In April 2010, Drew York , an Associate for the litigation section at Gray Reed & McGraw, was a member of the plaintiffs' trial team in Randy Schafer et al. v. Bayer CropScience LP, et al ., in whi...
Sofia Adrogue Selected as a 2011 Most Powerful and Influential Woman of Texas
April 13, 2011 - Sofia Adrogué has been selected as a 2011 Most Powerful and Influential Woman of Texas by the National Diversity Council. Sofia was selected for providing leadership excellence in the public and/or...
Jim Ormiston Achieves Class Action Settlement on Behalf of 17,800 Consumers
March 21, 2011 - Jim Ormiston was awarded a class action settlement on behalf of 17,800 consumers in New Mexico. On March 8, 2011, a New Mexico state district court approved a class action settlement on behalf of ...
Travis Crabtree's Second Dream Job
March 21, 2011 - Travis Crabtree is the focus of this month's edition of Texas Rising Stars in Super Lawyers Magazine. Click here to view the article. Travis Crabtree brings a unique perspective to his internet...
Gray Reed Expands Employment Practice Group with Three New Hires
March 2, 2011 - Ruth Ann Daniels , Amanda Inabnett and Jonni Walls join Members Brent Dyer and Michael Kelsheimer in Gray Reed's Employment Law practice group in Dallas, expanding Gray Reed's expertise into v...
Gray Reed Helps Client Protect Online Reputation and Employees
February 18, 2011 - Gray Reed filed suit on behalf of  Zadok Jewelers,  a high-end Houston Jewelry store, and obtained a temporary restraining order against an Austin, Texas man.   The suit claims  the man constantly ha...
Patrick D. Souter Becomes Board Certified
January 6, 2011 - Patrick D. Souter , a member of the Healthcare Section of the Dallas office of Gray Reed & McGraw has been designated as a specialist in healthcare law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. B...
Government Intervenes in School District Fraud Case Spearheaded by Gray Reed
December 30, 2010 - The Federal Government intervened in a False Claims Act, or qui tam , lawsuit filed by Gray Reed & McGraw attorneys James L. Reed and Travis Crabtree on behalf of David Richardson, David Gills a...
Houston Chronicle Names Gray Reed a Best Place to Work
November 5, 2010 - We are pleased to announce that the Houston Chronicle ranked Gray Reed & McGraw #14 as a Top Workplace in Houston. Of the law firms that competed, Gray Reed & McGraw ranked first. 188 companies to...
LRM Welcomes New Hires
November 3, 2010 - Gray Reed & Mcgraw welcomes Travis L. Booher, Robert Slater, and Patrick D. Souter Gray Reed & McGraw welcomes attorneys Travis Booher and Patrick D. Souter in the Dallas office, and Robert Slater i...
Bayer Agrees to 'Watershed' Settlement in 7,000-Plaintiffs Rice Crop Contamination Litigation
October 21, 2010 - On Oct. 14, Bayer Crop Science finished the fourth day of a projected four-week bellwether trial in the 7,000-plaintiffs mass tort over its alleged contamination of the U.S. long-grain rice crop with...
Sofia Adrogue Selected for 2010 Greater Houston Women's Chamber Hall of Fame
October 20, 2010 - Sofia Adrogue, a member (partner) at Gray Reed and McGraw, has been selected to be inducted into the 2010 Greater Houston Women's Chamber Hall of Fame. The GHWCC is a non-profit business organization...
Cary Gray Named Baylor Alumnus of the Year
October 18, 2010 - Cary Gray, BBA '79, BA '80, JD '83, doesn't have any memories of life apart from the Baylor family. His parents, Lanella Spinks Gray, BA '54, and the late Tom Gray, BBA '54, met at Baylor, and his mo...
In Memoriam - Lew W. Harpold
September 28, 2010 - Gray Reed & McGraw, mourns the loss of our law partner, Lew W. Harpold, who passed away on Sept. 25, 2010.  Lew was a preeminent real estate attorney and has been a true partner to us for over 20 yea...
LRM Awarded Tier 1 Ranking
September 17, 2010 - Gray Reed & McGraw has been recognized as a "Tier 1" law firm by U.S. News and World Report . Houston's Family Law Section and Dallas's Health Care Law Section have been ranked as Tier 1, and Houst...
LRM Welcomes New Hires
August 25, 2010 - Gray Reed & McGraw welcomes Ryan McKenzie and Jonathan Worbington as associates in its Oil & Gas Energy practice in the Houston office, Favad Bajaria as an associate in Dallas, and Greg Sampson as a ...
Gray Reed & McGraw Announces New Members of Board
August 25, 2010 - The law firm of Gray Reed & McGraw is pleased to announce that Paul Yale was elected to the firm's Board of Directors, and Michael Kelsheimer and Matthew Sanderson were named Members and elected ...
Gray Reed Completes Transaction for Houston American Energy Corp.
August 1, 2010 - Effective July 31, 2010, Houston American Energy Corp entered into a Farmout Agreement with SK Energy Co. LTD pursuant to which SK Energy Co agreed to assign to theman additional 12.5% interest in th...
Seven Gray Reed & McGraw Attorneys Recognized by H-Texas Magazine
July 22, 2010 - H-Texas Magazine designated seven Gray Reed & McGraw Houston lawyers as "Top Lawyers" in 2010. Only two percent of the nominated lawyers are selected for inclusion. Sofia Adrogué – Bu...
Gray Reed Joins Lexwork International
July 16, 2010 - Gray Reed & McGraw was welcomed to Lexwork International , a global alliance of mid-sized law firms. The addition of Gray Reed brings Lexwork's total membership to 41 firms with representation in 36...
Coleman Appointed to Institutional Advancement Task Force
July 7, 2010 - Joe Coleman was appointed by Baylor University President, Ken Starr, to the  Institutional Advancement Task Force. The task force brings together a small group with historic ties to Baylor who will...
Gray Reed & McGraw Welcomes Jason Emmitte
June 29, 2010 - Gray Reed & McGraw welcomes Jason Emmitte as an associate in the Oil & Gas section of its Dallas office. Mr.Emmitte focuses his practice on oil, gas and mineral law transactions. Mr. Emmitte's practi...
Gabe Vick Joins Gray Reed & McGraw
June 29, 2010 - Gray Reed & McGraw welcomes Gabe Vick as an associate to its Houston office.  Mr. Vick has experience representing plaintiffs and defendants in state and federal courts, and has successfully handled ...
Ben Aderholt Elected as Chair of the Mayor’s International Trade And Development Council - Americas
June 25, 2010 - HOUSTON - Ben Aderholt, a Member at Gray Reed & McGraw, was elected Chair of the Mayor's International Trade And Development Council - Americas for the year 2010-2011.  With over 40 years of experien...
Adrogue Selected as Honorary Chair of the Annual Strong, Smart, and Bold Celebration Luncheon benefiting Girls Inc. of Greater Houston
May 21, 2010 - Sofia Adrogue , a Member at Gray Reed & McGraw, was an honorary chair of the 14th Annual Strong, Smart, and Bold Celebration Luncheon benefiting Girls Inc. of Greater Houston. The luncheon featured ...
Ormiston Appointed to Executive Committee of UT Law Alumni Association
May 19, 2010 - Jim Ormiston was elected to a three-year term on the Executive Committee of the University of Texas School of Law Alumni Association, which is the principal governing body of the Law School's alumni ...
Gray Reed & McGraw Announces a New Logo
May 3, 2010 - On behalf of our firm's members and colleagues, I am reaching out to respected clients and business leaders like you to share the happy news that Gray Reed & McGraw is celebrating our 25th anniversar...
Looper Climbs Up the Ranks of the Texas Lawyer Top Law Firms List
April 30, 2010 - Gray Reed & McGraw continued climbing up the ranks of Texas' Top 100 law firms, cracking the top 30 for the first time in the annual survey just released by Texas Lawyer .  The survey ranked firms b...
Gray Reed & McGraw Hires Chief Operating Officer
April 28, 2010 - Gray Reed & McGraw is pleased to announce Mark Gargiulo has accepted a position as the firm's new Chief Operating Officer.  Mark has an extensive history in the energy and chemical industries as a fo...
Gray Reed & McGraw Ranked a Top Law Firm in Houston
April 27, 2010 - The Houston Business Journal's 2010 ranking of Largest Houston-Area Law Firms ranked Gray Reed and McGraw the 21st largest law firm in Houston. The ranking is based on the number of local attorneys...
Sofia Adrogue Named a 2010 Texas Blazing Star Award Finalist
April 23, 2010 - Sofia Adrogue, a Member at Gray Reed and McGraw, was selected by the Women's Chamber of Commerce of Texas as a finalist for the 2010 Blazing Star Award. The ten finalists were selected by a panel of ...
Norm Lofgren selected as 2010 Texas Monthly Five Star Wealth Manager
April 19, 2010 - Norm Lofgren has been selected as a 2010 Texas Monthly Five Star Business Manager. Mr. Lofgren's practice focuses on taxation, estate planning, family wealth protection and transfer. His experie...
Sofia Adrogué Named a 2010 Texas Blazing Star Award Finalist
April 15, 2010 - "Texas Super Lawyer" and Community Leader Sofia Adrogué, Member (Partner), Gray Reed and McGraw, has been selected by the Women's Chamber of Commerce of Texas as a finalist for the 2010 Blazing Star ...
Gray Reed & McGraw Wins Jury Verdict that Exonerates Landlord
March 22, 2010 - Harris County Jury Rejects Claims Against Medical Properties Trust, Inc., Other Entities HOUSTON, TEXAS - Gray Reed & McGraw is pleased to announce that a State District Court jury in Harris Count...
Gray Reed & McGraw a Finalist in Best Real Estate Deal of 2009
March 8, 2010 - Gray Reed & McGraw was named a finalist by the Dallas Business Journal for Best Real Estate Deals of 2009 - Most Creative Deal. Gray Reed & McGraw attorneys Tom Rhodus and Lindsey Postula handl...
Andy Meyercord Awarded 2010 TAHSA Board Leadership Award
March 4, 2010 - Andy Meyercord, a member at Gray Reed & McGraw, was presented the 2010 Texas Association of Homes and Services for the Aging (TAHSA) Board Leadership Award for outstanding service and innovative cont...
Jack Rains Elected President of “C” Club of Houston; Cary Gray Becomes Member
February 18, 2010 - HOUSTON - Jack Rains , an attorney at Gray Reed & McGraw, was elected President of the "C" Club of Houston . In addition, Cary Gray , Managing Director of Gray Reed & McGraw, was selected to becom...
Rice Farmers Win Second Critical Verdict in Case Against German Maker of Genetically Modified Rice
February 5, 2010 - Important Verdict for Rice Growers In Texas, Elsewhere; William Chaney of Gray Reed & McGraw Part Of Trial Team ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI - For the second time in three months, a Missouri jury Frida...
Joseph Acosta Appointed Co-Chair of Education Committee for Commercial Finance Association
January 26, 2010 - Joseph Acosta, a member at Gray Reed and McGraw, was selected to serve as a co-chair on the education committee for the Commercial Finance Association (CFA), a trade group for agencies involved in th...
Gray Reed & McGraw a Top 20 Firm
January 25, 2010 - The Houston Business Journal published an article ranking Gray Reed and McGraw's Houston office as placing 20th for law firms in Houston. The ranking is based on the number of local attorneys and o...
WIPO Awards Domain Name to Gray Reed & McGraw Pro Bono Client the PBS NewsHour
December 22, 2009 - The World Intellectual Property Organization issued a ruling today ordering the transfer of the domain name www.pbsnewshour.org to the producers of the venerable news show PBS NewsHour.  Gray Reed ...
Lofgren Receives Philanthropic Leadership Award From Baylor Health Care System Foundation
December 18, 2009 - The Baylor Health Care System Foundation this month honored Norman Lofgren , a Member at Gray Reed & McGraw, with its Philanthropic Leadership Award for his role in helping complete one of the large...
Gray Successfully Settles High Profile Condemnation Lawsuit
December 11, 2009 - Gray Reed & McGraw attorney Cary Gray successfully settled a lawsuit over the City of Houston's condemnation of a small piece of land adjacent to a mixed-use project being developed by a major campai...
Farmers Win Verdict in Case Against German Maker of Genetically Modified Rice
December 8, 2009 - Important Verdict for Rice Growers In Texas, Elsewhere; William Chaney of Gray Reed & McGraw Part Of Trial Team  ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI - A Missouri jury found German-based Bayer CropScience AG and...
Hyman and Ormiston Successfully Prosecute an Arbitration for Choice Energy
November 30, 2009 - Jonathan Hyman and Jim Ormiston successfully prosecuted an arbitration on behalf of Choice Energy in a proceeding against a former executive.  In November 2008, Choice terminated the executive's em...
Paul Yale, Julie Clark and Elizabeth Pinion Expand Gray Reed & McGraw’s Oil and Gas Title Examination Practice to Houston
November 20, 2009 - Gray Reed & McGraw is proud to announce it has continued to strengthen its Houston Oil & Gas section with the addition of Paul Yale as a Member and Julie Clark and Elizabeth Pinion as Associates. The...
Gray Reed & McGraw Successfully Negotiates Settlement Between Medical Properties Trust and Stealth, L.P.
November 20, 2009 - Jim McGraw and Scott Funk partners with Gray Reed & McGraw, have acted as lead trial counsel for Medical Properties Trust, Inc. (MPT) and its affiliates during the course of this litigation.  The...
Chance Decker and Ebony Rivon Join Gray Reed & McGraw
November 19, 2009 - Gray Reed & McGraw welcomed two new associates to the firm. Chance Decker will be an associate in the firm's Corporate Section in Houston and Ebony Rivon will be an associate in the firm's Corporat...
Texas Supreme Court Evens Playing Field For Unpaid Subcontractors In Texas
November 3, 2009 - The Texas Supreme Court last week, in a ruling in Dealers Electrical Supply Co. v. Scoggins Construction Co., Inc ., confirmed the right of a construction subcontractor to bring a claim against a ge...