Press Releases

Search News/Resources

Search
Choose From Date
Choose To Date

Media Contacts

Michael Blachly
Director of Client Development
Phone: 214.954.4135
mblachly@grayreed.com

Madison Longust
Marketing Communications Specialist
Phone: 214.954.4135
mlongust@grayreed.com

Gray Reed Media Kit

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...
New Blog Focuses on Texas Restaurant Law
October 20, 2009 - Gray Reed & McGraw is pleased to announce the addition of Texas Restaurant Law ( http://TexasRestaurantLaw.com ) to its blogging network. Matthew Sanderson and Ralph Perry-Miller , attorneys with ...
Charlie Sartain Appointed to Texas Independent Producers and Royalty Owners Association’s Sunset Task Force
October 19, 2009 - Charlie Sartain , a Member at Gray Reed & McGraw, was appointed to the Texas Independent Producers and Royalty Owners Association Sunset Task Force. The TIPRO Sunset Task Force's primary focus will ...
Gray Reed & McGraw Named One of the Best Places to Work
September 23, 2009 - DALLAS - Gray Reed & McGraw was honored as one of the "Best Places to Work for 2009" by the Dallas Business Journal .  With an overall score of 93.10 (out of 100) in a survey conducted by the Dalla...
Cooper Appointed to AICPA Energy Tax Policy Task Force
August 28, 2009 - DALLAS - The law firm of Gray Reed & McGraw has announced that attorney Michael Cooper was appointed to serve on the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) Energy Tax Policy Task ...
Gray Reed & McGraw Announces New Members of Board
August 26, 2009 - The law firm of Gray Reed & McGraw is pleased to announce that Aaron Ball, J.J. Hardig , Charles Koerth , Andy Landry , and Ken Rhodes , of the Houston office were elected to the firm's Board of ...
David Montgomery Joins Gray Reed & McGraw
August 24, 2009 - Gray Reed & McGraw has further expanded its Real Estate Practice Group with the addition of David Montgomery as a Member in the firm's Houston office. David has over 16 years of experience in real e...
William Morris Elected to Texas Family Law Foundation Board of Directors
August 13, 2009 - William Morris , a Member at Gray Reed & McGraw, was elected to the Board of Directors for the Texas Family Law Foundation. With over 35 years of experience, Mr. Morris is Board Certified in Family ...
Matthew Sanderson of Gray Reed & McGraw Licensed as Solicitor
July 16, 2009 - The law firm of Gray Reed & McGraw has announced that attorney Matthew Sanderson was licensed as a solicitor.  There are only about 60 Texas attorneys who are also licensed solicitors practicing la...
Lofgren Teaches Estate Planning Class at SMU
July 1, 2009 - Norm Lofgren is currently teaching an Estate Planning course in Southern Methodist University's Certification Program in Financial Planning.  He has been teaching at SMU since 2004. The SMU Certif...
Looper Appointed to Advisory Committee for Australia/America Energy Conference
June 30, 2009 - Donald Looper, a Member at Gray Reed & McGraw, was appointed to the Advisory Committee for the Australia-America Chamber of Commerce Energy Conference in Houston, Texas. The Australian American Cham...
H-Texas Magazine Recognizes Four Gray Reed & McGraw Attorneys as "Top Lawyers"
June 25, 2009 - Four attorneys from Gray Reed & McGraw's Houston office were named "Top Lawyers" in the city by H Texas Magazine . The "Top Lawyers" will be listed in the June 2009 issue. "Top Lawyers" are selecte...
Lofgren Elected Secretary/Treasurer of the Probate, Trust & Estates Section of the Dallas Bar Association
June 24, 2009 - Norm Lofgren , a Member at Gray Reed & McGraw, was elected Secretary / Treasurer of the Probate, Trust & Estates Section of the Dallas Bar Association.  Last year he served as Program Chair responsi...
Gray Reed & McGraw Ranks Top 30th Law Firm in Texas
June 1, 2009 - Gray Reed & McGraw is pleased to announce Texas Lawyer has ranked the firm number 30 on the list of the 100 largest law firms in Texas. This ranking is part of an annual survey conducted by Texas ...
Attorney Joseph Acosta Joins Gray Reed & McGraw
May 29, 2009 - Gray Reed & McGraw has further expanded its Bankruptcy Practice Group with the addition of Joseph Acosta as a Member in the firm's Dallas office. Mr. Acosta has a broad base of bankruptcy, corporate...
Gray Reed & McGraw Attorneys Elected to the Texas Wesleyan School of Law Alumni Association Board
May 28, 2009 - Caroline Akers and Mark Bohon, both Associates at Gray Reed & McGraw, were elected to the Texas Wesleyan School of Law Alumni Association Board of Directors. Ms. Akers was elected President and Mr. B...
Ben Aderholt Appointed to City of Houston’s Mayor's International Affairs and Development Council-Americas
May 21, 2009 - HOUSTON - Ben Aderholt, a Member at Gray Reed & McGraw law firm, was appointed to the City of Houston's Mayor's International Affairs and Development Council-Americas (MIADC). With over 40 years of e...
Aaron Ball Recognized in Houston Business Journal’s 40 Under 40
May 1, 2009 - Aaron Ball, a Member at Gray Reed & McGraw, was honored as one of the Houston Business Journal's 40 Under 40 recipients.  The business publication created the list to pay homage to business, communit...
TBH Honors Sofia Adrogué as Female Corporate Executive of the Year
April 30, 2009 - Talento Bilingüe de Houston is honoring Sofia Adrogué P.C ., a Member at Gray Reed & McGraw, as Female Corporate Executive of the Year at the 2009 Annual Cinco de Mayo Luncheon on May 5, 2009. Sofi...
Sofia Adrogué Hosts a Television Talk Show
April 23, 2009 - Sofia Adrogué P.C ., a Member at Gray Reed & McGraw, is now a co-host on Latina Voices on HoustonPBS Ch. 8. The innovative, first of its kind, Cable TV and internet streamed Talk Show began airing...
Mark Wigder Joins Gray Reed & McGraw
April 20, 2009 - DALLAS - Gray Reed & McGraw has further expanded its Securities and Corporate sections with the addition of Mark Wigder as a Member in the firm's Dallas office. Mr. Wigder, who joins Gray Reed & M...
Attorney Paul Leitner Joins Gray Reed & McGraw
March 20, 2009 - HOUSTON  - Gray Reed & McGraw has further expanded its Corporate Practice Group with the addition of Paul Leitner as an Associate in the firm's Houston office. Mr. Leitner has experience in general ...
Rotary International Honors Ben Aderholt
March 17, 2009 - HOUSTON - Rotary International announced on March 13, 2009, that Gray Reed & McGraw Member Ben L. Aderholt is the recipient of its prestigious Global Alumni Service to Humanity Award for 2009. The G...
Attorney Christopher Harris Joins Gray Reed & McGraw
March 8, 2009 - Gray Reed & McGraw has further expanded its Taxation Practice Group with the addition of Christopher Harris as an Associate in the firm's Dallas office. Mr. Harris, who joins Gray Reed & McGraw from...
Attorney Michael Cooper Joins Gray Reed & McGraw
March 4, 2009 - DALLAS - Gray Reed & McGraw has further expanded its Energy Practice Group with the addition of Michael Cooper as a Partner in the firm's Dallas office. Mr. Cooper, who joins Gray Reed & McGraw from...
Sofia Adrogué Hosts Television Talk Show
January 30, 2009 - Sofia Adrogué , a Member of Gray Reed & McGraw, is a co-host for Latina Voices: Smart Talk, an English language, half-hour television and internet streamed talk show with a Latina perspective but ad...
Gray Reed & McGraw Announces Two New Board Members
January 15, 2009 - The law firm of Gray Reed & McGraw is pleased to announce that Terry L. Thornton of the Dallas office was elected to the firm's Board of Directors, and Jonathan M. Hyman of the Houston office was...
New Blog Focuses on Distressed Assets
December 10, 2008 - DALLAS - Gray Reed & McGraw is pleased to announce the addition of Distressed Assets Law ( http://DistressedAssetLaw.com ) to its blogging network. Matthew Sanderson , an attorney with Gray Reed & M...
Landry Presents at NYC Conference
December 9, 2008 - A.M. "Andy" Landry , a Member at Gray Reed & McGraw, was one of 25 lawyers and experts selected from across the country to present Harris Martins "Trial of a Benzene Case Conference" on Dec. 8-9 in ...
New Blog Focuses on Texas Metal Recycling Law
November 17, 2008 - DALLAS - Gray Reed & McGraw is pleased to announce the addition of Texas Metal Recycling Law ( www.texasmetallaw.com ) to its blogging network. Matthew Sanderson , an attorney with Gray Reed & McGra...
Michael Hammond Joins Gray Reed & McGraw
November 13, 2008 - Gray Reed & McGraw has announced the addition of Michael J. Hammond in the Dallas office as an associate. Hammond joins Gray Reed & McGraw after four years with Bradley & Cain LLC, where his practic...
Gray Reed & McGraw Promotes Two Attorneys
November 5, 2008 - Gray Reed & McGraw has announced the promotion of Travis Crabtree and Gabrielle Kickham to Members in the Houston and Dallas offices, respectively. Crabtree received his B.J. from the University o...
Attorney Joel C. Thompson Joins Gray Reed & McGraw
October 28, 2008 - Gray Reed & McGraw has further expanded its General Civil Litigation, Commercial Litigation and Class Action practice groups with the addition of Joel C. Thompson as a Partner in the firm’s Houston o...
Joe Coleman Named 2008 Baylor Lawyer of the Year
October 2, 2008 - Gray Reed & McGraw attorney Joe Coleman was named the 2008 Baylor Lawyer of the Year. The announcement was made by Brad Toben, Dean of Baylor Law School, in a surprise, impromptu assembly in the Gr...
Five Attorneys Join Gray Reed & McGraw
September 5, 2008 - Gray Reed & McGraw has announced the addition of five attorneys from Kacal, Adams and Law, P.C., in the Houston office. A.M. “Andy” Landry III , Kenneth D. Rhodes , J.J. Hardig, Jr ., and William ...
Ralph Perry-Miller Appointed to the 2009 State Bar of Texas Annual Meeting Committee
August 20, 2008 - Ralph Perry-Miller , a Member at the Dallas office of Gray Reed & McGraw, was appointed to the 2009 State Bar of Texas Annual Meeting Committee.
Jorge Gutierrez Named Associate in Dallas Office
August 20, 2008 - Gray Reed & McGraw has further expanded its Oil & Gas section with the addition of Jorge Gutierrez as an Associate in the firm’s Dallas office. Jorge’s practice focuses on natural resources law with ...
Aaron Ball Licensed as a Solicitor in England and Wales
August 15, 2008 - The law firm of Gray Reed & McGraw has announced that attorney Aaron Ball was licensed as a solicitor in England and Wales. There are only about 60 Texas attorneys who are also licensed solicitors pr...
Amy Allen Named Associate in the Houston Office
July 24, 2008 - Gray Reed & McGraw has further expanded its Family Law Section with the addition of Amy Allen as an Associate in the firm’s Houston office. Ms. Allen focuses her practice on divorce proceedings, ma...
William Chaney and Drew York successfully opposed Bayer AG
July 17, 2008 - William Chaney and Drew York successfully opposed Bayer AG's challenges to the Court's jurisdiction over it in the In re Genetically Modified Rice Litigation multidistrict litigation proceedings....
CIMA ENERGY, Ltd become the exclusive gas marketing arm for Mitsubishi Corp
July 10, 2008 - After months of negotiations and planning, Gray Reed & McGraw attorney Don Looper as counsel helped CIMA ENERGY, Ltd become the exclusive gas marketing arm for Mitsubishi Corp for liquid natural gas ...
The Statute of Frauds in Oil and Gas Transactions
April 12, 2007 - Since its inception the law of Texas has recognized that to promote the stability of land titles and to avoid fraud in transactions involving land, such transactions should be in writing. For these r...