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  • Testimony begins in trial for Ex-CPRIT official Jerry Cobbs

    August 19, 2015

    Firm lawyers Rusty Hardin and Jennifer Brevorka, representing ex-cancer agency officer Jerry Cobbs in an Austin trial, told jurors in opening statements that their client became a scapegoat for his embattled employer that faced allegations of corruption over how it awarded state money to commercial research projects. Mr.... read more

  • HCC Settles With Ousted Chancellor For $850,000

    August 14, 2015

    Rusty Hardin and firm lawyer Jennifer Brevorka represented former Houston Community College chancellor and general counsel Renee Byas and successfully negotiated an $850,000 payout for her, including attorneys fees. Ms. Byas worked to update policies at the community college  but was dismissed and then taken to court... read more

  • Rusty Hardin Named A National Trial Ace by Law360

    July 27, 2015

    Houston lawyer Rusty Hardin was one of 50 national lawyers named as Trial Aces by the respected national legal news service Law360. In a story titled "Law360's Trial Aces Make Winning Look Easy" (subscription required) Mr. Hardin is named with a select national group as "champions in the... read more

  • Rusty Hardin on NBC Nightly News & Today Show discussing controversial traffic stop of Sandra Bland

    July 23, 2015

    Rusty Hardin appeared on NBC Nightly News and NBC's The Today Show in stories about the case of Sandra Bland, who died in the Waller County jail after an arrest resulting from a traffic stop. Controversy over her arrest and death quickly became a national story. The news clips include... read more

  • Rice University Wins Summary Judgment Ruling in False Imprisonment Lawsuit

    June 19, 2015

    HOUSTON – A false imprisonment lawsuit against Rice University and a university police officer has been tossed out of court following a ruling by the 1st Court of Appeals in Houston. The appeals court found in June that the case should have been dismissed by the trial court, and that... read more

  • Lawyer Bob Wynne argues U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals copyright case for healthcare business

    May 29, 2015

    Rusty Hardin & Associates lawyer Bob Wynne argued before a panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit defending client Consumer Health Information Corp.'s right to revive a copyright infringement lawsuit. The suit was over patient education materials for the diabetes drug Byetta. In the appellate... read more

  • Rice University, Campus Police Officer Win Texas Supreme Court Ruling

    May 8, 2015

    AUSTIN, Texas – The Texas Supreme Court recently concluded that Rice University’s police officers are “officers of the state” for purposes of reviewing whether the officers are entitled to official immunity. In a straightforward opinion, the Court reasoned that private university peace officers are authorized to enforce state laws within... read more

  • Enterprise Products Partners Victory Over ETP Dubbed “Stern Justice”

    April 28, 2015

    A Texas Lawyer story on the jury victory of Houston-based Enterprise Products Pipeline LP  over rival Dallas-based Energy Transfer Partners LP began :  "A group of Houston jurors recently doled out stern justice to a natural gas pipeline operator they determined to be shirking its contractual duties." The story noted... read more

  • Enterprise Products Wins Breach of Contract Verdict Against Energy Transfer Partners in Houston

    April 24, 2015

    A Houston district court jury has found that Dallas-based Energy Transfer Partners LP (ETP) breached its contract with competitor Enterprise Products Partners LP by failing to maintain the Old Ocean natural gas pipeline so Enterprise could service its Gulf Coast customers. “This was a resounding victory for Enterprise. This case... read more

  • HCC Wants to Seal Records in Lawsuit Yet Again

    April 14, 2015

    The Houston Community College is still trying to keep documents secret in the legal fight it started with its former general counsel. The Houston Press reports April 14, 2015: "Houston Community College is attempting to seal internal records in the drawn-out legal battle with the former general counsel the college system... read more

NEWS

  • RH&A Appellate Win—Client’s Murder Conviction Overturned; Appellate Court Orders New Trial

    April 1, 2020read more
  • ‘Who’s Who Legal’ Names Rusty Hardin a Global Elite Thought Leader

    February 15, 2020read more
  • Rusty Hardin & Associates Honored Among US News – Best Lawyers’ Top Law Firms

    November 1, 2019read more

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