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Rusty Hardin named a “Lion of the Texas Bar”

Rusty Hardin was named a "Lion of the Texas Bar" by the Texas legal news service Texas Lawbook and the Dallas Morning News. In the profile of Hardin titled "Rusty Hardin Loves Juries and Juries Love Him," reporter Mark Curriden…


Rusty Hardin Featured in “Trial Ace” Profile by National Legal News Service Law360

Rusty Hardin was named a national "Trial Ace" and featured in a laudatory profile by the national legal news service Law 360. The profile is here: Trial Ace: Hardin & Associates' Rusty Hardin (subscription required). The article mentions some of…


Former Cancer Agency Official Found Not Guilty

Jerry Cobbs , a former high-ranking official with the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT), was acquitted by an Austin jury. He was accused of improperly  securing an $11 million grant for a biotechnology firm by misleading his…


Rusty Hardin Wins 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award from Texas Lawyer Newspaper

Texas Lawyer newspaper announced that Rusty Hardin was among only 22 lawyers on their 2015 Professional Excellence Award: Lifetime Achievers list. This list recognizes lawyers who have made their mark on the legal profession in the Lone Star State. Mr.…


Testimony begins in trial for Ex-CPRIT official Jerry Cobbs

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…


HCC Settles With Ousted Chancellor For $850,000

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…


Enterprise Products Partners Victory Over ETP Dubbed “Stern Justice”

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…


HCC Wants to Seal Records in Lawsuit Yet Again

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…


Attorney Hollingsworth: Doctor convicted of poisoning lover deserves new trial

Attorney Derek Hollingsworth, who defended Dr. Ana Gonzalez at trial, is featured on a KPRC NBC-TV 2 story discussing new evidence that has led to a request for a new  trial for the doctor convicted of aggravated assault and sent…


ETP Cut Pipeline Pressure To Run Off Enterprise, Jury Told

Rusty Hardin, along with other lawyers from the firm, represents Enterprise Products Partners LP in its lawsuit against Energy Transfer Partners LP alleging ETP unnecessarily and purposefully lowered pressure to an oil and gas pipeline and cost Enterprise more than …


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