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  • Rusty Hardin Wins Jail Release of Grandparents Accused in International Child Custody Dispute

    March 6, 2018

    A couple accused of conspiring to kidnap their grandson so he could live with his mother in Brazil won release from a Houston jail after efforts by Rusty Hardin, one of the primary lawyers representing them in a high-stakes international child custody dispute. The couple, Carlos and Jemima Guimaraes,... read more

  • Rusty Hardin Quoted by Houston Chronicle in Community College Corruption Fallout

    July 19, 2017

    Rusty Hardin, who won a sizable settlement for a former college chancellor who was fired after she blew the whistle on corruption, was quoted in a Houston Chronicle story about a related corruption case at the school. Mr. Hardin represented Renee Byas, who alerted the... read more

  • Former Cancer Agency Official Found Not Guilty

    August 26, 2015

    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 colleagues. Mr. Cobbs, former chief commercialization officer of the state... read more

  • 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

  • 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

  • Rusty Hardin Ranked Top Tier in Texas by Chambers USA in Commercial Litigation, White-Collar Defense & Noted As One of Nation’s Top Trial Lawyers

    May 8, 2018read more
  • Rusty Hardin Wins Jail Release of Grandparents Accused in International Child Custody Dispute

    March 6, 2018read more
  • Ryan Higgins Quoted in Law360 for Defense Win over Facebook Posts

    March 5, 2018read more

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