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  • 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

  • Rusty Hardin Wins 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award from Texas Lawyer Newspaper

    August 24, 2015

    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. Hardin has received many accolades in his career and he... 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Attorney Hollingsworth: Doctor convicted of poisoning lover deserves new trial

    April 10, 2015

    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 to prison for 10 years for poisoning her lover,... read more

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