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Beck Redden Wins Appellate Victory Interpreting the Estates Code
February 11, 2016 | News Article
In Lawton v. Lawton, Beck Redden won an appeal addressing a question under the Texas Estates Code: whether closing an estate precludes claims in a separate lawsuit based on breach of fiduciary duty in the...
David J. Beck Honored by the Litigation Section of the State Bar of Texas
February 9, 2016 | News Article
David J. Beck was recently honored by the Litigation Section of the State Bar of Texas with the Luther (Luke) H. Soules III Award. Each year, the Litigation Section of the State Bar of Texas recognizes...
Connie Pfeiffer Receives Outstanding Counsel Award from Terex Corporation
February 5, 2016 | News Article
Connie Pfeiffer received the Outstanding Product Liability Counsel Award from Terex Corporation for her Texas Supreme Court victory in Genie Industries, Inc. v. Matak. In the Matak appeal, the Supreme Court reversed a judgment on a design defect verdict...
Beck Redden Wins “Additional Insured” Appeal
January 25, 2016 | News Article
In Liberty Surplus Insurance Corp. v. ExxonMobil Corp., the Firm won an appeal involving “additional insured” coverage. Exxon hired a contractor for some refinery work, and the contractor obtained coverage for Exxon as an additional...
Beck Redden Wins Insurance Coverage Case for Local DNA Testing Company
January 13, 2016 | News Article
In this insurance coverage case, partner Jeff M. Golub represented the insured, Gene by Gene, Ltd., a web-based DNA testing company headquartered in Houston. Gene by Gene was sued in Alaska federal district court in a...
Beck Redden Wins Question of First Impression
January 11, 2016 | News Article
In Stage Stores, Inc. v. Gunnerson, Houston’s First Court of Appeals addressed a question of first impression in Texas: What is required of an arbitrator when asked to issue a “reasoned award,” and is the failure to issue...
Patrice B. Childress Elected to the Partnership
January 4, 2016 | News Article
Beck Redden LLP is pleased to announce that Patrice B. Childress has been elected to the Partnership of the Firm. Childress joined Beck Redden as an Associate in 2007. She is a 2001 graduate of...
Beck Redden Names John Meredith New Executive Director
December 15, 2015 | News Article
Effective December 29, 2015, John Meredith will become the new Executive Director of Beck Redden LLP. He replaces Jeff Gray, who announced his retirement earlier this year. As Executive Director, John will be in charge...
Beck Redden Recognized as a Client Service Leader
December 8, 2015 | News Article
Clients recognized Beck Redden LLP as an unparalleled leader in client service in the new BTI Client Service A-Team 2016. This survey identifies the top law firms for client service through a national survey of corporate...
U.S. News Best Law Firms Rankings Recognize Beck Redden
November 3, 2015 | News Article
Beck Redden LLP has been recognized in the sixth edition of the U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” survey in national and metropolitan rankings for the Austin and Houston offices. ...
Benchmark Litigation 2016 Honors Beck Redden
November 2, 2015 | News Article
Benchmark Litigation 2016 has recognized the Firm and 12 Beck Redden attorneys in its 2016 ranking of the nation’s top litigation talent. Beck Redden LLP has again been named a “highly recommended” local litigation...
David J. Beck Honored by TACTAS
October 29, 2015 | News Article
David J. Beck is being honored by the Texas Association of Civil Trial and Appellate Specialists (TACTAS) with the Lifetime of Excellence in Advocacy Award. The award recognizes a local attorney who has, throughout their legal...
Beck Redden Victory in First Trial Over Prosima Pelvic Mesh
October 6, 2015 | News Article
In the country’s first Prosima pelvic mesh trial (Cavness v. Kowalczyk et al.), a Texas state court jury cleared Beck Redden clients, Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiary, Ethicon, Inc. of any liability. The 10-2...
Beck Redden Lawyers Pitch in for New Orleans
September 22, 2015 | News Article
Ten years ago, Hurricane Katrina left complete devastation along the Gulf Coast, bringing The Big Easy to its knees. To show the Crescent City their support in commemorating the tenth anniversary of that catastrophic hurricane,...
Beck Redden Lawyers Recognized as 2015 Texas Super Lawyers
September 10, 2015 | News Article
Texas Super Lawyers has recognized 13 Beck Redden LLP attorneys in its 2015 annual award listing. This list of top Texas attorneys, a Thomson Reuters publication, is based on peer recognition and professional achievements. Of...
Best Lawyers in America Honors Beck Redden Lawyers
August 17, 2015 | News Article
Best Lawyers in America® has recognized 14 Beck Redden LLP attorneys in its 2016 ranking of the nation’s top legal talent. Best Lawyers in America® is an annual referral guide that lists outstanding attorneys throughout the...
Victory in Securities Fraud Appeal
July 30, 2015 | News Article
The United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit recently ruled in favor of a Beck Redden client, affirming the dismissal of a putative securities fraud class action against a company chairman. The suit...
Partner Kat Gallagher to be Inducted as IATL Fellow
July 23, 2015 | News Article
Partner Kat Gallagher has been invited to become a Fellow of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers (IATL). With more than 25 years practicing law, Kat has distinguished herself as an elite trial lawyer with outstanding instincts...
Supreme Court Win
July 8, 2015 | News Article
On June 26, 2015, the Supreme Court of Texas put the Lone Star State in the national majority with respect to the word “suit” in CGL policies. Most states to decide the question have held...
Supreme Court Victory in $50 Million Oil & Gas Contract Case
June 15, 2015 | News Article
On June 12, 2015, the Texas Supreme Court handed down its opinion in Plains Exploration & Production Co. v. Torch Energy Advisors Inc. By a vote of 8-1, the Court held that the “excluded assets”...
$14 Million Appellate Win in Maritime Case
May 28, 2015 | News Article
The Firm’s appellate section helped bring about a win in the Fifth Circuit for Contango Operators. Contango has a 20-inch gas pipeline in the Atchafalaya Ship Channel, but a dredge ran over the pipeline and...
Supreme Court Victory in Products Liability Case
May 27, 2015 | News Article
On May 8, 2015, the Texas Supreme Court held that an aerial lift designed by Firm client Genie Industries, Inc. was not defective as a matter of law. In this products liability case, the users...
Chambers USA 2015 Recognizes Beck Redden as a Leading Firm
May 21, 2015 | News Article
Beck Redden LLP has once again earned a Band 1 ranking, the highest attainable, for Litigation: General Commercial (Texas) by Chambers USA. Five Beck Redden partners also earned individual recognition. Recognized attorneys include David J. Beck: Litigation:...
Law360 Names Beck Redden a Texas Powerhouse
May 19, 2015 | News Article
Beck Redden LLP has been recognized by Law360 as a 2015 Texas Powerhouse law firm. As part of its annual regional Powerhouse series, and amid stiff competition, Law360 recognized law firms that have stood out...
Beck Redden Finalist for Litigation Department of the Year
May 6, 2015 | News Article
Beck Redden LLP has been recognized as one of Texas Lawyer’s 2015 Litigation Departments of the Year. The firm is recognized as a finalist in the midsize category for general litigation. Texas Lawyer invited firms across...