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Beck Redden Victory for Client Philip Morris in $17 Million Cancer Death Trial
June 23, 2016 | News Article
Just one day after closing arguments, a Florida jury found Beck Redden client, Philip Morris USA Inc., not liable in a $17 million dollar trial over the lung cancer death of a longtime smoker. Beck...
Unanimous Ruling for Beck Redden Clients
June 17, 2016 | News Article
On June 17, 2016, the Austin Court of Appeals unanimously ruled in favor of Beck Redden's clients Statoil ASA and Fargo Acquisition, Inc., vacating a class certification order. The case, Brigham Exploration Co. et al. v....
Partner W. Curt Webb Featured in IADC Trial Academy Faculty Spotlight
June 14, 2016 | News Article
Beck Redden Partner, W. Curt Webb, is currently featured in the International Association of Defense Counsel’s (IADC) Trial Academy Faculty Spotlight. The IADC has been serving a distinguished membership of corporate and insurance defense attorneys and...
Beck Redden Partners Participating in 26th Annual Conference on State and Federal Appeals
June 9, 2016 | News Article
Beck Redden LLP serves as a sponsor and Partners, David M. Gunn and Connie Pfeiffer, will participate in UT Law’s 26th Annual Conference on State and Federal Appeals, June 9-10, 2016 in Austin, Texas (conference brochure attached). Ms....
Beck Redden Maintains Top Ranking in 2016 Chambers USA
June 3, 2016 | News Article
Beck Redden LLP sustains its Band 1 ranking, the highest attainable, for Litigation: General Commercial (Texas) in the annual Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business 2016 directory. The widely-respected legal publication also recognized five...
Beck Redden Partner Leads Charge to Overturn Fifth Circuit Decision
May 26, 2016 | News Article
When Beck Redden Partner and appellate specialist, Connie Pfeiffer, led the charge to overturn an erroneous Fifth Circuit decision, the path to victory was nearly certain to be long and arduous. The Fifth Circuit had...
Beck Redden Attorney Participates in HBA Law Week Reading Program
May 16, 2016 | News Article
According to students at Bethune Academy in Aldine ISD, Beck Redden Associate, Bryon A. Rice, was a great addition to their class! On Friday, May 13, 2016, as part of the Houston Bar Association’s (HBA) Law...
Beck Redden Attorney Saves Veteran from Eviction
May 4, 2016 | News Article
Beck Redden Associate, Joshua D. Lee, received news that he passed the bar on Friday, April 29, 2016. That afternoon he volunteered at the Houston Bar Association's Veterans Legal Initiative Clinic, and consulted with a veteran...
Beck Redden Partner Speaking at 2016 HPA Spring CLE Conference
April 29, 2016 | News Article
Beck Redden Partner, Geoff Gannaway, will present, “Does Anti-SLAPP Apply to Your Lawsuit? You Might Be Surprised,” during the Houston Paralegal Association’s (HPA) 13th Annual Spring CLE Conference. The conference will be held on April...
2016 TADC Spring Meeting
April 28, 2016 | News Article
On April 28, 2016, Beck Redden Associates Jackie Furlow and Will Peterson will present Intentional Fouls at Trial and on Appeal at the 2016 TADC Spring Meeting in Nashville, Tennessee. TADC 2016 Spring Meeting April 27 – May 1,...
UH Law Center Bestows Beck Redden LLP Award for Best Paper in Commercial Litigation
April 21, 2016 | News Article
Adrienne Arnold, a second-year law student at the University of Houston Law Center, earned the Beck Redden LLP Award for Best Paper in Commercial Litigation. She received the award at the Houston Law Review Annual...
Beck Redden Employees Help the Houston Food Bank
April 19, 2016 | News Article
Nearly a dozen Beck Redden employees, along with other members of Houston’s legal community, recently volunteered at the Houston Food Bank during “Legal Frenzy Friday,” part of the Food from the Bar campaign. Hundreds of...
33rd Texas Association of Defense Counsel Trial Academy
April 15, 2016 | News Article
Beck Redden Partner, Matthew P. Whitley, will serve as a Faculty Member at the 33rd Texas Association of Defense Counsel Trial Academy April 15 - 16, 2016. 33rd TADC Trial AcademyApril 15-16, 2016South Texas College of Law1303...
Texas Bar CLE - April 15
April 15, 2016 | News Article
Beck Redden Partner, Connie Pfeiffer, will present a Comparison of State and Federal Appeals during this TexasBar CLE event, Handling Your First (or Next) Civil Appeal, co-sponsored by the Texas Young Lawyers Association of the State Bar of Texas. This...
38th Annual Corporate Counsel Institute
April 7, 2016 | News Article
Highly acclaimed lawyers and judges, including Beck Redden Partner, Alistair B. Dawson, will share Lessons Learned from Trials involving corporate entities during a presentation at the 38th Annual Corporate Counsel Institute. Gain valuable insights about...
Partner Kat Gallagher Receives 2016 Women in Law Award
March 23, 2016 | News Article
Beck Redden LLP is pleased to announce that partner Kat Gallagher has been selected by Lawyer Monthly magazine as a recipient of the 2016 Women in Law Award in recognition of her outstanding legal expertise...
Beck Redden Secures Affirmance of Summary Judgment
March 10, 2016 | News Article
In Burlington Resources Oil & Gas Company, LP v. PetroMax Operating Co., Inc., et al, the Firm obtained an affirmance of a summary judgment previously secured in the 12th District Court of Madison County, Texas,...
Beck Redden Attorneys Recognized as Texas Super Lawyers
March 4, 2016 | News Article
Seven Beck Redden attorneys have been named as 2016 Texas Rising Stars by Thomson Reuters Super Lawyers. The Super Lawyers list recognizes no more than five percent of attorneys in each state and the Texas Rising...
Beck Redden Succeeds On Petition Involving National Labor Relations Act
March 3, 2016 | News Article
In Chesapeake Energy Corp v. NLRB, Beck Redden was successful in its petition for review filed with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. The question presented was whether employment contracts containing mandatory...
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...