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Court of Appeals Strikes Down Austin Paid Sick Leave Ordinance

Employers no longer need to plan for compliance On Friday, the Third Court of Appeals held that the City of Austin’s Paid Sick Leave Ordinance is unconstitutional because it impermissibly sets a higher wage than required by the Texas Minimum… Read More

Supreme Court Holds ADEA Applies to All Public Employers Regardless of Size

On Tuesday, the United States Supreme Court held that state and local government employers are covered by the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) regardless of the number of employees they have. Mount Lemmon Fire District v. Guido (2018). The… Read More

Third Court of Appeals Provides Clarity in Chapter 1205 Bonds Validation Lawsuits

By José de la Fuente An unusual and sometimes mysterious creature of Texas law – Chapter 1205 of the Texas Government Code, which allows for expedited declaratory judgment actions to validate public bonds – has recently become… Read More

Lloyd Gosselink has been ranked in the 2019 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” List

We are proud to announce that the Firm has the following rankings in the 2019 U.S. News “ Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms”: Austin Metropolitan Tier 1 Energy LawEnvironmental LawWater Law Austin Metropolitan Tier 2 Administrative/Regulatory LawEnergy Regulatory Law This… Read More

Federal Communications Commission Preempts Local Control

By Georgia N. Crump The Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”) has recently taken action to preempt local control over the deployment of fifth generation (“5G”) wireless infrastructure. Small cell deployments (also known as “network nodes”) are the means to support the… Read More

Sheila Gladstone presents “Hot Topics in Employment Law” at the Austin Bar Administrative Law Section

Sheila Gladstone will be presenting at the Austin Bar Administrative Law Section CLE Luncheon this Wednesday, October 17. She will be discussing “Hot Topics in Employment Law,” including paid sick leave, the effect of… Read More

The Lone Star Current

Read The Lone Star Current October 2018 Edition… Read More

USACE Issues New Regulatory Guidance on Compensatory Mitigation for the Removal of Obsolete Dams and Other Structures from Rivers and Streams

By Sara Thornton On September 25, 2018, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) issued Regulatory Guidance Letter (RGL) 18-01, “Determination of Compensatory Mitigation Credits for the Removal of Obsolete Dams and Other Structures from Rivers and Streams.”… Read More

Congratulations to our 2018 Texas Super Lawyers!

Lloyd Gosselink Rochelle & Townsend, P.C. is proud to announce the selection of three principals in our Energy and Utilities Practice Group — Lambeth Townsend, Geoffrey Gay, and Thomas Brocato — as 2018 Texas Super Lawyers. Super… Read More

We are pleased to announce new Associate, Sarah W. Collins

Sarah W. Collins Sarah is the newest member of the Firm’s Water Practice Group and Compliance and Enforcement Practice Group. She assists clients with matters involving water resource management and development, water quality permitting, regulatory compliance, enforcement, and endangered… Read More

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