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Texas Supreme Court issued a unanimous decision in favor of our client, URI, Inc.

Lloyd Gosselink Rochelle & Townsend, P.C. (“Lloyd Gosselink”) is proud to announce that on March 23, 2018, the Texas Supreme Court issued a unanimous decision in favor of our client, URI, Inc. (“URI”). On October 12, 2017, Lloyd Gosselink… Read More

Supreme Court Lets EPA’s 2008 Water Transfers Rule Stand

On February 26, 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court declined to take up a case challenging the Environmental Protection Agency’s (“EPA”) 2008 rule exempting water transfers from coverage under the Clean Water Act’s (“CWA’s”) National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (“NPDES”) permitting… Read More

Congratulations to our 2018 Rising Stars!

We at Lloyd Gosselink are proud to announce the selection of Stefanie P. Albright and Lauren E. Sprouse to the 2018 Texas Rising Stars list. Only 2.5% of attorneys in Texas receive this… Read More

In the Courts – Water

by Maris Chambers Coachella Valley Water Dist. v. Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians, 849 F.3d 1262 (9th Cir. 2017), cert. denied 2017 WL 2909254 (U.S. Nov. 27, 2017) (No. 17-40) and 2017 WL 2909267 (U.S. Nov. 27, 2017)… Read More

Austin City Council Approves Ordinance Requiring Private Employers to Provide Paid Sick Leave Starting Oct. 1, 2018

Small employers (those with five or fewer employees at any timein the preceding 12 months, excluding family members)have until 2020 to comply. On February 16, 2018, the Austin City Council approved a paid sick leave ordinance requiring all private employers… Read More

Agency Highlights

by Maris Chambers, Tricia Jackson, and Jamie Mauldin White House Council on Environmental Quality Kathleen Hartnett White is now a Senate vote away from leading the White House Council on Environmental Quality. On October 13, 2017, President Donald Trump… Read More

In the Courts – Governmental Immunity

by James F. Parker San Antonio River Auth. v. Austin Bridge & Road, L.P., No. 04-16-00535-CV, 2017 WL 3430897 (Tex. App.—San Antonio Aug. 9, 2017, pet. filed). It makes sense, but we needed a court to say it—whether a… Read More

To Protect and Serve: Policing Your Intellectual Property

by Lauren S. Aldredge Earlier this year, the Arlington Police Department (“APD”) learned that the logo displayed on its police cars had been imported into the Grand Theft Auto V video game. Apparently, a third-party graphics company had uploaded… Read More

“Ask Sheila”

Dear Sheila, On a Monday morning, one of our female clerical employees came to the Department head in tears. She said that on Saturday night, she was with friends at a club, and she ran into her male supervisor who… Read More

Preventing and Responding to Workplace Sexual Harassment in the #MeToo Era

by Sheila Gladstone and Ashley Thomas Unless you were hiding under a rock in 2017, you must be aware of the tidal wave of allegations of sexual harassment by celebrities and other high-powered public figures that have resulted… Read More

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