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Perfluorinated Chemicals in the Environment: How the EPA’s PFAS Action Plan Expands Liability for Potentially Responsible Parties

By Samuel L. Ballard Introduction On February 14, 2019, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its much-anticipated PFAS Action Plan (the Plan), concerning the regulation of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). Pursuant to the… Read More

Please Welcome Our New Associates & Paralegals

We are pleased to announce four new additions to the Lloyd Gosselink team. Please welcome two new Associates: Sarah Glaser and Sam Ballard; and two new Paralegals: Hanna Campbell and Hayley Napier. Read more about their background and experience… Read More

Texas Supreme Court immunity case holds that specific performance is now an available remedy in certain breach of contract cases against governmental entities

Today, March 15, 2019, in its potentially sweeping decision in Hays Street Bridge Restoration Group v. City of San Antonio, the Texas Supreme Court held that the Local Government Contract Claims Act (“the Act”) waives governmental immunity for the remedy of… Read More

35 Years and Counting!

Today marks the 35th anniversary of Lloyd Gosselink! What started as a four-attorney law firm has grown to 30 attorneys and a total of more than 75 team members. We have expanded beyond the firm’s… Read More

Here We Go: Preview of Regular Session of 86th Texas Legislature

By Ty Embrey and Troupe Brewer The 86th Texas Legislature is now underway, after convening at noon on Tuesday, January 8th at the State Capitol in Austin. There are many new faces among the Legislature,… Read More

The Lone Star Current

Read The Lone Star Current January 2019 Edition… Read More

E-Verify is Down During Government Shutdown

When employers attempt to log into the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service’s E-Verify system, they will get the following message: “Due to the lapse in federal funding, this website will not be actively managed. E-Verify and E-Verify services are unavailable.” … Read More

We are ending the year with some exciting news!

Extended Lease & New Additions to the Team! We are excited to report that we’ve negotiated an extension of our lease in our current office space in downtown Austin at 816 Congress Avenue and we will continue to… Read More

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

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