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HUSCH BLACKWELL LLP: Erin Olshever Joins Husch Blackwell's Chattanooga Office

By Press release submission | Feb 18, 2019

Olshever comes to Husch Blackwell from New York City, where she practiced corporate real estate law and gained broad experience handling a diverse client portfolio.

HUSCH BLACKWELL LLP: Nikelle Meade Named to Austin Black Business Journal Top 10 Central Texas Lawyers

By Press release submission | Feb 11, 2019

Nikelle Meade, partner in Husch Blackwell’s Real Estate & Development Group, has been named a 2019 Top 10 Central Texas Lawyer by the Austin Black Business Journal.

Colorado court: If you sue your lawyer for a lost judgment, you must prove it would have been collectible

By Charmaine Little | Feb 7, 2019

DENVER (Legal Newsline) – On Jan. 28, Justice Monica Márquez of the Colorado Supreme Court ruled that a plaintiff bears the burden of providing evidence that a lost judgment in an attorney malpractice case is collectible.

Wildgrass Oil and Gas Committee challenges Colorado statute regarding minerals and pooling

By Bree Gonzales | Feb 6, 2019

DENVER (Legal Newsline) – A committee whose members are mineral owners in a subdivision of Broomfield, Colorado is challenging a state statute regarding pooling and minerals.

Multistate coalition files amicus brief to support California counties in action against Chevron

By Marian Johns | Feb 5, 2019

SACRAMENTO — A multistate coalition has filed an amicus brief to support several California counties in their lawsuit against Chevron Corporation, which argues local governments should have the right to hold coal companies accountable for actions that lead to climate change.

HUSCH BLACKWELL LLP: John Cruciani Named Fellow by the American College of Bankruptcy

By Press release submission | Feb 4, 2019

The American College of Bankruptcy (ACB) has selected Husch Blackwell partner John Cruciani as a Fellow in its 30th class, which will be inducted into the ACB in March 2019.

By The Rio, Carl's Jr. Restaurants named in suit over allegations of illegal nonsolicitation policy

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jan 30, 2019

DENVER (Legal Newsline) – A Colorado man and former shift leader/manager at a Carl's Jr. restaurant alleges he lost wages because of a conspiracy between Carl's Jr. and its franchisees.

HUSCH BLACKWELL: Derek Taylor Elected to NAIOP Wisconsin Board of Directors

By Press release submission | Jan 29, 2019

Derek Taylor has been elected to a three-year term on the Board of NAIOP Wisconsin.

Colorado AG forms new chief innovation officer position within state's Department of Law

By Marian Johns | Jan 23, 2019

Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser has announced the formation of a new leadership position within the Colorado Department of Law and has named former global communications infrastructure executive Lisa Neal-Graves to the new post.

Colorado SC says commission did not abuse discretion when it declined engaging rule regarding permits

By Gabriel Neves | Jan 23, 2019

DENVER (Legal Newsline) – The Colorado Supreme Court has ruled that the state commission that oversees oil and gas resources that declined to engage in rulemaking regarding new permits for oil and gas drilling in the state properly declined to do so.

HUSCH BLACKWELL LLP: Chalon Clark Named 2019 Minority Business Leader in Dallas

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | Jan 2, 2019

The Minority Business Leader Award program, now in its twelfth year, honors men and women throughout Dallas-Fort Worth for exceptional business and community leadership.

Colorado food truck fabricators allegedly delivered inoperable trucks

By Marian Johns | Dec 18, 2018

DENVER — Two Colorado food truck fabricators have received an injunction from the U.S. District Court, District of Colorado after allegations by the state's Attorney General's Office that the company made false promises regarding delivering finished food trucks to purchasers, causing financial harm.

Split Colorado Supreme Court says stroke victim's recording not protected by attorney-client privilege

By Karen Kidd | Dec 11, 2018

DENVER (Legal Newsline) – A stroke victim must turn over to the chiropractic practice she is suing a recording of her initial consultation with her attorney following a sharply spit Colorado Supreme Court opinion that the tape is not protected by attorney-client privilege.

HUSCH BLACKWELL LLP: Michael Fielding Receives Top Legal Innovation Award from Missouri Lawyers Weekly

By Press release submission | Dec 6, 2018

Missouri Lawyers Weekly has recognized Husch Blackwell partner Michael Fielding among the honorees in the publication’s inaugural Top Legal Innovation Awards.

Oakland, San Francisco switch lawyers as climate change lawsuits face possible reckoning

By Daniel Fisher | Nov 29, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) - The cities of Oakland and San Francisco have replaced the private lawyers representing them in climate change litigation as a series of lawsuits against ExxonMobil, Shell and other oil companies head toward what could be their final challenges in appeals courts on either coast.

HUSCH BLACKWELL LLP- MISSOURI: Nine Husch Blackwell Attorneys Named to 2018 Mid-South Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

By Press release submission | Nov 15, 2018

Mid-South Super Lawyers and Rising Stars 2018 has listed nine Husch Blackwell attorneys from the firm’s Chattanooga office.

Colorado Supreme Court rules tort claim not a debt

By Takesha Thomas | Oct 31, 2018

DENVER (Legal Newsline) – The Colorado Supreme Court has upheld an appellate court ruling in a lawsuit involving attorneys who represented State Farm in a case.

More info on Donziger released; Lawyer gained multibillion-dollar verdict against Chevron through fraud, judge has ruled

By John Sammon | Oct 29, 2018

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – Attorneys for Chevron on Oct. 24 asked the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York to hold disbarred attorney Steven R. Donziger in contempt for his alleged continued efforts to personally profit off a pollution scam in the South American country of Ecuador.

Litigation funding not subject to Georgia's interest rate laws, state Supreme Court rules

By John Breslin | Oct 22, 2018

ATLANTA (Legal Newsline) - Funding provided to plaintiffs while their lawsuit is pending is not a loan under Georgia law, the state's Supreme Court ruled Monday, and therefore regulations setting maximum interest rates that can be charged won't apply.

Boulder's gun ban challenged by Second Amendment advocates; Federal case on hold while state lawsuit sorted out

By William Sassani | Oct 17, 2018

DENVER (Legal Newsline) – A federal judge will take a step back from the lawsuit filed against the city of Boulder, Colorado, by gun owners and an organization over the city’s assault weapons ban.

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