Category: Newsletter

Lis Pendens Notices: Is It Time For A Change In Texas Law?

by Dave Polsinelli | Shareholder, Commercial Litigation When it comes to real estate litigation, one of the most common procedures implemented is the filing of a lis pendens notice. Unfortunately, lis pendens notices are not always used properly, as they are often filed just to harass or obtain leverage over a property owner. This article […]

Written by on April 21, 2022

Enforceability of Online Arbitration Agreements

by Kristina Cunningham | Senior Associate, Banking Litigation Many businesses now offer services online, whether through a website or app.  In doing so, businesses often have users agree to the terms and conditions, which may include an arbitration agreement.  To ensure that arbitration agreements are enforceable, businesses should be mindful in how their web or […]

Written by on April 21, 2022

Local Agencies Play a Key Role in Houston Area Environmental Enforcement

by Jim Smith | Shareholder, Environmental Most commercial leases require the landlord to maintain the common areas of the shopping center or building in which the tenant’s business is located.  Common areas are sidewalks, driveways, parking areas, service areas, landscaping and other areas and facilities designed for the common and joint use and benefit of […]

Written by on April 21, 2022