2023 Judge Barefoot Sanders Law Magnet Scholars Announced
May 17, 2023
Lynn Pinker Hurst & Schwegmann granted the 2023 Judge Barefoot Sanders Law Magnet Scholarship to two high school seniors, Reed Smith and Brooke Sanchez. The Judge Barefoot Sanders Law Magnet was established in 1978 with a mission to prepare students for careers in law, government, and law enforcement. Recipients must plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at a four-year college or university for the upcoming academic year, have a minimum grade point average of 3.3, and demonstrate outstanding leadership potential and an intent to pursue a career in the legal field.
Firm Lands Seven on D Magazine’s “Best Lawyers in Dallas” List
Apr 19, 2023
LPHS is pleased to announce that D Magazine has selected seven of the firm’s partners to the list of the “Best Lawyers in Dallas” for 2023.
Campbell Sode Secures Highest Score on 2023 Texas Bar Exam
Apr 18, 2023
LPHS attorney Campbell Sode recently secured his Texas law license with a score of 350 on the Texas Bar exam. Campbell, who joined LPHS in November of 2022, balanced bar preparation and work with diligence and determination. We are proud to have such hard-working, talented attorneys on our team. Congratulations, Campbell, on receiving the highest score on the Texas Bar exam!
Partners Rebecca Adams, Sara Hollan Chelette, Mary Goodrich Nix, and Britta Stanton Featured in D CEO
Apr 6, 2023
We are pleased to announce that Partners Rebecca Adams, Sara Hollan Chelette, Mary Goodrich Nix, and Britta Stanton were featured in the 2023 Women Leaders in Law special section of the March issue of D CEO.
Britta also represented the firm as a panelist at the Women Leaders in Law Breakfast Panel event on March 30th. The event highlights leaders who are experts in their fields and are a valuable resource to the clients they represent, their law firms, and among their peers in the legal industry. Our firm is honored to support and sponsor this event again this year.
Firm Secures Important Win for Insurer in Business Interruption Case
Mar 24, 2023
The LPHS team of Eric Pinker, Rebecca Adams, and Holly Stubbs, along with co-counsel, recently secured an important and decisive defense win for prominent property insurer FM Global in federal court in the Eastern District of Texas. Cinemark USA, the nation’s third-largest chain of movie theaters, was seeking $1 billion in property damage insurance coverage under its policy, alleging that COVID-19 caused physical loss and damages to its theaters. The Court granted full summary judgment in favor of FM Global, dismissed all of Cinemark’s claims with prejudice, and issued final judgment in favor of the insurer.