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Attorney General Civil Investigative Demands

Have you received a Civil Investigative Demand from the Texas Attorney General involving antitrust or DTPA violations?

Public Information Act Requests

Are you trying to obtain records from a governmental body, or prevent it from releasing your confidential information?

Texas Open Meetings Act

Do your public officials need advice on how to comply with open meetings law? Do you think a governmental body has violated open meetings requirements?

Regulatory Risk Analysis & Compliance

Do you need help understanding and complying with the complicated web of state and local statutes and regulations in Texas?

Government Investigations & Enforcement Actions

Are you or your business facing an investigation or enforcement action by a Texas state agency or other governmental body?

Business & Professional License/Permit Defense

Have you or your business been threatened with license or permit revocation, suspension, probation, or other disciplinary action?

Attorney General Opinions & Legislative Support

Do you need help navigating the policymaking process in Texas? The regulatory world behind the curtain?

Business Litigation & Local Counsel

Are you considering bringing a lawsuit to protect your rights? Or perhaps your business has been sued in Texas?

Bid Protests & Government Contracting

Are you a losing bidder on a government contract? Or perhaps you submitted the winning proposal and need to defend it?

Attorney General Civil Investigative Demands

Have you received a Civil Investigative Demand from the Texas Attorney General involving antitrust or DTPA violations?

Public Information Act Requests

Are you trying to obtain records from a governmental body, or prevent it from releasing your confidential information?

Texas Open Meetings Act

Do your public officials need advice on how to comply with open meetings law? Do you think a governmental body has violated open meetings requirements?

Regulatory Risk Analysis & Compliance

Do you need help understanding and complying with the complicated web of state and local statutes and regulations in Texas?

Government Investigations & Enforcement Actions

Are you or your business facing an investigation or enforcement action by a Texas state agency or other governmental body?

Business & Professional License/Permit Defense

Have you or your business been threatened with license or permit revocation, suspension, probation, or other disciplinary action?

Attorney General Opinions & Legislative Support

Do you need help navigating the policymaking process in Texas? The regulatory world behind the curtain?

Business Litigation & Local Counsel

Are you considering bringing a lawsuit to protect your rights? Or perhaps your business has been sued in Texas?

Mind Your Drone Business

It’s the question on everyone’s mind when a drone flies over their property—can I shoot it down? The short answer is no. Each drone encounter requires a fact-specific analysis of the legality of...

How to challenge a negative Vendor Performance Report

No one likes receiving a bad report card. For government contractors, the consequences of a bad report card can be severe—repeated unfavorable performance reports from a state agency may result in...

Can Texas legalize casino gambling without a constitutional amendment?

Texas lawmakers have already pre-filed more than 1,000 bills that they hope to pass in next year’s legislative session. Among them is SJR 17, which proposes a constitutional amendment to allow...

Open government bills to watch in the 88th legislative session

2019 was a good year for open government legislation—in the wake of court rulings that weakened Texas open government laws, lawmakers approved measures to repair holes in the state’s Texas Public...

No pictures, please: Does the First Amendment protect news drones?

Under the Texas Privacy Act, it’s a criminal offense to use a drone to take pictures of an individual or private property “with the intent to conduct surveillance.” In 2019, a group of media...

So you think you want to buy a short-term rental in the Austin area

We’ve written about how the City of Austin is refusing to issue new permits to non-homestead rental properties. If you’re a short-term rental (STR) investor in Central Texas, or want to become one,...

Fall back, for the last time? The end of daylight saving time in Texas

In March 2022, the U.S. Senate unanimously passed the Sunshine Protection Act, which would make daylight saving time permanent year-round for most states, including Texas. But the bill lost momentum...

How can I find out if I live in a city’s extraterritorial jurisdiction?

Living in a city’s extraterritorial jurisdiction (ETJ) has its downsides. ETJ residents generally can’t vote in a city election, but the city still has authority in the ETJ, including authority to...

Ridin’ Dirty: Does your car need one license plate or two in Texas?

If you’re rollin’ with only one Texas license plate, you could get hit with a $200 fine. Most vehicles in Texas, with the exception of road tractors, motorcycles, trailers and semitrailers, are...

Small business exception in Texas Antitrust Act should be expanded to prevent AG overreach

In an antitrust investigation, the Texas attorney general can issue a Civil Investigative Demand (CID) to “any person” requiring the production of documents. Unlike federal antitrust laws, however,...

Cobb is an “expert legal tactician and successful litigator.”

Greg Abbott
Governor of Texas

“Cobb & Counsel appreciate that laws are not enacted in a vacuum. Their experience with rulemakings, enforcement actions, Attorney General Opinion requests, and judicial review make them a great addition to any legislative team.

Victor Vandergriff
Executive Director, Tarrant Regional Transportation Coalition

First rate quality and service, without the big firm price tag. Cobb & Counsel know how to litigate business disputes efficiently.”

Faisal Hamdard
Manager, MET One LLC

“Cobb & Counsel won over our Judge with a creative argument, and won over my board with a creative fee structure. They love challenging Texas statutes and Agency actions, and it shows in their results.

Katherine Froelicher
General Counsel, CANarchy Craft Brewery Collective

“If the Texas Attorney General is involved, we want Cobb & Counsel on our team.

Rob Wilkey
EVP & General Counsel, ITG Brands, LLC

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