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Attorney General Civil Investigative Demands

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Public Information Act Requests

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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?

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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?

Let It Go, Let It Go: Releasing Extraterritorial Jurisdiction

All Texas cities automatically have an extraterritorial jurisdiction (ETJ), which is the unincorporated area that is contiguous to the city’s corporate boundaries. The expansion and reduction of a...

Are drafts of government documents public information?

Governmental bodies are often wary to show the public how the sausage gets made. When a public information request implicates drafts of a government document, governmental bodies generally rely on...

Your Call Cannot be Completed: When can a city deny a cell tower permit?

A city’s authority to regulate the placement and modification of cell towers is limited by the federal Telecommunications Act of 1996. When a local government receives a cell tower siting...

HUB Subcontracting Plans: If you fail to prepare, prepare to fail

When a government contract has an expected value of $100,000 or more and the state agency determines there is a probability for subcontracting opportunities under the contract, each vendor’s bid...

Your “private” texts and emails may be public information

If you work (or have worked) for a governmental body in Texas, did you know the texts on your personal cell phone and the emails from your personal email address might be public information? In...

Hello, it’s spam: How to stop robocalls and telemarketing calls

“We’ve been trying to reach you about your car’s extended warranty”—a robocall so common it’s been memefied. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and the Texas Attorney General’s office have...

The attorney general’s statute of limitations – and damage limitations – in consumer protection claims

The Texas Deceptive Trade Practices-Consumer Protection Act (DTPA) is enforced by the Texas attorney general and/or private litigants. But the attorney general holds a significant advantage over...

How the “dead suspect loophole” lets police hide records from the public

The “dead suspect loophole” in the Texas Public Information Act allows police to hide records about cases that end without a conviction. Journalists and families of those who die in custody have...

Can I speak anonymously at a public meeting?

The Texas Open Meetings Act doesn’t address whether a governmental body can require the public to provide identification in order to attend an open meeting or speak at the meeting, so it’s up to...

Austin’s ban on digital billboards survives U.S. Supreme Court review

Thousands of cities across the country have ordinances that regulate billboards differently than other signs. A billboard company challenged the City of Austin’s sign ordinance, claiming this...

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Greg Abbott
Governor of Texas

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Victor Vandergriff
Executive Director, Tarrant Regional Transportation Coalition

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Manager, MET One LLC

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General Counsel, CANarchy Craft Brewery Collective

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EVP & General Counsel, ITG Brands, LLC

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