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Matt Wood Receives Award for Community Service

For the second time, firm lawyer Matt C. Wood has been recognized with the Covington Pro Bono Service Award from Volunteer Legal Services of Central Texas (VLS). VLS is a local nonprofit that connects low-income residents in Central Texas with lawyers willing to provide pro bono legal services. Each year...
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Austin Law Firm Weisbart Springer Hayes Adds Trial Lawyer Danielle Hatchitt

AUSTIN, Texas – The Texas-based litigation firm Weisbart Springer Hayes LLP has added trial lawyer Danielle Hatchitt to the firm’s Austin office. Ms. Hatchitt has represented both plaintiffs and defendants in complex commercial disputes involving real estate, employment, fraud, trademark infringement, trade secrets, and non-competition agreements. Selected to the Texas...
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Firm Places Two Young Attorneys on Texas Rising Stars List

Weisbart Springer Hayes is pleased to announce that attorneys Mia Storm and Matt Wood have been named to the 2017 Texas Rising Stars list of the state’s top young lawyers. This is the first year for Ms. Storm to earn this recognition for her work in a broad range of complex...
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Firm Secures Trial Court Judgment, EEOC Ordered to Pay Client’s Legal Fees

After a four-day jury trial in federal district court in Pensacola, Florida, firm partners Julie Springer and Geoff Weisbart obtained a jury verdict finding that their client, West Customer Management Group n/k/a Alorica Business Solutions LLC, did not engage in national origin discrimination as had been alleged by the Equal...
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Four Firm Attorneys Named to List of Texas Super Lawyers

The founding partners of the Austin law firm Weisbart Springer Hayes LLP are being recognized again as three of the state’s top attorneys in the recently published 2016 Texas Super Lawyers list. Geoffrey D. Weisbart, Julie A. Springer and Sherrard “Butch” Hayes have each earned multiple, consecutive selections to the...
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Three Firm Attorneys Recognized Among The Best Lawyers in America

Three attorneys from Weisbart Springer Hayes have earned recognition in the 2017 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, Collectively they represent 25 years of appearances on the preeminent listing of the nation’s top attorneys. The firm’s Sherrard “Butch” Hayes, P. Bane Phillippi and Geoffrey D. Weisbart have been honored...
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Weisbart Springer Hayes Secures another Jury Verdict and Judgment

Austin, Texas – Earlier this year the firm’s Geoff Weisbart and Nicole LeFave obtained a jury verdict on behalf of Austin investment entity FWH Investments IRA, LLC after a one-week trial in Travis County District Court. The case arose from the financial fallout related to the closing of Run-Tex, Inc.,...
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Firm Proudly Sponsors American Red Cross Fundraiser

Weisbart Springer Hayes was proud to sponsor Luminaria 2016, the signature fundraising event for the American Red Cross Serving Central Texas. This year’s gala, held on April 26 at the Four Seasons, celebrated the 100th anniversary of the Central Texas chapter and honored individuals and organizations that have been instrumental...
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Weisbart Springer Hayes Adds Attorney Danielle Taylor

The Texas litigation boutique Weisbart Springer Hayes LLP has added Danielle Taylor, a recent honors graduate of Baylor University School of Law, to the nine-attorney firm. Ms. Taylor earned numerous honors during law school, including Best Oral Advocate in the American College of Trial Lawyers Moot Court Regional Competition and...
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Firm Places Two Attorneys on Texas Rising Stars List

AUSTIN — Weisbart Springer Hayes is pleased to announce that attorneys Sara Janes and Matt Wood have been named to the 2016 Texas Rising Stars list of the state’s top young lawyers. This is the sixth consecutive year Ms. Janes has been named to the exclusive annual listing based on...
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Weisbart Springer Hayes Promotes Sara Janes to Partner

AUSTIN — The Austin litigation firm Weisbart Springer Hayes LLP has announced that Sara Janes has become a partner in the firm. “Sara Janes is an extraordinary lawyer. I have had the pleasure of working closely with her for several years and could not be happier that she is our partner”...
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Firm Attorneys Honored in Best Lawyers in America for 2016

The Best Lawyers of America has honored three firm lawyers in its 2016 publication.  Founding partner Sherrard (Butch) Hayes has been named Lawyer of the Year in Austin for Labor Law-Management.  Geoff Weisbart was recognized in the area of Commercial Litigation, and Bane Phillippi was recognized in the area of...
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Firm Wins Pro Bono Construction Case

The trial team of Matt C. Wood and Mia A. Storm recently won a significant judgment in Austin for a pro bono client in a trial involving the defective and incomplete construction of a house. In 2014, the firm’s client paid the defendant, a builder, virtually all of her life...
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