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Attorneys from Austin’s Weisbart Springer Hayes Named Among Texas’ Best

AUSTIN, Texas – 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 2013 Texas Super Lawyers list. Geoffrey D. Weisbart, Julie A. Springer and Sherrard “Butch” Hayes have each earned multiple, consecutive selections to the list since… Read more »

Julie Springer Discusses Corporate Impact Of Obamacare At State Bar Conference

AUSTIN, Texas – At a recent State Bar of Texas Conference for in-house counsel in San Antonio, Julie Springer of Weisbart Springer Hayes addressed the wide range of considerations that companies are facing in implementing of the Affordable Care Act. Together with co-presenter Sheryl Dasco of Seyfarth Shaw LLP of Houston, Ms. Springer’s remarks covered… Read more »

Butch Hayes Presenting on Corporate Trade Secret Protections in Texas

Butch Hayes of Weisbart Springer Hayes is presenting his perspectives on the litigation of trade secret theft cases, and the related changes in Texas law, at a series of continuing legal education courses for civil litigators through the State Bar of Texas. In a presentation that serves as a “Guide to Misappropriation of Trade Secrets… Read more »

Law office embraces youthful look

Austin Business Journal The new spread at Weisbart Springer Hayes LLP is not your father’s law office. For starters, the sleek, uncluttered ultramodern space is located in offices that are part of the new W Hotel in downtown Austin. Click here to read the full story.

iPhone Case Lawsuit Seeks $10M

Austin Business Journal An Austin-based iPhone case designer is accusing a global mobile accessory brand of breaking contractual obligations and oral promises, causing intentional harm to the company and damaging its reputation. Without a copy of the licensing agreement, it’s difficult to tell how strong SharkEye’s claim is in this complicated case, said Butch Hayes,… Read more »

Two Courtroom Attorneys Move to Austin’s Weisbart Springer Hayes

AUSTIN, Texas – Two Austin attorneys have joined Weisbart Springer Hayes LLP, a new boutique law firm focusing on high-stakes business, technology, employment, and aviation litigation. The two associates each join Weisbart Springer Hayes with previous litigation experience at other Austin-based practices. “We’re very pleased that these talented attorneys chose to join us and form… Read more »

Business litigators are leaving big law firms for boutiques

“The two primary inhibitors to business development for a litigator at a major law firm are inflexible rate structures and client conflicts of interests,” said Sherrard “Butch” Hayes, a partner at Weisbart Springer Hayes in Austin. Two months ago, Hayes left a prestigious position as managing partner of Fulbright & Jaworski’s Austin office to join… Read more »