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Weisbart Springer Hayes Hosts Well-Known Cross-Examination Coach Robert Musante

In a continuing effort to be one of the most talented and qualified law firms in Texas, Weisbart Springer Hayes recently hosted famed deposition and cross-examination coach Robert Musante for a daylong seminar and teaching session on trial preparation techniques. Mr. Musante geared the in-house training toward sharpening the critical skills in taking successful depositions… Read more »

Firm Obtains $2.9 Million Trial Victory in Fort Worth Antitrust Trial

Firm partner Geoff Weisbart obtained a $2.9 million trial victory on behalf of the Texas Collegiate Baseball League after a one-week jury trial in Fort Worth, Texas. Jurors found that Fred “Britt” Britton of Colleyville participated in a 2007 group boycott of the TCBL with several other team owners, which violated antitrust laws. The TCBL reached… Read more »

Firm Wins EEOC Case in Florida Federal Court

The trial team of Julie Springer and Geoff Weisbart won a significant verdict in a Florida federal court in February, as a jury found no law was broken when a company rejected a job applicant for a customer service and telemarketing position in part because of his accent, which interfered with his ability to effectively… Read more »

Austin’s Sara Janes Honored Again On Texas Rising Stars List

AUSTIN, Texas – Attorney Sara Janes of the Austin-based boutique litigation firm Weisbart Springer Hayes has been named to the 2014 Texas Rising Stars list of the state’s top young lawyers. This is the fourth consecutive year Ms. Janes has been named to the exclusive annual listing based on her representation of clients in appellate… Read more »

Weisbart Springer Hayes Ranked Among Austin’s Top Litigation Firms

AUSTIN –The Austin-based law firm of Weisbart Springer Hayes has been honored in the national “Best Law Firms” rankings for 2014. The firm is regionally ranked as a Tier One firm in the practice area of Commercial Litigation, and is also recognized in the areas of Employment Law-Management, Environmental Law, Labor Law-Management, Labor & Employment… Read more »

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 »