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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 »

Julie Springer Discusses Her Practice

With extensive experience representing clients in all types of employment disputes in federal and state courts in Texas, Julie Springer was the ideal choice to join fellow Austinites Geoff Weisbart and Sherrard Lee (Butch) Hayes as name partners in the new Austin law firm of Weisbart Springer Hayes. 

Three prominent litigators start Austin litigation boutique

Coffee and a bite to eat at Joe’s on Second Street in Austin. That’s all Butch Hayes and Geoff Weisbart had planned for a luncheon get together last fall. Instead, Hayes and Weisbart, who have been friends and sometimes courtroom adversaries for 16 years, gave birth to a new business litigation boutique.

Austin attorneys form new law firm

Three well-known Austin attorneys have formed a new boutique law firm focused on high-stakes business, technology, employment and aviation litigation. Each of the named partners at the new Weisbart Springer Hayes LLP brings with them at least 20 years of courtroom experience.

Three Respected Austin Attorneys Form Weisbart Springer Hayes LLP

Three well-known Austin attorneys have formed Weisbart Springer Hayes LLP, a new boutique law firm focusing on high-stakes business, technology, employment, and aviation litigation.  Each name partner in the firm has at least 20 years of courtroom experience at other Austin firms. All three attorneys view the move as a way to take their established… Read more »

Teaming up: Austin Lawyers Form New Firm

Three veteran Austin attorneys believe that their newly formed firm will fill a market niche for experienced trial lawyers. Sherrard “Butch” Hayes, formerly partner-in-charge of Fulbright & Jaworski’s Austin office, launched Weisbart Springer Hayes in February with Geoff Weisbart and Julie Springer, formerly partners with Hance Scarborough and Scott, Douglass & McConnico, respectively.