2017 Archives

EMH Secures Pro Bono Victory

2017 | Category: Firm News
HOUSTON, TX (July 23, 2017) – After six years of hard work, EMH attorney Andrew Kasner, with the assistance of Houston Volunteer Lawyers and Kids in Need of Defense, has successfully adjudicated a pro bono immigration matter in his client’s favor resulting in the client’s receipt of permanent residence status. The client, a minor child, […]

EMH Wins Software Arbitration

2017 | Category: Firm News
HOUSTON, TX (July 24, 2017) – EMH has successfully represented a major international software provider in an arbitration proceeding questioning the feasibility of the company’s health care computer software. EMH’s client received an arbitration demand late last year from a disgruntled customer, who alleged that EMH’s client failed to provide contractually-mandated services/software and fraudulently induced […]

EMH Lawyer Will Thomas Named Veteran of the Day

2017 | Category: Firm News
Houston, TX (May 15, 2017) — Edison, McDowell & Hetherington LLP is proud to announce that attorney Will Thomas was named the Department of Veteran Affairs Veteran of the Day on May 12, 2017.  Will served for six years in the Texas Army National Guard as a field artillery officer, including a deployment in Iraq during […]

Tell Me Lies: Advanced Strategies for Dealing with Fraud

Fraud: An unwelcome but persistent visitor to the world of insurance.  Fraud – regardless of how and where it presents itself – is costly, time consuming, and requires a vigilant focus to detect it Dealing with fraud often requires reading between the lines in a claim or underwriting file and coming up with an innovative […]

EMH 2017 Texas Rising Stars

2017 | Category: Firm News
Houston, TX (March 16, 2017) — Edison, McDowell & Hetherington LLP is proud to announce that four of its lawyers – Joseph Bain, Kate Easterling, Blaire Bruns Johnson and William Thomas —  have been named to the 2017 Texas Rising Stars list. The annual list of Texas’ top up-and-coming lawyers is based on a statewide poll of […]

Cole Conkling elected as a Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation

2017 | Category: Firm News
HOUSTON, TEXAS (March 2, 2017) — EMH Associate Cole Conkling has been elected as a Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation. Each year the Texas Bar Foundation is limited to 1/3 of 1% of licensed attorneys in Texas. The Texas Bar Foundation actively seeks and supports programs in need of financial and professional resources that […]

EMH Successfully Preserves Causes of Action Against Bankrupt Oil Service Company’s Executives

2017 | Category: Significant Cases
EMH attorneys Kate Easterling and Joe Bain represented Lendteq, LLC in successfully contesting the bankruptcy sale of Diverse Energy Systems, LLC (“DES”) and certain of its affiliates to Cimarron Acquisition Co.   Based on arguments made by EMH, Bankruptcy Judge David R. Jones entered an order conditioning the 363 sale on the preservation of causes of […]

EMH Represents GeoTrace Technologies In Challenging Chapter 7 Filing

2017 | Category: Significant Cases
EMH attorney Joe Bain recently led a team of EMH attorneys in advising GeoTrace Technologies, Inc. (“GeoTrace”),  and its board of directors when the company was faced with a potential free-fall liquidation. After the lack of support for a Chapter 11 reorganization became apparent, EMH explored and advised GeoTrace on alternative forms of liquidating, including […]

Edison Honored by Houstonia Magazine as Top Lawyer

2017 | Category: Firm News
HOUSTON, TEXAS (December 25, 2016) — Edison, McDowell & Hetherington LLP congratulates Andrew Edison for his inclusion in “Top Lawyers” by Houstonia magazine. The list, published in the magazine’s December 2016 issue, identified Edison as one of Houston’s top lawyers in Commercial Litigation. Edison handles a wide variety of commercial litigation matters, concentrating on energy […]