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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 […]

Edison McDowell & Hetherington LLP announces new Florida location

2016 | Category: Firm News
Houston, Texas (December 1, 2016) – National trial law firm Edison, McDowell & Hetherington LLP (“EMH”) announced the opening of its South Florida office today. EMH now has offices from coast to coast—in Texas, California and Florida. Kristina “Tina” B. Pett and Wendy L. Furman, formerly of Pett Furman, PL in Boca Raton, are joining […]

EMH California Gives Presentation on Insurance Fraud at Western States Auto Theft Investigators Association Seminar

2016 | Category: Firm News
SAN DIEGO, CA (October 17, 2016) – – Jodi Swick and the EMH California team gave a presentation entitled “The Fraud You Can Prove” at the 44th Annual Western States Auto Theft Investigators Association (“WSATI”) Southern Chapter Training Seminar.  The presentation focused on suspected fraud in several high value insurance car and boat claims.  The EMH California team […]

Edison Elected to American Board of Trial Advocates

2016 | Category: Firm News
HOUSTON, TEXAS (October 12, 2016) — EMH partner Andrew Edison has been elected to the American Board of Trial Advocates (“ABOTA”), one of the most prestigious national organizations for trial lawyers. “I am truly honored and humbled to join this distinguished group,” said Edison, one of EMH’s founding partners. ABOTA membership is by invitation only […]