Seven Coats Rose Attorneys Named Texas Rising Stars by Super Lawyers

Mar 12, 2014, 11:18 ET from Coats Rose

HOUSTON, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Seven Coats Rose attorneys have been named to the Texas Rising Stars list as one of the top up-and-coming attorneys in Texas for 2014. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state receive this honor. The selection for this respected list is made by the research team at Super Lawyers.

Charles ConradJon Paul HoelscherRyan KinderMatthew Moore and Timothy Rothberg in Houston; Brian Gaudet in League City; and Mason Hester in San Antonio made the prestigious 2014 list.

Charles C. Conrad is a Director in the Litigation and Construction/Surety sections of Coats Rose. Charles' practice includes complex commercial, oil and gas, admiralty/maritime, construction, real estate, and personal injury litigation. His approach to the litigation process is intense, specifically when it comes to trial, oral arguments, motions, and negotiations.

Jon Paul Hoelscher is a trial and appellate attorney with experience representing businesses and individuals in a broad range of legal disputes. He has represented oil field service companies, product and equipment manufacturers, general contractors, sub-contractors, as well as property owners and developers in a wide range of litigation.

Ryan Kinder's legal work is concentrated primarily in general and commercial litigation. He received his J.D. from Wake Forest University in 2008 and graduated Cum Laude from Trinity University. He is admitted to practice in Texas, the U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Southern and Eastern Districts of Texas and the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Matt Moore's practice focus is in construction litigation and alternative dispute resolution. He represents owners, general contractors, subcontractors and suppliers on a wide variety of issues. His practice areas include breach of contract, breach of warranty, mechanic's liens, contractual and statutory indemnity, payment and performance bonds, collections, fraud, construction defects, contract termination, differing site conditions, bid protests, bid mistakes, delay and disruption claims, in both the public and private sectors.

Timothy Rothberg's practice focuses on complex litigation at both the state and federal levels. He has represented individuals and corporations in matters involving various commercial disputes, personal injury, wrongful death, premises liability, construction defects, and maritime law.

Brian Gaudet's practice focuses on representing owners, sureties, general contractors, subcontractors and suppliers in all phases of the construction cycle from contract documentation preparation and review to investigation and resolution of contract and subcontract defaults with special emphasis in representing sureties, general contractors and owners through lien and bond claims.

Construction law is one of Mason Hester's primary practice areas. He has represented design professionals, owners, general contractors, and subcontractors in a variety of construction transactions and disputes. In 2013, Mason was also one of three attorneys in Texas elected to the governing Council for the State Bar of Texas Construction Law Section, where he will serve until 2016. He currently serves as Chair of the San Antonio Bar Construction Law Section.  Formerly, he was the statewide Chair of the Young Lawyers Committee for the State Bar of Texas Construction Law Section.

Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a rigorous multi-phased process that includes statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates, and peer reviews by practice areas.

Coats Rose is a business transaction and litigation law firm based in Houston, Texas. For more than 30 years, Coats Rose attorneys have worked with clients in construction/surety law, real estate law, commercial litigation of all types, municipal law, public finance, affordable housing, insurance law, labor and employment law, and governmental relations. Coats Rose is comprised of over 90 attorneys, with offices in Houston, Clear Lake, Dallas, Austin, San Antonio, and New Orleans.

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