Families First Coronavirus Response Act: What does it Mean

Late on March 18, 2020, President Trump signed into law the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.  Of note for all employers are three particular aspects of the new law: (1) paid sick leave requirements; (2) expanded FMLA benefits, including paid FMLA; and (3) financial assistance to employers to cover the...

Cokinos | Young Recognizes its 2020 Rising Stars

Cokinos | Young is pleased to announce that five of its attorneys have been recognized on the 2020 Texas Rising Stars list of exceptional young attorneys. Rising Stars is a ranking service based on a statewide survey, peer nominations and independent research of Thomson Reuters. Less than 2.5 percent of Texas attorneys are...

James Richards Becomes Board Certified in Construction Law

Cokinos | Young congratulates James Richards (Houston) for recently becoming Board Certified in Construction Law. James is part of a small group of attorneys in the state to pass the construction law exam administered by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization this year. James S. Richards Senior Counsel (Houston) View...

Cokinos | Young San Antonio Office Ranked by San Antonio Business Journal

Congratulations to our San Antonio office for ranking: #2 on San Antonio's Top Construction Law Firms #7 on San Antonio's Largest Litigation Law Firms #15 on San Antonio's Largest Law Firms All of the above ranking lists are published by the San Antonio Business Journal. The SABJ gathers information about...

Introducing STRUCTURE™

Cokinos | Young is long known for construction law, but the firm also has a long history of providing sophisticated business transactional services in corporate, real estate, employment and intellectual property law. Throughout the life of the firm, we have adapted to and evolved with our clients' needs. Now, thirty...

Thirteen Super Lawyers Named at Cokinos | Young

Thirteen lawyers spanning all of our offices have been named 2019 Super Lawyers by Thomson Reuters. This distinction is held by less than five percent of Texas lawyers and selections are made on a state-by-state basis.  Independent research consisting of an evaluation of 12 varying indicators of professional achievement combined...

Marc Young Elected as Board of Director for FDCC

  Marc Young was recently elected to the Board of Directors for the Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel (FDCC). The FDCC is composed of recognized leaders in the legal community who have achieved professional distinction, and is dedicated to promoting knowledge, fellowship, and professionalism among its members as they...

Best Lawyers© Announces 2020 List & Includes Multiple from Cokinos | Young

First published in 1983, Best Lawyers© is the oldest and most highly respected peer review guide to the legal profession worldwide.  Selection to this prestigious list is based on exhaustive evaluations in which leading attorneys cast votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their geographical and legal practice...

Cokinos | Young Ranked 3rd in The Top 50 Construction Law Firms

Cokinos | Young was ranked 3rd in Construction Executive's Top 50 Construction Law Firms in the United States. For this inaugural ranking, Construction Executive asked hundreds of U.S. construction law firms to complete a survey measuring headcount, construction practice-derived revenue, the percentage of firm’s total revenues derived from its construction practice, the...