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...

Cokinos | Young Provides Guidance on Wrap Up Insurance Programs

Pat Wielinski has published an article in the Summer 2019 edition of the Construction Law Journal of the Construction Section of the State Bar of Texas. The article is entitled: “Current Status of Controlled Insurance Programs under Texas Law” and addresses issues as to controlled insurance programs (CIPs) under both...

Pat Wielinski Continues Amicus Curiae Assistance for the Construction Industry

Over the past fifteen years, Pat Wielinski has leant his assistance to the Associated General Contractors of America and its local chapters not only in Texas, but throughout the United States. His assistance takes the form of drafting and filing amicus curiae (friends of the court) briefs in appeals involving...

New Construction Laws Passed

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE New Construction Laws Passed The 2019 Texas legislative session resulted in significant new laws benefitting the construction industry. Stephanie Cook, principal in the Austin office, testified in both the House and the Senate in support of HB 1999, HB 1734, and HB 2826, which Governor Abbott signed into...

New Texas Supreme Court Ruling

  LaLonde v. Gosnell, No. 16-0966 (Tex. June 14, 2019). Today the Texas Supreme Court issued its majority and dissenting opinions in a case addressing implied waiver of the right to seek dismissal under the certificate-of-merit statute, chapter 150 of the Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code. In LaLonde v....