|By PR Newswire||
|February 7, 2014 09:43 AM EST||
HOUSTON, Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chambers USA announced today Coats Rose Director Thomas Barber , Clyde Jacob and Walter W. Christy are recognized as among the Leaders in their Fields for 2014. For more than twenty years, Chambers has published the leading directories of the legal profession.
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Tom Barber is recognized in the state of Texas for a leader in the field of Construction practice area. Barber's practice focuses on representing owners, sureties, general contractors, subcontractors, and suppliers emphasizing the investigation and administration of construction contract and subcontract defaults on behalf of owners, sureties and general contractors, complex construction case workouts, lien and bond claims, and contract document preparation.
Clyde Jacob is recognized in the state of Louisiana as a leader in the field of Labor & Employment practice area. Clyde Jacob represents employers in response to union organizing, boycotts, National Labor Relations Board representation cases, and corporate campaigns. He also focuses on employment relations, including defense of discrimination claims, development of affirmative action programs, defense of wage/compensation claims, and counseling of corporations.
Walter Christy is recognized in the state of Louisiana as a leader in the field of Labor & Employment practice area. Christy's primary focus is in the representation of management in labor and employment matters, including the areas of employment discrimination, state and federal employment claims against employers, employee relations, contract negotiations, arbitration, OSHA, wage and hour cases, the development and implementation of drug and contraband control programs, government contractor obligations, as well as practice before the National Labor Relations Board.
Coats Rose is a business transaction and litigation law firm based in Houston, Texas. For more than 25 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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