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SWB Welcomes Attorney Edward D. Saldaña as Partner

April 14, 2023

Please join us in welcoming Edward D. Saldaña as Partner at Saunders, Walsh & Beard. Ed brings over 20 years of experience representing clients in construction-related matters at all phases of construction and legal processes—evaluation, drafting, and negotiation of proposed contracts, drafting or responding to deficiency notices, pre-lien notices, liens,…

Chapman Bauerlein named 2023 Texas Rising Star

March 22, 2023

Chapman Bauerlein was named a 2023 Texas Rising Star* for Business Litigation by Super Lawyers. Chapman specializes in commercial and construction litigation law at Saunders, Walsh & Beard. With a successful track record of multiple trial victories and numerous settlements, Chapman has established a reputation as a tenacious and effective…

SWB Names Joshua L. Weems As Partner

February 15, 2023

SWB is thrilled to announce the promotion of Attorney Joshua L. Weems to Partner. With 15 years of experience as a civil litigation attorney, Joshua has successfully tried several cases to a favorable verdict for both individuals and insurers. You can read more about Joshua here.

Matthew Duke Joins SWB’s Transactional Business Practice

January 18, 2023

Saunders, Walsh & Beard welcomes associate Matthew Duke. Matt’s primary practice areas focus on transactional, real estate, and business law, as well as estate planning. With experience as in-house counsel, Matt has the insight to navigate the issues a company might face, ranging from formation to wind-down plans, as well…

SWB’s 2022 Super Lawyers

October 19, 2022

Saunders, Walsh & Beard is proud to announce J. Brantley Saunders, Mark A. Walsh, Alexander N. Beard, Lewis L. Isaacks, David M. Kennedy, and Jacob D. Thomas as Texas Super Lawyers for 2022. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer…

SWB Assists Real Estate Clients in Current Economy

July 13, 2022

With SWB at their side, firm real estate clients are finding opportunities in this changing economic environment. SWB attorneys actively represent real estate developers, lenders, investors, and others in all aspects of the acquisition, development, financing, leasing, and disposition of commercial, medical, and multi-family projects. Here are just some of…

SWB Closes Real Estate Deals for Clients

May 5, 2022

Attorneys at Saunders, Walsh & Beard represent developers, lenders, investors, and others in real estate transactions.  Here are just some of the more recent real estate deals we’ve closed for our clients Represented developer in $5.5 million acquisition of real estate located in San Antonio, Texas for multifamily high-rise development…

Trademark Infringement Case Settlement

March 29, 2022

Favorable Unfair Competition/Trademark Infringement Settlement Obtained for Global DNA Nutritional Client Against Competitor   Coming off the heels of her fraud jury verdict for our franchisee client, SWB attorney Regina Schneider favorably settled an unfair competition/trademark infringement lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas. Ms….

SWB Secures Jury Verdict in Franchise Dispute

March 17, 2022

SWB Attorneys Secure Jury Verdict for Fraud and Fraudulent Transfer in Franchise Dispute Our client, a weight-loss franchisee, achieved a complete victory in the 429th District Court of Collin County after a nearly five-year battle. The franchisor claimed it had granted our client the use of an exclusive patented three-step…

Texas Supreme Court | Eight Corners Rule

February 11, 2022

Texas Supreme Court Recognizes Northfield-like Exception to Eight Corners Rule Almost 20 years ago I stood before a panel of the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, arguing for an exception to what is commonly referred to among Texas insurance practitioners as the “eight-corners” rule. The eight-corners rule provides that…