Rusty Hardin

Rusty Hardin Recognized Again by Chambers USA as a Top Texas Trial Lawyer

Monday, May 24, 2021 - 11:39pm

HOUSTON, May 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Houston trial lawyer Rusty Hardin continues to solidify his position among the country's leading attorneys for commercial litigation and white-collar and government investigations with repeat selection to the 2021 Chambers USA guide.

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  • HOUSTON, May 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Houston trial lawyer Rusty Hardin continues to solidify his position among the country's leading attorneys for commercial litigation and white-collar and government investigations with repeat selection to the 2021 Chambers USA guide.
  • For 2021, Mr. Hardin earned additional recognition in the category of "USA Nationwide Litigation: Trial Lawyers."
  • Published by London-based Chambers and Partners, Chambers USA is highly regarded worldwide for its thorough guides to the legal profession.
  • In 1996,helaunchedRusty Hardin & Associates, LLP,a Houston-basedlawfirm that quickly gained national recognition as a premiere law firm for civil and significant criminal matters.Mr.

Four Rusty Hardin & Associates Attorneys Selected to 2020 List of Texas Super Lawyers

Monday, October 19, 2020 - 10:14pm

HOUSTON, Oct. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Four Houston trial lawyers from Rusty Hardin & Associates,LLP have been selected by the publishers of Thomson Reuters for inclusion in the 2020list of Texas Super Lawyers.

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  • HOUSTON, Oct. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Four Houston trial lawyers from Rusty Hardin & Associates,LLP have been selected by the publishers of Thomson Reuters for inclusion in the 2020list of Texas Super Lawyers.
  • Mr. Hardinhas beenon the annual list of Texas Super Lawyers since 2003.
  • Joining Mr. Hardin on the 2020 Texas Super Lawyers list are firm partners Lara Hollingsworth , Terry D. Kernell and Joe Roden .
  • The Super Lawyers lists are published nationwide in Super Lawyers magazines and in leading city and regional magazines and newspapers across the country.

Rusty Hardin & Associates Promotes Trial Lawyer Daniel Dutko to Partner

Wednesday, September 30, 2020 - 9:39pm

HOUSTON, Sept. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Rusty Hardin & Associates has announced the elevation of Houston trial lawyer Daniel Dutko to partner.

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  • HOUSTON, Sept. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Rusty Hardin & Associates has announced the elevation of Houston trial lawyer Daniel Dutko to partner.
  • "Daniel is a prime example of what it means to be fiercely dedicated to your clients and practice," said firm founder Rusty Hardin .
  • Mr. Dutko is a seasoned trial lawyer whose practice focuses on cases involving catastrophic personal injury, wrongful death, products liability, class action, and complex commercial litigation.
  • Mr. Dutko previously served as of counsel after joining the firm in 2019.Prior to joining Rusty Hardin & Associates, he was an adjunct professor at South Texas College of Law where he taught trial advocacy.

Six with Rusty Hardin & Associates Selected to Best Lawyers in America 2021

Thursday, August 20, 2020 - 6:53pm

HOUSTON, Aug. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Six trial lawyers with Rusty Hardin & Associates have earned recognition in the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, one of the legal industry's most respected peer-review guides.

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  • HOUSTON, Aug. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Six trial lawyers with Rusty Hardin & Associates have earned recognition in the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, one of the legal industry's most respected peer-review guides.
  • In addition, associates Naomi Howard and Emily Smith were selected for the inaugural list of "Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch."
  • Best Lawyers honorees are selected through a rigorous survey that includes confidential evaluations by other lawyers in the same and related specialties with additional review by the editors.
  • This is Ms. McFarland's first year to earn Best Lawyers honors, and she was selected for her commercial litigation work.

Rusty Hardin & Associates Honored Among US News - Best Lawyers' Top Law Firms

Friday, November 1, 2019 - 2:30pm

HOUSTON, Nov. 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --Rusty Hardin & Associates has earned a place on the prestigious Best Law Firms list for 2020 from U.S. News & World Report and The Best Lawyers in America.

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  • HOUSTON, Nov. 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --Rusty Hardin & Associates has earned a place on the prestigious Best Law Firms list for 2020 from U.S. News & World Report and The Best Lawyers in America.
  • "Rusty Hardin & Associates wear the white hats and they have a solid-gold reputation for good reason," wrote one client in a review of the firm.
  • Another pleased business litigation client said Rusty Hardin & Associates had provided "unsurpassed legal services.
  • For a firm to make the Best Law Firms list, at least one lawyer must be recognized in the Best Lawyers guide.

Rusty Hardin & Associates Wins Appellate Ruling Striking Down Unconstitutionally Vague Texas Statute

Friday, March 1, 2019 - 5:52pm

The Feb. 27, 2019, decision from the highest criminal appellate court in Texas declared Section 551.143 of the Texas Open Meetings Act "unconstitutionally vague."

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  • The Feb. 27, 2019, decision from the highest criminal appellate court in Texas declared Section 551.143 of the Texas Open Meetings Act "unconstitutionally vague."
  • The court opinion said the statute lacked specificity, and any narrowing the judges might impose "would be just a guess, an imposition of our own judicial views."
  • "We are thrilled for our client, who was not subverting the law when he had conversations with others about a road bond election," said firm founder Rusty Hardin .
  • Rusty Hardin & Associates, LLP has built a solid reputation for taking on the causes of its clients and obtaining favorable results in both civil matters and significant criminal cases.

Trial Lawyer Rusty Hardin Honored as One of Four 'Global Elite Thought Leaders' in the United States

Monday, October 29, 2018 - 4:43pm

HOUSTON, Oct. 29, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --Famed Texas trial lawyer Rusty Hardin is one of only four attorneys in the U.S. honored as a 2018 Global Elite Thought Leader in litigation by the international legal research firm Who's Who Legal.

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  • HOUSTON, Oct. 29, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --Famed Texas trial lawyer Rusty Hardin is one of only four attorneys in the U.S. honored as a 2018 Global Elite Thought Leader in litigation by the international legal research firm Who's Who Legal.
  • Who's Who Legal listed 825 commercial litigation practitioners across 67 jurisdictions this year, with only a select few named to the Global Elite list.
  • "What an honor to be on this international list," said Mr. Hardin, founder of Rusty Hardin & Associates.
  • Who's Who Legal says: "Rusty Hardin is a Global Elite Thought Leader who enjoys a distinguished reputation for his work on a full range of civil litigation matters.

Three Women Promoted to Partner at Rusty Hardin & Associates

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 4:00pm

Before joining Rusty Hardin & Associates, she clerked for two federal judges, an experience that gave her a unique understanding of how jurists evaluate legal disputes.

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  • Before joining Rusty Hardin & Associates, she clerked for two federal judges, an experience that gave her a unique understanding of how jurists evaluate legal disputes.
  • Ms. Hollingsworth, who has been of counsel with Rusty Hardin & Associates for 15 years, has shifted to full time and focuses primarily on appellate work.
  • Before joining Rusty Hardin & Associates, she was a partner at a commercial and employment litigation firm.
  • Rusty Hardin & Associates is among the U.S. News Best Lawyers list of Best Law Firms for commercial litigation, white-collar criminal defense, and appellate work.