Texas lawyers finally have the ability to recover attorneys’ fees on behalf of their clients in all breach of contract matters, regardless of whether the other party is an individual, corporation, limited partnership, or limited liability company. The Texas Legislature has expanded the scope of Chapter 38 of the Texas Civil Practices and Remedies Code,
Ryan T. Kinder
Ryan Kinder’s practice is concentrated primarily in general and commercial litigation with a particular emphasis on energy disputes. He has represented commercial developers, commercial construction companies and energy service companies.
Ryan handles contract review and participates in negotiations over legal terms for several oilfield service companies. He is very familiar with industry customs and legal requirements for oil and gas service contracts. He has also drafted and reviewed master service agreements, sales and assignment contracts, rental agreements, operating agreements, construction contracts, subcontractor agreements, and other types of contracts encountered in the oilfield services and construction industries.
With years of experience litigating a variety of disputes, Ryan routinely counsels clients on a wide range of contract and document matters.
Texas’s Major Lien Law Makeover: What You Need to Know
Chapter 53 of the Texas Property Code just received major updates for the first time in years. On June 15, 2021, Gov. Greg Abbott signed into law HB 2237. This bill makes many notable changes to Texas’s lien laws. The construction industry and construction lawyers should take note of these changes to the complex and…
Expansion of Premises Liability for Construction Owners
A property owner is generally liable for hazards on the property that injure others. On construction projects, this presents a significant risk for owners because there are always multiple hazards present, and the owner, generally, has very little control or knowledge of all the work being performed. Chapter 95 of the Texas Civil Practice and…
Federal Highway Construction Funding Extended for Another Year Without Long-Term Plan in Place
One of the key refrains of national politics recently has been that we need to address, repair, and replace aging infrastructure. Of course, this leads to the core problem of funding as the amount of infrastructure construction and maintenance currently needed in the U.S. is staggering. The federal government recently put off dealing with this…