Trademark & Copyright Law

PROTECTING OUR CLIENTS’ INTELLECTUAL ASSETS We understand the value of the intellectual assets held by our commercial clients, and we work hard to protect them. Our attorneys have counseled clients regarding trademark, service mark and copyright registration, and we have completed numerous trademark and service mark registrations with the United States Patent and Trademark Office,…

Copyright © 2017 Athena Ponce

Estate Planning & Probate Law

PROFESSIONAL PLANNING AND PROBATE SERVICES Estate Planning—Wills and Trusts Our attorneys will consult with you and recommend the documents you need to protect yourself and your family. We will advise you on the most effective way to protect your assets and answer all your questions about the estate planning process for your peace of mind….

Business Transactions

CLOSE EACH DEAL WITH CONFIDENCE Our attorneys have decades of experience advising on corporate governance matters and executing corporate transactions. We value corporate documents that speak clearly and fully protect every aspect of our clients’ interests. We understand your transactional documents should facilitate growth, not frustrate parties to the deal. We take pride in the…

Copyright © 2017 Athena Ponce

Real Estate & Construction

EFFECTIVE SOLUTIONS FOR TRANSACTIONS AND LITIGATION Transactions. We pride ourselves on our ability to assist clients in dealing with their real estate needs, often employing sophisticated and innovative approaches resulting in practical and cost-effective solutions. Our real estate practice involves the negotiation and drafting of agreements covering all phases of the acquisition and development process,…

Governmental Law

WE KNOW TEXAS GOVERNMENT Our attorneys represent clients before the legislative and executive branches of Texas government. We have represented clients before a multitude of state agencies, including the Texas Department of Insurance, the Texas Pharmacy Board, the Texas Public Utilities Commission, and the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. We have assisted in the drafting…

Copyright © 2017 Athena Ponce

Administrative Law

FORTY YEARS OF UNDERSTANDING THE REGULATORY LANDSCAPE Representing clients before state agencies and the State Office of Administrative Hearings is a process distinct from representing a client before the court. The audience and the cost-incentives are entirely different. With over 40 years of administrative experience and lawyers with deep local roots, we are well-equipped to…

Copyright © 2017 Athena Ponce

Insurance Law

A NATIONAL REPUTATION FOR EXCELLENCE With over 40 years of experience, we are one of the most established Insurance Law firms in Austin. Our insurance practice began prior to the founding of the firm in 1977, when Hector De Leon was the General Counsel of the Texas State Board of Insurance, now known as the…

Employment Law

EFFECTIVE LITIGATION AND COUNSELING Our greatest reward is seeing our employment services drive your company’s growth, whether through forward-thinking counseling and documentation or helping you fight back against potentially destructive litigation. Litigation. We represent employers in state and federal court, as well as in front of the Texas Workforce Commission, DOL, and the EEOC. We…

Copyright © 2017 Athena Ponce

Appellate Law

EXPERIENCED APPELLATE LAWYERS Not all cases reach resolution at the end of a trial. Whether you are pursuing or defending against an appeal, you need an appellate attorney that is dedicated to research, nuanced arguments, and the process. Our attorneys have handled all aspects of the appeals process from administrative appeals to appeals to the…

Commercial Litigation

EFFECTIVE ADVOCACY Our attorneys have extensive experience in the courtroom. We structure arguments with a purpose and thrive on honest, well-researched debate. Effectively advocating for our clients in trials, arbitrations, and tough negotiations is essential. We work closely with our clients to create a litigation strategy that is decisive and comprehensive and that achieves our…