In re GreCon, Inc. | How settlement agreements can get leaked before trial in multi-party litigation

Takeaway: If you settle your way out of a multi-party lawsuit, don’t expect the terms of your settlement agreement to stay under wraps if other parties are still battling it out. In multi-party construction disputes, some defendants may settle with the plaintiff before trial (or an arbitration hearing) to avoid the uncertainties and costs associated … Continued

William Allensworth Appointed to Texas Facilities Commission

We are pleased to announce that our firm’s founder, William  R. Allensworth, has retired from Allensworth & Porter in order to serve on the Texas Facilities Commission, where he is applying his many years of experience in construction law to help manage Texas public property. William took the greatest risk of his career when he founded … Continued

Allensworth & Porter Announces New Partner, Whitney Knight

Allensworth & Porter is pleased to announce that S.W. “Whitney” Knight has become a partner, effective January 1, 2018. Since joining the firm in 2012, Whitney has developed a strong practice focused on assisting design professionals and owners in all phases of their projects, including contract drafting and negotiation, risk management, professional liability, and dispute … Continued


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