Firm News 2017-04-14T13:33:12+00:00

Firm News

BG launches new website (March 2017).


BG is proud to announce that the firm was ranked in the 2017 “Best Law Firms” rankings by Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms.  (Woodward/White, Inc.) The firm was recognized for its first-tier ranking among Austin law firms for Commercial Litigation.  Rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process (November 2016).


Laura Grabouski presented “Appraisals: If, When and How” at the 2016 University of Texas School of Law Insurance CLE in Houston (November 2016).


Britt Buchanan has been selected to the 2016 Texas “Super Lawyers” list published by Thomson Reuters as a result of voting and evaluation by their peers. Messrs. Buchanan’s primary area of practice is business litigation (September 2016).


Britt Buchanan has again earned listings in The 23rd Edition of “The Best Lawyers in America®,” (Woodward/White, Inc.) in the practice area of Commercial Litigation. (August 2016).


Donna Peery, former briefing attorney to the Honorable Jorge A. Solis, Chief U.S. District Judge, Northern District of Texas, joins BG as an associate (July 2016).


Britt Buchanan has been selected to the 2015 Texas “Super Lawyers” list published by Thomson Reuters as a result of voting and evaluation by their peers. Mr. Buchanan’s primary area of practice is business litigation. (September 2015).


Britt Buchanan has earned listings in The 22nd Edition of “The Best Lawyers in America®,” in the practice area of Commercial Litigation. (Woodward/White, Inc.) (August 2015).


Laura Grabouski joins Britt Buchanan in the ranks of Preeminent AV rated attorneys, through the Martindale-Hubbell peer review rating process. (January 2015).


Laura Grabouski’s article “Current Controversies over Personal and Advertising Injury Coverage” was published in Coverage, a publication of the American Bar Association. A copy of the article is included under the Resources tab. (September 2014)


Britt Buchanan has been selected to the 2014 Texas “Super Lawyers” list published by Thomson Reuters as a result of voting and evaluation by his peers. Mr. Buchanan’s primary area of practice is business litigation. (September 2014).


Britt Buchanan has earned a listing in The 21st Edition of “The Best Lawyers in America®,” in the practice area of Commercial Litigation. (Woodward/White, Inc.) (August 2014).


Laura Grabouski was reappointed co-chair of the Austin Bar Association CLE Committee.  In that role, she recruits judges and practitioners to present timely and topical issues for CLE accreditation. (July 2014)


BG is proud to announce that the firm was ranked in the 2014 “Best Law Firms” rankings by Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms.  (Woodward/White, Inc., 2014) The firm was recognized for its first-tier ranking in Insurance Law.  Rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. (November 2013)


Britt Buchanan has once again been selected to the 2013 Texas “Super Lawyers” list published by Thomson Reuters as a result of voting and evaluation by their peers. Mr. Buchanan’s primary area of practice is business litigation. (September 2013).


Britt Buchanan recently argued a case before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit in Denver seeking to uphold an award of summary judgment obtained for the client in the District Court. (January 2013)


Britt Buchanan has been selected to the 2012 Texas “Super Lawyers” list published by Thomson Reuters as a result of voting and evaluation by their peers.   Mr. Buchanan’s primary area of practice is business litigation. (September 2012)


Laura Grabouski was appointed Co-Chair of the Judicial Affairs Committee for the Austin Bar Association. (July 2012)


Laura Grabouski was appointed Co-Chair of the CLE Committee for the Austin Bar Association. (July 2012)


Britt Buchanan recently received confirmation of his AV Preeminent 5.0 Peer Rating from Martindale-Hubbell.  The rating is based on reviews and feedback of other lawyers. (June 2012)


Laura Grabouski’s article “Evidentiary Battles in Insurance Coverage Cases, From the Duty to Defend to the Duty to Indemnify” was recently published in the Texas Journal of Insurance Law (Vol II, No. 4).  A copy of the article is included under the Resources tab. (June 2012).


Laura Grabouski has been elected to a two-year term on the Board of Directors of the Austin Bar Association, beginning July 2012.  Founded in 1893, the Austin Bar Association has over 4,000 members and is repeatedly honored as one of the most active bar associations in Texas. Ms. Grabouski had previously been active on many Austin Bar Committees, including co-chairing the prestigious annual Bench-Bar Conference. (May 2012)


Laura Grabouski’s article “Application of the Business Risk Exclusions and Exceptions to Construction Defect Claims” was published in Coverage, a publication of the American Bar Association.  A copy of the article is included under the Resources tab. (March 2011)


Britt Buchanan was selected for inclusion in the 2011 Texas “Super Lawyers” list by Thomson Reuters.(Spring 2011)