– Root Sports Southwest successfully launched Nov. 17 following confirmation of the plan of reorganization for Haynes and Boone, LLP client Houston Regional Sports Network, L.P. (HRSN). Root Sports Southwest is the exclusive broadcaster of the Houston Astros and the Houston Rockets.
U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Marvin Isgur confirmed the plan of reorganization filed jointly by HRSN, the Houston Astros and the Houston Rockets on Oct. 30, over the objection of Comcast. The confirmation battle was led by Houston Partners Charles A. Beckham Jr.
and Henry Flores
in contentious confirmation hearings throughout October involving an array of interested parties.
- Haynes and Boone, LLP proudly announces it has completed expansion to a third floor at 30 Rockefeller Plaza - a move that provides the firm with an additional 38,193 square feet of space at the iconic New York address. The firm now occupies a total of 113,000 square feet – the entire 24th, 25th and 26th floors, making Haynes and Boone the largest law firm housed at 30 Rock.
The expansion follows a period of remarkable growth for the firm in New York. What began in 2004 with a single New York-based lawyer is now an operation with nearly 100 who service clients across a wide range of practice areas.
The Related Cos. LP has taken over the site of the stalled Chicago Spire project, after bankrupt real estate developer Shelbourne North Water Street LP handed over the deed rather than continuing what had been a lengthy court battle.
It was a relatively low-key conclusion to a long-running fight over what had been slated to be the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere, at 150 stories, but that never got past the digging of the foundation.
- A Harris County judge awarded Haynes and Boone, LLP client KTRK Television, a Houston ABC affiliate, more than $250,000 in attorneys’ fees after the station won an anti-strategic lawsuit against public participation (anti-SLAPP) appeal against the plaintiff.
Haynes and Boone Austin-based Partner Laura Prather
and Of Counsel Catherine Robb
represented KTRK Television in the matter.