Founded in Dallas, Texas in 1981, Canterbury, Gooch, Surratt, Shapiro, Stein, Gaswirth & Jones, P.C. has been serving the legal needs of the Texas construction industry for over 30 years, with over 200 years of combined experience representing the legal interests of its clients on a local, state, and national level.
The Firm's primary practice area continues to be construction law and litigation. Many of the Firm's clients include general contractors, subcontractors, owners, sureties, and construction industry trade associations. However, our practice areas are not limited to construction law. The Firm has continually expanded into the areas of labor and employment law, real estate, corporate law, business litigation, and personal injury defense.
The Firm is pleased to announce Mr. Daniel R. McCabe, Esq. joined the Firm as a shareholder as of June 16, 2016.
On December 12, 2014, the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) enacted its final rule relating to representation elections. As you may recall, the NLRB tried to implement a similar rule in 2011, but it was invalidated by court action.
On July 31, 2014, President Obama issued the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order. The Executive Order states that it is, in part, a reaction to studies showing that many federal contracts are let to contractors with major labor law violations. Major provisions of the Executive Order include the following:
As a recognized leader in Texas construction law, the Firm was selected to publish the Texas Construction Law Manual, the standard treatise for all legal issues affecting the Texas construction industry.
Authored by Joseph F. Canterbury, Jr. and Robert J. Shapiro, the Texas Construction Law Manual is now in its Third Edition (West Group, 2005). This authoritative reference covers such topics as: READ MORE
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