Business law

With more than 60 attorneys in two offices, we represent clients in a wide variety of businesses. We work with clients of all sizes in the public and private sectors, both for-profit and non-profit organizations, as well as individuals.

Executive Compensation & Benefits

Decisions about the ways employees and senior management are compensated have a huge impact on a company’s bottom line. They can also affect the public perception of a brand and have legal implications going far into the future. We cover every aspect of how pay and benefits are handled, bringing in attorneys from a span …

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Public & Regulatory

It’s not just who you know. It’s what you know—and how you do your business. When it comes to solving client problems in the legislative or regulatory arenas, the lawyers in the Public & Regulatory practice of Cantey Hanger LLP can pick up the phone and call the right people. But simply having contacts is …

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Real Estate

Real Estate remains one of the most valuable and complex assets an individual, family or business can own. Cantey Hanger recognizes the importance of staying on top of the changing landscape of real estate transactions, particularly in connection with the Dodd-Frank Act and the emergence of new approaches towards obtaining financing for real estate transactions. …

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Distressed transactions and complex financial restructurings are known to be stressful and fast-moving. Cantey Hanger LLP’s team of attorneys have the experience to make swift calculations and advise clients under pressure in complex commercial chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings to preserve value of the bankruptcy estate and creditor claims.  Our bankruptcy attorneys have restructuring experience in …

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Business Law

Attorneys in the Business Law Section of Cantey Hanger LLP assist local, national and international clients of all sizes in a wide variety of business industries with regard to forming, financing, buying and selling business entities (corporations, partnerships, limited partnerships, limited liability companies, professional corporations, and professional associations). Our attorneys routinely advise our clients on …

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Government Investigations and Criminal Defense

Government investigations can come from any number of departments or agencies, both federal and state, including the Department of Justice, Office of the Attorney General, Health and Human Services, Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, and many more, as well as state and local prosecuting authorities.  Wherever they originate, whatever the investigation entails, and whether they …

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Wage & Hour

The employment landscape gets more complicated by the day, and regulators are moving quickly to keep up. An intricate understanding of wage and hour laws can prevent serious issues from arising now and down the road. We assist employers with sensitive matters around compensation and help to establish firm boundaries and clear workplace rules on …

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Restrictive Covenants

Protecting a company’s investments and other business interests includes restrictive covenant agreements, including those around non-competition, non-solicitation, and matters related to confidential information.  As employees grow increasingly mobile, having solid measures in place can help safeguard intellectual property and other valuable assets. Cantey Hanger attorneys have established a reputation for establishing proactive measures, commercial pragmatism, …

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Intellectual Property

Cantey Hanger’s Intellectual Property lawyers help clients secure, protect and defend their valuable intellectual property. Our business lawyers can assist in the registration of copyrights and trademarks, draft licensing agreements, and determine the best ways for you to protect your confidential information and trade secrets. Our trial lawyers will fight to protect your intellectual property …

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Insurance Defense

Insurance is an essential part of modern life, but disputes over coverage often arise. For companies engaged in subrogation and other contentious matters, experienced counsel can assist in guiding the way to resolution. Cantey Hanger attorneys work regularly with insurance companies to protect their interests and reach favorable solutions.


Our practice group leader has extensive experience in handling employment based and family-based immigration and naturalization processes. She has assisted client employers, large and small, including technology companies, universities, banks, and churches in finding immigration solutions and paths to successful legal employment for qualified employees. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services website Retrieve I-94 record and …

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