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Winter Holiday Safety in the Home

The holidays are a joyful time of year, but one that carries its share of dangers, too. As you decorate, prepare for family feasts, and take part in your celebrations, please keep safety front and center. Here are a few helpful tips from your friends at ASA-HC. Fire and Electrical Safety The National Fire Protection Association … READ MORE

Andrews Myers Attorneys Recognized at National, Regional Scale

Andrews Myers was recently recognized on both a national and regional scale in the 2021 Edition of U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms.” Firms included in this annual ranking service are recognized for professional excellence with consistently impressive ratings from clients and peers.   The Construction Law and Construction Litigation … READ MORE

Andrews Myers Attorneys Named Among 2020 “Super Lawyers”

Twelve attorneys from Andrews Myers’ Houston and Austin offices have been selected as 2020 Texas “Super Lawyers.” A well-established rating service from Thomson Reuters, Super Lawyers highlights outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas, all of whom have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Independent research, peer nominations and peer … READ MORE

Andrews Myers Awarded Lawyer of the Year, Other Top Honors

Andrews Myers, PC recently announced that nine attorneys across five practice groups have been named in the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, and four young attorneys were recognized in the inaugural listing of Ones to Watch. For the 2021 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America, 9.4 million votes were analyzed, which … READ MORE

Pat Kiley Embarks on New Venture, Kiley Literary Legacies

On May 15, FMI Corporation’s Pat Kiley left the firm to shift primary focus to what he called his “super senior season.” Pat has been a member of ASA-HC since 2005, and part of the construction industry family for numerous years prior to that. We wish him continued success with his new endeavor, Kiley Literary … READ MORE

Andrews Myers Named in Chambers USA 2020 Legal Directory

Andrews Myers is consistently recognized among the best in client- and peer-reviewed industry awards and rankings, and the 2020 edition of “Chambers USA, America’s Leading Lawyers for Business” continues this trend. Chambers recently announced Andrews Myers as having a top construction law practice in Texas, awarding it an elite “Band One” rating and recognizing seven AM attorneys in … READ MORE

Heat: Your Employees’ Summer Enemy

Summer is right around the corner, and blazing temperatures can spell trouble for crews that work outdoors. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) identifies heat-related illnesses that employers and employees should recognize and understand in order to stay safe on the job. Read on for great information you can pass along to your crew. … READ MORE

MAREK Announces the Loss of Co-Founder Ralph S. Marek

It is with great sadness that MAREK announces the passing of Ralph S. Marek. Ralph passed away Saturday, April 25, at the age of 95. Those who knew Ralph were fortunate to experience his kindness and considerate nature, and his genuine concern for everyone — especially those in need. Ralph was an extraordinarily smart man, and … READ MORE

Baker Concrete Construction Recognized as C3 Craft Training Champion

Baker Concrete recently achieved the Construction Career Collaborative (C3) Craft Training Champion Level. “We are proud to announce that we achieved the highest level of participation awarded by Construction Career Collaborative, or C3,” the company said in its March 10 announcement. “They are a coalition committed to craft training in Houston. We support craft and … READ MORE

MAREK Announces Senior Leadership Promotions for Houston Commercial Division

MAREK recently announced the promotion of Phil Nevlud to division president of its Houston commercial construction business. Jorge Rodriguez was promoted to managing director of field production and George Kissamis was promoted to managing director of estimating and project management. This team will lead sales and project management, as well as construction project delivery across … READ MORE