3ten Austin City Limits Live
"...Austin lawyer Eric Taube, who had represented First Gibraltar in both the lawsuit and Gressett's bankruptcy, argued in court that Bradley and Gressett were "playing a lot of shell games," according to news reports. But in an ironic turnabout, Taube is now representing the Lazarus Exempt Trust, the primary target of creditors in Bradley's bankruptcy, and itself widely rumored to be a shell -- with Bradley accused of hiding the pea...."
"...The cafe's new lawyer, Eric Taube, who replaces Richard Suttle, Austin's Johnnie Cochran for cutthroat developers and business owners, has filed suit against the city over perceived inconsistencies in its handling of protracted agreements designed to get the cafe into code compliance. Taube says the city has made an example of the cafe with punitive and selective enforcement..."
"...That same day, Phoenix filed a separate suit of its own against Graves Dougherty and lawyers Bray and Alan Haywood, who are partners in the firm. "The Firm breached the duties it owed to Phoenix and as a direct and proximate result of the breach of the duties owed by the Firm, Phoenix has been damaged," says the suit filed by Bradley's attorney, Eric Taube..."
"...Now Bradley is returning the favor. In a pleading filed in Travis County District Court on June 18, Bradley's lawyer, Eric Taube of the Austin law firm of Hohmann & Taube, asks that the court find Moffett's local real estate company, Circle C Land Corp., guilty of fraud and negligent misrepresentation...."
"...Eric Taube, the attorney for the trust, echoes his client. "People think it's somehow inappropriate to create a trust for someone without something sinister going on," Taube said..."
"..."The way this case has shaped up, we could end up with a ruling where both parties look at it and say, 'We won!' or 'Oh, we lost,'" said Eric Taube, one of Bradley's attorneys. "Or we could end up with half a loaf, or a quarter of a loaf, or three-quarters of a loaf..."
"...Austin attorney Eric Taube, who is representing the homeowners' associations of Hill Country Estates and Covered Bridge, says a city staff member's arbitrary religious-use determination, which cleared the way for the amphitheatre project, "was decided erroneously." The decision was made two years ago in what was then a private email exchange between Planning and Development Review Director Greg Guernsey and an agent for PromiseLand West. Neighbors were unaware of the approval until the email surfaced last year; they immediately asked for an appeals hearing, but Guernsey denied the request, citing the amount of time that had already passed...."
"...Trust attorney Eric Taube countered that the apparent discrepancies were simply honest mistakes, eliciting heart-rending testimony from Beutel that recounted his wife's extended battle with cancer that ended in November 2002. During this time, Beutel recalled, his preoccupations with his wife's health compounded by his poor working relationship with Bradley's bookkeeper contributed to some accounting oversights...."
"...The Westin's legal filing characterizes its million-dollar redesign as a fortification of "extra windows and drywall." Their lawyer Eric Taube wrote that there are no construction techniques currently available that could effectively mitigate the roofless club's bass waves. Acoustiblok, a dense-yet-flexible soundproofing insulation used in Trump Towers and locally at Jacoby's and Weirdos, is proven to block 27-to-63 dBs throughout all frequency ranges...."
"...Not yet finalized is the city's demand that Trudy's repay its attorney's fees throughout the saga, estimated at some $191,000. Trudy's attorney Eric Taube said the city isn't entitled to the fees, that the ruling is not proper, and that once it's finalized, he'll appeal it immediately..."
"...Creditors' lawyers rested their case Tuesday, and Bradley's legal team began calling witnesses, beginning with Gressett and Bradley's sister, Kaye Bradley (formerly Kaye Hulse). Bradley's attorneys, Eric Taube and Ray Battaglia, each elicited testimony that supported Bradley's insistence that he had nothing to do with the formation of the Lazarus Exempt Trust, which his sister created four years ago in his behalf..."
"...Texas Disposal's Gregory said he is suing Waste Management in an attempt to stop the "long-term assault on the integrity of our company." Attorney Eric Taube is representing Gregory. Martin and Waste Management's local landfill manager, Jim Nelson, declined to comment on the lawsuit..."
"...29 pleadings, is challenging the fact that Circle C's MUD reimbursements weren't included in the deal. Attorney Eric Taube is representing Bradley in the suit....."