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The Daily Hustle: 1/20/11
Campaign cash comes in by the bundle
"...collecting tens of thousands of dollars from mega-bundler David Armbrust, we had our work cut out for us...."

Jan. 20, 2011 News Post by Wells Dunbar

RG4N Questions City's Legal Wisdom
Anti-Wal-Mart group wants to know why city hired outside legal staff in Northcross case.
"...$175,000 to an outside counsel contract with Scott, Douglass & McConnico, LLP for legal counsel concerning development at Northcross..."

Feb. 21, 2007 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Sewer Politics in Rollingwood
Community's mayoral race just a snippet of larger, incestuous tale involving some of Austin's most prominent players in regional planning, politics, and pork
"...sewer line: Both entities had been longtime clients of Armbrust & Brown, one of Austin's biggest development law firms..."

May 12, 2006 News Feature by Amy Smith

Counting the Campaign Money: It's a Bundle
Incumbents rake it in with help from Armbrust
"...Council candidates' Jan. 15 campaign finance reports are in – and with Randi Shade, Laura Morrison, and Chris Riley..."

Jan. 28, 2011 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Point Austin: Full Court Press
The Moriarity lawsuit arrives in court – trailing a herd of lawyers
"...courtroom round of Moriarty and Hyatt, et al. v. PBS&J, et very al., which took place Monday morning in..."

Nov. 2, 2007 News Column by Michael King

Beside the Point
The plots thicken at City Hall
"...who of hard-hitting Austin developers as defendants: development firms PBS&J, Malcolm Pirnie, Owen Consulting, CH2M Hill Inc., Parsons Engineering..."

July 27, 2007 News Column by Wells Dunbar

Naked City
Temple-Inland's proposal has enviros -- and hillside neighbors -- seeing red
"...process in the early 1990s, real estate lawyer David Armbrust had one personal concern: The company's plans for its..."

Jan. 16, 2004 News Feature by Amy Smith

Stratus Flows Downhill
A description of the Stratus Properties / City of Austin development negotiations, and the historical precedents (Freeport-McMoRan)
"...between the city and the Barton Creek landowners are déjô vu all over again...."

Dec. 1, 2000 News Feature by Robert Bryce

The LCRA Means Business
Authority's Plans to Expand Threatens Austin's Control Over Growth
"...Besides diminishing the spoils for Austin's Water & Wastewater Department, the LCRA's new hobby threatens Austin's authority..."

Feb. 7, 1997 News Feature by Alex de Marban

Re-Forming AI$D
What's behind the national involvment in local school board races?
"...proceed, there are three organizations you need to know – starting with Austin Kids First. Founded in 2012, its..."

Nov. 28, 2014 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Then There's This: Two Developments at Crossroads
A proposed recycling plant collides with a planned residential project
"...as an area where people live, work, and shop – similar to the Mueller redevelopment in Central Austin...."

March 22, 2013 News Column by Amy Smith

Cast a Giant Shadow
Evaluating the mayoral legacy of Kirk Watson
"...the environmental and business leaders," says development lawyer David Armbrust, who represented the Real Estate Council of Austin in..."

Nov. 23, 2001 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
Vignette's downtown plans are roundly applauded and approved unanimously at Planning Commission.
"...Smart Growth in action," said the company's attorney, David Armbrust, a once-vilified development lawyer who two years ago helped..."

Nov. 17, 2000 News Feature by Amy Smith

Freeport Wins Small
Thousands and Thousands of Dollars
"...this strategy were the disastrous lawsuit against Houston Lighting & Power, managing partner of the South Texas Project nuclear..."

May 19, 1995 News Feature by Daryl Slusher

'An Independent Person'
A Conversation With Randi Shade
"...I think what you see in this race – especially when you see even the council is divided..."

June 3, 2011 News Feature by Michael King

Point Austin: Race-off
Tovo's Place 3 council campaign gets off to a dubious start
"...It's an inflammatory charge – always useful in a challenger's campaign. Is it accurate?..."

May 6, 2011 News Column by Michael King

Did Campaign Ad Cross the Line?
Ah, the finer print of election laws
"...from developer attorney Richard Suttle and other employees of Armbrust & Brown, "the law firm retained by Wal-Mart to..."

April 11, 2008 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...– Ben Bentzin, telling the Statesman of withdrawal from the..."

Aug. 18, 2006 News Feature

Naked City
Headlines and Happenings from Austin and Beyond
"...so that you can be victorious in a campaign." – State Rep. Carter Casteel, speaking for campaign finance reform..."

May 5, 2006 News Feature

Point Austin: Town Lake 'Chinatown'?
Bill Moriarty's lawsuit against the city opens a can of worms on contracting, conflicts, and a good ol' boy network of city contractors
"...Program says he was illegally forced from his position – a consulting contract job with the city's ACWP primary..."

Jan. 27, 2006 News Column by Michael King

An S-O-S for SOS
What will the Stratus deal mean for the Springs?
"...Kirk Watson and the stakeholders, led by attorney David Armbrust for the developers and Robin Rather for the greens,..."

Aug. 9, 2002 News Feature by Amy Smith

Suttle Scuttled?
Development lawyer Richard Suttle no longer finds himself on the Stratus payroll, coincidentally (?) at a time when the company tries to clean up its image.
"...was quick to point out that Suttle's law firm, Armbrust Brown & Davis, still does some legal work for..."

Nov. 9, 2001 News Feature by Amy Smith

Naked City
Austin Stories
"...few pockets are deeper than those of Suttle's firm, Armbrust Brown & Davis, and Hyde Park Baptist members. Baptists,..."

March 9, 2001 News Feature by Erica C. Barnett

Down to the Wire
SOS, Bradley, and the city try to work out their differences and come to an agreement they all can live with on the Bradley Settlement.
"...phone calling information for the home number of David Armbrust. The Real Estate Council of Austin frontman, Wildflower Center..."

March 10, 2000 News Column by Jenny Staff Johnson

Naked City
More sponsors are added to A2K New Year's Eve party, Austin Energy Green Choice program is about to be announced.
"...Broadcasting, Downtown Austin Alliance, and the law firm of Armbrust Brown & Davis. And if you're toying with the..."

Dec. 31, 1999 News Feature by Amy Smith

On The Lege
Development Devils
"...potential to start the warring again," he said. David Armbrust, the president of RECA who took part in the..."

April 23, 1999 News Column

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...with respect to development rules, said RECA president David Armbrust, who still bears the scars from his days as..."

April 2, 1999 News Feature

The Fight of His Life
Are Ronney Reynolds' Mayoral Hopes on the Ropes?
"...Watson, a name partner in the firm Whitehurst, Harkness & Watson, which has a specialty in pursuing medical malpractice..."

Dec. 6, 1996 News Feature by Alex de Marban

Oh No, It's Mr. Bill!
Do Bill Bunch's Tactics Hurt the Springs He Loves?
"...recent Sunday, Bunch is wearing shorts and sandals, his brown hair tousled, but his handsome looks prevail. Later, he'll..."

Oct. 18, 1996 News Feature by Alex de Marban

Night of the Living BCCP, Part 37
Balcones Canyonlands Conservation Plan: Half a Loaf?
"...Its Impact on Growth and Development" on May 18 & 19 at the Omni Hotel. In what should be..."

May 19, 1995 News Feature by Robert Bryce

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