Sorry for interrupting, but there is something we need to tell you...

We have updated our Cookie Policy to reflect changes in the law on cookies used on websites in Europe. This website uses cookies to maximize your experience and help us to understand how we can improve it. To find out more click here.

Cookies are text files containing small amounts of data which are downloaded to your computer, or other device, when you visit a website. Cookies allow us to recognize your computer and improve your experience on our website. Some cookies are also necessary for the technical operation of our website. Please read our Cookie Policy which provides important information about the cookies we use, how we use them and how they can be deleted. Please remember that deleting cookies may affect your experience of our website.

Show less.

Accept and hide this message
Pillsbury Pillsbury Pillsbury
Email Page Print Friendly Version Text Size Subscribe


    Laura E. Hannusch

    Laura E. Hannusch

    T: +1.713.276.7621 F: +1.281.582.6304
    Email  |  Download vCard  | 
    T: +1.415.983.1204 F: +1.415.983.1200
    Understanding the New Texas “Open Carry” Gun Laws
    Authors: Laura E. Hannusch, Zeeshan Malik
    Effective January 1, 2016, individuals with a license to carry1 will be authorized to carry a holstered handgun openly in public. Texas property owners must comply with specific requirements if they decide to prohibit guns on their premises.
    Texas Seeks Private Development Partners
    Authors: Laura E. Hannusch, James S. Lloyd
    Effective September 1, 2011, the Texas Legislature enacted the Public and Private Facilities and Infrastructure Act (the Act) for the purpose of enabling private investment in public facilities and infrastructure. The Texas Facilities Commission (the Commission) recently adopted Public-Private Partnership Guidelines (the Guidelines) setting forth the application requirements for qualifying projects and the review criteria and processes by which applications will be evaluated. The Guidelines are intended to provide certainty to the process of proposing and negotiating public-private partnerships (PPPs), which in turn should result in additional development opportunities to private parties while better utilizing and developing the State of Texas’ (the State) real estate assets and providing the State with non-tax revenue sources.
    California Commercial Property Owners Face Deadline for Energy Benchmarking Disclosures
    Authors: Laura E. Hannusch, Quinn A. Arntsen, Paul C. Levin
    The California Energy Commission (CEC) recently issued revised draft regulations setting the implementation schedule for its energy use disclosure program under AB 1103. Under the implementation schedule, commercial real estate owners must disclose energy benchmarking data starting on: July 1, 2012, for buildings with more than 50,000 square feet; January 1, 2013, for buildings with 10,001-49,999 square feet; and July 1, 2013, for buildings with 5,000-10,000 square feet.
    Texas Eminent Domain Laws Get a Makeover – A Primer on Senate Bill 18
    Authors: Laura E. Hannusch, Joseph R. Herbster, Brad Raffle
    The Texas Legislature has enacted Senate Bill 18, a law that substantially changes eminent domain practices for both public and private entities. The new rules will most certainly make condemnations more time-consuming and costly. Depending on how courts react to the new focus on takings being solely for a public use, condemning authorities may find themselves having to defend a taking more vigorously than ever before.

    Winter 2010
    Perspectives on Real Estate
    Authors: Dana Proud Newman, Laura E. Hannusch, Scott E. Barat, James P. Bobotek, Christina Cole, Brad M. Dashoff, , James G. Gatto, Brant K. Maller
    The 19th edition of Pillsbury's Newsletter: Perspectives on Real Estate features articles written by Pillsbury attorneys from practice groups across the firm including Real Estate, Tax and Social Media, Entertainment & Technology.

    Spring 2009
    Perspectives on Real Estate
    Special Edition: Purchasing Distressed Notes
    Authors: Peter G. Freeman, Laura E. Hannusch, Elizabeth Vella Moeller, Dana Proud Newman, Glenn Q. Snyder, Susan Ormand Berry, William C. Bowers, Christina Cole, Jerry L. Hall, Robert (Robin) C. Jones, Jr., H. Carl Moultrie III, Michael G. Silver, Marjorie Fisher Gannett, Patrick J. Potter
    Winter 2007
    Pillsbury on Real Estate
    Authors: Laura E. Hannusch, Robert C. Herr, Rachel B. Horsch, Yemi Oladeinde; Kurt L.P. Lawson; Kate Myers; Phil T. Feola; Susan E. Michelich
    Spring 2005
    Pillsbury on Real Estate
    Authors: Laura E. Hannusch, James M. Rishwain, Jr., Ryan D. Staley; Robert M. Haight; Tuan A. Pham, Gary Downs, Christine A. Scheuneman
    This edition features several articles written by members of Pillsbury's Real Estate Section. Topics include affordable housing, litigation, transit-oriented development and a brief narrative on what the April 2005 merger means to Pillsbury's Real Estate Section.Edited By: Robert Haight, James Rishwain, Barry Langman and Ryan Staley.

    Pillsbury Pillsbury Pillsbury