Business Litigation Experience
Texas Business and Real Estate Litigation, Mediation and Arbitration
Successfully represented a minority shareholder in a closely held business, defeating allegations that the client was a lender instead of shareholder and overcoming bad faith attempts by the Defendants to obstruct discovery.
Handled numerous landlord/tenant matters on behalf of professional management firms, owners and tenants on an efficient and cost effective basis.
Our Houston Texas attorneys have handled enforcement and defense of brokerage disputes between broker and principal and between brokers.
Handled substantial disputes between partners in investments entities.
Enforced and defended deed restriction matters in both residential and commercial contexts. Acted as expert witness in deed restriction matters.
Our Houston Texas construction attorneys have handled many construction disputes on behalf of contractors and owners.
Attorneys with the firm have acted as mediators in numerous mediations and successfully represented firm clients in mediations with all major mediators in Houston.
Represented employers in employment contract disputes including enforcement of non-competition agreements, compensation disputes and use of trade secrets.
Successfully defended a then fledgling business from claims of appropriation of corporate opportunities, tortious interference with contract, wrongful use of trade secrets and efforts to obtain injunctive relief to prevent competition.
Spearheaded investigation of professional directors and officers liability in connection with the acquisition of federal insurance by a formerly state chartered financial institution. The institution's activities were reputedly responsible for $43 million out of an overall $400 million settlement between the government and a major accounting firm.
Successfully defended and negotiated favorable settlement of defamation claims against a bank client by a former CEO and Chairman of the Board.
Firm attorneys have represented banks in prosecution and defense of lender liability, CD and promissory note and operations cases.
The firm is preferred counsel for general liability and property claims in the State of Texas and has defended insured’s in cases ranging from premises liability, endorsement disputes to defamation matters.
Successfully defended coverage disputes in Dallas and Hidalgo counties.
Partition of Real Estate
Successfully defended partition suit brought by three siblings to partition, by sale, family real estate in Red River County valued at over $2,500,000.00.