Our attorneys are experienced in a broad range of litigation, including professional malpractice defense, representation of human resource professionals, architects, attorneys, engineers, and insurance agents, Deceptive Trade Practices Act cases, construction disputes and litigation; mediation; arbitration; insurance defense; environmental and toxic tort matters; and product liability litigation. We also have extensive experience in premise liability litigation and claims arising out of the operation of retail facilities, including dangerous premises, assault and battery of customers and co-workers, sexual assault of customers and co-workers, sexual assault of customers, and food safety claims.
Comprehensive legal services for all aspects of commercial litigation, including: complex real estate litigation, partnership disputes, shareholder disputes, contract claims, collection matters, non-compete agreements, investments, and business divorces.
Labor and Employment
Comprehensive legal services for employers including preparation of employee manuals and policies; labor law and regulatory compliance counseling; employment contracts, investigation and resolution of discrimination and sexual harassment complaints; representation before the Texas Workforce Commission, Texas Commission on Human Rights, and the EEOC; and litigation of employment matters and claims under Title VII, the Texas Labor Code, the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and Age Discrimination Act.
Creditor’s Rights and Collections
Using a broad range legal resources in all phases of the process to aggressively and skillfully collect commercial debts. Initially, our attorneys identify and locate debtors, present a legal demand, and attempt to negotiate pre-lawsuit solutions. If a satisfactory resolution is not reached, our attorneys file and aggressively prosecute our clients’ claims through the litigation process, trial and beyond. Once a claim is reduced to a judgment, we use a variety of methods to collect the judgment, including post-judgment discovery of financial information from the debtor, recording abstracts to create liens on property, levying execution on non-exempt assets, garnishing accounts and receivables, and using Texas’ Turnover Statute to place a debtor into receivership.
Insurance Coverage and Litigation
From notice of claim to final judgment, our attorneys are experienced in each step of the process. We routinely take examinations under oath, evaluate sufficiency of documentation, prepare coverage opinions, and defend suits. We have been instrumental in several appellate decisions affirming the carrier’s right to appraisal and documentation of the loss. We won a major Fifth Circuit case on the carrier’s right to assert improper joinder of individual defendants to defeat diversity.
Comprehensive legal services for all aspects of construction law, including representation of owners, developers, general contractors, subcontractors, suppliers and design professionals. Legal services include contract drafting and negotiation, construction dated claims, performance disputes, delay claims and professional negligence claims against design professionals.