Majority of practice consists of representing clients in all manner of commercial and business disputes with an emphasis on large complex litigation. Represents a broad spectrum of clients including individuals to large publicly traded companies. Significant experience with complex disputes involving contracts, fraud, employment agreements, trade secrets, covenants not to compete, construction, real estate, leases, mineral interests, oil & gas, insurance coverage, personal injury, products liability, and health care. Has obtained multimillion dollar verdicts, arbitration awards, and settlements on behalf of clients and successfully defended clients against multimillion dollar claims. In addition, represents clients as outside general counsel on various matters and in connection with certain transactions and contracts.
Representative Sample of Experience
Alternative Dispute Resolution
Non Compete Litigation
Trade Secret Litigation
Health Care Litigation
Intellectual Property Litigation
Oil & Gas Litigation
Real Estate Litigation
Represents select clients as outside general counsel.
JD University of Houston School of Law 1993
Associate Editor; Houston Journal of International Law
BBA Southern Methodist University 1990
Recognized by Texas Monthly as a Super Lawyer 2013 and Rising Star in 2006 and 2008.
Recognized by Fort Worth Magazine as a top attorney in each year from 2002 through 2013.
Recognized as “40 Under 40” by Fort Worth Business Press, 2008.
AVVO rated Superior.
AV Rated Martindale Hubbell®: Preeminent™
Texas Bar (1993).
Arkansas Bar (1994).
US District Courts of Northern (1994), Sourthern (2000), Districts of Texas.
US Court of Appeals of the 5th Circuit (2006).
US Supreme Court (2006).
State Bar of Texas.
Alternative Dispute Resolution Section
Business Litigation Section
Intellectual Property Section
Oil & Gas Section
Real Estate Section
Tarrant County Bar Association.
Tarrant County Bar Foundation.
Texas Bar Foundation.
American Bar Association.
American Health Lawyers Association.
Recent News & Publications
State Bar of Texas ADR Section Council Member (2013).
Speaking Engagements: Current Arbitration Practice: Users, Advocates and Arbitrators, 2013