Case Results

 

  • Lead counsel for major Chinese manufacturer of oilfield pipe and equipment in breach of contract claim against U.S. based pipe distributor. Obtained favorable seven figure settlement for client.
  • Lead counsel for a plaintiff in a jury trial for breach of contract claim related to the sale of publicly traded securities. Obtained $350,000 unanimous verdict and judgment in favor of client.
  • Defended the president of a Houston-area real estate developer in a week-long arbitration seeking $4,000,000.00. Obtained a take-nothing award in favor of client.
  • Represented plaintiff in multi-million dollar claims for fraud and breach of fiduciary duty against attorneys and investment advisors relating to investment of client’s fortune. Obtained favorable settlement for client.
  • Represented plaintiff physician in lawsuit for declaratory relief and breach of contract against Houston-area, physician-owned hospital. Matter included seeking and obtaining a temporary injunction as well as obtaining summary judgment on issue of first impression under Texas law. Judgment obtained for client ultimately allowed client to obtain $2,000,000.00 in unpaid partnership distributions.
  • Represented two clients in $4,500,000 civil enforcement action by the United States Securities Exchange Commission relating to an alleged Rule 10b violation. Handled all discovery, pleadings, and settlement negotiations with the SEC. Assisted in responding to investigation demands of the U.S. Attorney’s Office and New York Attorney General’s Office in parallel criminal proceedings.
  • Represented plaintiff in breach of fiduciary duty claim against oil-rig manufacturer’s former director and the director’s wholly owned corporation where defendants artificially prolonged the life of the corporation at the expense of its creditors. Handled all pleadings and discovery in case. Obtained favorable seven figure settlement for client.
  • Defended client in $250,000.00 breach of contract, conversion, and breach of fiduciary duty claims involving the misappropriation of the plaintiff’s intellectual property. Handled all matters in litigation including removing case to federal court, composed all pleadings, prepared all discovery including obtaining Rule 37 sanctions against plaintiff. Obtained summary judgment for client on all claims as well as obtaining an award for client’s attorneys’ fees.
  • Represented plaintiff in pursuing $1,000,000.00 breach of contract action for defendant’s failure to pay for the refabrication of a high-speed oil and gas rig. Obtained settlement in client’s favor for 90% of claim value.
  • Lead counsel for the president of a Houston-based commercial real estate developer accused of fraud and forgery of bank documents. After a week trial, obtained a directed verdict on all but two claims against the client. The jury then returned a take nothing verdict on the remaining claims in favor of the client in less than an hour.
  • Lead counsel for a limited partner in a commodity trading/brokering concern. After a two-week trial, obtained a jury verdict for breach fiduciary duty against the general partner of the partnership.
  • Lead counsel in a bankruptcy adversary proceeding seeking to bar the discharge of a Houston-based attorney. Obtained judgment in favor of client after a bench trial.