Business and Commercial Litigation
We represent clients in a wide variety of complex business disputes, including breach of contract, business torts and intellectual property. (These claims include fraud, breach of fiduciary duty and improper, unauthorized use of confidential information, trademarks and trade secrets.)
The broad scope of our Firm’s litigation practice includes representation of both public and private companies, as well as individual shareholders, business owners and investors. Our clients include established manufacturers, high tech software and telecom firms, restaurant chains, financial service companies, oil and gas midstream companies, real estate concerns, and medical and other professional service companies.
We represent companies and entrepreneurs from start-ups to mid-caps to Fortune global 50 corporations. Our corporate clients include: Adecco, the world’s largest staffing agency; CBRE, the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm; AIG; Bloomin Brands (Outback Steakhouse, Carrabba’s, Fleming’s Steakhouse, Roy’s Hawaiian Restaurant, Bonefish); Champion Home Builders; CIGNA Insurance Companies; Travelers Insurance; UIS, the largest forensic investigations firm in the U.S.; and Match.com. We also represent numerous small to medium sized local businesses and non-profits including: CASE Commercial Real Estate, Cawley Partners, Criswell College, Panda Energy, Perot Museum of Nature and Science, DuraServ, Thackeray Partners, Sonny Bryan’s Smokehouse, Flavor Hook Restaurant Group (Neighborhood Services, Town Hearth, Montlake Cut, Perfect Union Pizza Co., Off-Site Kitchen), MMC Group, Free Range Concepts (the Rustic, Bowl & Barrel, the General Public and Mutts) and Hoffbrau Steaks. We help entrepreneurs protect their founders’ equity as well as assisting them with liquidity events and sales, mergers and acquisition of their business.
We also represent C-Level executives and entrepreneurs. A representative sample of our C-Level executive clients include: Scott Kirby, President of United Airlines; George Jones, Vice-Chairman of CrossFirst Bank; Fred Perpall, CEO of Beck; Buster Corley, co-founder of Dave & Buster’s; Marty Garvey, co-founder of Jake’s Hamburgers; Steve Shlemon, former CEO of Carrabas; and Joe Luongo, former CEO of Massage Envy.
Reported Cases: Business & Commercial Litigation
Metro Hospitality Partners, Ltd. v. Lexington Insurance Company, 84 F.Supp.3d 553 (S.D.Tex. 2015)
Ennis, Inc. v Dunbrooke Apparel Corp., 427 S.W. 3d 527 (Tex. App. — Dallas 2014)
Hest Technologies, Inc. v. PC Connection Sales Corp., 2014 WL 1327508 (Tex. App. — Fort Worth 2014)
In re Michelle Detmer CAMPO and Rosanna Cantu, Realtors, 2013 WL 3929251 (Tex. App. –Dallas 2013)
In re Regal Energy, LLC 2013 W.L 5305240 (Tex. App. — Corpus Christi 2013)
David O. Kemp, P.C. d/b/a Kemp Lydick v. Nationwide Agribusiness Insurance Co., et al., 2012 WL 13019688 (N.D.Tex. 2012)
David Repinski, et al., v. Cunningham Lindsey Group, Ltd., et al., 2012 WL 13018319 (N.D.Ga 2012)
Courtroom Sciences, Inc. v. Cindy Andrews, 2009 WL 1313274 (N.D.Tex. 2009)
Sherrie Gilbert, et. al v. Outback Steakhouse of Florida, 2008 WL 4538259 (5th Cir. 2008)
Alexander vs. Lincare, Inc., 2007 WL 4178592 (N.D. Tex. 2007)
Great Host International v. Massey-Fair Industrial, et. al, 2007 WL 667169 (S.D.Tex 2007)
Fair Grounds Corporation v. ADT Security Systems, et. al, 690 So.2d 250 (La.App. 4 Cir. 1997)