Practice Areas

Commercial/Complex Litigation

Firm attorneys handle a broad range of litigation involving many substantive areas of law. Areas of litigation handled by the Firm include bad faith insurance practices, commercial (contract disputes, fraud, sales and general corporate, including disputes between shareholders and partners), products liability, deceptive trade-practices, environmental law, toxic torts, oil and gas matters (property damage and personal injury), employment disputes, nursing home/managed care, fiduciary responsibility, insurance broker liability, adversarial proceedings and claims in bankruptcy, claims in probate, securities, professional errors and omissions (legal, medical and accounting).

ERISA/Healthcare Litigation

Firm attorneys handle a broad range of litigation and disputes pertaining to ERISA and healthcare matters.

Insurance Defense

The Firm's practice also consists of the defense of tort lawsuits against corporations, both on a self-insured basis and on behalf of liability insurance companies. The Firm's attorneys defend lawsuits involving personal injury, wrongful death, property damage, and professional errors and omissions, from relatively small claims to catastrophic loss litigation in multiple forums. The Firm's litigation practice includes industrial accidents at refineries and construction sites, land and offshore oilfield accidents from drilling and workover operations, admiralty and maritime claims, professional errors and omissions and contractual indemnification disputes.

Insurance Coverage

The Firm has obtained a significant amount of expertise in representing liability insurance companies and policyholders in disputes involving insurance policy coverage. The Firm's attorneys perform coverage investigations and prepare coverage opinions for claims under third-party liability insurance policies and first-party fire and property insurance policies. The Firm handles insurance litigation in both federal and state courts involving declaratory judgments, breach of insurance contracts, the Texas Insurance Code and bad faith insurance practices. The Firm has successfully prosecuted and defended numerous multi-million dollar insurance disputes at trial and on appeal.