In Re Marine Construction Litigation, M.D.L. 417, United States District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana
Served as co-counsel for Tenneco Oil Company. The case was based upon price fixing and bid-rigging among the major offshore platform and pipeline fabrication companies.
Martini v. Tatum, 776 S.W.2d 666 (Tex. App.-Amarillo 1989, writ denied)
Martini v. Tatum, 776 S.W.2d 666 (Tex. App.-Amarillo 1989, writ denied). Represented the Honorable Frank G. Evans, former Chief Justice of the First Court of Appeals in Houston, as the plaintiff in a commercial real estate case. Judge Evans settled his claims and the remaining parties proceeded to trial.
Williams v. Jennings, 755 S.W.2d 874 (Tex. App.-Houston [14th Dist.] 1988, writ denied)
Successfully represented a landowner through trial and on appeal in a slander of title claim against a prominent Texas oil man. It is often cited authority in subsequent slander of title cases.
Holeman, et al v. Landmark Chevrolet, 989 S.W.2d 395 (Tex. App.-[14th Dist.] 1999, writ denied)
Successfully defended at trial and on appeal one of the largest Chevrolet dealerships in the United States on a fraud and Deceptive Trade Practices Act case regarding the advertising of vehicles for sale. This is one of the first Texas cases on the issue of a consumer being in “good faith” in order to assert a claim under the Deceptive Trade Practices Act.
Scherer v. Angell, 253 S.W.3d 777 (Tex. App.-Amarillo 2007, no pet.)
Scherer v. Angell, 253 S.W.3d 777 (Tex. App.-Amarillo 2007, no pet.). Represented a married couple through trial and appeal on a construction case involving slander of title and negligent misrepresentation.
Hou-Tex, Inc. v. Landmark Graphics, 26 S.W.3d 103, 148 Oil & Gas Rep. 268 (Tex. App.- Houston [14th Dist.] 2000, no writ)
Hou-Tex, Inc. v. Landmark Graphics, 26 S.W.3d 103, 148 Oil & Gas Rep. 268 (Tex. App.- Houston [14th Dist.] 2000, no writ). Represented an independent oil and gas company on a products liability /breach of warranty and Deceptive Trade Practices Act claim involving the use of SeisVision software for use in ascertaining locations for drilling wells. This is a case of first impression in Texas involving warranty and negligence claims involving software.
Frank v. Harris County, 118 Fed. Appx. 799 (5th Cir. 2004), cert. denied 544 U.S. 1062, 125 S.Ct. 2530, 161 L.Ed. 2d 1112 (2005)
Frank v. Harris County, 118 Fed. Appx. 799 (5th Cir. 2004), cert. denied 544 U.S. 1062, 125 S.Ct. 2530, 161 L.Ed. 2d 1112 (2005). Represented a former Harris County Constable through trial, appeal and writ of certiorari to the United States Supreme Court on a sexual harassment/Title VII claim. The case stemmed from a former county constable’s sexual harassment of the plaintiff . The jury awarded more money than the plaintiff requested, although the award was later taken away based upon a narrow issue of law.
John Worldpeace, et al v. Donaldson, et al, (No. 12-99-00094-CV, App.-Tyler, 2000)
Successfully represented an attorney sued as a third party defendant in a case involving title to a home. Client was nonsuited but had filed a counterclaim for bringing a frivolous lawsuit and trial court awarded client his attorneys fees as sanctions and Court of Appeals affirmed the award.
Additive Controls & Measurement Systems, Inc., et. al v. Flowdata, Inc. 154 F.3d 1345 (Fed. Cir. 1998)
Represented a business and its owner, manufacturers of positive displacement flow meters, on a patent infringement/contempt proceeding arising from an injunction issued by the District Court.