Representative Clients

  • Trademark Infringement: represented famed singer, Jimmy Buffett, obtaining a judgment whereby the alleged infringer can never sell a Buffett related item again.
  • Breach of Contract: Successfully defended a multimillion dollar case brought by local celebrity "Mattress Mac" against several world renowned horse traders and trainers.
  • Breach of Contract, Plaintiff: Obtained a substantial settlement for the Port of Galveston.
  • Collapse of the Parker 14J offshore drilling rig--Represented twenty-two offshore drilling workers.
  • Government Regulation: Represented highly regarded developer Blackard Group pertaining to multimillion dollar development on Galveston's West End.
  • Environmental Litigation: Represented Spain's Basque Government in a case seeking remedy for the largest oil spill in Spain's history when the oil tanker Prestige sank in the Bay of Biscayne.
  • Copyright Infringement: Representing Houston rap artist against rap star and music mogul, Master P.
  • Products Liability: Forced nationwide retrofit of drycleaning machines after significant dollar settlement.
  • Products Liability: First verdict in Texas against Ford Motor Company related to the stability alone of Ford Explorer; "record-setting" verdict.
  • Offshore death case: Forced offshore company to install guards on all hose reels.
  • Negligence/Personal Injury: Forced utility company to change policies relating to safety devices following settlement.
  • Offshore death case: Uncovered deadly mismatch problem in offshore drilling industry, resulting in an industry wide correction of the problem and substantial verdict.
  • Wrongful Death: Represented stepdaughter of infamous murderer Clara Harris, reaching a favorable settlement for stepdaughter's share of Harris's estate.
  • Antitrust/Class Actions/Offshore Workers: Represented more than 10,000 offshore drilling workers in a case alleging wage fixing, resulting in significant settlement.
  • Plant explosions: Represented more than 160 workers injured in the largest industrial accident in U.S. history, obtaining extremely favorable settlements and serving on the Plaintiff's steering committee.
  • Multi District Litigation: Serving on the steering committee and representing more than 7,000 individuals from Mississippi, Texas, and Louisiana who were exposed to formaldehyde in trailers provided by FEMA following Hurricane Katrina.