our clients

We believe in winning. We believe in our clients. We believe in and respect our justice system. We believe in juries. We are proud of the wide range of cases in which we have been involved.

Trademark Infringement

Client: Jimmy Buffett
Represented famed singer, Jimmy Buffett, obtaining a judgment whereby the alleged infringer can never sell a Buffett related item again.

Breach of Contract

Client: La Michoacana Meat Market
Plaintiff Rafael Ortega, owner of the grocer chain La Michoacana Meat Market, filed suit against Amin Abel and several other individuals and companies in Harris County District Court.

Breach of Contract, Plaintiff

Client: Port of Galveston
Obtained a substantial settlement for the Port of Galveston.

Collapse of the Parker 14J offshore drilling rig

Client: Offshore drilling workers
Represented twenty-two offshore drilling workers.

Government Regulation

Client: Blackard Group
Represented highly regarded developer Blackard Group pertaining to multimillion dollar development on Galveston's West End.

Environmental Litigation

Client: Spain's Basque Government
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

Client: Houston rap artist
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

Client: stepdaughter of infamous murderer Clara Harris
Represented stepdaughter of infamous murderer Clara Harris, reaching a favorable settlement for stepdaughter's share of Harris's estate.

Antitrust / Class Actions / Offshore Workers

Client: Offshore drilling workers
Represented more than 10,000 offshore drilling workers in a case alleging wage fixing, resulting in significant settlement.

Plant explosions

Client: 160 workers injured in the largest industrial accident in U.S. history
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

Cient: 7,000 individuals from Mississippi, Texas, and Louisiana
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.

Criminal Defense

Client: Governor Rick Perry
Governor Perry chose Tony Buzbee to lead his legal team because he has great confidence and trust in his abilities.

Toxic Tort

Client: Injured workers at BP’s Oil Refinery
The jurors in Galveston gave each contract worker $10 million in punitive damages. Nine of the workers also were awarded $5,000 to $10,000 for pain and suffering and medical expenses.