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U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas
U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas
U.S. District Court, Western District of Wisconsin
Texas Supreme Court
- Best Lawyers in America, 2019-2020
Ranked among the Leading Lawyers in Texas in Chambers USA, 2019-2020
Best Lawyers in Dallas, D Magazine, 2016-2020
Texas Super Lawyers, 2017-2020, by Thomson Reuters
Super Lawyers Texas Rising Stars, 2010-2015, by Thomson Reuters
Most Feared Litigation Firms, BTI Consulting Group, 2017
Texas Trail Blazers, Texas Lawyer, 2019
Phone: (214) 360-7432
Fields of Practice
Class and Collective Actions
Complex Commercial Litigation
Complex Tort Litigation
- Bailey Brauer PLLC (2013 – current)
Baker & McKenzie LLP (2005 – 2012)
Winstead PC (2003 – 2005)
Successfully resolved dispute involving claims of fraud relating to multimillion-dollar purchase of business.
Successfully resolved dispute involving multimillion-dollar breach of contract claims relating to real estate transactions.
Successfully resolved dispute alleging tortious interference with contractual relations relating to commercial real estate transactions.
Successfully resolved dispute involving sale of $22 million Alabama apartment complex.
Successfully resolved dispute alleging fraud and breach of fiduciaries duties relating to ownership in utilities subcontractor.
Obtained $5 million judgment for mobile phone software developer in international arbitration against Brazilian anti-virus developer in contractual dispute.
Successfully resolved dispute alleging tortious interference with contract and theft of trade secrets relating to competing mobile x-ray businesses.
Secured “tidal wave” opinion and cemented the law protecting the agribusiness industry.
Preserved favorable judgment after defeating a city’s claims seeking in excess of $28 million in damages.
Won complete victory in a class-certification attempt as part of an antitrust conspiracy case against the nation’s two largest poultry companies.
Secured successful summary judgment against RICO claims seeking millions of dollars in damages.
- Co-author, “The Supreme Court Expands the Breadth of RICO by Removing First-Party Reliance as an Element of A Civil RICO Claim,” American Bar Association’s Business Torts and RICO News, Winter 2009
- Co-author, “Judicial Misconduct,” 14 Geo. J. Legal Ethics 963 (2001)