Associate, Hicks Thomas LLP
EducationUniversity of Texas at Austin (B.S. 2003); University of Houston Law Center (J.D., 2007); Judicial Clerkship, The Honorable Richard A. Schell, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas (2007-2009).
Practice EmphasisComplex commercial litigation and business torts, with a particular emphasis on matters pertaining to real estate.
Representative Cases/ClientsCommercial Litigation: Represented global manufacturing company in obtaining summary-judgment recovery for breach of contract.
Officer and Director Fiduciary Litigation: Represented officers of publicly traded REIT in connection with claims of fraud, conspiracy, and other business tort claims.
Trade Secrets and Business Torts Litigation: Represented subsidiary of publicly traded defendant in trade secret and business tort lawsuit.
Foreclosure Litigation: Represented publicly traded homebuilder in seven-figure land dispute where plaintiff’s claims were defeated on summary judgment.
Business Torts and Real Estate Litigation: Representation of US subsidiary of international telecommunications provider in dispute with claimed damages exceeding $100 million.
Contract and Partnership Litigation: Representation of real-estate developer in partnership litigation. Appellate Experience: Drafted principal briefs in state and federal appellate courts.