Max Duncan Family Investments, Ltd. v. NTFN Inc., 267 S.W.3d 447 (Tex. App.-Dallas 2008, pet. denied)
In a case involving a real estate lien against company property, successfully defended a summary judgment on appeal and obtained a full award of attorneys’ fees.
Blockbuster Inc. v. C-Span Entertainment, Inc., 276 S.W.3d 482 (Tex. App. - Dallas 2008, pet. granted, judgm't vacated w.r.m.)
In a suit brought by a franchisee, obtained reversal of an adverse $8.5 million judgment and secured an award of $2.5 million for attorneys’ fees and costs.
Rmax, Inc. v. Carlisle Companies, No. 0502610 (298th Dist. Ct., Dallas County, Tex.)
After a weeklong jury trial, obtained a judgment awarding damages for breach of a confidentiality agreement and all attorneys’ fees and expenses, which exceeded $750,000, and collected 100 percent of the judgment amount.
Neeley v. West Orange-Cove Consolidated Independent School District, 228 S.W.3d 864 (Tex. App. - Austin 2007, pet. denied)
Upheld on appeal a multi-million dollar award of attorneys’ fees in a school finance case, in the face of the State’s Declaratory Judgment Act challenges.
7979 Airport Garage, L.L.C. v. Dollar Rent A Car Systems, Inc., 245 S.W.3d 488 (Tex. App. - Houston [14th Dist.] 2007, pet. denied)
Assisted trial counsel with the jury charge, legal briefing, and issues relating to judgment formation in a commercial real estate dispute involving successful contract and warranty claims and the defense of fraud and estoppel counterclaims, and litigated at trial and on appeal issues relating to the segregation and recoverability of attorneys’ fees.
Broesche v. Jacobson, 218 S.W.3d 267 (Tex. App. - Houston [14th Dist.] 2007, pet. denied)
Successfully defended on appeal a summary judgment, sanctions order, and fee award for an interpleading party in a dispute over the interpretation of a divorce decree.
K3C, Inc. v. Bank of America, N.A., 204 Fed. Appx. 455 (5th Cir. 2006)
As lead appellate counsel in a dispute arising out of a complex financial transaction and presenting a question of first impression, successfully defended a judgment awarding contract damages and attorneys’ fees and rejecting the plaintiff’s claims for fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, and breach of contract.
Air Routing International Corp. (Canada) v. Britannia Airways, 150 S.W.3d 682 (Tex. App. - Houston [14th Dist.] 2004, no pet.)
Assisted with preserving error, preparing the jury charge, and drafting appellate court briefing in a multi-million dollar international fraud and conspiracy case involving the airline industry, resulting in a take-nothing jury verdict; obtained reversal of the trial court’s order denying a request for attorneys' fees.
Heritage Resources, Inc. v. Hill, 104 S.W.3d 612 (Tex. App. - El Paso 2003, no pet.)
In a case involving a dispute over oil and gas leases successfully defended on appeal a trial court’s order reducing a $21 million attorneys’ fees award to $25,000.
National Development & Research Corp. v. Panda Global Energy Co., No. 05-00-00820-CV, 2002 WL 1060483 (Tex. App. - Dallas, May 29, 2002, pet. denied) (mem. op.)
In a case in which a power plant developer obtained declatory relief and defended against contract claims asserted by a consulting firm, successfully defended a judgment awarding the developer more than $400,000 in attorneys' fees.
Eureste v. Commission for Lawyer Discipline, 76 S.W.3d 184 (Tex. App. - Houston [14th Dist.] 2002, no pet.)
Acting as Special Assistant Disciplinary Counsel for the State Bar of Texas, successfully defended a judgment sanctioning former a San Antonio City Councilman who, as an attorney, fraudulently obtained payment of millions of dollars in fees.
Olsen v. Commission for Lawyer Discipline, 347 S.W.3d 876 (Tex. App.-Dallas 2011)
Persuaded the Dallas Court of Appeals to affirm a summary judgment on behalf of the State Bar of Texas disbarring an attorney for fraud and other misconduct and awarding the bar its attorneys' fees.