After oral argument, obtained reversal of an order denying a motion to compel arbitration between a law firm and its client.
Procured reversal of an uncapped punitive-damages award in a fraud case argued before the Court.
Preserved a school district’s trial date in a multimillion-dollar case by defeating mandamus petitions and motions for emergency relief in both the court of appeals and the Texas Supreme Court. Relators settled shortly afterward.
Represented nine national domestic-violence-prevention organizations as amici curiae in an appeal from a custody modification on temporary orders.
Defeated a petition for writ of mandamus challenging a trial court’s ruling allowing discovery of prior accidents involving the defendant/relator’s trucks.
Presented oral argument in a highly publicized case involving nurses’ duty to diagnose and treat a psychological illness when an inpatient committed suicide.
Successfully defended a significant money judgment in an oilfield-injury case, including denial of the operator’s petition for review.
Obtained reversal of a court of appeals’ decision denying an award of attorney fees.
Successfully opposed mandamus, preserving an order favorable to a client’s appraisal award in a case against an insurer.
Represented a physicians’ professional organization as amicus curiae in a mandamus proceeding involving whether expert medical testimony constitutes the practice of medicine.
Pursued mandamus relief and obtained a stay of an order compelling discovery from a major automobile insurer. The underlying case settled after the Court requested merits briefing.
Defeated a mandamus petition asserting that a trial court abused its discretion by refusing leave to designate a responsible third party and by declining a motion to sever negligence and contract claims.
Represented a trade association of major property and casualty insurance companies appearing as amicus curiae in a case involving a carrier’s duties to additional insureds.