Texas Civil Litigation Attorneys Get Results for Clients
Resolving disputes for businesses and individuals
When legal disputes disrupt your business or personal life, having a committed, knowledgeable attorney to zealously advocate on your behalf brings comfort and peace of mind. Dunn & Neal, LLP represents Texas businesses, families and individuals in litigation, arbitration and mediation. We can help you with all types of general civil litigation in state and federal courts, including:
- Business Litigation
We have successfully prosecuted and defended many complex commercial lawsuits involving allegations of breach of contract, fraud, fraudulent inducement, breach of fiduciary duty, misappropriation of corporate opportunities, theft of intellectual property, misappropriation of confidential or proprietary information, fraudulent transfer of assets, allegations asserted under the Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act, claims involving violations of securities and anti-trust law, business disparagement claims, tortuous interference claims, real estate and construction claims, shareholders derivative claims, and many other matters involving the ownership, operation, or management of businesses located across the State of Texas. We also handle collection cases for many of our corporate clients.
- Construction Litigation
We represent Plaintiffs and Defendants in disputes arising from the construction of hotels, condominiums, apartment complexes, commercial buildings, and residential properties. Our clients include general contractors, sub-contractors, home builders, and owners of commercial and residential properties that have become involved in litigation or arbitration of defective construction claims. We also sue and defend companies in disputes involving the design and engineering of commercial and residential properties.
- Employment Litigation/Employment Law
We represent and advise employees and employers concerning numerous employment-related matters and disputes. We have represented small, medium, and large businesses, as well as individuals, in state and federal courts throughout Texas in cases involving employment contracts, non-compete agreements, non-disclosure agreements, and severance agreements, and we have represented businesses and individuals in administrative claims and lawsuits involving allegations of employment discrimination, wrongful termination, defamation, and other claims brought under state and federal law such as claims involving the Texas Payday Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, ERISA, and other statutes.
- Financial Institution Litigation
We represent lenders in disputes arising from financing and security agreements. Our experience includes collection cases, foreclosure disputes, matters involving the protection or enforcement of security interests, contractual disputes involving the ownership or disposition of collateral, as well as lender liability claims, breach of fiduciary duty claims, and other tort claims that frequently arise in litigation of this nature.
- Insurance and Benefit Litigation
Our firm has a long history of successfully representing clients in insurance and benefit disputes. Our experience includes advising and representing clients in matters involving contractual, statutory, and common law rights under general liability insurance policies, homeowners’ policies, commercial and residential fire insurance policies, commercial and personal automobile policies, life insurance policies, flood policies, and health/medical insurance policies and plans. We have also represented clients in ERISA-related disputes. Our attorneys have litigated breach of contract and bad faith insurance claims for more than twenty years. We have also been retained by several insurance companies to defend their insureds in lawsuits involving claims of negligence, product liability, defamation, professional malpractice, and other tort claims.
- Intellectual Property and Trade Secret Litigation
Our firm represents and advises clients in matters involving the ownership and protection of trademarks, copyrights, and other confidential, proprietary, and/or trade secret information. Our experience includes prosecuting and defending suits involving temporary restraining orders, temporary injunction, and permanent injunctions, as well as representing clients in the prosecution and defense of damage suits arising from the alleged infringement or misappropriation of intellectual property rights and other protected information.
- Oil and Gas Litigation
Our oil and gas experience includes the representation of major pipeline companies in various litigation matters including transportation agreements and gas processing agreements, as well as other contractual disputes. We have represented fuel distribution companies in a wide variety of litigation and contractual matters, and we have represented clients in litigation involving allegations of underpaid royalties.
- Probate and Probate Litigation
Attorneys with our firm have experience representing Plaintiffs and Defendants in various trust and estate litigation matters, including lawsuits involving will contests, trust contests, the interpretation of wills and trusts, fiduciary misconduct, estate accounting actions, and matters involving the recovery and/or protection of estate and trust assets. Our attorneys have successfully handled probate-related matters in designated “Probate Courts,” as well as in Civil District Courts, located in multiple Texas counties.
- Real Estate Litigation
Attorneys with our firm represent owners, as well management companies, landlords, and tenants, in disputes involving the ownership, management, occupancy, and/or use of residential, commercial, and multi-family properties. Our representation of clients in this area typically involves the prosecution or defense of claims for temporary restraining orders or temporary injunctions that are handled on an accelerated basis. Our real estate experience includes representing clients in disputes concerning office buildings, shopping centers, apartment complexes, hotels, condominiums, manufacturing plants, industrial facilities, and residential properties.
We routinely handle matters involving landlord/tenant disputes, commercial and residential lease disputes, boundary disputes, trespass and nuisance claims, environmental contamination claims, foreclosures, lien disputes, title disputes, claims involving breach of representations and warranties, mechanics and materialmens’ lien claims, and disputes involving the interpretation and enforcement of contracts relating to the ownership and operation of commercial and residential properties.
- Torts: Wrongful Death/Personal Injury Litigation
We have extensive experience in prosecuting and defending wrongful death and serious personal injury claims. Our experience ranges from handling cases arising from motor home fires and serious vehicular accidents, to product failures and premises liability claims involving death or severe personal injuries. We have advised and represented clients in matters involving alleged exposure to toxic chemicals and we have handled serious medical malpractice cases. Our firm also has many years of experience defending personal injury lawsuits brought by employees against employers who elected not to subscribe to worker’s compensation insurance. We have also handled defamation and business disparagement cases for plaintiffs and defendants.
Put experienced litigation counsel to work for you
We know your time is valuable. That is why we stress efficiency throughout the process of resolving your disputes. We offer our clients:
- Individual attention — When you retain our firm, you receive the care, time, and attention you deserve.
- A more cost-efficient model — We constantly seek ways to cut your costs while maintaining the high level of legal services you expect and deserve.
- Integrity — Our trial attorneys provide you with straightforward, honest answers to all of your questions and ensure you fully understand the litigation process and what to expect as your case moves forward. Our clients rely on us to help them set realistic expectations.
- A focus on success — We always have your best interest in mind. If protracted litigation is the only solution to achieve the proper outcome, we are ready. If settling your case early on will achieve the best result, we will take the time to explain why we believe it is in your best interest to settle instead of engaging in lengthy litigation.
Ready for trial
Our attorneys have the determination, tenacity, and skill required to successfully litigate your case when litigation provides the best means of resolving your legal issues. Our professional courtroom demeanor and meticulous preparation give us an edge as an assertive, strategic advocate.
Contact assertive litigation lawyers you can trust
Dunn & Neal, LLP has 2 office locations in Houston, Texas and represents clients throughout Texas. Call us at our Westside office at 713-403-7405 or at our Midtown office at 713.403.7400 or contact us online to schedule a consultation.