Representative Cases

Representative K&P cases include the following, each of which was resolved:

  • A lawsuit in state district court in Tarrant County, Texas representing a cable company against a major Texas and national law firm that was tried for a period of six weeks in 1997 and was resolved during trial. The principal allegations were breaches of fiduciary duty based on conflicts of interest in corporate governance matters and in a bankruptcy proceeding.
  • A lawsuit in state district court in Travis County, Texas representing commercial real estate interests and principals against a major Texas and national law firm. The principal allegations were breaches of fiduciary duty based on conflicts of interest in a commercial real estate context.
  • The preparation of and pre-litigation mediation of a legal malpractice claim representing medical doctors against a major Texas law firm where the principal allegations were breaches of fiduciary duties and conflicts of interests involving the provision of medical services.
  • A lawsuit in state district court in Travis County, Texas representing a high-tech company against a major Texas and national law firm where the principal allegations were breaches of fiduciary duty and conflicts of interest arising in a litigation context involving intellectual property rights.
  • A lawsuit in state district court in Travis County, Texas representing a major roofing company against a major Texas and national law firm where the principal allegations were negligence, breaches of fiduciary duty and conflicts of interest arising in a patent prosecution context.
  • A lawsuit in state district court in Dallas County, Texas representing the principal owner of a company against a national auditing firm where the principal allegations were negligence and negligent misrepresentation.
  • A lawsuit tried in state district court in Travis County, Texas representing a hospitality company against an Austin law firm where the principal allegations were breaches of fiduciary duty, fraud, conflicts of interest and requesting both damages and fee forfeiture.
  • A lawsuit in federal court in Fort Worth representing a Fortune 500 electronics company against a major national law firm where the principal allegations were breaches of fiduciary duty, conflicts of interest and requesting both damages and fee forfeiture.
  • A lawsuit in federal court in Houston representing an attorney against her former law firm where the principal allegations were racial and sexual discrimination.
  • A lawsuit in state district court in Bexar County, Texas representing a tool business against Texas lawyers where the principal allegations were excessive fees, breaches of fiduciary duty, conflicts of interest and requesting both damages and fee forfeiture.
  • A lawsuit in state district court in Tarrant County, Texas representing a direct mail marketing company against a major national law firm where the principal allegations were breaches of fiduciary duty, conflicts of interest, excessive attorneys’ fees and requesting both damages and fee forfeiture.
  • A lawsuit in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Austin representing principals of a title company against their former lawyer where the principal allegations were breaches of fiduciary duty, and requesting damages, fee forfeiture and a constructive trust.
  • A lawsuit in state district court in Travis County, Texas representing a former employee against her former employer alleging that the employee was wrongfully terminated for refusing to perform an illegal act.
  • A lawsuit in state district court in Travis County, Texas representing ranching and farming interests against a major Texas law firm where the principal allegations were breaches of fiduciary duty, conflicts of interest and requesting damages and fee forfeiture arising from a water rights dispute.
  • A lawsuit in federal court in Dallas representing a bankruptcy trustee against a major Texas law firm where the principal allegations were negligence in the preparation and prosecution of patent infringement litigation.
  • A lawsuit in Travis County, Texas representing a client of a major Texas law firm for mishandling her divorce and child custody proceeding where the principal allegations were negligence, breaches of fiduciary duty, conflicts of interest and requesting damages and fee forfeiture.
  • The preparation of and pre-litigation mediation of a legal malpractice claim representing a Texas municipality against a major Texas law firm where the principal allegations were breaches of fiduciary duties and conflicts of interests.
  • A lawsuit in Dallas County, Texas representing a homeowner against various lawyers where the principal allegations were negligence in the handling of the homeowner’s construction defect lawsuit.