The Firm has broad experience in the nuances of health care law. Our attorneys represent health care organizations and health care practitioners in an array of health care related matters, including all facets of transactional law, contract formation and dissolution, administrative and regulatory law, real estate, business organization structuring, premises liability, professional liability, and employment litigation. The Firm’s experience as General Counsel for one of the largest public health care systems in Texas has proven instrumental in establishing our reputation in the arena of health care law.
Banking / Financial Institutions
The Firm has comprehensive experience in representing banks and financial institutions regarding a variety of transactional and litigation matters. The Firm regularly advises clients regarding financial transactions, secured lending transactions, loan document preparation, non-judicial foreclosures, fraud, general civil litigation, collection litigation, and bankruptcy proceedings.
The Firm has extensive experience representing both employers and employees in a comprehensive range of employment law issues. As General Counsel for one of the largest public health care systems in Texas, our attorneys regularly represent management in an array of employment issues, including training and discipline of employees, employment, severance and non-competition contracts, personnel policies, wage-hour obligations, unemployment compensation claims, defending employee claims (EEO, FMLA, defamation, and wrongful discharge, etc.), and compliance and overall employer-employee relations. Our attorneys also represent executives and employees regarding their respective contractual and employment relationships with their employers, including employment and severance agreements and other matters affecting the employer-employee relationship.
Bankruptcy / Creditors Rights
Protecting banks, equipment leasing companies, finance companies, and secured creditors is a core practice area for the Firm. Our attorneys utilize pragmatic cost-effective methods regarding collection litigation, pre-judgment remedies (including sequestration and attachment), and post-judgment remedies (including garnishment, attachment, turnover orders, and charging orders). The Firm is further experienced in the protection of creditors in Chapter 11, 13 and 7 bankruptcy proceedings.
Our attorneys have wide-ranging experience regarding the formation, dissolution, and enforcement of complex contracts. The Firm provides added value with respect to structuring, documenting, and negotiating a wide variety of agreements.
The Firm has highly qualified attorneys devoted to helping our clients navigate state and local government law. Our attorneys utilize knowledge, skill, and experience in various areas of state and local government law, including contracts, procurement, construction law, employment law, land use and planning, code and ordinance drafting, election law, the Texas Public Information Act, and Texas Open Meetings Act, and other statutory and regulatory issues that affect state and local governmental entities.
Churches / Religious Organizations
Our experienced and respected attorneys understand church and ministry fundamentals. The Firm is experienced in governance of churches and other non-profit, religious entities, risk management, church policy, employment matters, contract preparation, lending and financing, and real estate acquisition.
State Lit./Federal Lit./Appeals
Effectively resolving conflicts and directing clients through the litigation process are fundamental goals of the Firm. Our litigation and appellate attorneys apply their depth of knowledge and experience in prosecuting and defending litigation matters in Texas state and federal courts. The Firm is experienced in all phases of civil litigation, including pre-judgment remedies, discovery, mediation, trials, arbitrations, and appeals.
The Firm provides estate planning services tailored to the specific need of each client. Our knowledgeable and experienced attorneys prepare wills, trusts, and ancillary documents such as a medical directive and power of attorney. The Firm also assists and guides clients through the administration of the probate process and the distribution of the probate estate.
Our attorneys are well-experienced with real estate transactions, including acquisitions, financing, zoning, development, and leasing. The Firm has represented clients regarding commercial and residential development projects, farm and ranch, light industrial, and construction litigation.
Corporate / Non-Profit Entities
The Firm has represented start-up companies, established corporations and non-profit entities with their respective business needs. We regularly advise clients in a variety of corporate transactions, including entity formation (corporations, limited partnerships, limited liability companies, and non-profit entities), joint venture transactions, stock transactions, financing, corporate investigations, and corporate governance.