Darrell Noga has more than twenty-eight years of experience litigating a wide variety of cases, with an emphasis on representation of diverse governmental entities, Texas municipalities and private corporate entities in employment, civil rights, land use and other litigation, as well as in civil service matters and labor negotiations.
Darrell has successfully tried numerous cases in state and federal courts, and has successfully argued before the Texas Supreme Court and various courts of appeal. He has been a frequent lecturer for Texas State Bar seminars and other professional groups and has served as Course Director for the Texas State Bar’s Seminar on Suing and Defending Governmental Entities. Over the years Darrell has also authored numerous articles and publications addressing diverse litigation issues and tactics, employment law topics, defense of governmental entities and many other legal issues. Darrell has been selected as panel counsel for the Texas Municipal League Intergovernmental Risk Pool, represents numerous Texas municipalities.
Recent Representative Matters Include;
- IHS Cedars Treatment Center Of Desoto, Texas, Inc., et al. V. Ramos, Jr., M.D., et al. v. Jodi Marie Mason, et al., Supreme Court of Texas, 143 s.w.3d 794 (2004); participated in successful oral argument before Texas Supreme Court
- Jim Sowell Construction Company v. City of Coppell; defended federal case involving Fair Housing Act claims seeking millions in damages and received defense verdict after trial
- Kristen Borth v. City of Cedar Hill; defended Title VII discrimination case in employment testing context and achieved defense verdict
- Forney Messenger, Inc., et al. v City of Forney; defended First Amendment retaliation case and achieved defense verdict
- Brown v. Dinerstein Management, Inc., et al.; won defense verdict in state court on premises liability case
- Numerous successful summary judgments and pleas to the jurisdiction