Federal clerkship prior to private practice

Successful representation of clients in numerous appeals in state and federal appellate courts, including:

  • Surratt v. McClarin, 851 F.3d 389 (5th Cir. 2017), cert. denied sub nom. Surratt v. McClaran, No. 16-1492, 2017 WL 2573655 (U.S. Oct. 2, 2017)
  • Jones v. Shivers, No. 16-41347, 2017 WL 3911775 (5th Cir. Sept. 6, 2017)
  • Hurlston v. City of Princeton, 672 F. App’x 335 (5th Cir. 2016)
  • Hackbelt 27 Partners, L.P. v. City of Coppell, 661 F. App’x 843 (5th Cir. 2016)
  • Hefner v. Texas Health Mem’l Hosp. Fort Worth, 720 F. App’x 732 (5th Cir. 2018);
  • House of Praise Ministries, Inc. v. City of Red Oak, No. 10-15-00148-CV, 2017 WL 1750066 (Tex. App.—Waco May 3, 2017, no pet.)

Presentation of multiple oral arguments in appellate courts

Handling of numerous appeals and mandamus proceedings

Obtainment of summary judgment or dismissal of claims against clients in multiple cases, including:

  • Ashley Electric LLC v. VM Energy LLC et al., No. DC-14-01128, 95th Judicial District Court, Dallas County (Nov. 17, 2014); and
  • Capshaw v. Fort Worth Independent School District, 4:17-cv-00094-A (N.D. Tex. Mar. 21, 2017).

Negotiation and obtainment of favorable settlements on behalf of clients in numerous cases