40 years of experience as an employee benefits and employment lawyer. Successfully defended the Late Andy Granatelli and Tune-Up Masters in Brown v Granatelli in the USDC SD, Texas, 5thCir.C/A and U.S. Supreme Court. Also, successfully defended the the Dallas Police and Fire Pension System in an employee benefits claim tried in the USDC, ND Tex, 5th Cir. C/A and U.S. Supreme Court. Having trial experience as an employee benefits and employment lawyer aids me in giving sound advice. Experience in the courtroom let's you understand opinions and give practical advice to problems faced by clients.
Brown v Granatelli
Successfully defended famed Race Car Legend, Andy Granatelli and Tuneup Masters in a $11M health care claim in U.S. District Court, SD Texas, USCA 5th Cir. U.S. Sup. Ct. Brown v. Granatelli, as Trustee of Tuneup Master, Inc. Employee Benefit Plan
Russell, Alma Faye v Board of Trustees of the Firemen, Policemen and Fire Alarm Operators' Pension Fund of Dallas — Successfully defended in the District Court, USCA 5th Cir. and U.S. Sup. Ct. a claim by widows for the reinstatement of their survivor benefits which terminated upon their remarriage.
Sale of $12M electronics manufacturer
Represented the owner of a $12M electronics manufacturer in the strategic sale of his business.
Trademark Infringement Prosecution
- Represented the owner of a trademark in the successful prosecution of an infringement claim and the subsequent entry of a licensing agreement to settle the lawsuit