Patrick Gaas is a Director in the Construction/Surety section of the Texas based law firm Coats Rose and Section Head of one of the largest and most accomplished construction practice groups in the USA. With over 25 years of experience, Patrick is regularly engaged by owners, contractors, engineering / design professionals and lenders to handle some of the largest and most challenging commercial and industrial disputes and transactions in the USA and internationally.
Patrick's professional membership include: American Bar Association (Forum Committee on Construction Industry,) State Bar of Texas (Construction and Insurance Sections), Houston Bar Association (Construction and Litigation Sections), Associated General Contractors of America, Inc., Associated Builders and Contractors of America (Industrial Committee; Government Relations Committee; PAC Member) London Court of International Arbitration, Member Institute of Transnational Arbitration, Texas Bar Foundation, and the Litigation Counsel of America (Advisory Board, Fellow).
Partners In Funding Inc. v. Quest CapitalResources, LLC, 2007 WL 471128 — (S.D. Tex. 2007)
Hardin v. First Cash Financial Services, Inc., 465 F.3d 470 — (10th Cir. (Okla.) 2006)
Halliburton Subsea v. Oceanografia, 2006 WL 1470366 — (S.D. Tex. 2006)
Barron v. Vanier, 190 S.W.3d 841 — ( Tex.App.-Fort Worth –2006, no writ)
Fidelity & Guar. Ins. Underwriters Inc. v. Wells Fargo Bank, 2005 WL 1801970 — (S.D.Tex. 2005)