Fred focuses his practice on civil litigation and appeals. His background includes litigation involving public law issues and real estate and commercial disputes.
Fred has represented clients in a wide variety of litigation involving governmental matters, including condemnation and inverse condemnation proceedings, construction disputes, election contests, zoning controversies and contract actions. He has extensive experience with regard to eminent domain law, having represented both acquiring authorities and landowners in a variety of proceedings, including acquisitions for light rail facilities, highway and road widenings, a natural gas storage facility, power line right-of-way, pipeline right-of-way, railroad right-of-way, port facilities and sports venues.
In addition to his public law practice, Fred represents private clients in real property litigation and commercial disputes.
Fred also has represented clients in connection with appellate proceedings, including the preparation of briefs and presentation of argument in appeals from judgments entered in cases handled by Andrews Kurth and the preparation of amicus curiae briefs on behalf of third parties interested in the legal issues presented in other appeals.