Recent experience includes:

Litigation and Arbitration

  • Defending an exploration and production company against theft of trade secrets allegations in an ongoing lawsuit
  • Defending two software companies against theft of trade secrets allegations in ongoing lawsuits
  • Obtained a preliminary injunction, and ultimately a successful settlement, for a software company against a former employee who left to work for a competitor in violation of the employee's covenant not to compete and confidentiality agreement
  • Trial counsel for pro bono client in one of the early completely "virtual" trials held in Harris County, Texas state court during 2020 COVID-19 pandemic court closures, and secured Final Judgment in favor of client
  • Defended a technology startup against theft of trade secrets allegations
  • Represented an international EPC contractor in ICDR arbitration relating to the construction of a US chemical plant. Obtained a substantial award for the contractor, together with interest, fees and costs
  • Defended a New York Stock Exchange listed packaged ice manufacturer in securities and shareholder derivative litigation, obtaining dismissal of the derivative action
  • Represented a global accounting firm in putative class action securities litigation and other litigation in connection with alleged Ponzi scheme


  • Representing foreign banks in ongoing sanctions-related joint investigations by OFAC, DOJ and the District Attorney of New York
  • Represented a US agricultural company in a no-poach investigation by the US Department of Justice, Antitrust Division
  • Conducted an internal investigation of an electronic component distributor's subsidiaries in Mexico, Argentina and Ecuador
  • Conducted FCPA-related internal investigations of a pharmaceutical company's subsidiaries in various countries including Spain, China and India
  • Represented a US company in a price-fixing investigation by the US Department of Justice, Antitrust Division