Prevailed in Bench Trial

Prevailed in bench trial in New Jersey representing former officer and minority investor in national retail company in connection with claims against majority investor and others for fraudulent inducement to extend maturity date of certain subordinated notes later significantly impaired by company’s bankruptcy.

HBA Treasurer

Jillian Schumacher, Board Certified in Civil Appellate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, was recently elected to serve as Treasurer of the Houston Bar Association Appellate Practice Section.

President’s Award

Kristin Kruse Lotz received the President’s Award this year for her work with the Houston Bar Association.

Fraudulent Transfer

Obtained favorable settlement for steel fabricator in fraudulent transfer and alter-ego case.

Duty to Defend

The firm obtained a summary judgment against insurer for failure to defend on a directors’ and officers’ liability policy.