HALTOM & DOAN is a diverse boutique litigation firm practicing exclusively in civil trial and appellate matters throughout Texas and Arkansas and beyond. The firm’s experienced group of trial lawyers routinely handles complex business and commercial, intellectual property, and product liability litigation, as well as pharmaceutical, catastrophic personal injury, and environmental / toxic tort litigation.
Through our collaborative approach, our clients, whether a Fortune 100 company or an individual, have access to attorneys possessing a wide range of backgrounds, from judicial to financial to managerial and more. We strive to offer innovative strategies, aggressive ideas and decisive solutions to modern litigation challenges.
Recognized “Finest in Dispute Resolution – USA” – Acquisition International (2017)
Recognized in “The Best Lawyers In America 26th Edition” – Best Lawyers (2019) (Woodward/White, Inc.)
Recognized as Best in Dispute Resolution – Wealth & Finance International (2017)
Intellectual Property Law Firm of the Year (Arkansas) – Global Law Experts (2019)
Trial & Appellate Law Firm of the Year – US (Arkansas) – ACQ5 Global Awards (2016)
Recognized in “Texas Leaders in Law” section – Forbes magazine (2014, 2016)
Best Boutique Litigation Practice in Texas – AI Legal Awards (2015)
Recommended Law Firm – Benchmark Litigation (since 2015)
Trial Law Firm of the Year (Arkansas) – ACQ Global Awards (since 2015)
Class Action Law Firm of the Year (Arkansas) – ACQ Law Awards (2014, 2015)
B2B Law Firm – Corporate Counsel (2014)
Tier 1 Commercial Litigation firm in the Tyler, Texas area by US News & Best Lawyers (Woodward/White, Inc.) (since 2014)
Go-To Law Firm at Top 500 Companies – Corporate Counsel (2013)
Business and commercial litigation is a fundamental component of our practice. Whether filing suit, defending claims, representing a small business or a multi-national conglomerate, our attorneys excel in navigating the constant challenges of modern, high-stakes, complex litigation. Representative clients include: Verizon Media, Amazon.com, Inc., Microsoft Corporation, Texas Instruments Incorporated, JPMorgan Chase, Hewlett-Packard, and IAC Search and Media, Inc.
Intellectual property is one of the most litigated areas in today’s technologically- complex society. HALTOM & DOAN’s accomplished intellectual property trial lawyers are perfectly situated to represent our clients’ interests, keeping them informed of local nuances and connected to the process. From discovery and claim construction to mediation and trial, we provide seasoned case management and courtroom skills based on intellectual property trial-to-verdict experience, which includes multiple defense jury verdicts for clients such as Hewlett-Packard, Amazon and Yahoo, as well as numerous dismissals.
Product liability litigation demands counsel experienced in a wide range of product and procedural issues. In addition to individual claims, we are involved in statewide and nationwide litigation involving virtually all types of product-related causes of action. Notable clients in this area of practice include: Sunbeam, JM Eagle, Goodyear, and Veyance Technologies.
Class-action litigation has been and remains a significant component of our legal system and continues to be utilized when appropriate as an economical method of dispute resolution and means of reaching uniform judicial decisions. Arkansas courts, in particular, have been the venue for some of the most complex class actions over recent years, and HALTOM & DOAN has played an important role in representing clients through many of these class actions.
Our vast trial experience enables us to effectively and efficiently provide a strong courtroom image throughout all phases of litigation. HALTOM & DOAN attorneys are a team of professionals dedicated to achieving a successful outcome for our clients.
King & Spalding’s Litigation practice is nationally and internationally recognized for its ability to litigate successfully the most difficult, high-stakes cases.For decades, our litigators have helped leading businesses succeed in commercial disputes.The practice has a record of winning trials, arbitrations, and appeals for clients across all industries, including energy, life sciences, healthcare, and financial services sectors. Our cross-firm, multidisciplinary team of attorneys tries high-stakes cases, resolves complex, multiparty disputes, and manages public relations for the most sensitive client matters. Our ranks include former high-ranking DOJ officials; former officials from SEC, EPA, FCC, FDA and FIC; and more than 30 former judicial clerks at the trial or appellate level.
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP is a law firm created by the 2018 merger of two preeminent firms— Hunton & Williams and Andrews Kurth Kenyon—each more than a century old. With nearly 1,000 lawyers in the United States, Asia, Europe and the Middle East, the firm serves clients across a broad range of complex transactional, litigation and regulatory matters.
Hunton Andrews Kurth boasts two internationally renowned energy practices—a tier one oil and gas practice, and a tier one power practice. In addition to its deep and diversified corporate and finance practices with robust capabilities in capital markets, private equity and structured finance, the firm has one of the largest full-service litigation practices in the country, with particular depth in the key litigation markets of Texas, California, Florida and the Mid-Atlantic.
Hunton Andrews Kurth brings together multiple widely recognized industry-leading practices, including privacy and cybersecurity, labor and employment, intellectual property, environmental and P3, public finance and infrastructure. Both legacy firms have received recognition and accolades in the league tables and rankings outlets for their work in these, and other, practice areas.
With over 350 attorneys, Hunton Andrews Kurth has one of the top litigation teams in the country, having litigated and/or arbitrated in each of the 50 states and in many foreign countries. Our diverse team has the collective knowledge, skill, and experience necessary to help businesses identify and manage potential risks, respond to existing or threatened litigation, and pursue resolution in any venue. Clients have distinguished us for having the “manpower and experienced attorneys who can handle the most sophisticated and high-end litigation” (Chambers USA, 2018).
Our lawyers regularly handle litigation matters in the energy, financial services, healthcare, construction, aviation, consumer products and retail industries. We pride ourselves on our ability to tailor our strategy to the needs of the client’s specific situation. Our commercial litigation docket regularly includes class action defense, commercial contract disputes, white collar defense matters, administrative matters and investigations, and appeals in state and federal courts.
Our team of litigators draw upon decades of experience to handle all aspects of disputes with the goal of achieving successful results whether in the boardroom or a courtroom. We collaborate with clients to develop strategies that are comprehensive in scope and aligned with their needs. The firm’s representation does not exist in a vacuum, and we approach each matter within the larger context of client businesses.
We serve as national or worldwide coordinating counsel for many of our clients. We are engaged by corporations and other large entities across a broad range of matters – from providing advice and counsel about business disputes and torts to civil litigation, trial and appeal, when necessary. We are often engaged in “bet-the-company” cases, complex commercial disputes, multidistrict litigation and coordinated state law proceedings, as well as class actions. Our lawyers have the experience to handle cases that involve multiple adversaries in federal and state courts across the nation and abroad.
Hicks Thomas LLP is one of Houston’s premier litigation boutiques led by experienced senior trial lawyers whose talents rival those in the litigation departments of any of Houston’s global law firms. Based in Texas, the firm handles client matters across the country. With a commitment to client service, Hicks Thomas offers superior value to clients facing the significant costs and uncertainty inherent in complex litigation.
Here are some things their clients typically say:
Relentless advocates and fearless in court.
They are ready for the courtroom and the Board Room.
They understand our business.
We get their undivided attention.
Hicks Thomas lawyers have extensive experience representing clients in and out of the courtroom in a broad range of industries and litigation practice areas. Clients hire the lawyers at Hicks Thomas not only for their broad range of subject matter expertise, but also, and more especially, for their strategic insights in managing disputes from pre litigation advice through trial and appeal. Senior Management hire Hicks Thomas for their track record and dedication to delivering results. In-house litigation managers want to work with Hicks Thomas because they know they will have the benefit of top notch trial lawyers who are collaborative, easy to work with, and understand how to succeed both in court and for the business.
The firm’s lawyers are widely recognized as part of the upper echelon of the trial bar. Several of the firm’s attorneys are Board Certified in specialties such as Civil Trial Law, Civil Appellate Law, and Personal Injury Trial Law. The firm is also consistently recognized as a top law firm by publications such as Chambers USA, U.S. News – Best Lawyers, Best Lawyers in America, Benchmark Litigation and the Super Lawyers Guide. Nearly all of the firm’s lawyers are recognized by national peer-review legal guides, including Super Lawyers.
Our track record of success has made us a “go to” firm for clients facing complex litigation challenges. Founded in 1997, Hicks Thomas is entering its third decade of operation and has offices in Houston, Austin, Beaumont and Amarillo, Texas, and Sacramento, California.