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Cases & Results

Each case is individual and unique. Past results are not indicators or guarantors of future results

 



  • Business Litigation - Defense
    Complete Defense Judgment on $6.9 million personal guaranty of promissory note
    RES-TX ONE, LLC v. Jones, et al
    Houston, Texas
    Represented two property developers in suit on personal guaranty resulting from failure of developer’s bank in real-estate collapse of the Great Recession. Secured nonsuit of one client and summary judgment for other client developer eliminating $6.9 million personal guaranties of both clients.
    Combined legal fees and costs for both clients totaled $12,630.
  • Business Litigation – Plaintiff
    Confidential Settlement
    Water Lens, LLC v. Emergent Technologies, Inc.
    Austin, Texas
    Represented Plaintiff in lawsuit alleging breach of contract and fraud against joint venture partner in technology start-up with issues surrounding research and development agreement and manufacturing of frac-fluid testing technology.
  • Business Litigation - Defendant
    B Choice v. EDA, et al
    Houston, Texas
    Represented thirteen defendants - three individuals and 10 related companies - in two-week trial in federal court with allegations of breach of contract, fraud and RICO case regarding the proposed re-development of the Astro World property in Houston.
    Secured complete dismissal of a individual client facing full liability, while other defendants had verdict rendered against them
  • Fuel Contract & Personal Guaranty
    King Fuels v. Randhawa
    Houston, Texas
    Won summary judgment on breach of personal guaranty and summary judgment on fraud allegations in this lawsuit over money allegedly owed under a fuel contact over a number of years, delivered to a gas station.
    Summary judgment disposed of all claims against client.
  • Trustee Representation
    Houston, Texas
    Represented trustees in multiple litigations with trust beneficiaries. Representation involved negotiating and securing financing for large commercial property, amending operating agreement, negotiating sale of property for millions over appraised value, and prosecution and settlement of all litigation
  • West & Automodeals, LLC v. Gardner, AutomoDeals, Inc.
    San Antonio, Texas
    Represented the owner of an auto-buying concierge service in a trademark litigation when his intellectual property was stolen by a registered sex offender who set up a competing business with a deceptively similar name, and tried to steal the trademark and shut down our client’s website.
    Forced the competing firm to switch names, and saved client’s website from malicious attack by defendant.
  • Business Partner Dispute
    Georgewill v. Finapiri
    Houston, Texas
    We took over this case from another attorney as it became more complex and motions to dismiss were pending. We wrote amended pleadings tracking Texas case law, and briefed the issues to the court proving our client's rights, which helped the parties reach a settlement.

Representative Pending Cases

  • International Oil & Gas Arbitration
    Oil and Gas Participation Rights
    Represent Texas company in international arbitration against three international oil and gas companies regarding the ownership of an indirect participation interest in a giant Papua New Guinea gas field stolen from the Texas company.
  • Chemical Company Trade Secrets
    VeryOne v. Perfuel
    Houston, Texas
    Represent Texas company against chemicals giant owned by French national government, against claims of tortious interference with contract for fuel additives and theft of trade secrets. Won partial summary judgment on tortious interference claims, remainder of claims pending.
  • Business Litigation - Defendant / Counter-Plaintiff
    Sykes v. Colassal EMS, LLC
    Houston, Texas
    Representing ambulance company against former business partner who is attempting to take half the profits after abandoning the company over four years prior to suit. Suit pending.

Joseph M. Schreiber

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Erik A. Knockaert

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