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Litigation Attorneys | Nathan Sommers Jacobs | Houston, Texas

The attorneys of the litigation section of Nathan Sommers Jacobs handle a wide variety of business disputes and civil trial cases. Our trial lawyers employ bold and incisive strategic thinking to achieve the best possible outcomes for our clients, whether through trial, arbitration, mediation, negotiation or utilizing strategic leverage. Our extensive trial and litigation experience covers all aspects of winning commercial disputes, including representation of companies, partnerships, insured parties, shareholders, partners, members, directors, officers, trusts, executors and beneficiaries regarding:

Real Estate

Claims concerning all aspects of real property, including purchase and sale agreements, construction, condominiums, encroachments, boundaries, land use, restrictive covenants, easements, title insurance, liens, civil rights claims concerning the Fair Housing Act, and representation of both landlords and tenants in disputes involving retail, office and industrial leases.

Health Care

Disputes relating to health care practices, billing, payments, allegations of malpractice and partnerships.

Trusts, Estates and Probate

Resolution and litigation of disputes over trusts and estates, and litigation of probate cases.

Environmental and Natural Resources

Environmental contamination and disputes relating to natural resources permits and transactions.

Employment

Assertions of claims relating to employment including breach of contract, wrongful termination, discrimination and violations of non-compete, non-disclosure and non-solicitation provisions.

Intellectual Property

Damage claims relating to patent, trademark and copyright infringement.

Shareholder / Partnership Disputes

Lawsuits over buy/sell agreements, acquisitions, dissolutions, partnership, corporation and limited liability company agreements, and prosecution and defense of claims against employees, officers, directors and owners for oppression and errors and omissions.

Financial Institutions

Cases concerning construction, financing, workouts, transfers, preference payments and debt restructuring in bankruptcy and other courts.

General Commercial Litigation

  • Incidents of fraud, misrepresentation, tortious interference, usurpation, malfeasance, theft, oppression and breach of fiduciary duty.
  • Disputes over breaches or interpretation of contracts and requests for declaratory judgment.
  • Negligence in construction, maintenance and repairs of real property, and performance of services.
  • Representation of municipal utility districts.