Our Legal Team

A Quick Preview of Our Attorneys

Donald B. McFall

Donald B. McFall

Represented Compaq Computer Corporation in the case of Patsy Heard vs. Compaq Computer Corporation which was the first carpal tunnel syndrome case taken to trial in the United States. The case was tried in a Texas District Court, and the verdict was in favor of Compaq Computer Corporation. This case, in essence, ended the carpal tunnel syndrome litigation.

Represented the Procter & Gamble Company in the defense of claims that a plaintiff had suffered Toxic Shock Syndrome after the use of a Procter & Gamble product. Shortly after jury selection, the case settled.

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Kenneth R. Breitbeil

Kenneth R. Breitbeil

Ken has more than 30 years of litigation experience across the State of Texas and nationally. He has tried a large number of cases before juries, judges and arbitration panels on a wide variety of business disputes (e.g., breach of contract, covenants not to compete, professional negligence, business dissolution, trade secret misappropriation, real estate, banking, business torts, employment discharge, insurance, and deceptive trade practices), as well as personal injury cases involving claims for premises and products liability, and general negligence. He also has handled and argued dozens of grievance claims for the firm’s lawyer-clients.

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K. Greg Eidman, Jr.

Greg Eidman focuses his practice exclusively on complex commercial and business litigation and arbitration. Greg’s experience includes high-stakes disputes of every description, including the defense and prosecution of cases involving business torts, fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, patent infringement, trade-secrets, product liability, and contract disputes. He has represented a variety of clients including NYSE companies, small businesses and entrepreneurs covering a broad range of businesses and industry that range from upstream and midstream energy companies (public and private), oil and gas service companies, pipeline and transportation, equipment manufacturing and steel fabrication, general aviation, credit card processing, and private investment pools.

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Norma N. Bennett

As Of Counsel in one of the leading patent litigation groups in the world, Norma conducted a complex patent litigation for a global manufacturer of electronics, leading to a very successful resolution of the litigation prior to trial. She strategically led, managed, supervised, and mentored a team of junior associates, paralegal’s, in-house technical advisors, and staff in all phases of the litigation leading to the efficient management of the litigation. Norma has over 20+ years of management and leadership experience and 10+ years of experience in all major intellectual property areas which include: Patents, Trademarks, Copyrights, and Trade Secrets.

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Courtney B. Gahm-Oldham

Courtney’s unique background as a contract process and disbursement auditor and consultant to energy companies brings a distinctive prospective to advising her clients on matters important to their business. She has experience representing clients in civil litigation matters including contract disputes, transportation litigation, upstream, midstream and downstream oil and gas companies, premises liability, DTPA claims, real estate litigation, healthcare, and toxic tort litigation. In addition to litigation matters, Courtney counsels clients in contract negotiations with government and private entities.

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Diana J. Lizmi

Diana primarily focuses on civil litigation, with a particular emphasis in commercial litigation, oil and gas disputes, and professional liability claims.  Prior to joining the Firm, Diana was an associate with a boutique civil litigation firm where she litigated various types of matters, including personal injury, will contests, product liability, and commercial disputes.  During law school, Diana served as a judicial intern to the Honorable Brett Busby, Justice of the Fourteenth Court of Appeals.

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