Craig Duewall

Craig Duewall

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Craig A. Duewall focuses his practice on cases involving oil and gas, securities fraud, construction, real estate, business and partnership disputes, and insurance coverage. He represents clients before Texas state district courts, Texas state appellate courts, federal district courts, federal appellate courts, arbitration tribunals and certain administrative agencies.

Concentrations

  • Oil & gas
  • Energy
  • Construction
  • Commercial

取扱分野

実績紹介

  • Represented a defendant in a multi-defendant cause of action concerning oil and gas leases covering approximately 50,000 acres.  Plaintiff alleged defendants conspired to misappropriate plaintiff’s Eagle Ford Shale opportunity. Cause of action against client was dismissal with prejudice three days before trial. Remaining defendants (represented by another firm) were found liable and jury awarded approximately $95 million in damages.°
  • Represented defendant (oil and gas exploration and production company) in a cause of action alleging trespass to try title, lease termination, and trespass claims concerning oil and gas leases covering lands located in two different counties in Texas. Court dismissed plaintiff’s claims against client with prejudice.°
  • Represented defendant (oil and gas exploration and production company) in a cause of action alleging trespass to try title, termination of an underlying lease due to failure to produce in paying quantities, and trespass claims concerning oil and gas leases and the drilling of an Eagle Ford Shale well pursuant to client’s lease. The matter was resolved in the client’s favor, the court dismissed plaintiff’s claims against client with prejudice, and the court further acknowledged the client’s lease as the current lease in force and effect.°
  • Represented defendant (oil and gas exploration and production company) in a cause of action alleging breach of an oral contract and to impose a constructive trust concerning oil and gas leases covering lands located in Texas. The matter was resolved in the client’s favor and court dismissed all claims.°
  • Represented a defendant (oil and gas exploration and production company) in a cause of action for a declaratory judgment and interpretation of terms and provisions of oil and gas lease and assignment of lease in Texas. All claims dismissed against client via summary judgment.°
  • Represented defendant (oil and gas exploration and production company) in a cause of action alleging trespass to try title claims related to oil and gas leases granted by two different Catholic Dioceses in Texas. Litigation resolved in client’s favor and all claims dismissed by the court as prejudice.°
  • Represented defendant in a cause of action alleging theft of trade secrets and breach of contractual non-compete and confidentiality obligations concerning loss of business opportunities from oil and gas leases. The litigation was successfully resolved prior to trial.°
  • Assisted in defending officer, general partner and venture capital promoter against security fraud claims, wherein the plaintiffs sought to recover their initial investments and other damages exceeding $50,000,000.00.°
  • Assisted in successfully prosecuting claims on behalf of condominium homeowners’ association against the condominium’s original developer. Claims related to the condominium developer’s original planning, design and construction of the condominiums.°
  • Assisted in obtaining $1,800,000 pre-judgment writ of attachment against a publicly traded corporation that abandoned an entire office building and breached its commercial lease agreement.°

°The above representations were handled by Mr. Duewall prior to his joining Greenberg Traurig, LLP.

受賞歴・所属団体

  • Listed, Texas Super Lawyers, Rising Stars, 2014
  • Member, Austin Bar Association
    • Board of Directors, Civil Litigation Section, 2018-2019 
    • Chair, Litigation Section, 2010-2011
  • Member, Texas State Bar
    • Member, Litigation Section
    • Member, Construction Section
  • Member, Federal Bar Association
    • Member, Litigation Section
  • Member, Independent Petroleum Association of America
    • Member, Business Development Committee

学歴・資格・言語

学歴
  • J.D., South Texas College of Law, 1999
  • B.S., Political Science, Texas A&M University, 1996
    • Member, Pi Kappa Phi
    • Member, Order of Omega
Clerkships
  • Hon. Alberto R. Gonzalez, Supreme Court of Texas, 1999
  • Hon. Ewing Werlein Jr., U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas, 1998
  • Hon. Michael H. Schneider, Texas First District Court of Appeals, 1998
弁護士資格
  • Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
言語