Representative commercial litigation matters handled by the lawyers at Moulton, Wilson & Arney, LLP include:

  • Representation of owners of multi-million dollar transloading facilities in various matters, including trial over company ownership.
  • Representation of an African oil company against a major national oil company and a foreign government in breach of contract and tortious interference claims seeking damages and rights to oil reserves valued at over $500 million.
  • Representation of departing partners, shareholders, and employees in claims involving allegations of improper solicitation of clients, breach of contract, misuse of alleged confidential and trade secret information, breach of fiduciary duty, or tortious interference, and seeking immediate and permanent injunctive relief and damages.
  • Representation of a utility in trial of case brought by Texas cities claiming that the utility had breached a franchise contract by underpaying fees for over thirty years.
  • Prosecution of breach of contract claims arising out of a sale of an oil services and engineering company.
  • Prosecution of fraud and breach of warranty claims against ERP software vendor on behalf of a Fortune 100 company.
  • Representation of plaintiff’s lawyers in dispute over the contractual division of over $50 million in attorneys’ fees.
  • Prosecution of claims against a Fortune 100 company for breach of a settlement agreement.
  • Arbitration of breach of contract case on behalf of seller of real property.
  • Representation of a family limited partnership in a $5 million breach of contract/breach of fiduciary claim arising out of an investment in a real estate limited partnership.
  • Representation of a major oil company in three-week arbitration of fraud and breach of fiduciary duty claims arising out of a gas and power trading joint venture.
  • Representation of the owners of a nuclear power plant in trial against nuclear systems supplier for fraud and breach of warranty.
  • Defense of the founder of Houston-based energy brokerage company facing claims by a former partner of breach of fiduciary duty, breach of contract, tortious interference, oppression and conspiracy.
  • Representation of a client that performs development and brokerage services for radio broadcast companies on claims and counterclaims involving a joint venture partner.
  • Defense of fraud and breach of fiduciary duty claims in trial against the general partner of an oil and gas partnership.
  • Prosecution of claims against Fortune 500 hospital company for tortious interference with the construction of a specialty orthopedic hospital.
  • Prosecution of injunction claims by major Houston company against its former assistant general counsel.
  • Injunction defense of trade secret and unfair competition claims in the surgical stapling, investment banking, and downhole tubing businesses.
  • Prosecution of business interruption claims for major power producer for downtime at plants during the California power crisis.
  • Representation of Galveston homeowner following Hurricane Ike in successful insurance claim.
  • Representation of a major oil company before the Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission in administrative proceedings that threatened the contractual division of property rights in the Prudhoe Bay field.
  • Representation of large mid-stream gas company in antitrust case involving claims of price-fixing and territorial division in East Texas gas fields.
  • Representation of a worldwide manufacturer and supplier of marine and protective coatings in a breach of contract/construction dispute involving a $4.6 billion steel processing facility in Alabama.
  • Representation on appeal of a physician who had obtained a take-nothing judgment in his favor in a fraud and misrepresentation suit.
  • Successful representation before the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals reversing district court’s grant of summary judgment in ERISA case.