William’s practice focuses on advising his clients on a wide range of corporate and financial transactions, including acquisitions and divestitures, formation of venture capital funds and private equity funds and corporate restructuring and reorganization. William also serves as de facto general counsel for many of his clients, providing counsel on a variety of corporate and transactional matters, including corporate governance, distribution and marketing agreements, lease agreements, key agreements with customers and vendors, management, consulting and service agreements and other commercial agreements.
Krista is a seasoned litigator with a diverse legal background that covers nearly the entire spectrum of practice areas. She has over a decade of experience handling intellectual property matters including claims of patent, trademark, copyright and trade dress infringement. Krista also has extensive experience handling complex commercial business disputes including class actions and litigation centered on claims of trade secrets misappropriation, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, fraud, unfair competition, false advertising, product disparagement, cyber piracy, racketeering, unfair debt collection practices, violations of the False Claims Act, age and gender discrimination in employment, and professional malpractice, among others. In addition to complex litigation, Krista also handles a number of transactional matters, including the negotiation and drafting of license, service, subscription, advertising, non-disclosure and confidentiality agreements.
Jennifer focuses her practice on complex mergers and acquisitions, commercial transactions and corporate finance (for both issuers and investors) as well as general corporate governance matters within the entertainment, hospitality, manufacturing, healthcare and energy industries. She has broad experience representing a variety of clients from private equity groups to global oil and gas companies to healthcare providers. Her practice also includes reorganizations, recapitalizations and general outside counsel representation.
Kendra focuses her practice on representing clients in a wide range of real estate, corporate and commercial transactions, including acquisitions, dispositions, financing, entity formation, leasing (tenant and landlord), and real estate development. Her practice includes representation of financial institutions and borrowers in various types of commercial real estate loan transactions. In addition, Kendra often advises real estate investors in the structure and formation of joint ventures.
Travis focuses his practice on transactional law with a concentration on real estate, financing and corporate matters. Travis has represented management, executives and individuals in connection with a wide range of real estate transactions, including acquisitions, dispositions, financing, leasing/subleasing (tenant and landlord), construction and development of office, industrial, retail, multi-family, healthcare and energy projects. In addition, he has advised and counseled clients on the formation of joint ventures with debt and equity interests in commercial real estate projects.
Seth Meisel represents clients in a wide variety of complex business bankruptcy matters and commercial disputes. His bankruptcy experience includes representing creditors and commercial debtors in Chapter 11 and Chapter 7 bankruptcy proceedings, including all aspects of representing both private and publicly traded companies as debtors-in-possession. He regularly represents purchasers of estate assets; secured creditors and landlords in lift stay litigation; and creditors in bankruptcy adversary proceedings including preference, fraudulent transfer, and discharge disputes. Outside of bankruptcy court, Seth represents both creditors and debtors in workouts, reorganizations, state court receivership proceedings, and liquidations, including asset sales under Article 9 of the UCC.
Seth also has substantial experience litigating a wide range of complex commercial disputes, employment disputes, construction matters, and a multitude of contract disputes and business torts in jury trials, bench trials, administrative proceedings, arbitration, and mediation.
Scott Lineberry concentrates his practice on general corporate, real estate and transactional matters, representing individuals, business entities and financial institutions as clients. He has represented clients in merger and acquisition transactions, real estate transactions, lending transactions, and securities laws offerings (public and private) and compliance matters, as well as joint venture, strategic alliance and general contracting matters. He has also counseled many clients with respect to the formation and governance of partnerships, corporations, limited liability companies and joint ventures.
Robert concentrates his practice on finance and real estate transactions. He has represented individual, financial institution and corporate clients in the acquisition, disposition, development, leasing, ground leasing and financing of commercial real property, including single family, multi-family and mixed-use developments, office buildings, retail shopping centers and raw land. He has also represented numerous clients in the formation of corporations, limited liability companies, partnerships and joint ventures, and has extensive experience in single family residential lending and mortgage banking transactions. Robert is a frequent speaker on real estate transactions to a variety of audiences, including real estate brokers, title companies, and financial lending institutions, and is the author of an integrated computer system for preparation of single family residential loan documents.
Rick has over 30 years of experience representing and advising a variety of real estate, financial institution and business clients in connection with their real estate, finance and business operations and transactions. Rick represents:
- Developers in office, residential, retail, industrial and mixed use developments
- Developers and governmental entities/not-for-profit entities in negotiating master development agreements pertaining to redevelopment of properties of such governmental entities such as former airport, water treatment, rail and power plant sites
- End users in campus headquarters acquisition, entitlements, development and construction
- Buyers and sellers in acquisition and disposition of real estate, including institutional clients in disposition and acquisition of real estate portfolios
- Developers and end users in zoning and other entitlement issues
- Lenders and borrowers in loan transactions and workouts
- Institutional investors and individuals in entity formation to develop, own and operate real estate
- Institutional investors in equity investments
- Operating companies in buying, selling and leasing property in multi-state transactions.
- Landlords and tenants in office, retail and industrial leases and in enforcement matters
Peter Gregg’s legal career has been devoted to representing clients in environmental regulatory and litigation matters. His practice includes a focus on environmental issues involving waste management and contaminated properties, including state and federal CERCLA matters, RCRA corrective action and compliance counseling, transactions involving contaminated properties, and counseling on state and federal regulatory cleanup programs. He also represents clients on all manner of air, water, waste management, and water and wastewater utility regulatory issues (permitting, enforcement, and general compliance matters).
Mr. Gregg began his career at the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ), where he provided program development and legal/litigation support for various air, water quality, and industrial and hazardous waste programs. He spent several years as in-house environmental counsel at international energy company El Paso Corporation prior to returning to private practice in Austin as a partner in a national environmental law firm. During his years in private practice he has represented national and international clients within the chemical, petroleum refining, and oil and natural gas production, processing and transportation industries, among others, as well as various local and regional manufacturing and utility interests.
Mr. Gregg is a former Chair of the Texas Bar’s Environmental and Natural Resources Law Section and a former Chair of the Houston Bar Association’s Environmental Law Section. He is listed in The Best Lawyers in America, Environmental Law, Woodward/White, Inc. (2009-2016) and The Best Lawyers in America, Litigation-Environmental, Woodward/White, Inc. (2011-2016). He is AV Peer Review Rated.