Copeland & Rice attorneys handle appeals and appellate-related matters in Texas and federal courts, including all Texas courts of appeals, the Texas Supreme Court, the U.S. Courts of Appeals, and the U.S. Supreme Court.
We represent companies in a host of complex business and commercial disputes.
Catastrophic Event/Disaster Litigation
A catastrophic event or disaster resulting from a spill, release, fire, explosion, or blowout has the potential to cause substantial damage to a company.
Class Action/Mass Tort Litigation
We defend clients in state and federal class action litigation, both in Texas and in other jurisdictions. For years, our lawyers have been at the Texas epicenter of some of the most significant, bet-the-company nationwide mass tort litigation.
Construction Litigation and Architect/Engineer Malpractice
We handle a wide variety of disputes that can arise in connection with commercial construction projects, including design and construction defect claims, delay claims, breach of contract, fraud, warranty and negligence claims and indemnity claims.
Energy/Oil & Gas Litigation
We represent energy clients engaged in exploration, production, refining, processing, transmission, distributing, and marketing
Environmental/Toxic Tort Litigation
We have extensive experience litigating environmental exposure and contamination claims resulting from releases of toxic and hazardous substances.
We have significant experience in analyzing policy forms and preparing and litigating claims under all types of casualty insurance policies, including directors & officers insurance, first-party property policies and liability and marine policies.
Intellectual Property/Trade Secrets Litigation
We represent clients in both the prosecution and defense of intellectual property litigation, including false advertising, misappropriation and protection of confidential information and trade secrets, and unfair competition.