Willie helps people solve hard legal problems.
His docket is divided between appellate work and trial advocacy. He has resolved disputes through pre-suit negotiations, at trial, and on appeal.
Willie represents individuals and all kinds of companies in complex business situations across a variety of industries. He routinely handles disputes involving oil & gas, contracts, corporate governance, finance, restructuring, real estate, technology, trade secrets, intellectual property, legal malpractice, and the like. He is often called upon to jump into ongoing cases to handle the researching and briefing of complicated legal issues.
Before joining the firm, Willie clerked for Judge Patrick E. Higginbotham on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.