James Crewse - Riney Packard, PLLC
Riney Packard, PLLC
5949 Sherry Lane, Suite 1616
Dallas, TX 75225
Riney Packard, PLLC
I am a litigation attorney in Dallas, Texas specializing in business and commercial litigation. I have litigated numerous complex cases, including contract disputes, business tort claims, trade secret issues, DTPA claims, creditor’s rights issues, landlord-tenant disputes, employment discrimination claims, unpaid accounts and contract claims by material suppliers, fraud (including securities fraud), and non-compete agreements. I have represented a wide variety of clients, including e-commerce companies, financial institutions, manufacturers, distributors, transportation companies, real-estate developers, general contractors, partnerships, investors, commercial property owners and managers, and individuals. I have also served as local counsel to law firms seeking assistance in cases pending in Texas. SELECTED CLIENT REPRESENTATIONS • Obtained a take-nothing verdict for a Fortune 500 client in an adversary proceeding in federal court; • Obtained a favorable judgment in federal court for violations of, among others, the Securities Exchange Act, Rule 10b-5, and the Texas Securities Act (https://www.judicialview.com/Court-Cases/Civil-Remedies/Texas-Stock-Scam-Claimed-False-Patented-Technology/11/4302); • Obtained a federal court judgment against several foreign defendants in a breach of contract action and garnished the entire amount of the judgment and overcame the judgment debtors’ motion to dissolve; • Representation of manufacturers and distributors in numerous breach of contract and unpaid account cases; • Defended corporate client against claims of discrimination and retaliation; • Representation of financial institutions in actions alleging unfair business practices and violations of federal and state statutes relating to consumer credit accounts; • Obtained a favorable settlement on behalf of a real estate developer involving a boundary dispute and damages resulting from an alleged trespass; • Assisted in obtaining a state court judgment on behalf of a commercial landlord for breach of lease, foreclosing on the judgment debtor’s property, and coordinating a sheriff’s sale of the foreclosed property; and • Participated in City of Plano Loaner Attorney Program (tried approximately 70 cases on behalf of the City of Plano, Texas - 2006). RECENT HONORS • Cambridge Who’s Who Among Executives and Professionals, Honors Edition (2008) JUDICIAL CLERKSHIP • Briefing Attorney to the Honorable John Sharp Anderson, Fourteenth Court of Appeals, Houston, Texas (2004-2005) EDUCATION South Texas College of Law, J.D., Summa Cum Laude- 04' • Order of Lytae • Law Review • Langdel Scholar: Torts and Contracts • Dean's List • Who's Who Among America's Law Students- 02' & 03' • Highest Grade Award: Employment Discrimination, Evidence, Texas Pre-Trial Procedure, Texas Trial and Appellate Procedure, Torts II, Property II, and Professional Responsibility. Texas Tech University, B.A., 01' • President's List • Dean's List • National Dean's Honor List • Phi Gamma Delta ADMITTED TO PRACTICE • State of Texas • United States District Courts for the Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas James Crewse Phone: 214-461-1208 Fax: 214-461-1210 Email: [email protected] www.rineypalter.com
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