Robert Arthur

Associate, Litigation Group

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Robert Arthur represents clients in a wide variety of business and commercial disputes. Robert is committed to building lasting relationships and providing counsel beyond expectations through his relentless dedication to service.

Robert graduated cum laude from South Texas College of Law and competed on the nationally recognized South Texas College of Law advocacy team as both a brief writer and oral advocate. Robert received the Dean’s Student Advocacy Service Award for his achievements as an advocate, the Justice Bud Warren Memorial Award for excellence in brief writing, and was elected to the National Order of the Barristers and National Order of the Scribes. He also clerked for the Honorable Judge William C. Sowder in the 99th District Court of Texas, and served the Texas Journal of Business Law as an Articles Editor.

Areas of Focus

  • Business litigation
  • Commercial litigation

Quick Facts

  • Graduate of Texas Tech University’s Rawls College of Business
  • Graduate of South Texas College of Law
  • Houston Young Lawyers Association
  • Houston Bar Association
  • State Bar of Texas Litigation Section member
Robert Arthur represents clients in a wide variety of business and commercial disputes. Robert is committed to building lasting relationships and providing counsel beyond expectations through his relentless dedication to service. Robert graduated cum laude from South Texas College of Law and competed on the nationally recognized South Texas College of Law advocacy team as both a brief writer and oral advocate. Robert received the Dean’s Student Advocacy Service Award for his achievements as an advocate, the Justice Bud Warren Memorial Award for excellence in brief writing, and was elected to the National Order of the Barristers and National Order of the Scribes. He also clerked for the Honorable Judge William C. Sowder in the 99th District Court of Texas, and served the Texas Journal of Business Law as an Articles Editor.

Education

  • BBA, Texas Tech University
  • JD, South Texas College of Law (cum laude)

Affiliations

  • Houston Young Lawyers Association
  • Houston Bar Association
  • State Bar of Texas Litigation and Appellate Section member

Defending a Department of Transportation safety and compliance consulting company against claims related to the negligent training of a clients’ independent contractor driver.

Pursued claims on behalf of a Houston area restaurant and wine bar for breach of a contract related to an event held at their facility.

Pursued claims on behalf of a real estate developer in the Houston Galleria area. The developer is building a 15-story office building next to an apartment complex. The apartment complex complained that the tower crane being used to construct the office building is trespassing on the airspace above the complex. The real estate developer filed suit seeking a declaration that the tower crane is not trespassing on the apartment complex’s airspace.

Pursued claims on behalf of an Oklahoma-based company that sells and rents frac water transfer equipment. Two former employees solicited the company’s customers and used their resources to start a competing business while still employed by the company.

Defended an LTE cellular network provider in a lawsuit by a California-based wireless broadband network component provider in an action for breach of a contract to purchase component parts necessary to build an LTE network in West Texas.

Defended a Texas-based drilling rig manufacturer in a lawsuit by a drilling rig purchaser. The purchaser claims the manufacturer breached a rig construction contract and tortiously interfered with its contract with a drilling operator. The purchaser is seeking approximately $25 million for the cost of repairing the rig and lost profits.

Pursued claims on behalf of a product manufacturer against former employees related to the theft of company information, including pricing and vendor information, in violation of their employment agreements and Texas state law.

Pursued claims on behalf of a steel supplier against a former employee related to the theft of highly confidential information including the company’s employees’ social security numbers and banking information.

Pursued and defended indemnity claims on behalf of a large motor vehicle manufacturer.

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