- March 27, 2015
- May 22, 2014
- April 8, 2013
- Fishermen, Landowners Allege Harm from Waste Pits in Suit Against Owners of San Jacinto Riber Superfund SiteFebruary 13, 2017
- April 29, 2014
- September 16, 2013
- November 27, 2014
- June 26, 2017
- July 7, 2017
Mithoff Law handles all types of commercial disputes, through traditional litigation or alternative dispute resolution, from informal negotiations to pre-suit mediation and arbitration. The types of commercial disputes we have handled are varied, including complex partnership disputes, contract disputes, indemnity claims (including with respect to mineral interests), FINRA arbitrations, insurance disputes, ERISA claims, shareholder or securities actions, and many other instances involving complex, multi-party litigation. We are often asked to come in and handle the litigation aspect of a commercial dispute to provide the client with the best available resources to pursue a favorable resolution.
Representative Cases in the News
Attorneys for BP investors told a federal judge that the British oil company misled the market for years on how safe its deep-water drilling operations were in the lead-up to the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
- Texas Heart Institute drops its suit; Catholic Health ups deal to $220 million
The Texas Heart Institute will partner with the Catholic hospital chain that bought the St. Luke's Episcopal Health System, ending a contractual dispute tied up in a Harris County district court since May.
The city of Houston filed a lawsuit against 16 international financial services giants, seeking damages related to the alleged manipulation of the London Interbank Offered Rate, which impacts global fiancial instruments and interest rates.
- Shareholders vs BP
BP Plc's U.S. investors asked a federal court to grant class action, or group, status for their lawsuit claiming the company misled them before and after the 2010 spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
- Vantage Drilling v BP
Vantage Drilling Co. sued a BP Plc unit over what it claims was a $265 million increase in financing costs stemming from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
- Nobu Su is a major shareholder in Vantage Drilling and was a director of the company
Taiwan shipping tycoon accused of breach of fiduciary duties. New York-listed Vantage Drilling has launched a fraud suit against Nobu Su, the Taiwanese shipping tycoon who controls around one-third of its shares.
A group of high-powered Houston business leaders are locked in a legal dispute with a major New York-based investment firm over a failed venture to develop entertainment venues.
A federal judge ruled that Enron Corp. lenders, including Citigroup Inc. and J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. must face lawsuits by investors and employees seeking more than $29 billion in damages over the energy company's collapse.