• Case
    Texas Justices Say Noble Can’t ditch $63M Cleanup Indemnity

    The Texas Supreme Court on Friday held Noble Energy Inc. must indemnify ConocoPhillips for $63 million in environmental cleanup costs under an indemnity agreement that wasn’t disclosed when Noble’s predecessor bought oil and gas assets during a Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

    Richard Mithoff was lead attorney for ConocoPhillips

    PublicationLaw360
    Attorneys

    Richard Warren Mithoff, Sherie Potts Beckman, Warner V. Hocker.

    Year

    June 26, 2017

  • Case
    Endowment Fund for Veterans Honors Memory of legendary Lawyer, Marine

    A legal aid endowment fund for Texas veterans has been established to honor the legacy of Texas trial lawyer Joe Jamail. The Joe Jamail Endowment for Veterans Legal Services was established by Jamail’s longtime friend and one-time employee Richard Mithoff.

    PublicationHouston Chronicle
    Attorneys

    Richard Warren Mithoff.

    Year

    June 14, 2017

  • Case
    Litigator of the Week: Powerful Story Wins $27.7 million Judgment for Family of Man Killed in Bicycle Accident

    Houston lawyer Richard Mithoff was named “Litigator of the Week” for a successful jury trial verdict: Topping the list of what Richard Mithoff has learned in 46 years as a trial lawyer is this useful gem, “I always believe the plaintiff is Exhibit A.” And that’s how Mithoff, 71, won a $27.7 million judgment Friday for the family of a man killed while riding his bicycle — without any eye witnesses or hard evidence to prove how it happened.

    PublicationTexas Lawyer
    Attorneys

    Richard Warren Mithoff.

    Year

    May 22, 2017

  • Case
    Family of Firefighter Killed in Bike Crash Awarded $39 million in Wrongful Death Suit

    The family of a fallen firefighter killed in a bicycle accident has been awarded $39.95 million in a wrongful death suit against a landscaping company.

    PublicationHouston Chronicle
    Attorneys

    Richard Warren Mithoff, Janie L. Jordan.

    Result

    $39 million

    Year

    May 4, 2017

  • Case
    Fishermen, Landowners Allege Harm from Waste Pits in Suit Against Owners of San Jacinto River Superfund Site Locals With Cancer Blame Sludge Fouling San Jacinto River

    More than 600 people are part of the ongoing legal dispute in Harris County. Filed in 2012, the case has grown into one of the largest environmental class action lawsuits in Texas history, according to attorney Richard Mithoff.

    PublicationHouston Chronicle
    Attorneys

    Richard Warren Mithoff, Sherie Potts Beckman.

    Year

    February 13, 2017

  • Case
    Texas Lawyer : 2016 Professional Excellence Award for Lifetime Achievers

    Richard Mithoff was named to Texas Lawyer magazine 2016 Professional Excellence Award, Lifetime Achievers

    PublicationTexas Lawyer
    Attorneys

    Richard Warren Mithoff.

    Year

    September 1, 2016

  • Case
    Mineral Owner Sues Marathon Oil Corp. Over Royalty Payments

    A Karnes County mineral owner has sued Marathon Oil Corp. to figure out whether the company is paying royalties correctly — a common lawsuit in South Texas’ 400-mile Eagle Ford Shale oil field and one that’s in the rise.

    PublicationSan Antonio Express-News
    Attorneys

    Richard Warren Mithoff, Warner V. Hocker.

    Year

    August 18, 2016