Biography

For more than 25 years as a trial lawyer, Curt Langley has developed a diverse commercial litigation practice handling lawsuits and arbitration across Texas and in various other states across the country.

Commercial litigation matters, including:

  • Real estate litigation
  • Healthcare litigation
  • Energy litigation
  • Energy trading disputes
  • Construction litigation
  • Labor and employment law
  • Adversary proceedings in bankruptcy court
  • Prosecution and defense of class action lawsuits
  • Defamation actions
  • Misappropriation of trade secrets
  • Director and officer liability
  • Fair Credit Reporting Act
  • Petroleum Marketing Practices Act
  • Commercial credit
  • Lender liability
  • Appellate practice in state and federal courts

Career Highlights

Reported & Significant Cases

  • Bankcard Processing International LLC v. United Business Services LP, Case No. 01-10-01079-CV (Tex. App.-Houston [1st Dist.] 2012, pet. granted).
  • Cluck v. Mecom, 28 S.W.3d 129 (Tex. App.-Houston [14th Dist.] 2011, pet denied).
  • Heartland Holdings, Inc. v. U.S. Trust Company of Texas, Case No. 14-08-00232-CV (Tex. App.-Houston [14th Dist.] 2010, no pet.).
  • Bank One, N.A. v. Douglas W. Wohlfahrt; 193 S.W.3d 190 (Tex. App.-Houston [1st Dist.] 2006, no writ).
  • City of College Station, Texas v. U.S. Department of Agriculture, 2005 WL 2656128 (S.D. Tex. 2005).
  • Tri-State Building Specialties, Inc. v. NCI Building Systems, L.P., 184 S.W.3d 242 (Tex. App.-Houston [1st Dist.] 2005, no writ).
  • Wall v. Parkway Chevrolet, et al., 176 S.W.3d 98 (Tex. App.-Houston [1st Dist.] 2004, no writ).
  • Reliant Energy Services, Inc. Enron Canada Corp.; Case No. 02-20447, In the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.
  • Texas-Ohio Gas, Inc. v. Mecom, 28 S.W.3d 129 (Tex. App.-Texarkana 2000, no writ).
  • Guest v. Cochran, 993 S.W.2d 397 (Tex. App.-Houston [14th Dist.] 1999, no writ).
  • Matter of Dragoo, 186 F.3d 615 (5th Cir. 1999).
  • T-N-T Motorsports, Inc. v. Hennessey Motorsports, Inc., 965 S.W.2d 18 (Tex. App.-Houston [1st Dist.] 1998, pet. Dism’d).
  • Riner v. Allstate Life Insurance Company, 131 F.3d 530 (5th Cir. 1997).
  • Glauser v. State Farm Life Ins. Co., No. 01-93-00015-CV, 1994 WL 470355 (Tex. App-Houston [1st Dist.] Aug. 31, 1994, no writ).

Community

  • College of the State Bar of Texas
  • Houston Bar Association
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Texas Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • Houston Bar Association, Teach For Texas Committee
  • Orange Show Center for Visionary Art
  • Smither Park Development Committee
  • Menil Society of The Menil Collection

News & Events

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    Curt Langley Elected as a Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation

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    Lionel M. Schooler and Curt Langley Named Top Lawyers by ‘Houstonia’ Magazine

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  • Publication

    Federal Procedure Update 2012

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    Ahead of the curve

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  • Press Releases

    Curt Langley Speaks on Federal Procedure

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    Jackson Walker Wins Appellate Victory for Bankcard Processing International

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