Breck Harrison has a broad commercial litigation practice, with extensive experience in commercial construction and energy disputes. Breck also represents clients in an array of business disputes that include business tort actions and partnership and shareholder disputes. He has litigated many significant cases involving complex issues arising from engineering and construction contracts, power purchase agreements, and marketing and distribution agreements.
Breck maintains an active trial practice and has tried numerous cases to verdict and final judgment before federal and state court juries and bench trials, and before arbitration panels.
Prior to practicing law, Breck served in the United States Army’s Military Intelligence Corps from 1988 to 1992.
B.S., cum laude, Texas State University
J.D., Texas Tech University School of Law
United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth and Fifth Circuit
United States District Courts for the Eastern and Western District of Texas
- In Chase Bank v. Agape Round Rock Housing, Inc., obtained reversal on appeal of multi-million judgment against national bank on claims for wrongful handling of construction loan proceeds and trust funds.
- In Dixie Equipment v. Energia de Ramos, obtained appellate ruling upholding $16 million arbitration award for defective construction of a power plant in Mexico, and rejecting challenges to award.
- Represented electric utility in defense of claims for property damage sustained at over 150 school campuses arising from interruptions in electric service.
- In In re Simons Broadcasting, LP, obtained directed verdict in federal court jury trial rejecting all claims against client for misappropriation and theft of trade secrets and proprietary information.
Breck holds a PADI Divemaster rating and is actively involved in local SCUBA instruction and outreach programs
- Construction defects and claims arising from large-scale construction projects, including commercial buildings, electric power plants and water treatment facilities
- Representation of electric power and water providers in disputes and claims arising from supply interruptions and outages, contact incidents and contracts for delivery
- Contract disputes over the manufacture, sale and distribution of technology and equipment, and related intellectual property rights
- Shareholder, partnership and other business disputes including fiduciary duty, misappropriation, tortious interference and business disparagement claims