King & Spalding LLP

Litigation Department

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What the team is known for Well-established dispute resolution team seated in two Texas offices in Houston and Austin, providing excellent coverage for a wide range of local and national clients. Noted ability in relation to the representation of clients in the energy industry. Handles securities cases and white-collar defense in addition to high-stakes commercial litigation. Proficiency in handling class actions and international arbitrations adds to the comprehensive coverage afforded to clients by the practice group.

Work highlights Represented Saulsbury Industries in a breach of contract dispute arising out of a construction project.

Notable practitioners

Michael Biles represents individual and corporate defendants in securities litigation at the state and federal levels. A client remarks: "He is very smart and responsive. He did a good job of advising me of the risks involved and did a great job of managing a team of lawyers in a complex matter."

Paul Bessette maintains a specialty in securities litigation, which includes SEC enforcement actions and class actions. He represents executives and corporations from a diverse array of sectors.

Robert Meadows has a strong track record of handling disputes in the energy sector as part of his wide-ranging commercial litigation practice. He is also experienced in handling arbitrations.

Tracie Renfroe is regarded as a "fantastic all-round trial lawyer." She is especially active in environmental disputes.