Yetter Coleman LLP

Litigation Department

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What the team is known for Nimble boutique with a strong and creative bench of litigators well versed in handling complex business disputes spanning a diverse array of matters including antitrust, IP and contractual disputes. Highly accomplished in representing clients from a variety of industries, such as energy, technology and finance. Also offers capabilities in appellate litigation.

Strengths A source says: "The firm has very bright people from top to bottom. They work very efficiently and get great results."

Another client notes: "I have found the lawyers to be extremely responsive. Their judgment is first rate and they have an extraordinary amount of trial experience."

Another source says: "Their brief and motion writing is excellent and persuasive. They are all-around great lawyers."

Work highlights Acted for two individuals in a business civil rights case against the County of Sacramento. The plaintiffs brought claims for violations of due process rights following the County's decision to regulate their mine at the urging of a competitor, who challenged the mine's 'vested' status.

Notable practitioners

Collin Cox attracts praise for his "ferocious work ethic" and "very good tactical sense." He represents a range of corporate clients in complex commercial litigation and arbitrations.

Connie Pfeiffer is "an outstanding appellate lawyer," according to interviewees. She regularly argues complex points of law in the Texas Supreme Court and other appellate courts.

Paul Yetter is a highly respected trial lawyer, with a broad commercial litigation practice that includes particular prowess in energy disputes. "He is one of the best Texas litigators out there," according to a client, who adds: "Judges and juries like him. He has a good way of telling stories that resonate with courts."

Reagan Simpson is "a sterling appellate lawyer," according to commentators. He handles complex appeals in the Texas Supreme Court and federal courts. Peers regard him as "a brilliant advocate" and "a really talented lawyer."

Robert Woods is hailed as "an up-and-comer in the energy industry," by a client, who adds that "he has a deep knowledge of oil and gas and is a really excellent writer." He assists leading energy companies with contentious matters, including royalty and lease disputes.

Timothy McConn skillfully guides energy companies through high-stakes commercial disputes. Clients comment: "He has a depth of knowledge in the oil and gas industry, and couples that with a robust court practice. He is good for substantive and courtroom knowledge."