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 states: "The firm has extremely strong court presentation skills and is very effective before both judge and jury. The preparation is like nothing I’ve ever seen."

One client describes the lawyers as "trusted advisers," additionally commenting that "you're in good hands with that firm."

"We use the team precisely because of its skills with trials," reports another client, explaining that "we get comfort that if a case gets that far, we won't find ourselves behind the ball."

Work highlights Successfully assisted ExxonMobil Pipeline Company with appealing a fine and corrective order imposed by the Pipeline and Hazardous Safety Administration. At dispute was the Pegasus Pipeline's susceptibility to seam failure under PHMSA guidelines.

Notable practitioners

Collin Cox is a go-to trial lawyer for businesses from a wide range of industries, including oil and gas, financial services and technology companies. An impressed client notes that he is "a really good trial lawyer," and adds that he is "commercially very savvy and a strategic thinker."

Paul Yetter is regarded as "a fantastic trial lawyer" and "a supremely good courtroom lawyer" by market sources. He offers particular prowess in representing energy companies as part of his wider commercial litigation capabilities. He is experienced with handling a wide range of matters, including antitrust, securities and contractual disputes.

Reagan Simpson is considered as "one of the premier appellate lawyers" in Texas. He represents prominent business including major oil and gas companies in appellate litigation, and has experience appearing before state and federal courts around the country.

Timothy McConn is a strong choice to represent clients from the oil and gas industry in high-stakes litigation. Interviewees comment: "He is very knowledgeable about energy and an exceptional trial lawyer."