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Mr. Parker has represented Fortune 500 companies and individual clients in a variety of business litigation, regulatory and white-collar criminal matters. He began his career at the international law firm of Fulbright & Jaworski. At Fulbright he also successfully defended verdicts for clients at the appellate level before the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals.
In his third year of practice Mr. Parker was named as a 2007 Rising Star in the Super Lawyer’s Edition of Texas Monthly magazine, Fulbright’s most junior attorney to be so selected. In 2009 Mr. Parker successfully prosecuted 8 cases to verdict as a Special Assistant City Attorney for Houston’s Office of the Chief City Prosecutor. In 2009 Mr. Parker left Fulbright to open his own firm and first chair the representation of six co-defendants in a white-collar bank fraud case with renowned Houston criminal defense attorney Mike DeGeurin.

Mr. Parker received his A.B. degree in Politics from Princeton in 1999 and his J.D. from the University of Texas in 2004. He was raised in Houston, Texas, where he attended Lamar High School. He and his wife Dylan have two daughters.

Andy Parker

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White Collar Criminal Defense
Business Litigation
Real Estate Litigation

Texas Super Lawyer Rising Star
Houstonia Magazine - Top Lawyers

Princeton University, BA, 1999
University of Texas, JD, 2004

Southern District of Texas
Eastern District of Texas
Western District of Texas
Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

Representative Matters

Business Litigation:

Successfully defended equipment dealer from global manufacturer's bet-the-company trademark and breach of contract suit. In addition to dismissing manufacturer's claims, recovered $1.5 million in counterclaim for client.

Successfully represented national real estate developer in action to enforce easement for highway and bridge necessary for ~$1 billion master planned community. Defeated opposing party at injunction hearing to reestablish client's easement.

Defended homeowners who inadvertently executed two sales contracts for their home to two different sellers. Obtained full dismissal for clients and payment of attorneys’ fees from clients’ broker.

Successfully defended claims for breach of contract against cargo loading company via counterclaim against plaintiff. Recovered quadruple the value of original claim against client in settlement of client’s counterclaim against plaintiff.
Obtained favorable settlement for franchisee plaintiff in breach of contract claims against national restaurant chain.
Obtained dismissal of claims against client labor-supply company after welding labor provided by client allegedly ignited and destroyed plaintiff’s mobile drilling rig (no individuals were harmed in the fire). Successfully upheld client’s dismissal based on “borrowed servant” principle in plaintiff’s appeal to the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.
Obtained full insurance indemnity for client trucking company in suit resulting from rollover accident.
Defended trustees accused of mismanaging trust property. Resolved claim with plaintiffs’ payment of clients’ attorneys’ fees.
Obtained ~$1M Texas judgment for common-law wife defrauded by daughter of client’s deceased common-law husband; successfully enforced Texas judgment with seizure of several pieces of real estate and vehicles in Virginia.

Successfully resolved homeowner's claim against contractor who damaged client's property via negligent painting work.

Obtained $100,000 insurance payment for injured bicyclist.

Obtained Texas judgment against physician accused of breaching contract with national hospital system; successfully enforced judgment against physician in New York state via sheriff’s auction of physician’s homestead property.

Obtained full dismissal for client sued for selling home containing termites.

Served as corporate representative for 30(b)(6) deposition on behalf of multinational pet food manufacturer.

Obtained favorable settlement for energy terminal in dispute regarding dredging operations.

Obtained favorable settlement for law firm tenants in dispute with landlord following Harvey flooding.

Obtained favorable settlement for client title company in dispute with departing employees.

Obtained complete defense verdict for client electrical supply company sued for allegedly providing incorrect breakers. Jury found that plaintiff was responsible for error.

Obtained favorable settlement for client charter jet company in suit against non-paying customer.

Lead arbitration counsel for energy company in compensation dispute with former CEO. Obtained favorable final arbitration ruling.

Lead trial counsel in Dallas state district court for top league professional soccer team in dispute with game promotor. Obtained $40,000 jury verdict for defendant client on $500,000 suit.

Obtained favorable civil settlement for operations manager sued for alleged kickback scheme with CEO and CFO in large oilfield service company. CEO and CFO received $40M adverse jury verdict.

White-Collar and Regulatory:

Obtained complete return of approximately $40M in client real estate and other property seized by federal authorities in civil forfeiture suit.

On behalf of defrauded cli
ent. prepared presentation and materials for U.S. Attorney’s office leading to the investigation, indictment and conviction of client’s CFO who had embezzled funds from client. Additionally obtained $3,616,563.45 money judgment for client against former CFO.

Obtained sentence of probation for CEO of oilfield services company against federal indictment in alleged $3 million fraud and kickback scheme.
Successfully resolved claims against government contractor in whistleblower suit alleging $5.2 million False Claims Act kickback scheme.

Preserved prosecutorial error in an $80-million federal money laundering trial that overturned client’s subsequent conviction and 20-year sentence.
Successfully resolved indictment against hospital CEO for fraud and kickbacks.
Successfully resolved indictment against six co-defendants in federal bank fraud and bankruptcy fraud prosecution.
Represented Fortune 500 energy corporation in multinational Foreign Corrupt Practice Act investigation.

Obtained summary judgment dismissing suit against insurance-adjuster client for violations of HIPAA’s privacy protections. During plaintiff’s deposition, Mr. Parker successfully elicited testimony from plaintiff conceding that the alleged violations did not involve “private” information.
Successfully resolved FINRA proceeding and related federal prosecution against client broker.
Represented manufacturing company in proceedings before state securities board. Resolved mid-six figure fraud allegations with payment of $5,000 fine.

Successfully defended claims against charter jet company in forfeiture proceeding, resulting in return of client's aircraft.

Successfully defended OIG audit against two client physicians accused of Medicaid and Medicare overbilling.

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