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Bracewell LLP

1445 ROSS AVENUE, SUITE 3800, DALLAS, TX 75202-2724, USA
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Brian Mitchell

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Bracewell LLP

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Brian Mitchell's practice focuses on complex commercial litigation. Brian counsels both plaintiffs and defendants on issues and disputes in areas such as: commercial banking/mortgage lending, financial services, real estate, healthcare, construction, energy/oil and gas, insurance, franchisor/franchisee, intellectual property, consumer finance, landlord/tenant disputes, securities litigation, workouts and employment disputes. Brian has also represented both creditors and debtors in Chapter 7 and Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings.


J.D., Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, 2004; B.A., The University of Texas at Austin, 2000

United States: Real estate

Construction (including construction litigation)

Within: Construction (including construction litigation)

Bracewell LLP’s Texas-based practice has been particularly active in front-end contract negotiation, with the real estate, petrochemicals, energy and infrastructure sectors among its busiest areas in 2017. Dallas-based Brian Mitchell represented the owner and developer of the Fairmont Convention Hotel in Austin in claims worth approximately $45m brought against the general contractor. Houston-based construction litigation co-chair Richard Whiteley represented NBC’s Houston affiliate in a construction dispute relating to water damage caused by a defective retaining wall as part of a $19m project for the design and build of a next generation broadcast facility. Group co-chair Phillip Sampson Jr, Aaron Roffwarg and Austin-based Stephen Benesh are the other key figures in the team. Attorneys are based in Houston, Texas, save where mentioned otherwise.

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