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Bracewell LLP

711 LOUISIANA STREET, STE 2300, HOUSTON, TX 77002, USA
Tel:
Work +1 713 223 2300
Fax:
Fax +1 800 404 3970
Email:
Web:
www.bracewell.com

Phillip Sampson

Tel:
Work +1.713.221.1307
Email:
Web:
www.bracewell.com/people/phillip-l-sampson-jr
Bracewell LLP

Work Department

Litigation

Position

Phillip Sampson focuses his practice on complex commercial and business litigation. He has experience representing both plaintiffs and defendants in state courts, federal courts, and before arbitration panels, and he has successfully tried a number of jury and non-jury cases in both state and federal court. Phillip has also successfully handled a number of appeals at the state and federal level. He represents clients in a diverse range of matters. Among other areas, he has prosecuted and defended cases involving complex contract and payment issues, trade secret and intellectual property rights, fraud, construction and products liability, real estate and landlord/tenant issues, securities fraud, defamation, employment claims, insurance claims and personal injury. Phillip also has experience trying probate cases.

Education

J.D., with honors, South Texas College of Law, 1993; B.A., with honors, Washington and Lee University, 1990


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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