Mr Phillip Sampson > Bracewell LLP > Houston, United States > Lawyer Profile

Bracewell LLP
STE 2300
United States

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Phillip Sampson has spent decades aggressively pursuing and advocating for his clients’ interests in complex business disputes. Phillip’s consistent approach to fully understanding and then preparing a matter for trial or arbitration emphasizes thoroughness, responsiveness, creativity, and practicality. Phillip is co-chair of the firm’s construction litigation practice group, and he represents clients in a diverse range of complex business litigation and arbitration matters involving the energy, construction, manufacturing, steel, oil field services, chemical, petrochemical, software, financial services, consumer products, and real estate sectors. Phillip has experience and a particular focus on matters involving contract and payment issues, fraud and other business torts, construction defects, products liability, consumer protection claims, personal injury, real estate and landlord/tenant issues, and trade secret and intellectual property rights for both plaintiffs and defendants. Phillip has also successfully handled a number of appeals at the state and federal level.


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

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Real estate > Construction (including construction litigation)

Bracewell LLP represents a plethora of construction clients including architects, contractors, and engineers as well as real estate developers operating in the multi-family, office and retail sectors. The department is home to experienced practitioners who have appeared before federal trial and appellate courts, and overseen a breadth of construction matters across the US. Co-head of the department Phillip Sampson is frequently engaged in disputes pertaining to business torts and products liability, and has successfully arbitrated cases of change order issues, defects and delays. Richard Whiteley also co-leads the team and has assisted several clients with construction contract negotiation, and often handles construction and product liability disputes. All mentioned names are located in Houston.