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Bracewell LLP
STE 2300
United States

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Warren Harris chairs the firm’s appellate practice group. He handles high-stakes appeals in Texas and across the country. He has handled hundreds of appeals, primarily handling cases that were originally tried by other law firms. He also serves as appellate counsel in major trials to provide strategic advice, preserve of error, argue jury charges, and handle post-verdict motions.


J.D., cum laude, University of Houston Law Center, 1988; B.B.A., University of Houston, 1985

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United States > Dispute resolution > Appellate

Bracewell LLP’s practice handles multiple high-profile appellate cases at the Texas Supreme Court and courts of appeals throughout the state. At the Fourth Circuit, Houston-based practice chair Warren Harris and Yvonne Ho successfully defended appellee KBR, Inc. against $100m-worth of claims by thousands of service members and civilian employees alleging injuries resulting from KBR’s waste management services at military bases across Iraq and Afghanistan. In a case currently pending before the Texas Supreme Court, Harris also served as lead counsel acting for crude petroleum and natural gas company Carlton Energy in a dispute with appellant Gene Phillips involving breach of and tortious interference with contracts regarding a gas lease. Other noteworthy clients include Westlake Chemical Corporation, Weatherford International, and Prosperity Bancshares. Jeffrey Oldham left to serve as general counsel to Texas governor Greg Abbott.