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Experience

Greg Meece focuses his practice on general civil litigation, with a particular emphasis on cases involving commercial, oil and gas, lender liability, environmental, product liability (including drug and medical device), and construction issues, as well as class actions and arbitrations.

Received a national first-tier ranking for Commercial Litigation in U.S. News - Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” 2019

Board of Directors, Houston Arboretum & Nature Center

Representative Matters

  • Defended a multi-million-dollar arbitration claim against a major drilling company that resulted in a complete defense award
  • Defended royalty claims asserted by the U.S. government arising out of take-or-pay settlements
  • Represented the claimant in a multi-million-dollar international arbitration in Switzerland that resulted in a favorable settlement for our client following the two-week arbitration hearing
  • Prosecuted a significant lawsuit on behalf of a pipe and processing construction company that resulted in our client receiving a favorable settlement
  • Prosecuted a claim on behalf of three international energy clients in an ICC arbitration that resulted in a favorable award for our clients
  • Represented numerous exploration and production companies (both operators and non-operators) in a variety of matters, including joint operating disputes, well blow-outs, royalty litigation, and environmental contamination suits
  • Represented national and regional banks in numerous cases involving lender liability, breach of contract, tortious interference, and fraud claims
  • Complete defense judgment in a breach of contract action for the largest multi-specialty physician group in Texas and appeal in the U.S. Fifth Circuit
  • Represented several private equity funds specializing in the energy industry in numerous matters, including lawsuits involving breach of contract, lender liability, and fraud
  • Represented an international manufacturer of building products in lawsuits filed by more than 800 plaintiffs across Texas
  • Represented international manufacturers of drugs and medical devices in a variety of lawsuits

Honors & Affiliations

Distinctions/Honors

  • Texas Super Lawyers® by Thomson Reuters (General Litigation), 2012-2017, 2019
  • Best Lawyers in Houston, H Texas Magazine, 2004
  • Who’s Who in Energy, Houston Business Journal, 2014

Memberships/Affiliations

  • Member, Houston Bar Association
  • Member, Dallas Bar Association
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Thompson & Knight Management Committee, 2017-2018
  • Board of Directors, Houston Arboretum & Nature Center

Education & Admissions

Education

  • J.D., 1987, with honors, Emory University School of Law; Order of the Coif; Business Manager, Emory Law Journal; Wall Street Journal Student Achievement Award
  • B.B.A., 1984, summa cum laude, University of Louisiana at Monroe; Beta Gamma Sigma; Phi Kappa Phi; Mortar Board; Wall Street Journal Student Achievement Award

Admissions

  • Texas
  • U.S. Ct. of App., Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. Dist. Ct., N. Dist. Texas
  • U.S. Dist. Ct., S. Dist. Texas
  • U.S. Dist. Ct., W. Dist. Texas