Amanda Price is a litigator in the firm’s Houston office with nearly 10 years of experience handling complex commercial matters. She represents both plaintiffs and defendants at all stages of litigation in state and federal courts from discovery through trial and appeal.

    Amanda focuses her practice on the representation of clients in the energy and construction industries in a variety of cases, including contract disputes, royalty litigation, construction defect matters, breach of fiduciary duty and corporate usurpation matters, and toxic tort matters.

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    • Representing major energy company in statewide royalty class action litigations, which settled on terms favorable to the client.
    • Representing upstream oil and gas companies in joint operating agreement disputes.
    • Representing manufacturer of pressure pumping products as plaintiff in a breach of contract matter against a former customer.
    • Obtaining summary judgment in favor of energy industry client in a contract dispute relating to oil rig recruitment services.
    • Member of trial team obtaining favorable jury verdicts on behalf of energy client in two trials in a multidistrict toxic chemical emissions litigation in which more than US$1 billion was at stake in each trial.
    • Member of trial team obtaining a major jury award for an energy industry client in a construction defect dispute against a general contractor.
    • Representing oil field services company in corporate fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, and corporate usurpation and shareholder oppression matters, which settled on terms favorable to the client.
    • Representing construction management services company in breach of front-end engineering and design agreement for the construction of an international biomass power plant.
    • Representing chemical company in multidistrict litigation against claims of water contamination.
    • Obtaining dismissal of Texas lawsuit on behalf of a national managed entity brought by an independent physician association over contracting issues.
    • Obtaining summary judgment in favor of banking client in a breach of contract matter.
    • Member of trial team representing an international construction industry client in a breach of stock purchase agreement arbitration before the International Center for Dispute Resolution.
    • Texas litigation employment counsel for national supermarket chain.

    Education

    • Southern Methodist University, J.D., cum laude, editorial staff, SMU Law Review, 2010
    • The University of Texas at Austin, B.B.A., 2007

    Admissions

    • Florida, 2011
    • Texas, 2010

    Courts

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

    Memberships and Affiliations

    • Member of the Construction Law, Litigation and Oil, Gas & Energy Law Sections of the State Bar of Texas
    • Member of the Oil, Gas and Mineral Law Section of the Houston Bar Association

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    • Co-author, “The Dangers of Overlooking the “Miscellaneous” Section of the Contract,” The Energy Law Advisor, June 2011.
    • Speaker, “Acquiring a Business: The Basics,” Houston Association of Legal Professional’s 2011 CLE.
    • Author, “Casenote: Fourth Amendment - Search and Seizure,” SMU Law Review, Spring 2009 (62 SMU L. Rev. 805 (2009)); received SMU Law Review 2009 Best Casenote Award.

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