On August 4, 2020, the Court of Appeals of Texas (First District) reversed a trial court’s denial of an engineering firm’s motion to dismiss finding that the plaintiff’s failure to attach the required certificate of merit affidavit to its petition against the engineering firm required dismissal of the petition under the plain language of Tex.
Jim Collura has a nationwide energy and construction complex litigation practice in which he has litigated to verdict or award hundreds of millions of dollars in claims.
Jim has been the lead counsel on hundreds of matters. His experience includes trials in state and federal courts across the country. Jim has represented plaintiffs and defendants in state and federal court in Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Pennsylvania, Oklahoma, Ohio and his home state of Texas. Jim also has extensive experience litigating in domestic and international arbitration, as well as regulatory matters.