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Matthew David Storey

Special Counsel

My clients know me as someone who is creative, thorough and efficient when it comes to their matters. I am deeply engaged in the work I do and enjoy seeing my clients’ goals met.

Matt Storey represents and counsels large corporations, private companies, start-up ventures and individuals in the areas of commercial dispute resolution and tort litigation. His commercial litigation experience includes defending and asserting claims pertaining to breach of contract, fraud, warranty, tortious interference, business disparagement, breach of fiduciary duty, suits on sworn accounts, unfair competition and similar claims. In the area of tort litigation, Matt has substantial experience representing companies in disputes involving wrongful death, survival actions, maritime claims, premises liability, products liability, assault, false imprisonment, negligence, gross negligence, the Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act, the Texas Theft Liability Act and similar claims. He also has experience handling claims pertaining to defense and indemnity issues and commercial and residential property insurance disputes.

Matt is knowledgeable about the Texas Property Code, particularly in the areas concerning liens against mineral property, mechanic’s, contractor’s and materialman’s liens, and judgment liens and post-judgment collection. His experience in this area includes filing liens on behalf of clients as well as the enforcement and the defense of lien suits. Matt also represents banks and financial institutions with consumer and commercial loan foreclosures and deficiency suits, and he has assisted several financial institutions in favorably managing loan defaults.

Education

  • South Texas College of Law, J.D., 2007
  • University of Mississippi, B.A., 2004

Bar Admissions

  • Texas

Court Admissions

  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Texas

Areas of Practice

  • Defending against multi-plaintiff lawsuits involving incidents in the oil and gas industry
  • Obtaining a number of summary judgments for premises owners in premises liability cases, including maintaining summary judgment on appeal
  • Obtaining several temporary restraining orders and injunctions and defending against same in a variety of matters
  • Obtaining summary judgment in multimillion dollar breach of contract cases and maintaining summary judgment on appeal