Brooke Geren McNabb

Partner

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Houston

P: +1.713.229.1541 F: +1.713.229.7941

Oil & Gas, Power, and Petrochemical

  • Represented closely held energy partnership in a breach of contract, fraud and breach of fiduciary duty lawsuit involving assets valued at more than $1.5 billion; summary judgment in favor of client affirmed on appeal
  • Represented energy companies in multiple lawsuits involving alleged purchases of stolen hydrocarbons; summary judgments in favor of client affirmed on appeal
  • Represented petrochemical company in an arbitration involving a claim for breach of contract in connection with the delivery of feedstock
  • Represented electric and gas utilities in wrongful death/serious personal injury cases and major property loss matters, including numerous jury verdicts in favor of electric utility in personal injury cases and a directed verdict in favor of electric utility in a lawsuit involving real property rights
  • Represented electric utility in business interruption cases brought by large industrial customers
  • Represented exploration and production company in a lawsuit arising out of an oilfield fatality
  • Drafted key contractual provisions, including indemnity, limitation of liability, and dispute resolution provisions, in engineering, procurement, and construction, asset purchase, and other transactional agreements

Real Estate

  • Represented real estate developer in lawsuit regarding City of Houston downtown tunnel dispute
  • Represented real estate developer in nuisance lawsuits involving construction of a boutique office building
  • Represented amicus curiae in a nuisance lawsuit involving construction of a high-rise building
  • Represented and counseled real estate investment, development and management company in connection with numerous disputes involving a broad range of issues, including construction, employment, real property, tenant and warranty issues and personal injury claims
  • Represented corporate landlords and tenants in breach of lease disputes

Complex Commercial Litigation

  • Represented major accounting firm in a lawsuit alleging statutory and common law securities violations and conspiracy to commit fraud; summary judgment affirmed on appeal
  • Represented Delaware corporation and its directors in a putative class action alleging breach of fiduciary duty
  • Represented major automobile manufacturer in a multibillion dollar commercial dispute involving warranty and pricing claims arising out of an exclusive supplier's design and manufacture of diesel engines
  • Represented and counseled banks in connection with disputes over rights to corporate-owned life insurance
  • Represented financial services company in multiple arbitrations involving alleged securities law violations, fraud, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty and unsuitability
  • Represented the City of Houston in two lawsuits involving claims that the City's SAFE CLEAR towing ordinances were preempted by federal and state laws and were unconstitutional