Craig

A. Harris

Shareholder
500 N. Akard Street, Suite 3800
Dallas, TX 75201-6659

Overview

Craig is a trial lawyer with more than 30 years of experience serving the needs of established companies, growing businesses and entrepreneurs in commercial, restaurant, employment, intellectual property and oil and gas litigation and other general business matters.

Craig has a reputation for aggressively and successfully representing the interests of his clients. He has extensive trial experience in both state and federal courts, having handled hundreds of commercial and restaurant-related litigation matters, including lease disputes and exit strategies, employment litigation and discrimination, trade secrets and non-compete agreements, contracts, minority shareholder issues and partnership disputes, sexual harassment, Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) wage and hour claims, dram shop liability and employee theft and asset recovery. Craig also handles matters related to intellectual property and trademark enforcement, as well as oil and gas litigation. In many instances, Craig also serves as outside General Counsel to many of his clients.

Craig’s level of commitment and service to his clients is one of the primary reasons clients turn to him again and again when they need legal representation. Craig has become adept at applying his insights to his clients’ businesses and industry sectors to the specific case at hand, and each matter is handled according to his clients’ business goals to achieve their objectives.

Education

Admissions

Achievements

  • Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent®, Peer Review Rated™
  • Memberships

    • Dallas Bar Association, Business Litigation, Trial Skills and Labor & Employment Sections
    • Dallas Bar Foundation (Fellow)
    • Federal Bar Association
    • Global Alliance of Hospitality Attorneys
    • International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP)
    • Texas Aggie Bar Association
    • Texas Bar Foundation (Fellow)
    • Texas Restaurant Association (Education Committee, Greater Dallas Chapter)

Overview

Craig is a trial lawyer with more than 30 years of experience serving the needs of established companies, growing businesses and entrepreneurs in commercial, restaurant, employment, intellectual property and oil and gas litigation and other general business matters.

Craig has a reputation for aggressively and successfully representing the interests of his clients. He has extensive trial experience in both state and federal courts, having handled hundreds of commercial and restaurant-related litigation matters, including lease disputes and exit strategies, employment litigation and discrimination, trade secrets and non-compete agreements, contracts, minority shareholder issues and partnership disputes, sexual harassment, Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) wage and hour claims, dram shop liability and employee theft and asset recovery. Craig also handles matters related to intellectual property and trademark enforcement, as well as oil and gas litigation. In many instances, Craig also serves as outside General Counsel to many of his clients.

Craig’s level of commitment and service to his clients is one of the primary reasons clients turn to him again and again when they need legal representation. Craig has become adept at applying his insights to his clients’ businesses and industry sectors to the specific case at hand, and each matter is handled according to his clients’ business goals to achieve their objectives.

Experience

  • Complex Business Claims

    Represents large and small business entities and individuals in the prosecution and defense of complex business claims, including, breach of contract, fraud, misrepresentation

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  • Real Estate Litigation

    Represented a real estate developer in a non-jury trial against a municipality. Successfully proved a rezoning constituted an unconstitutional taking, and recovered the

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  • Lease Lawsuits

    Successfully represented both tenants and landlords in breach of lease cases.

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