Sameer

S. Karim

Shareholder
700 Milam Street, Suite 2700
Houston, TX 77002-2806

Overview

As a commercial litigation attorney, Sameer focuses his practice primarily on labor and employment and real estate litigation.

Board Certified in Labor & Employment Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, Sameer counsels and represents employers and executives across multiple industries in matters involving the protection of trade secret and confidential information, non-compete agreements, discrimination, harassment and wage and hour disputes. Sameer also helps businesses structure and negotiate labor and employment matters in the context of mergers and acquisitions. 

From a real estate perspective, Sameer represents lenders, developers, REITs, property owners, prospective acquirers, purchasers, commercial landlords, joint venture members, investors and brokers in real estate litigation matters that touch on all phases of the real estate business cycle.

In addition, Sameer maintains a broad, complex commercial litigation practice. In this capacity, he regularly counsels and represents public and private companies with contractual disputes, business disputes, and state and federal receivership matters.

Sameer currently serves as a member of Munsch Hardt’s Diversity Committee.

Education

Admissions

Achievements

  • Thomson Reuters – Texas Rising Stars (2014-2021); Texas Rising Stars: Up-and-Coming 100 (2020)
  • Memberships

    • Houston Bar Association, Health Law and Litigation Sections
    • National Association of Federal Equity Receivers
    • State Bar of Texas, Business Law, Entertainment and Sports, Health Law and Litigation Sections

Overview

As a commercial litigation attorney, Sameer focuses his practice primarily on labor and employment and real estate litigation.

Board Certified in Labor & Employment Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, Sameer counsels and represents employers and executives across multiple industries in matters involving the protection of trade secret and confidential information, non-compete agreements, discrimination, harassment and wage and hour disputes. Sameer also helps businesses structure and negotiate labor and employment matters in the context of mergers and acquisitions. 

From a real estate perspective, Sameer represents lenders, developers, REITs, property owners, prospective acquirers, purchasers, commercial landlords, joint venture members, investors and brokers in real estate litigation matters that touch on all phases of the real estate business cycle.

In addition, Sameer maintains a broad, complex commercial litigation practice. In this capacity, he regularly counsels and represents public and private companies with contractual disputes, business disputes, and state and federal receivership matters.

Sameer currently serves as a member of Munsch Hardt’s Diversity Committee.

Experience

  • International In-House Counsel

    Seconded to serve as primary in-house counsel for the U.S. component of international, publicly-traded staffing organization. In this role, Sameer managed

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  • Employment Litigation

    Obtained injunctive relief and substantial damages against two former employees who started a competing business in violation of non-competition agreements. Judgment

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  • Employment Litigation

    Obtained summary judgment on behalf of a former C-level executive of a publicly-traded company after the company breached employee’s executive employment

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