Derek Quick concentrates his practice on civil litigation and has experience defending and prosecuting a wide variety of matters in both state and federal court, including contractual disputes, premises liability, product liability, trademark, regulatory matters, administrative appeals, fiduciary duty claims, and other commercial disputes.
Derek also has experience litigating administrative matters and regulatory approvals, including before the Public Utility Commission of Texas and the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, as well as contested cases at the State Office of Administrative Hearings on referrals from various state agencies.
During law school, Derek served as an Associate Editor on the Texas Law Review, and he interned for Justice Harriet O’Neill at the Texas Supreme Court. After graduation, Derek clerked for United States Magistrate Judge Andrew Austin, Western District of Texas, Austin Division, prior to joining Strasburger (now Clark Hill Strasburger).
- Obtained full summary judgment in suit asserting claims for tortious interference, conversion, and conspiracy.
- Obtained full defense verdict in bench trial involving property boundary dispute and successfully defended verdict on appeal to the Third Court of Appeals.
- Obtained favorable settlement in trademark infringement suit brought by client in which the defendant agreed to cease using allegedly infringing mark.
- Obtained favorable settlements for clients in product liability actions seeking significant damages for injuries and property damage resulting from allegedly defective products.
- J.D., With high honors, University of Texas School of Law, Austin, Texas, 2008, Order of the Coif; Associate Editor, Texas Law Review
- B.A., With high honors, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, 2003
State Bar Licenses : Texas
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