Matthew W. Caligur is the managing partner of BakerHostetler’s Houston office. Matthew is a seasoned litigator with a successful track record of advocating forcefully for his clients in the courtroom, and providing sound counsel to help them resolve complex disputes in an efficient and cost-effective manner.
Matthew has handled a wide range of complex litigation and international trade matters in an array of industries, including healthcare, technology, life sciences, energy, manufacturing, transportation and mass media.
- Represented an international manufacturer of on-highway diesel engines in dispute with fleet customer in one of the first cases tried to a verdict involving U.S. Environmental Protection Agency emissions standards for model year 2004.
- Represented a global leader in providing pre-engineered and custom-engineered air pollution control systems and services in contract dispute against a municipal utility resulting in a landmark Texas Supreme Court opinion on governmental immunity issues.
- Represented an international healthcare services company in several matters relating to contract disputes over outsourced hospital pharmacy management services.
- Represented a leading producer of fiber-based packaging, pulp and paper in a multibillion-dollar environmental civil penalty action brought by local governmental entity.
- Represented a global medical technology company in a multimillion-dollar contract dispute involving diagnostic imaging equipment and related service agreements.
- Represented a national retailer in contract dispute with overseas supplier involving fraudulent wiring instructions.
- Represented employee-owned company in dispute with prescription benefit management company involving withholding of reimbursement payments.
- Represented a multinational automotive manufacturer in a $42 million civil penalty case involving record-keeping requirements under the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).
- Represented a healthcare services company and employee pharmacists in a wrongful death action arising from an alleged prescription error involving look-alike and sound-alike drug names.
- Represented a manufacturer of portable mechanical ventilators in a wrongful death case alleging that the unit failed to emit audible or visual alarms.
- Federal Bar Association
- Houston Bar Association
- Texas Bar Foundation
- City of Sugar Land Planning and Zoning Commission: Commissioner
- Central Houston, Inc., Audit Committee: Member
- J.D., South Texas College of Law, 2001, summa cum laude; Order of the Lytae; The Order of the Barristers
- M.S., University of North Texas, 1991
- B.A., University of North Texas, 1989
- U.S. Court of International Trade
- U.S. District Court, District of Columbia
- U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas
- U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas
- U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas
- U.S. Supreme Court
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