Richard Stewart is a litigator and trial lawyer who advises clients in complex commercial litigation in Texas. The core of his practice consists of litigating disputes involving claims for breach of contract and indemnity obligations, directors’ and officers’ liability, deceptive trade practices, fraud, tortious interference and other business torts.
He is also experienced in maritime, personal injury, environmental, insurance, employment and product liability litigation. Rich has tried numerous different types of cases in state and federal court. He has also successfully briefed and argued both state and federal appeals.
Rich represents a number of domestic and international clients in the oil and gas industry, including both onshore and offshore operators, drilling contractors and service companies. While much of his practice is energy-related, Rich has also represented numerous clients in other industries as well, including manufacturing, construction, transportation, insurance and financial services.
In addition to advising clients on litigation, Rich provides strategic business counsel. This often includes working with clients on training, safety, investigations, emergency response and policies and procedures.