Commercial Litigation often entails complex legal matters that require a seasoned attorney who understands both business and litigation and can use both to formulate a successful strategy for resolution. At DLS, our litigation experience, intelligence, and business acumen allow us to effectively represent clients facing difficult legal problems.



Our lawyers represent both plaintiffs and defendants in a wide range of business and commercial disputes. We seek the best possible resolution of your case by preparing the case for trial or arbitration from the outset. Our experience shows that the best results (including settlement) come from aggressive trial preparation and a willingness to try every case to the jury, judge, or arbitrator.

We evaluate the law and facts related to your dispute so we can aggressively and effectively represent your interests. We act immediately and handle matters proactively. We provide high-quality representation in complicated matters against high-profile lawyers and firms. We handle the day-to-day legal strategy so you can continue to operate your business.

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution – Arbitration and Mediation
  • Appeals
  • Bankruptcy Disputes
  • Business & Commercial Litigation
  • Business Torts
  • Class Action and Multi-District Litigation
  • Construction Litigation
  • Contract Disputes
  • Directors’ and Officers’ Liability
  • Employment Litigation
  • Engineering and Construction Errors & Omissions
  • Fiduciary Duty
  • Fraud Litigation
  • Legal and Professional Malpractice
  • Oil and Gas Litigation
  • Partnership Breakups
  • Partnership, Trustee, and Fiduciary Litigation
  • Product Liability Litigation
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Securities and Banking Fraud
  • Shareholder Disputes
  • Trust and Estate-Related Litigation


DLS is one of the premier commercial trial firms in Houston and Texas. We don’t just work harder than our opponents; we work smarter. When we take a case, we assume it will go to trial and develop a trial strategy from the outset. Because the best way to ensure a successful trial or a successful settlement is to ensure that our strategy and preparation are unmatched.

We combine creativity with hard work and significant trial experience to help our clients win in their most important legal matters. We work with our clients as partners to understand their needs, their capabilities, and their goals.

Hard work. Creativity. Experience. Results.