Quick Results
Professional Photo
Professionals

Bradley E. Chambers

Shareholder
Houston
T: 713.286.7193
F: 713.456.2770

Brad Chambers is the office managing shareholder of Baker Donelson's Houston office.

Featured Experience

Successfully defended an oilfield product supplier in a Texas jury trial in a reservoir damage matter.
Received a defense verdict in a Texas jury trial for an oilfield service company regarding a pipeline damage allegedly caused by a product additive to crude oil transportation via pipeline.
2003
Represented an oilfield service company in a Texas jury trial in a well damage matter involving a sour gas well. Under the allegations of providing improper down hole tubulars for a sour gas environment, a defense verdict was received against allegations the tubular products cause irreversible damages to the well.
2003

Professional Biography

Overview

Mr. Chambers defends clients in litigation and trial on environmental, energy, insurance and commercial matters, and provides strategic counsel to business owners and senior management on business, development and entrepreneurial ventures. His trial experience includes both federal and state courts, as well as jurisdictions outside of Texas and the United States, and covers a variety of business interests.

He also advises clients during all aspects of the business life cycle from start-up, acquisition, restructuring and divestiture, with an emphasis on strategic planning.

Representative Matters
  • Energy

  • Successfully defended an oilfield product supplier in a Texas jury trial in a reservoir damage matter.
  • Received a defense verdict in a Texas jury trial for an oilfield service company regarding a pipeline damage allegedly caused by a product additive to crude oil transportation via pipeline. (2003)
  • Represented an oilfield service company in a Texas jury trial in a well damage matter involving a sour gas well. Under the allegations of providing improper down hole tubulars for a sour gas environment, a defense verdict was received against allegations the tubular products cause irreversible damages to the well. (2003)
  • Represented an offshore drilling company in a London-based arbitration regarding a multinational commercial dispute involving property damage to a jack up drilling rig. (2003)
  • Represented a manufacturer of oilfield drilling equipment in a case alleged damage to an oil and gas reservoir. This one week jury trial resulted in a take nothing judgment for the client against damages exceeding $3 million.

    (2007)
  • Environmental

  • Lead counsel on numerous CERCLA matters.
  • Represented an oilfield service company in a suit alleging damages to the water wells and underground water supply from fracing activity. (2004)
  • Defended a mining company in a dioxin contamination matter. Dioxin contamination showed up in millions of food products claimed to be caused from client's mining operations in Mississippi. (2004)
  • Lead counsel representing a depositor defendant in a water contamination, landfill leeching case.
  • Represented clients in a criminal investigation conducted by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) under the Clean Air Act.
  • Commercial

  • Defended a professional engineering firm in a design defect case against a Texas municipality for design defects in a water and sewage treatment facility.
  • Represented a NYSE-listed corporation in an acquisition dispute.
  • Successfully prosecuted a coverage claim for an exploration and production company in a loss of well control insurance matter.
  • Defended numerous Lloyd's of London syndicates in an international insurance coverage matter regarding power generation facilities.
  • Represented a foundation repair company in purchasing a portion of a start up venture providing new technology to the industry.

    (2016)
  • Strategic Business Counsel

  • Served as outside general counsel for nonprofit and for-profit entities.
  • Lead counsel on a start-up software venture.
  • Strategic counsel on corporate restructuring of a closely held corporation.
  • Provided counsel to Fortune 500 officers regarding Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) compliance and investigation.
  • Advised a NYSE-listed corporation in regards to a Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) investigation.
Professional Honors & Activities
  • Member – Houston, Texas and American Bar Associations
  • Named – Houston Top Lawyer by H Texas Magazine (2011 – 2016)
  • Named – Texas Rising Star in Law & Politics, Key Professional Media, Inc. (2006 – 2010)
  • Advisory Board Member – Institute for Energy Law

Awards

Education

  • South Texas College of Law, J.D., 1997
  • Texas A&M University, B.S., 1993

Admissions

  • Texas, 1997
  • U.S. District Courts for the Southern, Northern, Western and Eastern Districts of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

Email Disclaimer

NOTICE: The mailing of this email is not intended to create, and receipt of it does not constitute an attorney-client relationship. Anything that you send to anyone at our Firm will not be confidential or privileged unless we have agreed to represent you. If you send this email, you confirm that you have read and understand this notice.
Cancel Accept