Houston Team Secures Decision in Favor of Highland Resources, Inc.

A Locke Lord team of Janet Militello, Brandon Renken, Emma Doineau and Ryan Burns (all of Houston) represented Highland Resources, Inc., against claims of fraud and breach of employment agreements brought by a former CEO arising from an alleged unenforceable agreement to agree. After significantly reducing the amount of damages at issue through aggressive motion and discovery practice, the team secured a decision from the 190th Judicial District Court denying all claims, including plaintiff’s demand for damages in excess of $3 million at trial. The case was tried in December 2020 with a judgment issued on Feb. 2, 2021.
Posted on February 8, 2021