Loose, Thomas F.

Thomas F. Loose

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Tom Loose has been practicing in the areas of appellate and commercial litigation for over 30 years. He has substantial experience in appeals to the Texas Supreme Court, federal Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals and various intermediate courts of appeal in Texas.

Tom Loose has been practicing in the areas of appellate and commercial litigation for over 30 years. He has substantial experience in appeals to the Texas Supreme Court, federal Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals and various intermediate courts of appeal in Texas.

He has experience in:

  • After almost six years of litigation, argued and won on behalf of client a unanimous victory from Texas Supreme Court that an insured cannot recover the full sticker price for medical services from his own insurer under a personal injury protection policy when the care-givers charged and accepted as payment in full a discounted amount for those services, thus preventing a flood of litigation seeking windfall profits across the state
  • Represented an oil and gas trust company in a precedent-setting case regarding the proper calculation of post-judgment interest. The Texas Supreme Court rendered judgment for the client
  • Represented an oil and gas trust company in reversing a significant breach of contract judgment establishing precedent regarding the proper application of the statute of frauds
  • Represented a mortgage servicing company regarding the proper interpretation of a standard, Fannie Mae / Freddie Mac form security instrument concerning the recovery of attorneys' fees following borrower's default. Judgment was entered in favor of the client mortgage servicer
  • Represented clients in intermediate courts of appeals successfully challenging the exercise of personal jurisdiction over out-of-state client and sustaining jurisdiction over out-of-state defendant
Reported Decisions

Tom's reported decisions include:

  • Beasley v. Farmers Tex. Cty. Mut. Ins. Co., 578 S.W.3d 98 (Tex. 2020)
  • Long v. Griffin, 442 S.W.3d 380 (Tex. 2014)
  • Long v. Castle Tex. Prod. Ltd. P’ship, 426 S.W.3d 73 (Tex. 2014)
  • Alexander v. Ameripro Funding, Inc., 848 F.3d 698 (5th Cir. 2017)
  • In re SCI Tex. Funeral Serv., 236 S.W.3d 759 (Tex. 2007)
  • Long Trusts v. Griffin, 222 S.W.3d 412 (Tex. 2006)
  • Johnson v. Ocwen Loan Servicing, L.L.C., 916 F.3d 505 (5th Cir. 2019)
  • Ponderosa Pine Energy L.L.C. v. Illinova Generating Co., No. 05-15-00339-CV, 2016 WL 3902559 (Tex. App.—Dallas July 14, 2016, no pet.)
  • Burciaga v. Deutsche Bank Nat’l Tr. Co., 871 F.3d 380 (5th Cir. 2017)
  • Crear v. Select Portfolio Servicing Inc., 760 F. App’x 291 (5th Cir. Jan. 22, 2019)
  • Rodriguez v. Deutsche Bank Nat’l Trust Co. as Trustee, 742 F. App’x 32 (5th Cir. Nov. 13, 2018)
  • Rogers v. Texwest, 261 S.W.3d 818 (Tex. App.—Dallas 2008, no pet.)
  • McClure v. Denham, 162 S.W.3d 346 (Tex. App.—Fort Worth 2005, no pet.)
  • In re A.T.T., 162 S.W.3d 856 (Tex. App.—Texarkana 2005, no pet.)
  • G.R.A.V.I.T.Y. Enters., Inc. v. Reece Supply Co., 177 S.W.3d 537 (Tex. App.—Dallas 2005, no pet.)
  • Disney Enters, Inc. v. Esprit Fin., Inc., 981 S.W.2d 25 (Tex. App.—San Antonio 1998, pet. dism’d w.o.j.)
  • Velazquez v. Countrywide Home Loans Servicing, L.P. (In re Velazquez), 660 F.3d 893 (5th Cir. 2011).
  • Tifford v. Tandem Energy Corp., 562 F.3d 699 (5th Cir. 2009)
  • Will-Drill Resources, Inc. v. Samson Resources Co., 352 F.3d 211 (5th Cir. 2003)
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CREDENTIALS
Education
  • J.D., with honors, The University of Texas School of Law, 1988
  • B.A., Rice University, 1985
Bar Admissions
  • Texas
  • U.S. Supreme Court
Court Admissions
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
Professional Affiliations
    • Member, State Bar of Texas
      • Appellate Practice and Advocacy, Litigation Section
    • Member, Dallas Bar Association
Awards & Recognitions
    • Named, The Best Lawyers in America®, Appellate (2019-2021)