- Construction Law
|Contact Info||Telephone: 972-392-8900|
|Mailing Address||Galleria NorthTower I, 13737 Noel Road, Suite 850, Dallas, Texas, 75240|
|University ||Loyola Marymount University, B.A., Political Science & Computer Science, magna cum laude, 1997|
|Law School||Vanderbilt University, J.D., 2000|
|Admitted||2000, Texas; 2006, New York; U.S. District Court, Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas, U.S. District Court, Eastern and Southern Districts of New York and U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit|
|Memberships ||Dallas (Member, Sections on: Construction Law; Antitrust; Business Litigation) and American (Member, Forum on the Construction Industry) Bar Associations; State Bar of Texas (Member, Sections on: Construction Law; Business Litigation); Texas Association of Young Lawyers (Member); Dallas Association of Young Lawyers; Defense Research Institute; Dallas Volunteer Attorneys Program.|
Jason Cagle’s practice is focused on the resolution of complex litigation and arbitration proceedings involving disputes over commercial construction projects and real-estate acquisitions. He has worked to help clients solve their problems arising from projects and properties all over the country.
For Jason, complex disputes are attractive because they give him the opportunity to work with clients to develop innovative strategies to accomplish their objectives. In the past, such strategies have included asserting counterclaims or third-party claims against opponents, insurance carriers, and other responsible parties, conducting targeted investigations to establish critical facts, preparing motions that are dispositive of the client’s claims and defenses, negotiating agreements to resolve disputes on terms advantageous to clients, and aiding the client to tell its story at trial to the fact finders.
Jason has extensive experience in the resolution of disputes involving investigation and analysis of large quantities of electronically stored information. He has assisted many clients to utilize their detailed records to support their claims, to reveal weaknesses in their opponents’ positions, and to achieve their goals whether in the courtroom or at the negotiating table. Jason’s undergraduate studies in computer science have helped him to develop efficient and effective methods to analyze and assemble electronic information to support his clients’ needs.
|Reported Cases||Represented a real estate investment company in complex litigation against its partner and an investor, the proceedings encompassed multiple lawsuits in state and federal court, along with arbitration proceedings; Defended a telecommunications provider against alleged violations of the partnership agreement and breaches of fiduciary duty in a case filed by its partners; Obtained dismissal of all claims against the former chief financial officer of a Fortune 100 company in an SEC civil enforcement action and a related private class-action lawsuit; Defended a telecommunications provider in a consumer fraud suit filed by hundreds of plaintiffs involving errors in publishing unlisted telephone numbers; Persuaded a court to grant summary judgment against a liability insurer for attorneys' fees in the underlying litigation, along with penalties for wrongfully denying the claim; Persuaded a court to grant summary judgment against a purchaser of several natural gas wells asserting claims for breach of contract; Won a take-nothing verdict in favor of a musical instrument manufacturer in a bench trial against a former employee claiming violation of his employment agreement.|
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