- Complex Business Litigation
- Crisis Management
|Contact Info||Telephone: 713.470.6157|
|University ||University of Houston, B.A.|
|Law School||South Texas College of Law, J.D., summa cum laude Member, South Texas Law Review, Order of the Barristers|
President-elect, Hispanic Bar Association of Houston
Senior Vice Chairman of the Go Tejano Committee and Member of the Legal Advisory Committee, Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo
Member, Mexican-American Bar Association of Houston
Member, Litigation Section, Houston Bar Association
Member, American Bar Association
Adjunct Advocacy Professor, South Texas College of Law
|Born||Brownsville, Texas, 1970|
Juan Garcia litigates in various areas, including business torts, product liability, commercial lease disputes, personal injury defense, insurance subrogation and other general contractual matters. Juan's clients face trials in many state and federal courts at both the trial and appellate levels. Additionally, he represents governmental bodies, such as regional transit authorities, on land acquisitions through condemnation. Juan also represents various energy companies in cases involving Jones Act, LHWCA and other maritime claims.
Sutherland represents energy companies in controversies and commercial matters.
Sutherland defends Hercules Offshore Drilling, Inc. in maritime cases.
Sutherland defends chemical manufacturer against wrongful death claims.
Awards and Rankings
Selected for inclusion among Texas Super Lawyers Rising Stars in the areas of business litigation and personal injury defense: general (2009-2010, 2012-2014)
Recognized among Houston's Top Lawyers, H Texas Magazine (2010-2012)
Documents by this lawyer on Martindale.com
Fifth Circuit Limits Pollution Liability
David A. Baay,Rachel Giesber Clingman,Juan C. Garcia,Daniel Johnson,Sean D. Jordan, February 27, 2014
In a significant decision issued February 24, 2014, the Fifth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that federal laws preempt state laws in the case of the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, because the event occurred in federal waters. That means states and local governments cannot collect penalties...
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