- Complex Business Litigation
- Crisis Management
- Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA)
|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, 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
Life fellow, Texas Bar Foundation
Member, Houston Mariners Club
|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 in the areas of business litigation and personal injury defense: general (2014)
Selected for inclusion among Texas Super Lawyers ”Rising Stars“ in the areas of business litigation and personal injury defense: general (2009-2010, 2012-2013)
Recognized among Houston's ”Top Lawyers,“ H Texas Magazine (2010-2014)
• Crisis Management
Documents by this lawyer on Martindale.com
Will the FCC Answer Calls to Clarify the TCPA?
Keith J. Barnett,Thomas M. Byrne,Juan C. Garcia,Phillip E. Stano,Rocco E. Testani, April 9, 2015
We can now count an FCC Commissioner among those imploring the agency to act on the growing number of pending petitions asking for much needed clarification of regulations promulgated under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). On April 1, 2015, in his remarks before the Association of...
Ringing in the New Year: TCPA Hot Issues for 2015
Keith J. Barnett,Thomas M. Byrne,Ellen M. Dunn,Juan C. Garcia,Allegra J. Lawrence-Hardy, February 13, 2015
The year 2014 saw a surge in class action filings under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). Record-setting class action settlements captured the headlines. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) provided guidance on some issues, but unsettled law in other areas placed a compliance...
TCPA Class Action Against Insurance Agent Not Covered by Professional Liability Insurance
Keith J. Barnett,Thomas M. Byrne,Ellen M. Dunn,Juan C. Garcia,Allegra J. Lawrence-Hardy, January 14, 2015
As class action filings under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) have continued to rise, so too have the number of disputes with commercial liability insurers over coverage for their insureds’ alleged TCPA violations. Whether TCPA defendants can seek coverage from liability insurers...
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