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Mr. Timothy Thiel McInturf

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Biography

Certifications: Texas 40 Hour Basic Mediation Training. Awards & Recognition Woodward/White, Inc's. "Best Lawyers in America" (2010); Houston Bar Association President's Award Recipient (2001). Speaking Engagements Speaker, "What We Have Here is a Failure to Communicate--What Works and What Doesn't from the Perspective of Arbitrators and In-House Counsel," American Arbitration Association, 2014; Speaker, "Technology and Compliance," University of Houston Law Center, Third Annual Ethics and Compliance Symposium, 2014; Speaker, "Privacy, Data Security and Theft of Trade Secrets," University of Houston Law Center, Second Annual Ethics and Compliance Symposium, 2013; Speaker, "Politics in the Workplace," Houston Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section, 2012; Speaker, "Non-Compete Issues after Marsh," 25th Annual Employment Law Conference, South Texas College of Law, 2012; Speaker, "Intellectual Property Issues in the Oilfield Services Sector," Institute for Energy Law, Oilfield Services Law Conference, 2011; Speaker, "Betrayed! Non-Compete Issues: Employee-Raiding: The Basics of Forensics Investigation: TRO's and TI's, 24th Annual Employment Law Conference, South Texas College of Law, 2011.; Author and Speaker, "Hot Topics in Employee Law and Unfair Competition," Sponsor: Institute for Energy Law at the Center for American and International Law, 61st Annual Oil and Gas Law Conference, 2010.; Author and Speaker, "Protecting Trade Secrets and Proprietary Information when Employees Leave (Voluntarily or Involuntarily)," Sponsor: The University of Texas School of Law, 22nd Annual Technology Law Conference, 2009.; Author and Roundtable Speaker, "What's Up with Texas Non-Competes?" Sponsor: South Texas College of Law, 21st Annual Employment Law Conference, 2008.; Author and Speaker, "Effective Strategies to Prevent Unfair Competition," Sponsor: Texas Banker's Association, 2008 Annual Conference, 2008.; Author and Speaker, "Covenants Not to Compete and Other Effective Strategies to Prevent Unfair Competition," Sponsor: Houston Intellectual Property Law Association/University of Houston Law Foundation, Annual Intellectual Property Law Institute, 2007.; Author and Roundtable Speaker, "Noncompetes Post-Sheshunoff," Sponsor: South Texas College of Law, 20th Annual Employment Law Conference, 2007.; Author and Speaker, "Noncompetition Agreements: Latest Developments and Special Considerations For Technology Companies," Sponsor: The University of Texas at Austin School of Law, 20th Annual Technology and Computer Law Conference, 2007.; Author and Speaker, "State vs. Federal Practice," Sponsor: The Houston Bar Association, Continuing Legal Education Committee, Labor & Employment Law Institute, 2006.; Author and Speaker, "You Can't Take it with You: Noncompete and Nondisclosure Issues," Sponsor: The American Corporate Counsel Association, Houston Chapter, 2006.; Author and Speaker, "State vs. Federal Practice," Sponsor: The Houston Bar Association, Labor and Employment Section, 2006.; Author and Speaker, "You Can't Take it with You: Noncompete and Nondisclosure Issues," Sponsor: South Texas College of Law, Energy Law Institute, 2005.; Author and Speaker, "Employee Handbooks in Texas: Drafting Sound Policies and Procedures," Sponsor: National Business Institute, 2004.; Author and Speaker, "Keeping Your Secrets Secret," Sponsor: Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants, 2003.; Author and Speaker, "Keeping Your Secrets Secret," Sponsor: University of Houston Law Foundation, Employer-Side Employment Law Conference, 2003.; Author and Speaker, "Employee Leave Laws," Sponsor: Construction Financial Management Association, 2003.; Author and Speaker, "Hot Topics in Noncompete Law," Sponsor: Houston Management Lawyers Forum, 2003.; Author and Speaker, "Hot Topics in Employment Law and a bunch of other stuff your employment lawyers (secretly) hope you will ignore," Sponsor: Construction Financial Management Association, Houston Chapter, 2003.; Author and Speaker, "Keeping Your Secrets Secret," Sponsor: University of Texas at Austin School of Law, Computer and Technology Law Institute, 2003.; Speaker, "12 Steps to Better Bossing," Sponsor: Houston Association of Health Underwriters, 2003.; Author and Speaker, "Employee Handbooks in Texas," Sponsor: National Business Institute, 2002.; Author and Speaker, "Arbitration of Employment Disputes: Cutting Edge Issues," Sponsor: University of Houston Law Foundation, 2002.; Author and Speaker, "Recent Developments under the Americans with Disabilities Act," Sponsor: The State Bar of Texas, Labor & Employment Law Section, 2002.; Speaker, "Confidentiality and Privilege Issues Representing Business Entities: Your Professional Responsibilities," Sponsor: University of Houston Law Foundation, 2001.; Author and Speaker, "Recent Developments under the Americans with Disabilities Act," Sponsor: State Bar of Texas, Labor & Employment Law Section, 2001. Publications Co-Author, McInturf & Rybacki, Keeping Your Secrets Secret: An Employer's Primer on Trade Secret Protection, Noncompetition Agreements, and Unfair Competition in Texas, 44 Tex. J. Bus. Law 231 (2012); Contributor, M. Scott McDonald, Drafting and Litigating Covenants Not to Compete, BNA Books (2009); Editor-in-Chief, The Houston Lawyer (2000-2001). Employment QUANTLAB FINANCIAL, LLC, (2009-present), Quantlab is a dynamic, technology-driven firm supporting a large-scale quantitative trading operation across a wide range of global financial markets. Founded in 1998, Quantlab is an established presence in quantitative investment management with a track record of consistent profitability under varying market conditions - Position: Executive Vice President and General Counsel (2009-present); LITTLER MENDELSON, P.C., Littler is an AmLaw 100 law firm with offices coast-to-coast. Littler was ranked fifth overall on the list of "go-to" law firms by the Fortune 250 in a 2006 survey by Corporate Counsel magazine. In the same survey, Littler was ranked first for labor and employment matters - Positions: Shareholder (2002-2009); Associate (1999-2001); Day-to-day responsibilities: Develop and maintain key client relationships; Provide strategic advice and counsel relating to legal and business decisions and negotiations; Lead litigation and project teams comprised of Shareholders, Associates, non-lawyer staff, and consultants; Participate in hiring, development, and management of lawyer and non-lawyer staff; Firm Management Positions; National Recruiting Committee; National Associate Evaluation and Compensation Committee; Houston Office Hiring Shareholder, Practice Groups: Complex Litigation and Jury Trial Practice Group, Unfair Competition and Trade Secret Practice Group, Appellate Practice Group. OTHER LEGAL POSITIONS: Hughes Watters & Askanase, LLP (1997-1999), Commercial Litigation Associate; Haynes and Boone, LLP/Johnson & Wortley, PC (1994-1997), Commercial Litigation Associate; Texas Fifth District Court of Appeals (1993-1994), Briefing Attorney for Justice Frances J. Maloney; Law Office of Robert A. Kouts (now Scheinthal & Kouts, LLP) (1990-1992) (part time law clerk). Other Business And Academic Positions: Houston Baptist University, College of Business and Economics (2008-2009); Adjunct Professor for MBA Business Law course; May Department Stores, Inc. - Foley's (1988-1990), Executive Trainee, Department Manager, Assistant Buyer.

Texas Bar Foundation.

Areas of Practice (13)

  • Trade Secrets
  • Unfair Competition
  • Generalist
  • Trials and Litigation Management
  • Non-competition and Non-disclosure Agreements
  • Employment
  • Business
  • Intellectual Property
  • Labor
  • Commercial
  • Litigation
  • Law Office Management
  • Securities

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
713.400.5917  Phone
713.400.5918  Fax
www.martindale.com/Tim-McInturf/1665993-lawyer.htm
University Attended:
The University of Texas at Austin, B.B.A., Finance, 1988
Law School Attended:
The University of Houston Law Center, J.D., magna cum laude, 1993; The University of Texas at Austin School of Law, Visiting Student, 1993; The University of Texas at Austin School of Law, Texas Supreme Court Intern, 1993
Year of First admission:
1993
Admission:
1993, Texas; U.S. District Courts, Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas; Texas Southern Bankruptcy Court; U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit; U.S. Supreme Court; Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin
Memberships:
The General Counsel Forum (Houston Chapter Immediate Past President, 2015; National Board Member, 2014; Houston Chapter President, 2014; Houston Chapter President-Elect, 2013; Houston Chapter Vice President, 2012; Houston Chapter Board Member, 2011-present); State Bar of Texas (Member: Litigation Section; Labor and Employment Section; Corporate Counsel Section); Houston Bar Association (Member: Litigation Section; Labor and Employment Section; Corporate Counsel Section); Houston Bar Foundation (Life Fellow).
Birth Information:
Sinton, Texas, 1966
Reported Cases:
McClelland v. Gronwaldt, Mobil Oil Corporation, Mobil Oil Corporation, and National Union Fire Insurance Company of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 942 F.Supp 297 (E.D. Tex. 1996); McClelland v. Gronwaldt, Mobil Oil Corporation, Mobil Oil Corporation, and National Union Fire Insurance Company of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 909 F.Supp 457 (E.D. Tex. 1995).
ISLN:
900088238

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