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Elizabeth Abbott Gilman

Representation of children seeking Special Immigrant Juvenile Status
Represented clients in execution of alternative to guardianship paperwork through the Houston Volunteer Lawyers Program
Represented Syrian family seeking temporary protected status
Represented family from El Salvador seeking asylum based on religious persecution through KIND: Kids in Need of Defense
Represented Christian missionary in appeal of denial of renewal of temporary protected status
Represented commodities trading company in successful pre-award attachment of assets in the amount of $12 million to secure prospective award of $36 million in arbitral proceeding in London.
Represented cellular phone distributor in dispute over lease agreement
Represented real estate brokerage firm in suit to recover broker’s commission
Represented company regarding enforcement of non-competition agreement resulting in successfully securing a temporary injunction
Represented employer in Fair Labor Standards Act litigation
Represented company in trademark matter against competitor
Represented company regarding alleged misuse of domain name
Represented software company in matter alleging breach of fiduciary duty, theft of trade secrets, and shareholder oppression
Represented operator of inland tank barges and towing vessels in CERCLA cost recovery litigation
Representation of engineering firm in breach of warranty case involving offshore jack-up rig design
Representation of developer and operator of Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessels regarding various transactional and litigation matters
Represented offshore diving services company in dispute over non-payment of charter party agreement, seeking over $20 million in damages
Represented individual and company in False Claims Act matter with respect to sole-source government contracting
Represented subcontractor in dispute regarding delay of work on industrial complex
Represented architecture firm in suit for recovery of fees for hospital project
Represented worldwide hotel chain in claim for indemnification
Represented wind turbine services company in contract dispute
Represented pipeline manufacturer in dispute over pipeline installation
Represented OEM equivalent turbine parts and services company in dispute regarding equipment
Represented environmental remediation company in dispute regarding breach of contract
Represented oilfield supply company in matter alleging fraud and breach of contract based on faulty fracking equipment
Represented a manufacturer of ceramic proppant used for fracking operations in a dispute against a storage facility
Represented pharmaceutical and biotechnology company in commercial dispute with former U.S. agent, seeking over $38,000,000 in damages, to a favorable resolution
Represented franchisor in dispute with franchisee
Represented detailed design engineer in ICC arbitration for design of topsides of FPSO
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