Probate, Trust, Estates & Fiduciary Litigation

CRAWFORD WISHNEW & LANG represents clients seeking to protect or enforce their rights and interests in trusts and estates litigation. Our attorneys are well versed in the procedures, law and uniquely-personal considerations related to probate and trust disputes, which often involve claims for breach of fiduciary duty, self-dealing, as well as will and trust contests and claims related to estate distribution. We employ assertive yet thoughtful strategies aimed at securing the best result for our clients, while being mindful of our clients’ personal goals and priorities, including the common desire for discrete and private resolutions in matters involving family relationships. Read more about our prior representations here

Partnership & Shareholder Disputes

CRAWFORD WISHNEW & LANG represent clients in partnership and shareholder disputes, including disputes between members of closely-held corporations and limited liability companies. Often, these disputes involve claims for breach of fiduciary duty or allegations of self-dealing, misappropriation, or breach of the governing documents. Almost always, these disputes are highly-complex and highly-contentious. Because clients usually possess a substantial amount of the relevant documents in these matters, from the second we are retained, we work diligently to gain control over the facts and law of the case as early as possible in order to secure the desired resolution for our clients as early as possible. Read more about our prior representations here

Bankruptcy Litigation

CRAWFORD WISHNEW & LANG represents clients in all types of bankruptcy-related litigation and adversary proceedings, including prosecuting and defending fraudulent transfer and preference claims, complex fiduciary matters and business disputes, and objections to discharge, as well as collateral litigation involving debtors, creditors, and other third-parties. Using business acumen and forward-thinking strategies, we work tirelessly to ensure that our clients’ rights are enforced and protected within the bankruptcy framework. Read more about our prior representations here

Labor & Employment Litigation

CRAWFORD WISHNEW & LANG represents clients in matters that span the full spectrum of labor and employment law, including disputes regarding non-competition and non-solicitation agreements, theft of trade secrets and confidential information, as well as discrimination disputes before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and Texas Workforce Commission. We also have substantial experience negotiating and enforcing severance agreements, obtaining and defeating injunctions and recovering damages for both employers and employees...read more

Real Estate & Construction Litigation

CRAWFORD WISHNEW & LANG represents clients in all types real estate and construction litigation, including disputes against commercial brokers, developers and title disputes. Read more about our prior representations here

Aviation & Aerospace Litigation

CRAWFORD WISHNEW & LANG represents clients in aviation and aerospace disputes throughout the U.S. and abroad. While our primary focus is representing aircraft owners, users and lessees in contract disputes, we also represent clients across the industry, including vendors, charters, airports and airport authorities. Our attorneys have a passion for aviation and have earned a reputation, both domestically and internationally, as experts in the field. We are committed to maintaining this edge by closely tracking developments in aviation law, technology and any other emerging issues that may affect our clients and their businesses. Read more about our prior representations here

Oil and Gas & Energy Litigation

CRAWFORD WISHNEW & LANG represents clients in matters involving mineral interests, as well as other energy-related businesses and interests. Often, these cases touch multiple areas of the law, as they involve contractual and business considerations in addition to considerations regarding real property and title. We make it a priority to stay informed of the constant legal and technological developments in the energy industry, both statewide and around the country, which makes us more effective advisors and litigators for our interest-holding clients. Read more about our prior representations here

Business & Securities Fraud Litigation

CRAWFORD WISHNEW & LANG represents investors who have suffered losses as a result of being fraudulently induced into deals or as a result of relying upon inappropriate investment advice. These are often high-stakes matters and usually involve claims for fraud, fraudulent inducement and breach of the Texas Securities Act. Read more about our prior representations here

Trade Secret, Trademark & Trade Dress Litigation

CRAWFORD WISHNEW & LANG represents companies seeking to protect their most confidential technical, financial, or business information, i.e., the information that provides the company its most important competitive advantages. Because these trade secrets are often among the companies’ most valued assets, we work diligently to ensure that these secrets are protected from loss to competitors. Read more about our prior representations here