Our team is comprised of attorneys with significant flooding cases from Burns Charest LLP, Irvine & Conner PLLC, and Dunbar & Harder, PLLC. The most recent work by these lawyers was winning a trial victory on liability for a federal takings case relating to flooding during Hurricane Harvey, In re Upstream Addicks and Barker Flood-Control Reservoirs, No. 1:17-cv-09001-CFL, in the U.S. Court of Federal Claims. Read more about the case.

Burns Charest LLP

Founded in 2015 by two former Susman Godfrey LLP partners in Dallas and an environmental and complex litigation lawyer in New Orleans, Burns Charest currently serves as lead or co-lead in complex cases throughout the country. Burns Charest has two offices, twenty-seven attorneys, and a large staff of paralegals and litigation support specialists. Daniel Charest and Larry Vincent served as co-lead counsel in the federal takings case relating to flooding during Hurricane Harvey.

Irvine & Conner PLLC

The focus of Irvine & Conner’s practice is environmental litigation, and they often represent homeowners on flooding issues and drainage cases.  Charles Irvine also served as a co-lead counsel in the federal takings case relating to flooding during Hurricane Harvey.

Dunbar & Harder, PLLC

In addition to being an attorney, Larry Dunbar has been a registered professional engineer in Texas since 1983, and has served as a flood expert witness in that capacity in numerous state and federal judicial and administrative proceedings.