Adam B. Chambers

Adam B. Chambers

Associate

Born June 20, 1977 in San Jose, California. Adam’s focus over the last eighteen years has been in insurance defense litigation primarily in trucking cases, automobile injury cases, and construction defect litigation, including cases involving industrial, commercial, and residential structures.

Insurance Defense Litigation

Adam has represented hundreds and hundreds of insureds while handling a wide variety of cases for insurance clients, including premises liability cases, automobile accident cases, products liability cases, defamation and disparagement cases, and copyright and trademark infringement cases. Some examples of these cases are:

  • Tried to a defense verdict a serious personal injury case involving snowmobiles and recreational use of snowmobiles in Buffalo, New York
  • Tried to a defense verdict a wrongful death and personal injury case involving a motorcycle rider and passenger in Montgomery County, Texas
  • Successfully represented a prominent Rio Grande Valley physician against claims of defamation and business disparagement
  • Tried to a defense verdict a premises liability claim against a major Houston-area shopping mall

Construction Defect Litigation

Adam has handled a wide variety of construction defect claims on behalf of clients, including cases involving residential, commercial, entertainment and industrial facilities. Some examples are:

  • Securing a Summary Judgment in favor of an EIFS installer against an EIFS manufacturer
  • Trying to defense verdict a case involving the lights on top of the Toyota Center
  • Trying to a defense verdict a case involving claims by an independent living facility developer against an HVAC contractor.
  • Defending an Austin-area luxury residential developer against claims by a celebrity owner in excess of $27 million.

Trucking Accident Litigation

Adam has represented dozens of trucking and transport companies and independent owner-operators against claims brought by personal injury Plaintiffs, including personal injury claims throughout the State of Texas.

Copyright and Trademark Litigation

Adam has represented businesses alleged to have copied trademarks, tradenames and other copyrights of dozens of businesses, including a commercial landlord, a musical production company, a specialty candy manufacturer and a natural gas equipment manufacturing company. Some examples are:

  • Tried to a defense verdict claims of copyright and tradename infringement by an oilfield services company against a manufacturer of natural gas equipment.

Commercial Litigation

Adam has represented a number of businesses in a wide range of disputes, including alleged breaches of contract, breaches of fiduciary duties, asbestos exposure, and violations of CERCLA and the TSWDA. Some examples are:

  • Represented a local retail electric provider in various claims by former managers, employees and officers
  • Represented a tube manufacturer in cases of alleged asbestos exposure of prior employees, and in a case involving alleged environmental contamination.

Education

Vermont Law School, J.D. with Honors,  2002

University of Texas, B.S.  Government with Highest Honors, 1999

 

Legal Memberships

State Bar of Texas

Houston Bar Association

Honors and Awards

Phi Beta Kappa, 1999

Student Advocate of the Year, International Trial Lawyers Association, 2002

Admissions

State Bar of Texas, 2002

United States District Courts for the Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas

Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals