April L. Rosenbaum

April L. Rosenbaum

Associate

April provides comprehensive legal services to her clients in the areas of construction, real estate, and mass tort litigation. She has experience representing public and private owners, developers, contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, design professionals, and bonding and insurance companies as well as large agricultural and pharmaceutical entities. She brings to bear a wide range of experience on various projects of regional and national scope and prominence, and large-scale multi-district and class-action litigation. Representative projects include residential construction and remodeling, military housing, military training facilities, hydroelectric and coal-fired power plants, schools, universities, high-rise office buildings, hotels and casinos, corrections facilities, shopping centers, and numerous other types of residential, commercial, industrial, and governmental projects. April has litigated all matter of cases ranging from residential materialmen’s liens to multi-district construction defect claims.

April has a thorough understanding of the construction business and construction law and has developed an extensive network of consultants and industry experts with whom she works closely to solve client problems. She is committed to her clients throughout the construction process, from bidding and procurement through resolution of post-construction claims and litigation. When there is a dispute or claim, she helps her clients develop strategies for quick and early resolution but, if required, she’s always ready to take a case to trial. Her goal is to get the best possible result for her clients in the shortest time and for the lowest cost. Proper documentation, damage mitigation tactics, and skillful legal positioning of her clients from the start lead to early settlement or a more effective presentation of her client’s claims at trial.

  • Defended multi-state oil and gas drill bit designer in multi-million-dollar litigation involving misappropriation of trade secrets, fraud, breach of confidentiality, and spoliation
  • Defended private regional medical center in multi-million-dollar insurance dispute and related ERISA claims
  • Pro bono appeal to the Texas Supreme Court of multi-national adoption matter involving the Hague Convention, foster care, and immigration law
  • Defended multinational energy company in multiple multi-district litigations involving power plant air scrubbers and the EPA, with allegations sounding in construction defect, breach of contract, warranty, negligence, regulatory and environmental law
  • Defended national construction company in multi-million-dollar litigation after catastrophic collapse of high-rise office building curtain wall
  • Defended international commercial construction company in Federal Claims Court and Federal District Court on claims arising from the construction of Army urban combat training facilities
  • Defended multistate construction company in multi-million-dollar construction defect arbitration stemming from Indian Nation’s casino construction
  • Defended multiple general contractors and over 350 defendant entities against claims of 506 plaintiffs related to “black mold” exposure in condominium complex
  • Managed e-discovery for multinational software company in lawsuits involving HIPAA, intellectual property, and fraud claims
  • Managed e-discovery for multinational energy generation company in litigation involving water treatment plant design and construction
  • Managed e-discovery for multinational oil & gas company defending wrongful death actions related to oil field rapid depressurization
  • Represented multistate and regional commercial construction companies in transactional matters involving Federal contracts, quasi-governmental contracts, military construction, risk analysis, and trade secret protection, and litigation matters involving construction defect claims, breach of contract claims, sovereign immunity, insurance coverage, intellectual property, E&O claims, and negligence claims

Education

University of Texas School of Law, JD

Kansas State University, BS Animal Science

Legal Memberships

Houston Bar Association

Austin Bar Association

Stonewall Law Association of Greater Houston