Mr. Karel began his legal career in Houston, Texas in 1986 as a general practitioner whose work included representing financial institutions and business owners in several areas including landlord/tenant disputes, financial services, as well as employment and general liability matters. Since 1989, he has had an active trial practice in construction litigation, transportation, general tort litigation and labor and employment law. Mr. Karel regularly represents:
Mr. Karel also routinely consults with clients on an extensive range of risk management issues related to construction, transportation, and labor and employment fields.
Captain, Infantry, U.S. Army 1974-1979
Labor and Employment Law
Trucking and Transportation
Construction Accident and Construction Defect Litigation
Handles a large number of cases for national, regional, and local businesses involving a variety of premises liability claims including slip and falls, physical security, false imprisonment, and general negligence.
Restaurant and Food Service General Liability and Food Safety
Lead Counsel for a number of national and local restaurants and other food service providers in a variety of matters including general liability, premises, foreign object in food, and food-borne illness matters.