Delwin Hervey

Delwin Hervey

Education

Southern Methodist University School of Law

Juris Doctorate, cum laude, 1997

University of Texas at Austin

Bachelor of Business Administration, 1993

Admitted to Practice

All Texas Courts

Northern District of Texas

Southern District of Texas

Eastern District of Texas

Western District of Texas

District Court of Colorado

Affiliations and Memberships

State Bar of Texas

Dallas Bar Associations

American Bar Association

Texas Association of Defense Counsel

Member of DRI

Representative Experience

Assisted with the trial of high profile products liability case for utility cart manufacturer who was being sued by a quadriplegic and her family for $30 million.

Assist with litigation and jury trials of premises liability cases for a Fortune 50 Corporation.

Assisted heavy truck manufacturer in obtaining summary judgment in a wrongful death products liability case.

Represented small Texas liberal arts college in various matters, including labor and employment, commercial litigation, and real estate matters.

Represented a commercial finance company in its $3 million claim against a defendant corporation that committed fraud in the sale of accounts receivable.

Served as lead lawyer representing a large multi-national aggregate manufacturer in a $12 million water contamination case. Matter successfully settled on terms very favorable to the client.

Represented gas utility company in a $20 million litigation matter following a flash fire that occurred after the ignition of migrating natural gas that had been accidentally released underground when a gas line was damaged by road construction. The case involved serious and permanent personal injuries to the plaintiffs who were burned by the flash fire.

Represented large multi-national aggregate manufacturer in $60 million construction matter involving complex engineering design and construction management issues.

Represented building supply company on numerous litigation matters including a wrongful death claim. Obtained summary judgment for the client in the wrongful death claim well before trial saving the client thousands of dollars in legal fees and expenses.

Represented carpet manufacturer in various consumer and warranty based claims.

Represented employers and commercial truck drivers in litigation following trucking accidents involving catastrophic injuries.

Worked with electrical engineering experts to determine the origin of a catastrophic house fire in lawsuit against electric utility client. Case was settled for nuisance value after proving the plaintiff destroyed valuable evidence after the fire.

Litigated and negotiated settlement of warranty disputes for Major automobile manufacturer.

Participated in pro bono projects to provide quality legal services to the disadvantaged.

Awards & Honors

Recognized as a “Texas Rising Star” by the Texas Lawyer Magazine

Nominated for Fellowship in the Litigation Counsel of America