Patel Ervin PLLC

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Hiren P. Patel is a co-founder and managing member of the firm. Mr. Patel is a graduate of Rice University and the University of Virginia School of Law.

Practice Experience

Hiren P. Patel concentrates his practice on general civil litigation matters, including commercial litigation, personal injury, trade secret litigation, real estate disputes, securities litigation, and consumer protection matters. Mr. Patel also provides legal counseling services for businesses, including small businesses and startup companies. Business counseling services include assistance with corporate formation, drafting internal policies, and regulatory compliance.

Representative Matters

  • Representation of four physicians in a business partnership dispute against a Houston area hospital system.

  • Representation of a longterm acute care hospital in a number of business and commercial litigation matters.

  • Representation a marketing and staffing company in a trade secrets dispute against a competitor in the retail energy business.

  • Representation of a healthcare consulting company in a trade secrets, tortious interference, trademark infringement, and unfair business practices litigation against one of the company's former owners.

  • Representation of a home healthcare company in a fraud and breach of fiduciary duty dispute against a former executive.

  • Representation of a nonprofit provider of informational and data products to the energy industry regarding various commercial contracts.

  • Representation of a company providing specialized software for the energy industry regarding various commercial contracts and employment issues.

  • Representation of a private transportation agency regarding various commercial contracts and employment issues.

  • Representation of an individual accused of stealing trade secrets from a former employer.

  • Representation of a property owner in a multi-million dollar easement dispute.

  • Representation of a trustee in a complex dispute surrounding trust property.

  • Representation of a company accused of violating consumer protection laws.

  • Representation of a company targeted with numerous non-party document production subpoenas.

  • Representation of an escrow company in an action to recover stolen funds from an escrow account.

  • Representation of an insurance company in a dispute over an insurance claim.

  • Member of a team of attorneys representing a former general counsel of a Fortune 500 company in a private securities litigation matter and an investigation by the SEC.

  • Member of a team of attorneys representing a major computer manufacturer in a patent litigation dispute against a competitor.

  • Member of a team of attorneys representing a major telecommunications company against allegations of breach of contract and fraud.