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Hiren P. Patel

(713) 579-9701

2929 Allen Parkway, Suite 200

Houston, Texas 77019

Hiren P. Patel concentrates his practice on business and commercial litigation, civil appeals, and business formation and counseling. He has extensive experience representing clients in the healthcare, energy, and technology sectors as well as others. Mr. Patel also handles personal injury litigation, real estate disputes, and consumer protection matters.



  • Texas State Courts

  • California State Courts

  • Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

  • Southern District of Texas

  • Eastern District of Texas

  • Southern District of California


  • Lead counsel for four physicians in a business partnership dispute against a Houston area hospital system. 

  • Lead counsel for a longterm acute care hospital in a number of business and commercial litigation matters. 

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

  • Lead counsel for 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. 

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


  • “No More My Lais: Reshaping the Law of Command Responsibility,” published in To Oppose Any Foe: The Legacy of U.S. Intervention in Vietnam, Carolina Academic Press, 2006.

  • “The International Impact of U.S. eDiscovery Obligations – Managing Risk and Reducing Compliance Costs,” The Fourth International Conference on Legal,Security, and Privacy Issues in IT Law, November 3 – 5, 2009, Sliema, Malta.

  • “Resolving the Unique Challenges Involved with Legal Process Outsourcing in India,”American Conference Institute LPO Summit, February 23 – 24, 2009, New York City, NY.


University of Virginia School of Law (J.D.)

  • Chief Justice of the Moot Court Board

  • Managing Editor, Virginia Tax Review

  • U.S. Champion and International Semi-Finalist at Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court (2001)

  • National Semi-Finalist at Environmental Law Moot Court (2002)

  • Honorable Mention for Best Oral Advocate at Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot Court (2003)

Rice University (B.A.)

  • National Champion in Informative and Extemporaneous Speaking (AFA-NIET, 2000)

  • National Champion in Impromptu and Informative Speaking (Pi Kappa Delta, 2000)

  • National Champion in Parliamentary Debate (Pi Kappa Delta, 1999)

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