Call: 281-260-6304

Kerr Wilson, P.C.

16800 Imperial Valley
Suite 360
Houston, TX 77060
O: 281-260-6304
F: 281-260-6467

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Thomas Kerr Tom Kerr is licensed in Texas and admitted to practice before all state courts, the federal courts for the Eastern, Western, and Southern districts of Texas, and the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. Prior to entering the practice of law, Tom obtained an M.B.A. from the University of Texas and spent several years as a management consultant in the 'Big 6' rising to the level of Experienced Manager in the Merger and Integration Practice for Arthur Andersen and as Manager of Business Services for Dell Computer Corporation. His diverse experience provides insight to his clients' business and legal concerns making him a more effective advocate. Tom has served as an expert in business related litigation but primarily focuses on representation of corporate entities in commercial litigation and transactional matters. Tom has handled complex matters for all sizes and types of businesses. Aside from the practice of law, Tom is actively involved in his community, and is currently serving as the Vice President of a youth oriented non-profit organization, as volunteer coach in youth athletics, as an election official and recently completed a term as President of the Augusta Pines Homeowners' Association.

COMMERCIAL EXPERIENCE

  • Contract general counsel for multiple commercial entities including companies engaged in;
    • Software and software services;
    • Aviation;
    • Logistics;
    • Shipping; and
    • Oilfield manufacturing
  • Assistance with entity formation and structure including:
    • Completed organizational restructure and expansion for expanding logistics company;
    • Assisted with creation of international subsidiaries for software services company;
    • Creation of corporate structure for medical services venture;
    • Organization restructure of oilfield services and manufacturing venture
  • Contract negotiation and execution including:
    • $30,000,000+ sale of drilling rigs to Russian National Drilling Entity;
    • $14,000,000+ sale of oilfield equipment to UAE entity;
    • $30,000,000+ sale of drilling rig equipment to South American entity;
    • $25,000,000+ sale of drilling rigs to Indian entity;
    • Negotiated terms for multi-year Master Services Agreement for aviation services;
    • Multiple domestic and international software and software services agreements


LITIGATION EXPERIENCE

Case: Represented a vendor in a complex construction defect and product liability suit concerning components for a steel framing system utilized in the construction of homes.
Result: Obtained summary judgment prior to trial.

Case: Represented a radiologist employed as department chair by the University of Texas Health Sciences Center in a medical malpractice suit involving allegations of failure to diagnose and treat a minor child with significant long term medical issues.
Result: Settled with no finding of fault against represented client

Case: Defended a drilling contractor in a wrongful death suit resulting from failed drilling operations and the pressurized ejection of the pipe string in case involving complex oilfield indemnification provisions.
Result: Obtained indemnification for client pursuant to oilfield services contract and settled the matter prior to trial.

Case: Represented an independent producer of oil and gas in a multi-million dollar breach of contract case related to failure to take gas ratably from a producing field.
Result: Obtained jury verdict in favor of client for damages and attorneys' fees.

Case: Represented former employee in dispute related to enforcement of employment agreement, wrongful termination and unpaid commissions.
Result: Jury verdict in favor of client for unpaid commissions and attorney's fees.

BAR ADMISSIONS

Texas

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas


EDUCATION

  • The University of Houston Law Center; Houston, Texas; J.D.
  • The University of Texas at Austin; Austin, Texas; M.B.A.
  • The University of Texas at Austin; Austin, Texas; B.A


Contact:

Thomas Kerr
281.260.6304

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