Bradley K. Jones

Associate

Houston
T +1 713.646.1394  |  F +1 713.751.1717

Brad Jones is a trial lawyer with a focus on complex commercial litigation. He has a diverse legal background and strives not only to recognize his clients’ immediate litigation needs, but to achieve a desired outcome that is practical and consistent with his clients’ long-term business objectives.  

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Energy Litigation
  • Second chair in the representation of an exploration and production company in a trial involving the purchase and delivery of drilling equipment; co-authored successful petition for review highlighted in Texas Lawyer “Appellate Lawyer of the Week.”
Commercial Litigation
  • Second chair for a software company in commercial arbitration. Spearheaded extensive discovery necessary to refute counterclaims of fraud, breach of contract and misrepresentations. Obtained a favorable arbitration verdict awarding full damages and attorneys’ fees. 
Debt Collection and Creditors Rights
  • Obtained summary judgment for an energy, infrastructure and engineering recruitment company in a suit on a sworn account and breach of contract matter; collected nearly 100% of actual damages post-judgment.
Noncompete and Trade Secrets
  • Represented a medical device manufacturer in a suit against a competitor and former employee alleging theft of trade secrets and breach of noncompete and confidentiality agreements; obtained favorable temporary restraining order and agreed judgment. 
Products Liability 
  • Defended a Fortune 100 Company in dozens of cases involving breach of warranty and Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act allegations.  
Insurance Defense
  • Acted as local counsel and helped defend insurance carriers in hundreds of National Flood Insurance Act and Standard Flood Insurance Policy disputes in state and federal courts.
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Experience

Energy Litigation
  • Second chair in the representation of an exploration and production company in a trial involving the purchase and delivery of drilling equipment; co-authored successful petition for review highlighted in Texas Lawyer “Appellate Lawyer of the Week.”
  • Defended an oil and gas company in a breach of contract case concerning the enforceability of a take or pay provision in buy-sell agreement. Assisted in obtaining summary judgment and a favorable settlement.
  • Defended an exploration and production company in a dispute concerning a joint operating agreement and major cost overruns in a construction of processing facility.
  • Defended an energy services company in a dispute concerning a take-or-pay provision of a crude oil buy/sale and exchange balancing agreement. Assisted in obtaining summary judgment and a favorable settlement.
  • Defended industrial construction companies in personal injury and workers’ compensation matters; obtained summary judgments for the parent and subsidiary.
Commercial Litigation
  • Second chair for a software company in commercial arbitration. Spearheaded extensive discovery necessary to refute counterclaims of fraud, breach of contract and misrepresentations. Obtained a favorable arbitration verdict awarding full damages and attorneys’ fees. 
  • Defended a Fortune 500 company in a multimillion-dollar case brought by a municipality alleging breach of contract, fraud and breach of fiduciary duty; managed extensive document preservation and e-discovery; and assisted in obtaining a favorable settlement on eve of the trial.
  • Assisted in obtaining dismissal of allegations of human trafficking and RICO violations against overseas government contractors; engaged in review of large-scale document preservation and e-discovery.
Debt Collection and Creditors Rights
  • Obtained summary judgment for an energy, infrastructure and engineering recruitment company in a suit on a sworn account and breach of contract matter; collected nearly 100% of actual damages post-judgment.
  • Represented financial institutions and oil and gas companies in debt collection matters, including post-judgment collections, bankruptcy and adversary proceedings.
  • Assisted representing Irving H. Picard, Securities Investor Protection Act (SIPA) Trustee for the liquidation of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC, in connection with BakerHostetler's role as court-appointed counsel
Noncompete and Trade Secrets
  • Represented a medical device manufacturer in a suit against a competitor and former employee alleging theft of trade secrets and breach of noncompete and confidentiality agreements; obtained favorable temporary restraining order and agreed judgment. 
  • Represented an industrial manufacturer in a suit against a competitor and former employee alleging theft of trade secrets; obtained favorable temporary restraining order and settlement. 
  • Represented a medical billing service company in a suit for theft of trade secrets and tortious interference with noncompete and nonsolicitation. Mediated the case to favorable settlement.
  • Defended a healthcare company in an employment dispute alleging theft of trade secrets and breach of noncompete and non-solicitation agreements; negotiated a favorable settlement.
Products Liability 
  • Defended a Fortune 100 Company in dozens of cases involving breach of warranty and Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act allegations.  
Insurance Defense
  • Acted as local counsel and helped defend insurance carriers in hundreds of National Flood Insurance Act and Standard Flood Insurance Policy disputes in state and federal courts.

Memberships

  • State Bar of Texas
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Houston Bar Association 
     

Community

  • Greater Houston Preservation Alliance
  • Houston Zoo Young Supporters (Flock)
  • Herman Park Conservancy
  • Houston Grand Opera's Opening Nights for Young Professionals

Pro Bono

  • Houston Volunteer Lawyers Program

Services

Industries

Prior Positions

  • Texas Senate: Legislative Intern for Senator Chris Harris, Pro Tempore of the Senate for the 77th Legislature 
  • Office of the Attorney General of Texas: Intern for the Tort Litigation Division 
  • United States Magistrate for Southern District of Texas Judge Mary Milloy: Intern 
  • Plaintiffs’ Firms Specializing in Personal Injury, Legal Malpractice and Medical Malpractice: Clerk
  • Litigation Boutique Firm Specializing in Commercial Arbitration: Associate 
  • Bill White for Texas Campaign: Research and Policy Fellow 

Admissions

  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of Texas
  • Texas

Education

  • J.D., South Texas College of Law, 2007
  • B.A., The University of Texas at Austin, 2003