Bradley K. Jones

Associate

Houston
T +1.713.646.1394
F +1.713.751.1717

Overview

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 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.

Recognitions and Memberships

Memberships

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

Community

  • Greater Houston Preservation Alliance
  • Houston Zoo Young Supporters (Flock)
  • Herman Park Conservancy

Pro Bono

  • Houston Volunteer Lawyers Program

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