Michael J. Spalding and Kene Chinweze have been elected partners in the firm’s Energy Practice Group, on the oil and gas title and due diligence team.
Michael has over 16 years’ experience, including preparing title opinions and counseling clients on complex legal matters involving upstream acquisitions and operations issues. In addition to Texas, Michael is also licensed in Oklahoma and Kansas.
Kene has more than 10 years’ experience examining title instruments and exploration and production contracts, in addition to rendering various types of title opinions. Kene is Board Certified in Oil, Gas and Mineral Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.
Founded on January 1, 2016, Barry Conge Bond LLP is a full-service law firm having significant experience and expertise representing clients in a diverse range of legal matters, including commercial litigation, corporate and energy. For additional information contact Barry Conge Bond LLP, Felicia Harris, 1800 West Loop South, Suite 750, Houston, Texas 77027; 713.331.7662; firstname.lastname@example.org.
Just 8 weeks after opening the firm’s doors, founding partner Felicia Harris, Craig Geraci and Andrew Parma scored a multi-million-dollar win for a Brazoria County nursing home owner and operator. After almost three years of litigation and a three-week trial, on Friday [February 26, 2016], the jury returned a unanimous verdict in favor of BCH’s client, Sunset Nursing Home, Inc., of more than $4 million for breach of contract. The 12-member jury found that Sunset’s prior tenants breached two lease agreements that allowed the tenants to operate Sunset’s two nursing homes. In addition to the breach of contract finding, the jury also found that a conspiracy existed between the tenants and the guarantors on the lease agreements to defraud Sunset. The jury’s verdict included $700,000 in actual damages and $2 million in punitive damages in connection with the fraud finding. Continue reading