Charles Strecker

Special Counsel


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Charles Strecker represents public corporations, private companies and individuals in state and federal courts throughout the country. His representation includes clients in a variety of industries, such as private equity, professional services, technology and energy. His diverse commercial litigation experience includes securities class actions, trade secret claims, professional liability matters, and disputes arising from acquisitions and divestitures. Mr. Strecker also represents clients in internal investigations and proceedings before state and national regulators.

Related Experience

Securities Litigation & Internal Investigations

  • Major oilfield services company – defense of a billion-dollar securities fraud class action in the Northern District of Texas concerning estimated liability for asbestos claims, claims on fixed-price construction contracts and merger cost savings
  • Big Four accounting firm – defense of securities class action in the Southern District of New York concerning accounting for environmental liabilities
  • Big Four accounting firm – representation in internal investigation related to work on high-profile energy project
  • International retailer – defense of shareholder derivative claims concerning executive compensation
  • Major oilfield services company – defense of complex claim under Section 16(b) of the Exchange Act

Complex Business & Financial Disputes

  • International energy company – secured plaintiff summary judgment in drag-along rights litigation in support of one of the largest bankruptcies ever filed
  • International mining company – fraudulent transfer litigation and related proceedings in federal bankruptcy court
  • Offshore drilling services company – defense of fraudulent transfer action in bankruptcy court
  • Liquidators of offshore private equity fund – pursued claims against multiple entities and individuals who received $50 million in asset-backed loans
  • Private equity company – breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty and tortious interference litigation involving the development of complex detection technology for biological and chemical warfare agents
  • Natural gas exploration company – defense of claims involving fraud, negligent representation and breach of fiduciary duty in connection with an asset sale
  • Waste disposal company – defense and prosecution of claims arising out of a construction project
  • Regional food services company – prosecution of claims arising out of electronic data breach

Professional Liability

  • Multiple major accounting firms – representation before regulators including the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board and the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy
  • Major accounting firm – defense of malpractice claims related to tax and advisory services
  • International law firm – received dismissal of lawsuit alleging fraud and breach of contract in connection with an arbitration proceeding
  • International law firm – representation in connection with motion to disqualify firm from patent suit

Employment & Trade Secrets

  • Big Four accounting firm – defense of trade secret claims involving complex tax savings strategies
  • Major accounting firm partner – defense of non-solicitation and misappropriation of trade secrets claims
  • Major accounting firm professional – defense of non-compete and non-solicitation claims
  • International pharmaceutical company – defense of wrongful termination claims in the Northern District of Texas
  • National health care provider – defense of employment discrimination claims
  • International technology company – representation in independent contractor consulting agreement dispute

Pro Bono

  • Representation of West Dallas residents – first chair in trial of common law and statutory nuisance claims against owners of dangerous property


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