Charles Strecker

Special Counsel

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Dallas

P: +1.214.953.6573 F: +1.214.661.4573

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