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Business Lawyers Houston | Charles M.R. Vethan

Houston business attorney, Charles M.R. Vethan, earned his Doctor of Jurisprudence at Southern Methodist University School of Law in Dallas, Texas, and a Bachelors of Science from the University of Alberta, Canada. Mr. Vethan served as an editor for the International Lawyer as well as authored articles on international letters of credit and the role of insurance defense counsel in complex litigation matters, and Implied Licenses in Copyrights. He also presented courses, through the National Business Institute, to attorneys and CPAs on corporate structure and governance.

Charles M.R. Vethan is one of only fourteen attorneys practicing in Texas who are double board certified in Civil Trial law and Consumer and Commercial law, and is AV Preeminent rated by Martindale Hubbell , an independent rating agency of attorneys in North America. The AV Preeminent rating is awarded to attorneys with very high to preeminent legal ability, expertise, and professionalism in their field of practice.

Mr. Vethan’s area of practice is in complex trials in the United States federal district courts and state courts involving shareholder / partnership disputes, executive employment litigation, Non-Compete Agreements, business to business contract disputes, corporate law, and intellectual property law (copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, non-disclosures). He has been lead counsel in complex litigation matters involving Shell Oil Company, Ralph Parsons Engineering, Union Oil of California, Sentinel Integrity Solutions, Global Check Services and Mossberg Shotguns, litigating cases in Texas, California, Colorado and Florida. Mr. Vethan’s primary practice focus is representing aggressively growing privately held companies, with a business presence throughout the Southwest United States and abroad.


Federal Cases

  • 2:05-cv-00042 Hewitt B Fox Inc et al v. McCarley
  • 3:13-cv-00081 Sandino v. Blazer Inspection, Inc.
  • 4:00-cv-00493 Pugh, et al v. O F Mossberg & Sons, et al
  • 4:00-cv-02898 Garcia v. Land Tejas Developme, et al filed
  • 4:02-cv-02982 Commint Inc, et al v. Buch, et al
  • 4:03-cv-00847 Directv Inc v. Gonzalez, et al
  • 4:03-cv-01756 Directv Inc v. Quach, et al
  • 4:03-cv-04864 DIRECTV Inc v. Young, et al
  • 4:04-cv-02866 Big E Inc v. I Code Solutions Inc
  • 4:04-cv-03148 Rogers v. A S A P Apartment Sp, et al
  • 4:04-cv-03974 Hewitt B Fox Inc et al v. McCarley
  • 4:05-cv-01253 Lumi-Love Co Ltd v. Minnacca Inc
  • 4:05-cv-01728 Buckward Digital Services, Inc. et al v. Millar Instruments et al
  • 4:05-cv-03506 The Original 3 Men Movers Ltd v. American Three Men Moving Inc et al
  • 4:05-cv-03778 American Three Men Moving Co., Inc. et al v. The Original 3 Men Movers, LTD.
  • 4:05-cv-04320 Leducq, Inc. et al v. Bailey
  • 4:06-cv-02762 Chao v. Benitez Drywall, LLC et al
  • 4:06-cv-02871 Advanced Technology Products Inc v. BMK International Corp et al
  • 4:07-cv-00783 US LED Ltd v. Nu Power Associates, Inc.
  • 4:07-cv-03416 Unisert Multiwall Systems, Inc. v. YRC Logistics Global, LLC
  • 4:08-cv-00059 Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy v. Hare Krishna Education Consultants, et al.
  • 4:08-cv-03538 Saden v. Smith et al
  • 4:09-cv-00469 Raytec Technology, Inc. v. Raytec, Ltd. et al
  • 4:09-cv-02644 Homoki v. Conversion Services, Inc.
  • 4:09-cv-03987 Shalow-Wilson et al v. Calvary Transport Services, L.L.C. et al
  • 4:10-cv-01213 Coach, Inc. et al v. H.K. Trading Co., Inc. d/b/a HK Trading a/k/a Aashi Bags et al
  • 4:10-cv-01576 Sentinel Integrity Solutions Inc v Mistras Group Inc
  • 4:10-cv-02735 Hardy Way, LLC., et al. v. TM Perfumes Wholesale, Inc., et al.
  • 4:10-cv-04412 Engenium Solutions, Inc. v. Symphonic Technologies, Inc. et al
  • 4:10-cv-05082 Unisert Multiwall Systems Inc v. Padilla et al
  • 4:11-cv-00351 Drilling Automatic, LLC v. TSC Offshore Group, LTD et al
  • 4:11-cv-01372 Homoki et al v. Dorsey et al
  • 4:11-cv-01868 Master et al v. Sentinel Insurance Company, Ltd.
  • 4:11-cv-01950 Compania Sud Americana De Vapores S A v. Sinochem Tianjin Limited
  • 4:11-cv-02459 Schatte v. Trivera, LLC et al
  • 4:11-cv-02647 Rovio Mobile Oy v. Fun & Fun Toys, Inc., et al
  • 4:11-cv-02760 Nature Land International, Inc. v. Global Suppliers, Inc.et al
  • 4:12-cv-00389 New York Pizzeria, Inc v. J & J Holcombe Ventures, L.P. et al
  • 4:12-cv-01474 Simulados Software, Ltd. v. Photon Infotech Private, Ltd.
  • 4:12-cv-02645 Sentinel Integrity Solutions, Inc. v. Western Refining Company, L.P.
  • 4:12-cv-02826 AFI Services LLC et al v. Wells Fargo Bank, NA
  • 4:12-cv-02990 Green v. Walden Family Holdings et al
  • 4:12-cv-03249 Myhre et al v. Conlen Surfactant Technologies, Inc. et al
  • 4:13-cv-01135 Quinlan
  • 4:13-cv-01559 Quinlan
  • 4:13-cv-02032 Quinlan
  • 4:13-cv-03366 Ridyolph et al v. Horizon Coach Lines
  • 4:96-cv-02066 Singhe v. Shell Oil Company, et al
  • 4:98-cv-04252 Tso v. Tanoue
  • 4:99-cv-01301 Poledore v. Msas Cargo Int’l Inc
  • 4:99-cv-01510 Cotton v. Continental Airlines
  • 4:99-cv-01787 Smith, et al v. Blue, et al
  • 4:99-cv-02921 Infotel Corp v. Insight Research Sys, et al
  • 5:12-cv-04382-EJD; Simulados Software, Ltd. v. Photon Infotech Private, Ltd. (India); In the United States District Court for the Northern District of California, San Jose Division (Silicon Valley).
  • 3:13-cv-775; Ralph S. Janvey, in His Capacity as Court-Appointed Receiver for the Stanford International Bank, Ltd., et al., v. Pablo M. Alvarado, et al., in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas, Dallas Division.
  • 4:15-cv-00097-RC-CMC; Louis Vassallo on Behalf of himself and all others similarly situated v. Goodman Networks, Inc.;In the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas – Sherman Division (Class Action).



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