As a commercial litigator with jury trial experience, Drew Taggart focuses on commercial litigation, energy, and patent infringement. His clients include multi-national corporations, mid-sized companies and small businesses.
Prior to joining Bracewell, Drew served as a law clerk to the Honorable Leslie Southwick in the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.
Recent Notable Matters
Southern Copper Corporation — defending client and certain members of its board of directors in shareholder derivative class action complaint asserting alleged breach of contract and alleged breach of fiduciary duties
Pier 1 Imports, Inc. — Defended the company and its former CEO and CFO in a putative class action asserting claims of securities fraud. The firm obtained dismissal of all claims in 2016, and the claims were dismissed again in 2018 with prejudice.
Houston Independent School District — Secured summary judgment in HISD’s favor in a significant lawsuit involving allegations of district-wide trademark and copyright infringement
Publications and Speeches
“4 Ways To Get Associates Trial Ready,” Law360, November 2, 2016.
“Test for Enhanced Damages: Halo Electronics v. Pulse Electronics,” IP Magazine, July/August 2016.