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Alan Dabdoub

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in Dallas, TX

Lynn Pinker Hurst & Schwegmann LLP
2100 Ross Avenue, Suite 2700
Dallas, TX 75201
Phone: 214-981-3800
Fax: 214-981-3839
Email: Alan Dabdoub
Selected to Rising Stars: 2011
Licensed in Texas Since: 2006
Practice Areas: Business Litigation
Attorney Profile

Alan Dabdoub represents plaintiffs and defendants in complex business litigation.  Mr. Dabdoub has first chaired several trials (jury and bench) and arbitrations in Louisiana, Texas, New Jersey, New York and Massachusetts, with an outstanding record of success.  He has experience handling class actions, business torts, commercial lease disputes, franchisor-franchisee disputes, partnership disputes, trade secret misappropriation and non-compete cases, bankruptcy related litigation, qui tam and employment litigation.  Mr. Dabdoub maintains a robust practice representing companies from the following industries:  oil and gas, energy, transportation, food service, manufacturing, telecommunications, agricultural, shipping, retail, advertising and finance. Mr. Dabdoub understands firsthand the interplay between litigation and business, having served as Chief Litigation Counsel for a large subsidiary of a Fortune 100 company.  This insight, matched with his trial experience, equip Mr. Dabdoub to deliver outstanding client service and achieve his clients’ objectives aggressively and efficiently. 

 

Certificates and Credentials

About Alan Dabdoub

First Admitted: 1997, Louisiana

Professional Webpage: https://www.lynnllp.com/lawyers/alan-dabdoub

Representative Clients

  • Represented a tenant in a multi-million dollar purchase option dispute regarding the enforceability of an option to purchase that resulted in a favorable settlement.
  • Represented a large pipeline company in connection with a trade secrets claim that resulted in the court issuing a temporary restraining order in favor of Mr. Dabdoub’s client. The ability to act quickly and obtain emergency relief was critical.   
  • Represented a large media company in an alleged trade secret misappropriation and alleged breach of non-compete matter that arose in connection with the employment of a former sales executive. Mr. Dabdoub obtained a favorable resolution for the company and its employee. 
  • Currently representing large gas gathering company related to alleged gas imbalance dispute.
  • Represented a well operator, in a case of first impression, regarding alleged subsurface trespass that resolved favorably.
  • Currently representing franchisee in alleged breach of franchise agreement dispute.  
  • Represented a debtor energy company in bankruptcy litigation related to multi-million dollar purchase of silicon that resulted in a favorable settlement
  • Represented a large corporation in a substantial qui tam litigation that resolved favorably.
  • Represented a large food services company in arbitration in connection with a non-compete dispute with a competitor related to the hiring of two executives in an arbitration. The matter resolved favorably short of a full blown arbitration. 
  • Currently representing an agricultural company related to distributorship contract dispute in connection with introduction of innovative product into the marketplace.
  • Represented a large broadcaster in breach of contract and alter ego suit through trial, obtaining  a verdict for all damages sought, pre and post-judgment interest, and all attorneys’ fees. Represented a large broadcaster in breach of contract and alter ego suit through trial, obtaining  a verdict for all damages sought, pre and post-judgment interest, and all attorneys’ fees.
  • Currently representing large liquid and organic waste removal company related to alleged tortious interference and civil conspiracy claims.
  • Represented former shareholders in fraudulent transfer multi-district litigation pending in the Southern District of New York related to the Tribune Company’s bankruptcy filing.
  • Defended a subsidiary of the largest mobile device manufacturer in the world in a consumer class action alleging breach of express and implied warranties.  Several claims were dismissed pursuant to a motion to dismiss.
  • Represented a large natural gas processing company in a significant force majeure contractual dispute that resolved favorably.
  • Represented a prominent financial services company in connection with an alleged trade secrets misappropriation claim. Through Mr. Dabdoub’s aggressive approach and early involvement, the matter settled without the party claiming trade secret misappropriation filing suit. 
  • Currently representing a large sports equipment manufacturer in alleged violations of Robinson- Patman Act and Sherman Act.
  • Currently representing natural gas purchaser related to allocation dispute arising under purchase agreement.
  • Represented a large natural gas producer in a substantial purchase and sale agreement dispute related to a large asset sale.
  • Defended a large credit card processor against consumer class action brought under the Electronic Funds Transfer Act. All class action claims were dismissed.

Bar/Professional Activity

  • State Bars of Texas, Louisiana and Tennessee

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Board Certified in Labor and Employment law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization

Educational Background

  • Louisiana State University, B.A., cum laude Louisiana State University
  • Louisiana State University’s Paul M. Hebert Law Center, J.D. 

Honors/Awards

  • Listed as a "Texas Super Lawyer" in business litigation and employment litigation by Law & Politics, (as seen in Texas Monthly, Rising Star Edition)
  • Recognized by his peers in D Magazine as one of the "2016 Best Lawyers in Dallas”

Industry Groups

  • Advertising
  • Agricultural
  • Energy
  • Finance
  • Food Service
  • Manufacturing
  • Oil And Gas
  • Retail
  • Shipping
  • Telecommunications
  • Transportation
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Office Location for Alan Dabdoub

2100 Ross Avenue
Suite 2700
Dallas, TX 75201

Last Updated: 5/23/2022

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