Wayne has a wide-ranging litigation practice and represents clients in federal court, state court and in state administrative proceedings. This experience in many different areas of litigation gives Wayne a unique perspective and ability to handle and resolve a wide range of disputes.
Wayne has represented clients, both as plaintiffs and defendants, in a broad spectrum of commercial litigation ranging from contract disputes, real estate disputes, construction litigation, disputes over insurance claims, and employment disputes. He has also represented insurance companies and agents in administrative actions before the Texas Department of Insurance.
Wayne also represents clients in family law matters including divorces, child custody matters, and cases requiring family protective orders. Wayne recognizes the sensitive and often emotionally taxing nature of family law cases and works hard to obtain the best results possible for his clients and their families.
Wayne grew up in Bryan, Texas. He was admitted to the bar after receiving his undergraduate education at Texas A&M University (B.S., Animal Science, magna cum laude, 1999) and attending law school at the University of Texas (J.D. 2003). Wayne clerked at Sneed, Vine & Perry during his second and third years of law school and has been with the firm since graduating.
Wayne also has a background in livestock production and purebred livestock that gives him a valuable knowledge base in matters involving livestock. Wayne grew up exhibiting livestock, has worked on ranches, and comes from a family with a long history of livestock production and ranch management.
Representative Non-family Law Matters:
- In a final hearing before the State Office of Administrative Hearings, Wayne successfully defended an historic Texas insurance company that has been in business for over 100 years and prevented the revocation of licensure of that company.
- Negotiated a favorable settlement with non-disclosure and confidentiality provisions in a very sensitive case involving an employer and employee.
- Negotiated a favorable settlement agreement for a client that was a non-subscriber to worker’s compensation insurance who was sued by an employee that was injured in the workplace.
- Negotiated a seven-figure settlement for a client in a complex commercial insurance claim involving damage to a commercial building.