ABOUT THE FIRM

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We pride ourselves on our credibility, strategic thinking and courtroom execution.

Schiffer Odom Hicks & Johnson PLLC (SOHJ) is a commercial litigation and arbitration boutique with national and international reach. We focus on results and accomplishing our clients’ goals. We routinely go to trial. Handling large, complex cases on behalf of some of the largest corporations in the world, our lawyers not only command broad subject matter expertise, we also have an excellent record of courtroom success. SOHJ lawyers regularly try cases throughout the U.S. before federal and state courts and represent clients in domestic and international arbitrations as well as at the negotiating table.


LARGE FIRM EXPERIENCE, BOUTIQUE SPECIALIZATION AND ATTENTION

With offices in Houston and Seattle, we offer large firm experience, boutique expertise and attention, courtroom skill, and experience with the latest technology. Our firm is comprised of 14 lawyers with substantial experience representing domestic and international plaintiffs and defendants in trials, appeals and arbitrations. Handling a wide variety of matters, we possess specific expertise advising on and resolving disputes regarding the energy, healthcare and construction industries, as well as corporate and securities matters.

Our attorneys are former partners or associates from major international law firms, including Vinson & Elkins, King & Spalding, Fulbright Jaworski, and Bracewell Giuliani.


OUR APPROACH

We take a client-focused approach aimed at achieving each client’s specific goals, assigning the right people and necessary resources to ensure timely, effective and cost-conscious representation. Among our strengths are the ability to optimize efficiency and productivity through use of state-of-the-art technology and effective communication, conducting and managing targeted discovery and motion practice, and handling complex, multi-district litigation.


PREEMINENT LAWYERS WITH RECOGNIZED EXPERTISE

Members of our firm have been recognized by Chambers USA, Who’s Who Legal, the Global Arbitration Review, Texas Super Lawyers and the Million Dollar Advocates Forum for expertise in energy, securities, business and commercial litigation and international arbitration matters. Our lawyers have also been designated as leaders in international construction disputes, ranked as leading business lawyers and recognized as among the top 100 lawyers in Texas.

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FEE ARRANGEMENTS

Recognizing that clients benefit from flexible fee arrangements, we offer several options and are always willing to consider alternatives to traditional fees. In addition to traditional hourly rates, we offer flat-fee, performance-based or contingent-fee arrangements, and hybrid-fee arrangements, among other fee options. In each instance, we offer high-quality, cost-effective legal service to our clients. We understand the importance of value and results, and we endeavor to deliver both through proper staffing, efficiency and expertise.

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