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Civil Litigation

No one wants to be involved in a controversy.
But when you find yourself there, you want the best
to stand up for your rights.

Our Approach

Graves Dougherty has built its reputation for vigorously representing clients at trial through seventy years of experience in the state and federal courts. We make it our priority to understand your problem, identify your goals, help you understand your rights, and relentlessly fight for you in seeking to achieve the best possible results.

We pride ourselves in hard work, thorough preparation, strategic counsel, and aggressive pursuit of excellence for our clients. We represent entities and individuals in business-related controversies of all kinds and all sizes. Our cases range from routine contract disputes to extremely complex, high-profile trials. Much of our work is local, but we have handled cases throughout Texas and in other states. We routinely litigate in state and federal court and in arbitration proceedings.

Our commercial litigation work cuts across many practice areas and business sectors in the diverse economy of Austin and Texas, including:

Our litigators are first and foremost skilled trial and appellate lawyers – ready to handle all types of civil litigation, whether it be in state or federal court, at trial or on appeal, or in arbitration, bankruptcy or administrative proceedings. In addition to offering top-flight representation, our litigators stay mindful to practice law efficiently and always in the client’s best interest.