Oral Argument

Randy Roach and his oral argument team are frequently asked to assume the responsibility for presenting oral argument in major appeals at all levels.

Representative engagements include:

  • Engaged after trial by top pharmaceutical manufacturer to present oral argument in Texas Supreme Court as Petitioner opposite former Justice of that Court regarding product liability fraud case of first impression.  Coordinated closely with top national trial and appellate firm resulting in unanimous reversal.
  • Engaged after trial by major international oil company to present oral argument as Appellant in 5th Circuit 10 days later in $20M coverage appeal.  Worked closely with biglaw Dallas trial and appellate firm.
  • Engaged after trial by Baptist church to present oral argument as Respondent to Texas Supreme Court resulting in Texas becoming an eight-corners state.  Coordinated closely with church’s primary trial and appellate law firm.
  • Engaged by leading national hospital equipment manufacturer to present successful oral argument to En Banc 5th Circuit.  Coordinated closely with client’s Louisiana trial firm.
  • Engaged as Petitioner by largest international metals company to present oral argument in Texas Supreme Court to permit undesignated expert on gross negligence.  Coordinated closely with client’s national law firm.
  • Engaged by attorney client and top Texas trial firm to present oral argument to Texas Supreme Court regarding fiduciary duties and construction of attorney’s fee agreement.
  • Engaged by major national construction company to present oral argument in Texas Supreme Court as Respondent after that court granted review.  Engagement entailed close cooperation with national biglaw coverage firm and top Texas trial firm.
  • Engaged to present oral argument to the 5th Circuit as Appellant in $2B appeal of order remanding case to state court for lack of jurisdiction.
  • Engaged by top national class action firm to present oral argument in U.S. 5th Circuit as Appellant.  Coordinated closely to obtain reversal from court in less than one week from oral argument.
  • Engaged by French oil company to present oral argument in the 5th Circuit regarding summary judgment.  Coordinated closely with client’s primary U.S. trial and appellate firm.
  • Engaged by international shipping company to present oral argument as Appellant in Houston court of appeals two weeks later regarding default judgment.  Coordinated closely with client’s primary U.S. trial and appellate firm.