Gregory Finney is the Associate Director of Civil Litigation at the Law Offices of Manuel Solis PC. He participates in the management of all aspects of litigation, strategic planning and policy formulation, and helps to maintain the organizational effectiveness of the company's Department of Civil Litigation.
He began his legal career in 2004, working as a law clerk, and later worked as a lawyer for the legendary Houston Trial Attorney, John M. O'Quinn. Mr Finney's experience includes being engaged by major litigation firms in Texas, and working on behalf of both plaintiffs and defendants. Mr Finney's litigation experience includes trials in first and second chairs and arbitration appearances, along with several appellate arguments. This experience includes complex commercial litigation, employment litigation, and real estate litigation involving issues related to commercial property, easement disputes, construction defects, and property damage involving complex construction and engineering problems. His experience with representative issues includes catastrophic damages.
Mr Finney's experience includes litigation related to oil and gas, including disputes over leases / mineral titles, right of way litigation, and litigation related to defects in petroleum products. This experience includes securities litigation, fiduciary litigation, corporate disputes, and multimodal transportation.
Mr Finney also has extensive experience in the following matters: personal injury; breach of contractual claims; fraud and fraud incentive claims. He has significant experience, on both sides of the bar, in massive actions, collective actions and CDM litigation. Mr Finney has assisted clients in various real estate and corporate matters, and has experience in complex and important insurance and reinsurance litigation.
Prior to attending law school, Mr Finney taught chemistry, physics and mathematics at high school. He is a proud native of Texas and has lived in Texas all his life, except for a few years while serving in the United States Navy. His family has deep roots in Texas, with distant relatives having come to Texas in 1824. One relative was a Mayor and a member of Stephen F. Austin's "Old Three Hundred".