"Douglas's diverse cases have forced him at times to become an expert on building construction, computer software, nursing homes, mortgage brokering, prison medical care, and an endless list of other activities."
Douglas Becker has a wide breadth of legal experience. He has briefed, argued, and won three of the four cases he presented before the United States Supreme Court. He has argued well over a hundred cases to the Texas Supreme Court, the state court of appeals, and the federal court of appeals. Douglas has tried hundreds of cases to courts and juries, often against the best lawyers in the state.
Many of Douglas Becker’s cases have determined the outcome of a wide range of government practices and reinforced the framework of the United States and Texas Constitutions. Douglas is deeply absorbed in every case he brings on and thoroughly prepares for every hearing and trial. One of his favorite parts of practicing law is his constant exposure to new people, ideas, and technology.
Douglas represents individuals and businesses in a wide range of practice areas covering a myriad of legal disputes. Douglas’ practice heavily focuses on business litigation, commercial litigation, governmental law, constitutional law, and employment/labor law. He has handled multiple complex, high-stakes lawsuits, affecting essential public policy issues.
Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts A.B – 1969 Cum Laude
The University of Texas School of Law, Austin, TX J.D. – 1975
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Doug Becker is a darn good lawyer. He took a tangle of a situation on short notice, untangled it, calmly persuaded the other party to moderate its demands, and achieved an outcome exceeding all parties’ expectations. Did I mention he did this in the middle of a snowstorm over a weekend? Thank you, Doug!