Charles Stinneford maintains an active practice in the area of commercial litigation. He has extensive trial and appellate experience in the state and federal courts of Texas in a variety of legal disciplines, and has successfully resolved many complex cases in the areas of oil and gas, admiralty, contract, construction, environmental contamination, antitrust, fraud, trusts, property damage, toxic torts and personal injury. Charles has also successfully litigated complex multi-district litigation and class action lawsuits. His clients include energy and energy service companies, chemical companies, insurance companies, franchisors, and other businesses in the fields of banking, shipping, and offshore construction.
Beyond his litigation practice, Charles regularly advises clients on general corporate matters including regulatory compliance, safety, employment, and contract construction. He has also written papers and lectured on the benefits of jury focus groups, the advantages and disadvantages of mediation, and accident investigations on the OCS.
Articles Authored...Discovery of Electronically Stored Information Under the Federal Rules of Civil ProcedureAn Overview of the False Claims Act, Its Qui Tam Provisions, The Fraud Enforcement Recovery Act of 2009, and The Proposed False Claims Act Clarification ActThe Changing Regulatory Regime For Investigation of Accidents on Offshore E&P Facilities: MMS and USCG Developments - Association of Corporate Counsel Energy Address