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The firm represents volunteer fire departments, emergency medical services organizations, rescue squads, hospital districts and other governmental, quasi-governmental, and non-profit organizations in all types of civil litigation, including wrongful death, injury, health care liability, property damage, civil rights, auto and employment disputes.

We have years of experience working at the administrative, trial and appellate levels with the state and federal laws governing these types of claims, including the Texas Tort Claims Act, 42 U.S.C. 1983, Title VII, the ADEA, the ADA, and Chapter 74 of the Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code (Health Care Liability Claims).

The governmental immunities and damage caps afforded these entities and their employees and volunteers under differing fact circumstances are often complex, but our expertise and knowledge of these entities and how they operate, as well as the applicable statutory schemes and evolving case law in the area, often lead to an early dismissal of claims on behalf of our clients. 

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Office Location

Schwartz, Junell,
Greenberg & Oathout, LLP

Two Houston Center
909 Fannin Street, Suite 2700
Houston, Texas 77010

713-752-0017 Telephone
877-752-2477 Toll Free
713-752-0327 Fax

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Awards & Affiliations

  • lexis Nexis
  • Super Lawyers
  • International Alliance Of Law Firms
  • The Best Lawyers In America
  • Best Lawyers
  • 2013 & 2014 Best Lawyers | BEST LAW FIRMS | U.S. News
  • USA | 2014


* These attorneys were recognized by Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters service:
David Finck - 2006
Roger Greenberg - 2007-2011
William Junell, Jr. - 2003-2013
Heather Kabele - 2008-2011
Steven Rech - – Rising Star 2004 - 2005,Super Lawyer 2012, 2013
Richard Schwartz - 2003-2014


** These attorneys were recognized by Best Lawyers as among "The Best Lawyers in America":
William Junell, Jr. – Commercial Litigation 1999-2015
Richard Schwartz – ADR 2007-2015, Commercial Litigation 2008-2015, Labor and Employment 2011-2015, Arbitration 2011-2015, Mediation 2011-2015
Steven Rech - Commercial Litigation 2015
Roger Greenberg - Commercial Litigation 2015

*** Monica Oathout is listed as a Notable Texas Labor & Employment Attorney in the 2014 edition of Chambers USA

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