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Sven Stricker is an associate in the firm’s Litigation practice group.

Sven Stricker graduated from The University of Texas School of Law, where he served as Symposium Editor for The Review of Litigation. He earned his B.B.A. and B.S., summa cum laude, in Economics graduating first in his class at the University of Texas at Arlington.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Stricker interned for Chief Judge Barbara Lynn at the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas in Dallas, Texas.

Experience

Complex Commercial Litigation 

  • Successfully settled and received full amount demanded for electricity distribution client involving claim for breach of contract against electricity generation company
  • Represented transportation client in a declaratory judgment concerning its rights under a maritime insurance contract
  • Successfully defended logistics company, settling claims for alleged broker/carrier negligence

Environmental Litigation 

  • Defended international client in a Clean Water Act “citizen suit” in the Southern District of Texas, in which a nine-figure damage model was alleged
  • Assisted in drafting evidentiary motions, bench briefs, and post-trial briefings, including proposed findings of fact and proposed conclusions of law
  • Conducted depositions and cross-examined fact witnesses at liability trial

Patent Litigation

  • Defended Fortune 50 clients in the Western District of Texas, in proceedings involving the alleged infringement of patents for microprocessor functionality and software functionality
  • Defended international client in trade secret dispute in the Western District of Texas

Public Law & Administrative Litigation

  • Represented client with state agency contract in Travis County lawsuit involving financial audits and their legitimacy under relevant Texas statute
  • Advised client concerning state reimbursements for tax receipts for international sporting event
  • Managed energy client’s relationship with the Texas Attorney General’s Office

Education

University of Texas School of Law
J.D., 2018
The Review of Litigation, Symposium Editor

Universität Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany
Ad Hoc Study Abroad, Fall 2017
Moot Court: Investor-State Investment ICSID Arbitration Moot

The University of Texas at Arlington
B.B.A., B.S., summa cum laude, Economics, May 2014
Honors: First in Class; Joan McCrea Merit Scholar in Economic Studies; Dean’s List 2012–14

Court Admissions

Texas, 2018

U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas

U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas

U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas

Associations/Affiliations

Austin Bar Association, Civil Litigation Section and Administrative Law Section

Austin Young Lawyers Association

Todos Juntos Learning Center, Board of Directors

University of Texas at Arlington, Pre-Law Center Mentoring Program

Member, Austin Film Society

Speeches/Publications

Author, Certificates of Merit: A Litigator’s Guide to Statutory Deconstruction, 38 Rev. Litig. 133 (2018)

Languages Spoken

Conversational in German

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