Craig Harris is a Shareholder at Hiersche, Hayward, Drakeley & Urbach, PC. He is a trial lawyer with a reputation for aggressively and successfully representing the interests of his clients. Craig has been serving the needs of established companies, growing businesses and entrepreneurs in commercial litigation, employment litigation, intellectual property litigation, oil and gas litigation, and general business matters for over twenty-seven years. He is known for tenacious representation of his clients and a track record of success. He has extensive trial experience in both state and federal courts, handling hundreds of commercial litigation and employment litigation matters, including cases involving business disputes, contracts, minority shareholder issues, partnership matters, non-compete agreements, employment discrimination, sexual harassment, wage and hour claims, employment contracts, intellectual property litigation, oil and gas litigation, and hospitality related cases.
Craig has a history of building long-term relationships with his clients, in many instances, effectively serving as the company's outside General Counsel. His level of commitment and service to his clients is the foundation for these long-term relationships and is one of the primary reasons clients turn to him again and again when they need legal representation for their businesses. Craig has become adept at applying his insights into each client's business and industry to the case at hand. Each matter is handled according to his clients’ business goals in order to achieve their objectives.
Craig is rated as AV® Preeminent™, the highest peer-review rating for legal ability awarded by Martindale-Hubbell. He received his law degree from St. Mary's University School of Law in San Antonio, Texas in 1988, and his Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from Texas A&M University in 1985, where he was a proud member of the Fightin' Texas Aggie Corps of Cadets.