Gerry Urbach has been practicing law for over forty-five years, and he has a wealth of insight into the nuances of commercial litigation and business bankruptcy. When Gerry has a client facing insolvency, he brings his in-depth experience with business reorganizations and creditor issues to help guide them through the process or advise them of alternatives to avoid the process. When representing secured or unsecured creditors, his experience in representing business debtors is invaluable in achieving favorable outcomes for creditors. He has litigated virtually every kind of bankruptcy issue for debtors, creditors, creditors’ committees and trustees.
Gerry has a unique focus on litigating disputes within the hospitality industry, particularly when the issue involves web-based bookings and hotel management services. His years of litigation experience across a variety of business disputes has given him the ability to service clients in a broad range of industries and matters before both Judges and arbitrators. The types of business disputes he has litigated, among others, include securities claims, construction disputes, employment disputes, non-competition agreements and unfair business practices, purchase and sale of businesses, copyright and trademark infringement, and disputes among partners in business dissolutions.
He is a shareholder at HHDU and has been with the firm for more than twenty years. Prior to joining HHDU, Gerry practiced at another Dallas law firm for more than twenty years. He began his legal career as briefing clerk to Justice Claude Clayton on the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. He has been AV® rated by his peers, the highest rating for legal ability awarded by Martindale-Hubbell for excellence in the practice of law for virtually all of his years of practice.