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Thurman & Phillips provides counsel and representation to a diverse national and international clientele. Select an Area of Service in the menu to the right for more information or just scroll down this page to see the full listing.


 

BUSINESS
Whether the client is a multi-national company or a small, local proprietorship, Thurman & Phillips provides experienced counseling and representation in all aspects of business endeavors.

From determining the appropriate organizational structure, forming the business entity, and qualifying the entity to do business in the appropriate jurisdiction to subsequent business counsel and representation, the firm works closely with the client at every step to ensure that the entity meets the needs of the client.

The firm regularly represents national clients undergoing acquisitions and mergers and clients involved in reorganization, dissolution and liquidation. Members of the firm are skilled at negotiating and drafting the complex documentation that accompanies such endeavors.


COMMUNITY ASSOCIATIONS
Thurman & Phillips provides services that cover the entire spectrum of issues related to community associations and condominium regimes. In addition to providing legal counsel to various associations, members of the firm have served as special counsel or advisory members to certain association boards of directors and architectural control committees. Such experience has provided the firm with unique insight into the problems facing community associations. As a result of the vast experience of its attorneys, Thurman & Phillips provides both experienced counsel based on legal requirements and practical guidance based on common sense and ethics.

Among the services which the firm routinely provides are drafting and amendment of all governing documents; formation of homeowner associations; interpretation and enforcement of covenants, conditions and restrictions; assessment collection; legal counsel to the directors on the day-to-day operation of the community; negotiation and drafting of contracts related to the operation of the association; and interpretation of and compliance with applicable state and federal laws.

The clients of Thurman & Phillips range from developers to small condominium projects, townhomes, and manufactured housing communities to the largest mixed use planned unit development in Bexar County. Each client is provided diligent attention specific to its needs.


CONSTRUCTION
Since 1976, Thurman & Phillips has actively represented developers, general contractors, subcontractors and suppliers in all aspects of residential and commercial construction projects. Today, the majority of the construction clients of Thurman & Phillips are subcontractors and suppliers which allows the firm to concentrate its focus on aggressively representing their rights.

Whether drafting or reviewing contracts, bid documents, change orders, pay applications, waivers or releases, Thurman & Phillips can provide the transactional support required to protect the interest of its client.

The firm routinely represents clients in perfection and enforcement of mechanic’s liens or surety claims for federal, state and private projects. If the situation dictates that an issue must be litigated or arbitrated, Thurman & Phillips has the experience and capability to represent the needs of the client in all forums.


CREDITOR'S RIGHTS / BANKRUPTCY
Whether representing financial institutions, commercial lenders, businesses or contractors, Thurman & Phillips provides a full range of services to clients. Members of the firm have particular expertise with lender representation, both secured and unsecured. Because of its experience representing commercial lenders and financial institutions, the firm can act quickly to preserve and protect a creditor’s rights in collection litigation, including garnishment, attachment, sequestration, foreclosure and other debt collection procedures.

The firm’s experience also includes providing guidance to creditors and lenders on loan restructuring and workouts of non-performing loans.

In the event that a borrower or customer of the client files bankruptcy, Thurman & Phillips can provide its client comprehensive representation and counsel during reorganization and liquidation proceedings, including filing motions to lift stay or to obtain adequate protection, and adversary proceedings.


LITIGATION
No one wants to sue or be sued. Thurman & Phillips counsels its clients on ways to avoid suit and helps its clients solve problems before a suit is filed. However, if a client needs to file suit or defend a suit, the firm has the necessary experience and skills to effectively litigate the issues.

Thurman & Phillips routinely represents individuals and companies in state and federal courts throughout Texas. Attorneys with the firm have prosecuted and defended claims in the following industries: construction, transportation, financial services, financial institutions, distribution, media, technology, real estate development and insurance. The firm treats each case as important regardless of the amount in dispute.

From risk management to alternative dispute resolution, the solutions offered by the firm’s attorneys will deliver results.


MECHANIC'S AND MATERIALMAN'S LIEN
With more than 25 years of experience in representing contractors, suppliers and laborers, Thurman & Phillips has extensive experience in interpreting, applying and enforcing the Miller Act, Texas Government Code and Texas Property Code.

The firm routinely handles time sensitive perfection of lien and bond claims, whether on private, municipal, state or federal projects. The attorneys of Thurman & Phillips also counsel clients on compliance issues for retainage.

When a project experiences difficulties, the firm has extensive experience in pursing foreclosure of liens, initiating actions to recover trust funds and actions against surities.


REAL ESTATE
Whether representing developers of residential or commercial projects, lenders, community associations or individuals, the extensive experience of the attorneys at Thurman & Phillips allows the firm to provide a wide range of services in real estate matters.

The attorneys at Thurman & Phillips have experience in every phase of real estate purchases, sale, development, management and operation including negotiation and preparation of purchase and sale agreements for both sellers and purchasers; real estate closings; land use issues, such as platting, zoning and utility services; development of commercial projects; development of residential projects, including planned unit developments; preparation of covenants, conditions and restrictions; negotiation and preparation of easements and license agreements; title issues and curative work; and negotiation and preparation of leases, from commercial leases to hunting leases.

The services provided by the firm include representation of clients before various administrative and governmental bodies, as well as litigation issues related to title issues.


Unless otherwise specified in their profile, the attorneys are not certified
by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.