Marc E. Gravely

Partner

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Practice Areas and Expertise

When clients want results, they call on Marc Gravely. With over twenty years experience in commercial and business disputes, he has a hard-earned reputation for success. He has been recognized by his peers many times over the years and is a frequent speaker at legal conferences and continuing education events for lawyers and property owners. His clients have included a number of Texas district court and county judges. And in what is perhaps the most telling compliment, Mr. Gravely is often referred clients by opposing counsel who have seen the kind of results he can get. He and his firm have recovered millions in verdicts and settlements over the years for their clients.
 
Mr. Gravely’s practice includes civil and business litigation across the nation. He has extensive commercial litigation experience including disputes involving construction defects, insurance coverage, business and commercial litigation and technology-related matters.
 
His construction litigation experience includes representing owners against general contractors, subcontractors, architects, engineers and developers. He has represented hospital systems, surgery centers, physician groups, governmental subdivisions like school districts, hospital districts, cities and counties, and commercial building owners in actions to recover damages due to defects in construction.
 
Mr. Gravely’s insurance law practice has been on behalf of policyholders against insurance companies, brokers and agents. He has represented businesses and private individuals in a variety of matters including claims denial, claims underpayment and insurance bad faith. He has handled hundreds of cases involving coverage issues relating to benefits due under insurance policies in a wide array of contexts.
 
His business and technology litigation experience includes handling commercial disputes between companies involving breach contract, misrepresentation, fraud and deceptive marketing. Mr. Gravely handled a representative class action matter involving small and large businesses again Verisign, Inc. for deceptive marketing of digital encryption certificates. The matter was certified as a national class action and was settled in what at the time was the largest information technology security settlement in the United States.
 
He has served as Special Counsel to the Texas State Commission on Judicial Conduct, and for the Center for Infrastructure Assurance and Security at the University of Texas at San Antonio.
 
Mr. Gravely is licensed to practice in the State of Texas and all federal districts in Texas, the Northern; Southern; Eastern & Western District of Texas.

Education

Bellarmine University B.A.
 
University of Texas at San Antonio M.S.
 
St. Mary’s University School of Law J.D.
 
University of Connecticut School of Law L.L.M.

Professional Affiliations

American Bar Association
Insurance Law Section
 
State Bar of Texas
Litigation Law Section
Insurance Law Section
Construction Law Section

 
Texas Bar Foundation
Life Fellow
 
American Board of Trial Advocates

Honors

Best lawyers in America – Insurance Law (Woodward/White)
 
Benchmark Litigation – Insurance Litigation Star
 
Texas Super Lawyer – Business and Insurance Litigation
 
Legal Media Group Guide to Leading Insurance Lawyers
 
Contributing Author – Texas Insurance Law Digest
 
Contributing Editor – Texas Annotated Insurance Code

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