Jim Ormiston was elected to a three-year term on the Executive Committee of the University of Texas School of Law Alumni Association, which is the principal governing body of the Law School's alumni organization. One of the principal responsibilities of the AAEC is to encourage and organize alumni to participate in the Law School's Annual Fund, which is important to the welfare and high standing of the Law School.
Jim, a shareholder and director of the firm, is the head of Gray Reed & McGraw's litigation section. Jim has obtained favorable verdicts, judgments and settlements on behalf of both plaintiffs and defendants in a wide variety of complex business cases, including cases relating to oil and gas, trade secrets, real estate, products liability, UCC, antitrust, employment matters, construction contracts and consumer claims. Jim has also defended clients in serious personal injury and wrongful death cases. In recent years, Jim has focused on the litigation of oil and gas cases, including disputes relating to natural gas purchase and sales contracts, gas processing agreements, transportation agreements, and acquisition agreements, as well as royalty disputes.
About Gray Reed & McGraw
Founded in 1985, Gray Reed & McGraw is a Texas-based, full-service law firm with more than 90 lawyers practicing in Houston, Dallas and Tyler, and offers a wide range of legal services including business litigation, corporate transactions, family law, oil & gas, tax planning and litigation, real estate, healthcare, trusts and estates, employment law, and bankruptcy.