Fred Dreiling provides his clients with 35 years of skilled, experienced, thorough and aggressive legal representation, on both the plaintiff and defense sides, and in a variety of civil litigation disputes.
Mr. Dreiling has earned and maintained the Martindale - Hubbell "AV 5/5.0 Preeminent Attorney" highest rating – a rating that means Mr. Dreiling’s professional peers consider him to be “very high to preeminent” in his legal abilities, and “very high” in his ethical standards.
Mr. Dreiling is a highly experienced, successful litigator with 35 years of proven experience in being responsible to his clients for aggressively handling and developing, and resolving or trying, a multitude of diverse and complicated civil litigation disputes.
Mr. Dreiling is seasoned at the evaluation and litigation of civil cases – on either side of the docket - in areas such as business disputes; condominium litigation; Texas Deceptive Trade Practices – Consumer Protection Act litigation; corporate shareholder litigation; partnership disputes; noncompetition agreement litigation; tortious interference disputes; shareholder oppression litigation; residential and commercial construction litigation; contract litigation; environmental litigation; fiduciary litigation; fraud; Texas Insurance Code litigation/first party insurance litigation; litigation involving insurance adjuster/broker/agent liability; lender liability litigation; mortgage loan/mortgage foreclosure litigation; personal injury/wrongful death cases; real estate litigation involving buyers, sellers, real estate brokers/agents and real estate contracts; real estate litigation involving issues of title, trespass to try title, liens/encumbrances and adverse possession; will contest/probate litigation and a myriad of other types of civil disputes.
Mr. Dreiling has consistently demonstrated his expertise in analyzing complicated and challenging litigation issues to achieve favorable resolutions for his clients; a consistent track record in experienced handling of all phases of civil disputes from drafting pleadings, discovery and pretrial motions and responses that are tailor made to a particular dispute; negotiating complex discovery disputes; forcing the production of relevant factual documents and material from opposing parties who fail to comply with state and federal discovery rules; preserving and proving (or contesting) evidentiary privileges in discovery disputes; preparing for and arguing for (or against) any pretrial courtroom hearing/motion; skilled and thorough legal research, legal analysis and legal writing abilities; thoroughness and competence in preparing for and taking (or defending) depositions of parties, fact and expert witnesses; and demonstrated expertise in being responsible for handling - from start to finish - all phases of numerous types of jury trials.
Mr. Dreiling has outstanding organizational skills; he enjoys working in a team environment with competent co-counsel; and he has a demonstrated track record of meeting strict deadlines in compliance with state and federal procedural rules and trial court pretrial orders, all while operating in high pressure environments.