Yasser Madriz, an accomplished trial lawyer with significant experience
representing corporate clients in complex litigation, has joined
McGuireWoods as a partner in Houston.
Madriz represents clients in matters such as technology and intellectual
property disputes, trade secret theft, unfair competition claims and energy
litigation. He leverages his skill as a former deal lawyer to advise
international companies in transaction-based controversies, business
organization disputes and derivative suits. Madriz, a native Spanish
speaker, also has extensive experience representing Latin American clients
in domestic and international litigation.
Madriz comes to McGuireWoods from Haynes and Boone, where he practiced for
16 years. He is a graduate of the University of Houston Law Center.
“Yasser is a highly respected trial lawyer and his years advising
international companies in U.S. courts enhances our ability to serve
clients in complex business disputes,” said
Jonathan Blank, chair of McGuireWoods’ Business & Securities Litigation Department.
“Yasser’s ability to address complex matters from the perspective of a
trial lawyer and transactional attorney will be a tremendous asset for
corporate clients across industries, particularly in the energy sector,”
Jay Hughes, managing partner of the firm’s Houston office. “We are delighted to
McGuireWoods has more than 500 litigators across the United States and
Europe, including many highly regarded first-chair trial lawyers.
Independent authorities such as
The Legal 500 US
have awarded nationwide rankings to the firm’s litigation practices and
“McGuireWoods has a powerhouse litigation practice with a well-established
reputation for excellence in commercial, securities, financial services and
energy matters,” Madriz said. “I am excited to join this exceptional team
and be part of the firm’s continued growth in Texas.”