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Adam Gray focuses on complex commercial litigation and arbitration, both domestically and internationally. As a partner in our Contracts and Business Torts and Construction Litigation practices, Adam represents clients in the energy, construction, and technology sectors.

In the energy sector, Adam represents companies in a wide variety of matters, including disputes over decommissioning obligations, regulatory requirements, power contracts, operating agreements, oil field technology, equipment failures and electricity pricing. He has represented industry leaders such as Weatherford International, Shell, Occidental, Halliburton, Chevron, and Calpine Corporation.

In the construction sector, Adam represents clients in disputes regarding the construction of hotels, oil refineries, data centers and other facilities. Internationally, he has litigated claims regarding construction “megaprojects” in South America and the Middle East, including disputes before international arbitration panels.

In the technology sector, Adam represents clients in disputes regarding trade secrets, non-competes, antitrust, and internet issues. He has represented clients such as Facebook, Bell Textron, and Microsoft.

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Credentials

J.D., The University of Texas School of Law, high honors

B.A., Duke University

California

Texas

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas

U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas

Law Clerk, The Honorable Emilio M. Garza, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

Named by Benchmark Litigation to its 40 & Under Hot List


Benchmark Litigation, 2021

"Adam Gray is not just an extremely intelligent attorney, he brings unique insights that are invaluable[.]"


Legal 500, 2021

"He is down to earth and able to explain complex matters."


Chambers USA, 2021

"Very smart and provides a high level of client service."


Legal 500 USA, 2000

Ranked as one of five "Up and Coming" practioners for Construction in Texas


Chambers USA, 2020

"Adam Gray is described as a 'refined, very skilled and up-and-coming practitioner' by market sources"


Chambers USA, 2020

Recognized as one of nine Next Generation Lawyers for Construction in the United States


Legal 500, 2019

Recognized as a "Next Generation Lawyer" in King & Spalding's "Tier 1" national construction practice.


Legal 500, 2018

"Austin-based Adam Gray is a ‘rising star in the construction world’."


Legal 500, 2018

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Recognition

Named by Benchmark Litigation to its 40 & Under Hot List


Benchmark Litigation, 2021

"Adam Gray is not just an extremely intelligent attorney, he brings unique insights that are invaluable[.]"


Legal 500, 2021

"He is down to earth and able to explain complex matters."


Chambers USA, 2021

"Very smart and provides a high level of client service."


Legal 500 USA, 2000

Ranked as one of five "Up and Coming" practioners for Construction in Texas


Chambers USA, 2020

"Adam Gray is described as a 'refined, very skilled and up-and-coming practitioner' by market sources"


Chambers USA, 2020

Recognized as one of nine Next Generation Lawyers for Construction in the United States


Legal 500, 2019

Recognized as a "Next Generation Lawyer" in King & Spalding's "Tier 1" national construction practice.


Legal 500, 2018

"Austin-based Adam Gray is a ‘rising star in the construction world’."


Legal 500, 2018

Matters

Represented Bass Pro in complex contract dispute in federal court and secured settlement involving $40+ million in payments and tens of millions in additional future revenue.   

Represented the owner in a multibillion-dollar dispute arising out of the construction of one of the largest oil refineries in the world.

Represented Occidental in a seven-day trial before a regulatory agency related to the price of electricity.

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Represented Bass Pro in complex contract dispute in federal court and secured settlement involving $40+ million in payments and tens of millions in additional future revenue.   

Represented the owner in a multibillion-dollar dispute arising out of the construction of one of the largest oil refineries in the world.

Represented Occidental in a seven-day trial before a regulatory agency related to the price of electricity.

Represented a contractor in a nine-figure dispute before the LCIA relating to the construction of oil production facilities.

Secured injunction for Packer Plus related to the use of the company's trade secrets.

Secured a summary judgment for a client in AAA arbitration involving an insurance-related contract dispute.

Represented Weatherford International in litigation regarding a contract for freight-forwarding and customs-clearance services.

Represented a hospital in a case related to Stark Law compliance.

Represented Halliburton in litigation involving fracking technology.

Secured a complete dismissal for a private equity client in an antitrust action seeking several billion dollars in damages.

Represented Calpine in a dispute regarding taxation of geothermal facilities.

Secured complete dismissal for Facebook in a dispute involving antitrust allegations.

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September 22, 2021
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Matters

Represented Bass Pro in complex contract dispute in federal court and secured settlement involving $40+ million in payments and tens of millions in additional future revenue.   

Represented the owner in a multibillion-dollar dispute arising out of the construction of one of the largest oil refineries in the world.

Represented Occidental in a seven-day trial before a regulatory agency related to the price of electricity.

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Matters

Represented Bass Pro in complex contract dispute in federal court and secured settlement involving $40+ million in payments and tens of millions in additional future revenue.   

Represented the owner in a multibillion-dollar dispute arising out of the construction of one of the largest oil refineries in the world.

Represented Occidental in a seven-day trial before a regulatory agency related to the price of electricity.

Represented a contractor in a nine-figure dispute before the LCIA relating to the construction of oil production facilities.

Secured injunction for Packer Plus related to the use of the company's trade secrets.

Secured a summary judgment for a client in AAA arbitration involving an insurance-related contract dispute.

Represented Weatherford International in litigation regarding a contract for freight-forwarding and customs-clearance services.

Represented a hospital in a case related to Stark Law compliance.

Represented Halliburton in litigation involving fracking technology.

Secured a complete dismissal for a private equity client in an antitrust action seeking several billion dollars in damages.

Represented Calpine in a dispute regarding taxation of geothermal facilities.

Secured complete dismissal for Facebook in a dispute involving antitrust allegations.

Insights

Newsletter

September 22, 2021
The Critical Path September 2021

View all

Credentials

J.D., The University of Texas School of Law, high honors

B.A., Duke University

California

Texas

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas

U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas

Law Clerk, The Honorable Emilio M. Garza, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

Named by Benchmark Litigation to its 40 & Under Hot List


Benchmark Litigation, 2021

"Adam Gray is not just an extremely intelligent attorney, he brings unique insights that are invaluable[.]"


Legal 500, 2021

"He is down to earth and able to explain complex matters."


Chambers USA, 2021

"Very smart and provides a high level of client service."


Legal 500 USA, 2000

Ranked as one of five "Up and Coming" practioners for Construction in Texas


Chambers USA, 2020

"Adam Gray is described as a 'refined, very skilled and up-and-coming practitioner' by market sources"


Chambers USA, 2020

Recognized as one of nine Next Generation Lawyers for Construction in the United States


Legal 500, 2019

Recognized as a "Next Generation Lawyer" in King & Spalding's "Tier 1" national construction practice.


Legal 500, 2018

"Austin-based Adam Gray is a ‘rising star in the construction world’."


Legal 500, 2018

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Recognition

Named by Benchmark Litigation to its 40 & Under Hot List


Benchmark Litigation, 2021

"Adam Gray is not just an extremely intelligent attorney, he brings unique insights that are invaluable[.]"


Legal 500, 2021

"He is down to earth and able to explain complex matters."


Chambers USA, 2021

"Very smart and provides a high level of client service."


Legal 500 USA, 2000

Ranked as one of five "Up and Coming" practioners for Construction in Texas


Chambers USA, 2020

"Adam Gray is described as a 'refined, very skilled and up-and-coming practitioner' by market sources"


Chambers USA, 2020

Recognized as one of nine Next Generation Lawyers for Construction in the United States


Legal 500, 2019

Recognized as a "Next Generation Lawyer" in King & Spalding's "Tier 1" national construction practice.


Legal 500, 2018

"Austin-based Adam Gray is a ‘rising star in the construction world’."


Legal 500, 2018