Meet Our Trial Team Additions

Matt Caldwell is a commercial litigator with experience advising clients on regulatory and compliance matters, especially involving tax and accounting questions. He has an undergraduate degree in accounting and oversaw underwriting compliance at an insurance company. Read his full bio here.

Monica Cooper is a trial lawyer with civil and criminal experience.  A former prosecutor, she has tried more than 23 cases to verdict as lead counsel, and numerous others as second-chair. She helped reorganize Montgomery County’s domestic violence division.  She also worked as an associate in the labor and employment division at Locke Lord LLP. Read her full bio here.

Shahmeer Halepota is a commercial litigator with mediation, international arbitration, and state and federal trial experience.  His trial experience includes a 16-day federal jury trial and post-trial appellate work. As an associate at Skadden, Arps, Slate Meagher & Flom LLP in New York, he assisted in representing clients in ICC, UNCITRAL, and ICSID arbitrations. Read his full bio here.

Kyle A. Poelker handles all types of complex commercial litigation in state and federal court. He has experience on insurance recovery litigation, where he has represented corporate policyholders seeking coverage from their insurers. Additionally, he has litigated consumer protection and antitrust actions on behalf of the State of Missouri. Read his full bio here.

Paul Turkevich is a commercial litigator who handles a variety of business disputes. He served as a law clerk to United States Magistrate Judge Dena Palermo in the Southern District of Texas, where he honed his research and writing skills drafting opinions on a variety of federal and state law issues. Read his full bio here.

Patrick Yarborough is a commercial litigator with experience representing clients in all aspects of litigation, including mediation, arbitration and trial. A former associate in the litigation section at Andrews Kurth Kenyon LLP,  he served as lead counsel for an oilfield services company in a successful arbitration and has represented clients in Harris County district court hearings. Read his full bio here.


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