Oil, Gas & Petrochemicals Lawyer, Houston
The Vethan Law Firm, P.C. (VLF) has represented companies in the United States energy and petrochemical sectors for almost twenty-five years. We have achieved outstanding results for clients spanning across nearly every facet of the industry, from companies that specialize in E & P (geophysical, and geological data management),module and instrument manufacture (blast shelter and blast control room (API 752 /753) fabrication and intrinsically safe (IS Design) device providers), deep water and inland facility maintenance (turnarounds, welding, engineering, and project management), to those providing inspection or support services (QA/QC and API inspection). VLF has long been a trusted partner in the energy industry.
Due to our experience in this market, we are the “go to” firm in Houston to protect a company from a variety of legal concerns, such as non-compete, trade secrets, both upstream and downstream.
Litigation (Disputes and Trials)
VLF is known for aggressively prosecuting and defending our clients in ‘bet the business’ litigation focusing on breach of contract, trade secrets, non-competes, and partnership disputes both within companies and for joint ventures. Many times, our clients seek extraordinary relief and injunction orders from a Court to protect the valuable trade secrets, confidential information, and customer relations they have developed, but also to defend against strike suits filed against them by competitors. And every time, VLF is in its client’s corner.
With litigation experience in Houston, focusing on technical projects and deliverables, VLF has been a ‘go to’ resource for disputes and litigation in the oil, gas, and petrochemical industry.
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Over the past decade, VLF has also brought in attorneys who work on structuring deals to maximize profits, create opportunities, and contain potential exposure to our clients. While VLF has a seasoned litigation team, the goal is to help our clients make beneficial deals that keep them out of litigation wherever possible. The VLF transactional teamworks with our clients to structure joint venture entities operating in the Gulf of Mexico, the United States at large, and in Latin America, maximizing prospects and limiting risks our clients may face in any new deal.
Every company in the oil, gas, and petrochemical arena needs attorneys working with them in both their business operations and to defend or prosecute claims in court in Houston. When putting together a major transaction or when a deal has broken down, you want an experienced law firm that understands your business and technology.
They always provided professional expertise, were incredibly helpful, and help us win our case!- Brenda U.
They were always professional and on top of their game! Thanks for helping me win my case!- Daniel H.
If you find yourself in need of legal counsel, I can attest to his professionalism, wealth of knowledge, and fervent attention to you and your needs.- Shawn M.
It was the most stressful experience I have ever faced, and I am thankful that Charles Vethan and his team took control of the case, from start to finish.- Karl D.
I couldn't have chosen better. Charles Vethan was far more knowledgeable and aggressive on our behalf than any other lawyer I have ever heard of.- Dave M.
My partner that tried to steal from the business didn't know what hit him when Charles got done with him.- Sean M.
Charles and Diren are more than just experienced attorneys. They are great business coaches and great assets for any business owner.- Kestutis G.
The staff and Charles Vethan are all very knowledgeable, trustworthy, friendly, and reasonable.- Stacy J.