Casey Erick



Casey Erick is a Shareholder and focuses on Commercial Litigation and Employment Law. He has represented clients in both litigation and transactional matters that span across commercial law, labor and employment, real estate, consumer protection, and general litigation including, but not limited to breach of contract, corporate trade secret theft, tortious interference, defamation, personal injury, fraud, and various other kinds of civil litigation.  He has represented high-profile clients as well as defended against high-profile national and global entities in matters related to commercial litigation, defamation, privacy, negligence, the Stored Communications Act, the Texas Harmful Access by Computer Act, Texas identity Theft Enforcement and Protection Act, and the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act.

Representative Matters

  • Achieved take-nothing verdict in an FLSA suit involving a nanny/childcare wage and hour dispute, where the plaintiff originally sought more than $500,000 in damages. Co-counsel with Bill Siegel. 2022 (Click here for more info.)  2022
    Obtained summary judgment for remodeling client who sought damages and attorney’s fees in a breach of contract dispute by proving that the opposing party breached the contract by not paying for work performed. 2020
  • Obtained extraordinary relief from the Court of Appeals ordering claims against former employees to proceed in a matter involving the Fair Labor Standards Act. (See PDF for more info.)
  • Recovered Summary Judgment on behalf of our client, a software developer, in a dispute regarding rights in open source software; and obtained a determination that the client’s former wife had no right, title, or interest in nor rights to charge our client or his new company for the use of open source software. Cause No. DC-19-15329; Richard Geldreich v. Connie L. Geldreich; Filed In the 162nd District Court, Dallas County, Texas. 2020
  • Commercial/Business Litigation: Spaghetti Warehouse Restaurants, Inc. et al vs. Rosebriar Stemmons, L.P.; Case No. DC 20-03597; 134th District Court, Dallas County, Texas; and In the Matter of Rosebriar Stemmons, LP vs. Spaghetti Warehouse Restaurant, Inc. and BLD Brands, LLC; Case No. 01-20-0000-2358; American Arbitrations Association – represent national restaurant chain (Spaghetti Warehouse) in parallel lawsuits pending in state court and in the American Arbitration Association defending against alleged breach of commercial lease. 2020
    Defamation: Mignogna v. FUNimation, et al., Cause No. 141-307474-19, 141st Judicial District Court of Tarrant County, Texas. Succeeded in obtaining dismissal of all claims in a $5 million defamation lawsuit brought by well-known Dragon Ball voice actor Vic Mignogna against his former employer and two former colleagues, plus the fiancé of one of those colleagues. 2019-2020
  • Fair Labor Standards Act: Martagon, et al v. Murillo, et al; Case No. 3:18-CV-2605-K, In the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas, Dallas Division. Obtained no-damage finding after three-day jury trial in defense of employer. 2019
  • Sprowl v. Stiles, No. 05-