West Mermis Arbitration Victory

West Mermis and its general contractor client recently prevailed in a week-long virtual arbitration. In the end, the arbitrator awarded the general contractor, who happened to be the defendant, a monetary award after the arbitrator applied the prevailing party attorneys’ fee provision. It was a resounding victory for the [...]

By |2020-10-01T20:04:03+00:00September 30th, 2020|News, Verdicts and Settlements|0 Comments

West Mermis Co-founders Earn Best Lawyers in America Honors for 2019

Name partners recognized for expertise in construction litigation HOUSTON – Lawrence J. West and Joshua W. Mermis, co-founders of the Houston-based litigation boutique West Mermis PLLC, have been named to the 2019 listing of The Best Lawyers in America for their work in construction litigation. Since its inception in 1983, Best [...]

By |2019-07-29T17:06:01+00:00August 15th, 2018|Honors and Awards, News|0 Comments

West Mermis Lawyers Secure Arbitration Defense Win in Long-Running Construction Defect Fight in Texas

Arbitration ruling ends litigation involving hurricane damage to South Padre complex HOUSTON – A decade-long construction defect battle involving a South Padre Island, Texas, luxury condominium complex damaged during Hurricane Dolly has been resolved in a take-nothing defense win secured by attorneys of the West Mermis law firm for the general [...]

By |2019-07-29T17:06:01+00:00February 19th, 2018|News, Verdicts and Settlements|0 Comments

The Sapphire

The Sapphire is a 32-story condominium complex on South Padre Island that suffered extensive damage when Hurricane Dolly came ashore in the summer of 2008. The Sapphire’s developer (“Developer”) filed suit against the Sapphire’s architect, general contractor G.T. Leach Builders, LLC (“G.T. Leach”), and subcontractors, alleging that the Sapphire was not [...]

By |2019-07-29T17:06:01+00:00February 14th, 2018|News, Verdicts and Settlements|0 Comments
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