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West Mermis Secures Summary Judgment Win for National Window Manufacturer


West Mermis Secures Summary Judgment Win for National Window Manufacturer

West Mermis attorneys Joshua W. Mermis and Stephen A. Dwyer recently secured a complete summary judgment win for a national window manufacturer in the 295th District Court of Harris County, Texas.

Years after the manufacturer’s windows were installed on a project, the owner sued the window manufacturer alleging the windows were defective and insisted all be replaced. The owner, however, had discarded the windows before the window manufacturer could determine if they were defective.

We are happy for our client who did nothing wrong. Justice was done.” – Joshua W. Mermis

The West Mermis team quickly identified the window manufacturer’s best defenses and developed a discovery strategy that would support a dispositive motion. Over the next eighteen months, the West Mermis legal team picked away at the owner’s claims by securing a spoliation instruction and, ultimately, a summary judgment.


Joshua W. Mermis


Contact: 713.255.3544

Joshua W. Mermis is a founding partner of West Mermis, PLLC. He has broad experience in litigation, construction, energy, and business matters. Joshua has extensive trial experience having conducted jury and bench trials, as well as arbitrations involving significant multi-million-dollar commercial projects throughout Texas.

He has counseled public and private clients across numerous industries, including construction, infrastructure, healthcare, technology, and insurance. He represents owners, operators, general contractors, subcontractors, developers, suppliers, product manufacturers, businesses, and individuals in a variety of disputes.


Stephen A. Dwyer

Senior Associate

Contact: 713.255.3545

Stephen provides legal counsel with respect to complex construction and commercial litigation issues. He is experienced in a broad range of civil litigation matters, and routinely takes depositions and participates in trials and arbitrations.

Stephen assists companies in handling commercial and residential construction disputes, business formation issues, contract drafting and review, employment contracts, personal injury matters, and litigation. He has also handled appellate matters. He regularly represents general contractors, subcontractors, developers, and homeowners.

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