The Texas Fiduciary Litigator provides important legal news, updates on recently decided and pending case precedent, and commentary to directors, officers, managers, in-house counsel, trust officers, and wealth advisors who work for financial institutions that serve in fiduciary roles, as well as attorneys and court personnel who provide legal services in the fiduciary area.

The Texas Fiduciary Litigator serves as a go-to resource for those who need to stay current on legal cases and issues impacting the fiduciary field in Texas. Blog topics include summaries and commentary covering Texas Supreme Court opinions and Texas intermediate courts of appeals’ opinions that impact the fiduciary field, as well as other topical issues that arise in fiduciary litigation.

 Lead Writers

David F. Johnson

David maintains an active trial and appellate practice and has consistently worked on financial institution litigation matters throughout his career. This financial institution experience includes (but is not limited to): breach of contract, foreclosure litigation, lender liability, receivership and injunction remedies upon default, non-recourse and other real estate lending, class action, RICO actions, usury, various tort causes of action, breach of fiduciary duty claims, and preference and other related claims raised by receivers. David also has experience in estate and trust disputes including will contests, mental competency issues, undue influence, trust modification/clarification, breach of fiduciary duty and related claims, and accountings. Read more

Joseph P. Regan

Joseph Regan is a shareholder in Winstead’s Commercial Litigation Practice Group. He is experienced in various aspects of civil litigation and appellate law, with an historical emphasis on general commercial litigation in cases involving real estate and financial services disputes. Joseph also maintains a focused practice in the area of eminent domain law, having represented numerous condemning authorities and landowners over the past several years in easement negotiations and in various administrative and litigation proceedings. He is a frequent author and lecturer on topics ranging from general litigation matters to issues impacting the energy industry and financial services institutions.  He has multiple jury trial and bench trial experience in both state and federal courts, and prior to joining Winstead he handled numerous civil litigation matters in the areas of medical malpractice, products liability, personal injury and premises liability.  Read More