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Dykema Adds Commercial Litigator Gavin E. Hill to Its Dallas Office

February 2, 2016

Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced the addition of Gavin Hill to its Commercial Litigation Practice Group as a member of the firm’s Dallas office. Prior to joining Dykema, Hill practiced at Bracewell & Giuliani, LLP in Dallas.

Hill advises energy, technology, telecommunications, and other companies about risks and liabilities associated with a wide range of issues, including contract interpretation and breach, incident investigation, business-related torts and associated regulatory regimes. He also represents companies in complex commercial litigation, including multi-district litigation (MDL) proceedings involving complex factual, jurisdictional and choice of law issues.

Hill is knowledgeable about the various operations and practices employed to drill oil wells, including those pertaining to offshore drilling, casing, float collar conversion, cementing, well integrity/pressure testing, well abandonment, wireline operations and mudlogging. He is also knowledgeable about conventional and specialty oilfield cement design and testing, and he advises clients regarding cement testing best practices and industry-recommended testing protocols.

“We are extremely pleased to add someone of Gavin’s caliber to our Dallas office,” said Thomas Sanders, Leader of Dykema’s Commercial Litigation Practice Group. “He not only enhances our bench strength, but his knowledge and familiarity in litigation within the energy sector will be an extremely valuable resource to the firm and its clients.”

Hill received a J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law, and a B.A. in Political Science from Brigham Young University.