Juan Garcia litigates in various areas, including business torts, product liability, commercial lease disputes, personal injury defense, insurance subrogation and other general contractual matters. Juan’s clients face trials in many state and federal courts at both the trial and appellate levels. Additionally, he represents governmental bodies, such as regional transit authorities, on land acquisitions through condemnation. Juan also represents various energy companies in cases involving Jones Act, LHWCA and other maritime claims.
Sutherland represents energy companies in controversies and commercial matters.
Sutherland represents energy companies in contractual disputes where millions of dollars are at issue and in other significant commercial matters.
Sutherland defends Hercules Offshore Drilling, Inc. in maritime cases.
Sutherland defended Hercules Offshore Drilling, Inc. in various maritime and offshore-related claims.
Sutherland defends chemical manufacturer against wrongful death claims.
Sutherland represented a chemical manufacturer in a multiple fatality case where plaintiffs filed wrongful death claims when their family members died immediately after entering a tanker trailer at work that at one point contained the client’s chemical.
Awards and Rankings
Selected for inclusion among Texas Super Lawyers® “Rising Stars” in the areas of business litigation and personal injury defense: general (2009-2010, 2012-2013)
Recognized among Houston’s “Top Lawyers,” H Texas Magazine (2010-2012)
President-elect, Hispanic Bar Association of Houston
Senior Vice Chairman of the Go Tejano Committee and Member of the Legal Advisory Committee, Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo
Member, Mexican-American Bar Association of Houston
Member, Litigation Section, Houston Bar Association
Member, American Bar Association
Adjunct Advocacy Professor, South Texas College of Law