Mr. Jim Clancy

Mr. Jim Clancy (Corpus Christi, Texas)

Mr. Jim Clancy

Attorney in Corpus Christi, TX
Jim Clancy is the president of Branscomb | PC. His practice focuses on complex commercial litigation. He also handles selected matters defending the firm’s clients in personal injury lawsuits. His experience includes million dollar verdicts for his clients and numerous significant settlements and dismissals. Jim’s greatest professional satisfaction is serving as a trusted advisor.

A West Point graduate, Jim is a former Armored Cavalry Captain. He served with the 1st Cavalry Division in Operation Desert Storm.

EDUCATION
B.S., U.S. Military Academy, 1986 — Highest Honors
J.D., University of Texas, 1995 — Associate Editor, The Review of Litigation

REPRESENTATIVE MATTERS
• Pursued claims against a downstream energy company for theft of trade secrets, violation of noncompete agreements using advanced forensic computer tools.
• Pursued claims for unpaid change orders in arbitration of dispute involving a new heat recovery steam generation system in a legacy power plant, with unique contract terms.
• Pursued claims for unpaid oil and gas production in complex oil and gas dispute, stemming from disputed renewal clause and , two decades of contested litigation in multiple matters.
• Defended property damage and business interruption claim as a result of refinery fire.
• Defended major industrial contractor for claims of wrongful death in federal district court.
• Defended engineering defect claims in design and construction of a new recycling plant.
• Defended major oil company from claims by dozens of contractors allegedly injured during evacuation of plant after refinery explosion.
• Obtained jury verdict for fraud, conversion, and quantum meruit in favor of geologist.
• Obtained breach of fiduciary duty verdict for charitable foundation against accountant and former trustee for misuse of trust funds.

PROFESSIONAL
AV rated, peer-reviewed, Martindale-Hubbell
Listed in The Best Lawyers in America for Commercial Litigation
Thompson Reuters’ Texas Super Lawyers 2012-2015
Thompson Reuters’ Top 100: 2014 Houston Super Lawyers
Chairman, Texas Ethics Commission (appointed by Gov. Rick Perry)
Member, Defense Research Institute (DRI)
Member, Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel (FDCC)
Member, Texas Association of Defense Counsel (TADC)

PERSONAL
For years, Jim coached youth baseball and he still has strong opinions on teaching hitting and smart defense. He was also an avid golfer, whose attempt to find it in the dirt was blocked by a bum left shoulder. Now, his Saturday mornings are spent on a bike searching for speed and trying not to get dropped.
(361) 886-3800 (361) 886-3800
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Experience & Credentials

Firm Details
Position
Shareholder
Admission Details
Admitted in 1996, Texas
U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
U.S. District Court, Southern and Western Districts of Texas
Law School Attended
University of Texas
Class of 1995
J.D.
Associate Editor, The Review of Litigation
University Attended
United States Military Academy
Class of 1986
B.S.
Highest Honors
Languages
English
Military
Captain, U.S. Army, 1986-1993
Associations & Memberships
State Bar of Texas
Corpus Christi Bar Association
Representative Transactions
• Pursued claims against a downstream energy company for theft of trade secrets, violation of noncompete agreements using advanced forensic computer tools.
• Pursued claims for unpaid change orders in arbitration of dispute involving a new heat recovery steam generation system in a legacy power plant, with unique contract terms.
• Pursued claims for unpaid oil and gas production in complex oil and gas dispute, stemming from disputed renewal clause and , two decades of contested litigation in multiple matters.
• Defended property damage and business interruption claim as a result of refinery fire.
• Defended major industrial contractor for claims of wrongful death in federal district court.
• Defended engineering defect claims in design and construction of a new recycling plant.
• Defended major oil company from claims by dozens of contractors allegedly injured during evacuation of plant after refinery explosion.
• Obtained jury verdict for fraud, conversion, and quantum meruit in favor of geologist.
• Obtained breach of fiduciary duty verdict for charitable foundation against accountant and former trustee for misuse of trust funds.

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Firm Address
Branscomb | PC
Frost Bank Plaza, 802 North Carancahua, Suite 1900,
Corpus Christi, TX 78401-0036
U.S.A.
Phone
(361) 886-3800
Fax
(361) 886-3805
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Mr. Jim Clancy
Shareholder
Branscomb | PC
Frost Bank Plaza, 802 North Carancahua, Suite 1900,
Corpus Christi, TX 78401-0036

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