Gerald graduated from the University of Texas School of Law in 1999. Since then, he has represented individual and corporate clients in a variety of civil litigation matters, including wrongful death, personal injury, premises liability, medical malpractice, health care liability, commercial litigation, and employment law. His other areas of practice include general litigation and professional injury, covering all phases of the defense from pre-suit claim handling through trial and appeal. He has tried cases to verdict both as a first and second chair and has arbitrated matters before the American Arbitration Association (AAA).
He has significant experience in representing individuals and entities in health care liability, medical malpractice, employment, and contractual matters. He has also represented and assisted Hospital Medical Executive Committees (MEC) with internal investigations and subsequent fair hearings related to MEC recommendations. Because of this, he has been a frequent lecturer and presenter to hospital organizations on topics of HIPPA compliance, Peer Review, Ethical Considerations, End of Life Issues, medical record maintenance, and nursing documentation.
Gerald has served as a city attorney and provided daily counsel to governing boards and represented municipalities in a variety of legal matters involving contract negotiation, commercial litigation, and employment matters.