Cameron Asby is a trial lawyer in Duane Morris’ Trial Practice Group with a practice focused on all phases of complex commercial, intellectual property and employment litigation. Mr. Asby also represents healthcare providers in False Claims Act litigation and government investigation. Mr. Asby’s practice routinely involves matters concerning non-competition and non-solicitation agreements, trade secrets, unfair competition, franchisor/franchisee disputes, fraud, business torts, shareholder oppression, employment discrimination, complex breach of contract claims, white collar criminal defense, and False Claims Act and Stark law violations.
Mr. Asby has valuable experience representing clientele of varying sizes in state and federal trial courts throughout Texas and across the United States. Mr. Asby has represented sophisticated investors in disputes with partners, healthcare providers in qui tam and fraud allegations and government investigations, and small businesses and entrepreneurs in breach of contract actions.
In addition to representing businesses and individuals in commercial litigation, Mr. Asby devotes a substantial amount of his time and energy to the local community through volunteer programs and by providing pro-bono legal services. Mr. Asby has worked with Human Rights First to assist individuals seeking asylum in the United States.
Mr. Asby is a 2011 cum laude graduate of Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law and a 2005 graduate of Texas A&M University where he received his Bachelors of Arts in Speech Communication.
Areas of Practice
- Successfully obtained temporary restraining order on behalf of real estate investors against co-investors for breach of management agreement and investment company agreement and negotiated settlement the client found favorable on the eve of trial.
- Successfully defended franchisee in franchisor’s application for preliminary injunction based upon breach of contract, non-competition, and trade secret allegations in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas.
- Obtained successful result for commercial landlord in evicting holdover tenant.
- Successfully represented a former employee of a technology company in a stock dispute with a former employer.
- Currently representing a healthcare provider in response to the Department of Justice's civil investigation in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas.
- Currently representing healthcare providers and professionals in a qui tam suit involving allegations of False Claims Act and Stark law violations in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas.
- Currently representing a healthcare professional in a qui tam suit involving allegations of False Claims Act and Stark law violations in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas.
- Currently representing securities broker-dealer in non-competition and non-solicitation litigation in multiple jurisdictions in Texas.
- Member of a trial team that successfully won a $2.8 million verdict on behalf of a hedge fund in breach of contract and breach of fiduciary duty litigation against a former executive.
- Successfully drafted summary judgment briefing and obtained final judgment of $4.5 million on claims of breach contract and fraud on behalf of investor against partners.
- U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
- U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
- U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
- U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas
- Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2011
- Texas A&M University, B.A., 2005
- Duane Morris LLP
- Associate, 2014-present
- Andrews Kurth
- Associate, 2011-2014
Civic and Charitable Activities
- Dallas Urban Debate Alliance mentor at Garza High School
Honors and Awards
Listed in Texas Super Lawyers Rising Stars, 2019-2020
- Co-author, "No More Than 10 Can Attend: Texas Executive Order Effectively Halts Public Foreclosure Sales," Duane Morris Alert, September 11, 2020
- Warning to Executives: Reinvestment of Dividends in your 401(k) and Vesting of Stock Awards May Trigger HSR Filing Requirements, January 24, 2012