Cameron Asby is a trial lawyer in Duane Morris’ Trial Practice Group with a practice focused on representing plaintiffs and defendants in all phases of complex commercial, real estate, construction, and intellectual property litigation. Mr. Asby’s practice routinely involves matters concerning non-competition and non-solicitation agreements, trade secrets, unfair competition, partnership/investor disputes, construction defects, complex breach of contract claims, healthcare services, franchisor/franchisee disputes, fraud, business torts, and shareholder oppression.
Mr. Asby has extensive experience representing clientele of varying sizes in state and federal trial courts throughout Texas and across the United States and in private arbitration. Mr. Asby has represented sophisticated investors in disputes with partners, multinational and major corporations in complex commercial disputes, healthcare providers in fraud allegations, 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 and an affordable housing nonprofit in a construction defect dispute.
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.
Obtained summary judgment in favor of commercial real estate investor in breach of contract action brought by seller of investment property.
Obtained summary judgment in favor of frac sand producer in breach of contract action brought by seller.
Successfully represented manufacturer of infrastructure rehabilitation and repair products in suit against former employees and competitor for misappropriation of trade secrets.
Successfully represented a former employee of a technology company in a stock dispute with a former employer.
Defended Fortune 100 energy company in arbitration with customer in multi-million dollar breach of contract dispute and obtained settlement favorable to client on the eve of arbitration.
Obtained multiple temporary restraining orders on behalf of real estate investors against co-investor for breach of limited liability company agreement and successfully negotiated resolution favorable to client to retain investment properties.
Currently representing frac sand producer in breach of contract and fraud dispute with customer.
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
- Special Counsel, 2023-present
- Associate, 2014-2023
- Andrews Kurth
- Associate, 2011-2014
Civic and Charitable Activities
- Dallas Urban Debate Alliance mentor at Garza High School
Honors and Awards
- Named to Best Lawyers "Ones to Watch," 2023 and 2024
Listed in Texas Super Lawyers Rising Stars, 2019-2021