Viada & Strayer is a civil trial and appellate law firm. Our lawyers have tried lawsuits and handled appeals in federal and states courts for over 30 years. Our primary focus is representing local governmental entities and officials in all types of litigation and handling of civil appeals.
Our business philosophy is tailored to the needs of our governmental client base. We have successfully handled numerous suits under the new local governmental contract immunity waiver statute, Tex. Loc. Gov’t Code Ann. 271.152; claims for personal injury and premises liability under the Texas Tort Claims Act; retaliatory employment suits under the Texas Whistleblower Act; zoning and land use disputes under Chapter 211 of the Local Government Code; and federal constitutional tort actions under 42 U.S.C. 1983.
We are equally well acquainted with employment discrimination laws that govern the private and public sectors alike. We also have an active docket for private sector clients that rely on our expertise in handling complex appeals.