Steven R. Rech

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Offices Houston
Phone 713.588.7017
Fax 713.588.7090

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Steve is a partner in the Vorys Houston office and a member of the litigation group.  He has 30 years of experience representing businesses involved in complex commercial disputes.  Steve has successfully tried dozens of cases (both jury and non-jury) in state and federal courts.  He also has extensive experience trying significant disputes in arbitral forums.  Steve’s work focuses mostly on assisting clients in the energy and real estate industries.  Steve also devotes a portion of his practice to real property tax valuation disputes and appeals, including regularly litigating such matters throughout the state of Texas.

Career Highlights:

Steve has authored numerous publications on litigation related matters, including “When to Hire Appellate Counsel and How to Use Them” and "Preservation of Error in the Trial Court."  He has also given numerous presentations on litigation and legal ethics, including a presentation titled “Ethical Considerations in Lawyer-Judicial Relationships.”

Steve is a past chair of the Houston Bar Association’s Litigation Section.  He is also a member of the Texas Bar Foundation, the Texas Supreme Court Historical Society and the International Association of Defense Counsel.

Steve received his J.D. from the Southern Methodist University School of Law,where he was the leading articles editor for International Lawyer.  He received his B.S. cum laude from Louisiana State University in Shreveport.

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