Cleve Clinton
Looper Reed & McGraw

1601 Elm Street, Ste 4600
Dallas, TX 75201, United States
Areas of Practice
  • Business Torts
  • Commercial Law & Contracts
  • Finance & Banking
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Litigation
  • Real Estate

Practice/Organization Description


• Represented corporate partner in the first Texas Chapter 9 municipal utility district bankruptcy, and successfully defended $35 million DTPA lawsuit

• Obtained a state court receivership and court approved Bankruptcy Plan of Reorganization to permit the sale of New Mexico ski resort

• Defended a corporate bank officer and director against federal court complaints of insider bond trading manipulation, breach of fiduciary duty and fraud

• Secured permanent injunction against former employees and competing business in theft of computer data and company trade


• Navigating company through embezzlement by key employee, accusations of criminal complicity by management, and lender threats to close

• Negotiating reimbursement of utility costs incurred due to telecommunications facilities relocated at request of governmental transit authority

• Securing zoning and land use protections for a residential lot developer hurt by municipal landfill on adjacent property

• Orchestrating homeowners approval of a bond issue to resolve a lawsuit and avert bankruptcy of a special utility district

• Implementing Manufacturing Services Agreement enabling manufacturing company to collect its accounts receivable before litigation

Bar Admissions

United States District Courts in Texas - Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western


Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law

University of Texas at Austin McCombs School of Business BBA- Finance

Professional Associations & Memberships

Board Certified Civil Trial Law - Texas Board of Legal Specialization

Honors and Awards

Rotary Club of Park Cities - Club Service Award 2007

Leadership Dallas 1992 - Greater Dallas Chamber of Commerce

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