Tomas Enrique Alarcon
Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP
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Tomas Alarcon is counsel in Norton Rose Fulbright's Dallas office.
A Laredo, Texas native, Tomas is a skilled litigator that maintains a diverse federal and multi-state court litigation docket that focuses on commercial disputes and tort defense. Mr. Alarcon has particular experience in litigating oil and gas well incidents, commercial motor vehicle collisions, and complex multi-party commercial disputes.
Skilled in every phase of litigation, Tomas has experience conducting the preliminary investigation, as well as developing and implementing the client's litigation strategy, engaging in discovery and motion practice, and positioning his client to successfully mediate the matter or proceed with trial.
JD, magna cum laude, Southern University Law Center
BA, Psychology, University of Texas at Austin
In law school, Tomas was a teaching assistant in Contracts, Sales and Leases, and Criminal Law. Additionally,Tomas was a judicial intern for the Hon. Fredericka Wicker at the Louisiana Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal.
Tomas is a trained criminal investigator—having completed the Criminal Investigation Training Program and Immigration and Customs Enforcement Special Agent Training at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in Glynco, Georgia.
- Texas State Bar
- Successfully argued to prevent the deposition of his client, a non-party insurance agent, in a potential failure to procure insurance coverage action. (June 2019)
- Negotiated a $41,000 demand be settled for $2,500 while ensuring his client, a multi-state property management company, avoided being implead as a third-party defendant. (March 2019)
- Prevented the enforcement of a defective subpoena against a non-party in a breach of contract case. (March 2019)
- Took control of a dormant DTPA/insurance code lawsuit, and secured a very favorable settlement less than a year later. (April 2018)
- Praised by opposing counsel for his knowledge of federal civil procedure, successfully argued to strike a party's affirmative defenses because they were untimely plead. (May 2017)
- Successfully argued for sanctions (limiting a party's affirmative defenses) because it did not provide complete discovery responses. (December 2016)
- Often argues discovery disputes and motions on procedural issues before state and federal district courts. (on-going)
- Serves as defense counsel to commercial fleet operators and commercial carriers in wrongful death and personal injury actions. (on-going)
- Serves a co-monitoring counsel in multi-party commercial disputes involving oil and gas explosions and firearms sales litigation. (on-going)
- State Bar of Texas, and member of the Litigation Section and Antitrust and Business Litigation Section
- Dallas Bar Association
Tomas believes in giving back to his community, volunteering for the Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program, as a mock trial judge, and DISD Career Day speaker, as his schedule allows.