The Texas Commercial Litigator provides Texas case law and legislative updates on a variety of legal topics including business, fiduciary, trust and estate, and insurance law. The purpose of this blog is to provide you and your business with a quick reference to cutting-edge legal developments to empower you to protect your business interests and financial welfare.

Dane Patrick at is the author hosting this blog. He has been a licensed Texas trial lawyer since 1987 and maintains a commercial litigation practice at Langley & Banack, Inc. in their San Antonio, TX office. Dane represents businesses, trustees, individuals  and families in the litigation of complex business, trust, and estate disputes. These cases include:

  • Corporate, shareholder, limited liability company and partnership disputes
  • Breach of fiduciary duty claims pertaining to corporate officers, partners, trustees, former key employees, and others
  • Trust and estate disputes
  • Will contests
  • Trade secret misappropriation
  • Business and investor fraud
  • Breach of contract and tortious interference
  • Commercial construction disputes including for delay damages claims and violations of Texas Trust Fund Construction Act
  • Real estate disputes

Dane also handles select personal injury matters. For more information go to