Cory Fein’s Background

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Cory Fein, founder of the Cory Fein Law Firm, focuses on class action litigation, whistleblower “qui tam” cases, commercial litigation, and products liability.

Mr. Fein graduated from the University of Texas School of Law, with honors, in 1991 and was a member of Phi Delta Phi. In 1988, he graduated from the Plan II program at the University of Texas with high honors, and was a member of Phi Beta Kappa and a National Merit Scholar.

Mr. Fein began his legal career at Jackson Walker in Houston where he practiced for five years representing defendants in a wide variety of commercial litigation cases. He then moved to the plaintiffs’ side of the bar, representing plaintiffs in commercial litigation, including class actions, with McClanahan and Clearman, LLP. He joined Caddell & Chapman in 2001, and practiced there for more than 13 years, most recently as a partner, before forming the Cory Fein Law Firm in 2014.

Thomson Reuters named Mr. Fein as a Super Lawyer in 2016 and 2015, and as a Rising Star in 2004, 2005 and 2007 as published in Texas Monthly magazine.

H Texas Magazine named Mr. Fein as one of Houston’s Top Lawyers in 2014, 2015 and 2016.

Mr. Fein has been a FINRA arbitrator since 2004, and is a certified mediator, meeting the requirements of Chapter 154.052(a) of the Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code, and the Harris County Dispute Resolution Center. He is a member of the Association of Attorney-Mediators.

Mr. Fein has been a Guest Lecturer on Whistleblower and Class Action practice at University of Houston School of Law, Adj. Prof. Charles D. Brown’s class, Law Office Management: How to Make Money as a Lawyer, Spring 2015.

Mr. Fein has co-authored articles on Underground Storage Tank Cost Recovery and Litigation, and Effective Motion Practice in Texas. Most recently he co-authored an article on Computer-Based Discovery, and presented the article at University of Houston Advanced Business Litigation seminars, and bar association CLE’s in Houston, Austin, San Antonio, Dallas, and Beaumont.  He has moderated several panels on various litigation topics at continuing legal education seminars throughout Texas.

During his time at Caddell & Chapman, Mr. Fein successfully litigated numerous cases, primarily class actions.  For information on Mr. Fein’s past cases, click here.

For information on client and colleague comments, click here.

 

CLASS ACTIONS

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Mr. Fein has focused most of his career on class action litigation.  For information on class actions, click here.

 

WHISTLEBLOWER CASES

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Mr. Fein also focuses on Whistleblower / Qui Tam cases.  For more on Whistleblower cases, click here.

Mr. Fein is a member of the State Bar of Texas and the State Bar of California and is licensed to practice before the United States Supreme Court, Texas and California Supreme Courts, Fifth and Ninth Circuit Courts of Appeals, U.S. District Courts for the Southern, Western and Eastern Districts of Texas, Northern District of Florida, Eastern District of Michigan, and all District Courts in California and Texas.

Bar Admissions

  • Texas Supreme Court, 1991
  • California Supreme Court, 2007
  • District Court Southern District of Texas
  • District Court Eastern District of Texas
  • District Court Western District of Texas
  • District Court Northern District of Texas
  • District Court Central District of California
  • District Court Eastern District of California
  • District Court Northern District of California
  • District Court Southern District of California
  • District Court Northern District of Florida
  • District Court Eastern District of Michigan
  • District Court Northern District of Illinois
  • District Court Southern District of Illinois
  • Northern District of Indiana
  • Western District of Tennessee
  • District Court of Colorado
  • Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit
  • Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit
  • Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit
  • United States Supreme Court

 

Education

  • The University of Texas School of Law, Austin, Texas
    • J.D. 1991, with honors
  • University of Texas, Austin, Texas
    • B.A. 1988, with high honors
    • Phi Beta Kappa, Plan II Liberal Arts Honors Program

Honors and Awards

  • Named a Super Lawyer by Thomson Reuters in 2015 as published in Texas Monthly magazine
  • Named a Rising Star by Thomson Reuters in 2004, 2005 and 2007 as published in Texas Monthly magazine
  • Named as one of Houston’s Top Lawyers in 2014 and 2015 by H Texas Magazine

Employment

  • Cory Fein Law Firm, 2014 – present
  • Caddell & Chapman, 2001 – 2014
  • eLaw, 2000 – 2001
  • McClanahan and Clearman, 1997 – 1999
  • Jackson Walker, 1991 – 1997

*Not Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization

 

 

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