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Tom Melsheimer's Absolutely Irrational Level of Dedication

October 1, 2012

Articles

Tom Melsheimer's Absolutely Irrational Level of Dedication

October 1, 2012

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No one wants to face Tom Melsheimer in court. Just talk to someone who has.

“Tom is a superior lawyer in town who moves in the upper echelon. There’s very little to criticize in terms of his integrity and ability and what he has demonstrated he can do,” says Richard Sayles, who unsuccessfully battled Melsheimer in a 2009 breach of fiduciary duty case that resulted in a $178.7 million jury verdict. The National Law Journal affiliate Verdict Search named IRCC v. NL Industries one of its top verdicts of 2009.

Sayles is such a believer in Melsheimer’s skills that he once hired him to mock-try a high-stakes case so he could hone his defense. “His personal confidence translates to confidence in his case. He has a very calm presence in the courtroom, and he can grasp complicated facts quite quickly and dissect them,” he says.

Clients value these traits. Continue reading this reprint from the October 2012 issue of Texas Super Lawyers magazine.

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