Paul Williams



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3333 Lee Parkway
Suite 460
Dallas, TX 75219
Phone: (469) 587-7261
Fax: (214) 764-8392

Paul Williams is a Partner at Charhon Callahan Robson & Garza. His practice focuses on complex business disputes, investment and securities litigation, fiduciary duty and probate disputes, and bankruptcy recovery matters. Mr. Williams has represented a number of corporate clients including Fidelity Investments, American Airlines, the City of San Antonio, Zachry Construction, 7-Eleven, Nationstar d/b/a Mr. Cooper, ORIX Capital Markets, Hayman Capital, BearingPoint, Pilgrim's Pride, MediaTek, Inc., the City of San Francisco, Broward County, Florida, InFocus, Igloo, Celanese, and many others. He has also represented several high net worth individuals and families across Texas and the United States.

Mr. Williams received his B.B.A. from the University of Texas at Austin with high honors in both International Business and Finance, and his J.D. with honors from the University of Texas School of Law. He is admitted to practice in Texas and before the U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Eastern, Southern, and Western Districts of Texas.

Mr. Williams lives in Houston with his wife, Ginger, and their two children.


BBA - University of Texas at Austin (with High Honors)
JD - University of Texas School of Law (with Honors)

Securities Litigation:

ORIX Capital Markets

Counsel for ORIX Capital Markets in a multi-billion-dollar litigation against UBS and Nomura regarding breaches of representations and warranties on commercial mortgage loans

Freddie Mac

Counsel for Freddie Mac in litigation against Deloitte over Deloitte’s role in the collapse of investment firm Taylor, Bean & Whitaker

RMBS Cases

Counsel for RMBS trustees in actions against Citigroup, JPMorgan, Nomura, WMC Mortgage, Merrill Lynch and Bank of America for breach of representations and warranties concerning billions of dollars in residential mortgage loans


Represented Nationstar/Mr Cooper in disputes with various originators of mortgage loans regarding allocation of fees and costs related to servicing delinquent loans

Intellectual Property:


Advised InFocus on their potential claims for infringement of patents related to projection technology


Represented Igloo in its defense of infringement claims related to collapsible cooler technology

Bankruptcy Advocacy:

Brazos Electric Coop

Represented Brazos Electric Cooperative its dispute over hundreds of millions of dollars in interest-rate swap debt caused by the massive increases in energy costs resulting from Winter Storm Uri

Zachry Construction

Defended several Zachry entities against fiduciary duty and fraudulent transfer claims arising out of construction of a billion-dollar public-private partnership toll ro road in Central Texas


Represented Cathexis Royalties & Minerals in its adversary proceeding to recover unpaid oil and gas royalties from bankrupt entity Mesquite Energy

Buccaneer Energy

Helped the bankruptcy trustees of Buccaneer Energy recover millions of dollars of disputed claims for creditors


Uniao de Vegetal

Assisted the O Centro Espirita Beneficiente Uniao Do Vegetal and its director in their successful pursuit of an exemption under the Religious Freedom and Restoration Act of 1993 to allow the importation and use of its religious sacraments


Represented 7-Eleven Corporation in connection with Federal Drug Administration investigations of the use and sale of Juul-brand electronic cigarettes

Online Travel Company Tax Litigation

Prosecuted claims by municipalities and counties across the United States in their multi-million dollar dispute with online travel companies (Expedia, Priceline, Orbitz) regarding underpayment of hotel taxes

Commercial Litigation:


Represented Bearing Point in its suit against former members of its C-Suite for misuse of funds and mismanagement

Pilgrim’s Pride

Represented Pilgrim’s Pride in defense of contractual liability claims related to personal injuries from a railroad collision near its property