Biography

Gregg Kupor is a trial attorney who maintains a casualty litigation practice focused on defending lawsuits brought by companies and individuals. Gregg has experience defending a wide variety of claims in areas including construction defect, trucking and commercial motor vehicle accidents, automobile negligence, wrongful death/survival, personal injury, premises liability, dram shop, products defects, and insurance defense.

Gregg is particularly attuned to the individual needs and expectations of each client and strives to achieve early resolution of suits as an alternative to potentially costly litigation whenever favorable to the client. Gregg’s civil litigation experience includes case evaluation, drafting and arguing motions, managing discovery, conducting depositions, preparing and presenting witnesses for depositions and trials, and mediation and settlement negotiations.

Prior to joining Thompson Coe, Gregg was an attorney at a boutique civil litigation law firm in Houston where he primarily defended clients against construction and design defect suits.

Gregg is a “family man” who devotes any and all spare time to his wife, Lauren, and two young children, Ethan and Dylan.

Representative Experience

  • Successfully negotiated pre-suit settlement of construction defect cases to the delight of clients desirous of avoiding protracted, costly, and time-consuming litigation.
  • Secured dismissal of a general contractor from a suit brought by homeowner following the filing of a Motion for Summary Judgment.
  • Represented numerous contractors and design professionals in complex multi-party litigations centered on alleged deficiencies in residential, commercial, and government structures.
  • Obtained summary judgment for homeowner in a premises liability action brought by plumbing professional who allegedly suffered injuries while servicing the property.
  • Defended professional truck drivers in auto accidents and long-haul and regional trucking companies in the defense of claims made for negligent driving, hiring, training, supervision, as well as violation of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s regulations.
  • Defended owners of restaurants and bars against general premises liability and dram shop actions.

Education

  • South Texas College of Law  (J.D.)
    • Dean's List
  • University of Houston  (B.B.A.)
    • C.T. Bauer College of Business (Management)
  • University of Texas at Austin
    • McCombs School of Business (Finance)

Bar Admissions

  • Texas

Professional and Community Activities

  • State Bar of Texas
  • Houston Bar Association
  • Houston Young Lawyers Association
  • Texas Bar Foundation

Firm Highlights

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Experience

Claims Handling & Litigation: 2021 Freeze and Power Outage Catastrophe

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The 2020 HR Recap

We’ve made it to the recap episode! The good, the bad, the ugly, and everything in between. Join Kevin and Elaine (Lainey) Luthens as they discuss it all including FFCRA legislation, OSHA, what they...

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COVID-19 Response Team - Resources and Updates

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The COVID-19 Vaccine Part 2

The golden question: can you mandate the COVID-19 vaccine? EEOC has now given guidance surrounding vaccines in the workplace. Join Kevin Mosher and repeat guest, Stephanie Rojo from the Thompson Coe Austin office talk...

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Thompson Coe Attorneys Argue Before the Texas Supreme Court

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Recruiting in 2021

What is Robert Half’s process? How do they make sure that you get the best candidate for the role? Join Kevin and Andrew McNaughtan, Director of Legal Permanent Placement from Robert Half, talk about the candidate...

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Thompson Coe Obtains Texas Supreme Court Victory in Shooting Accident Suit

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Thompson Coe Partner Gary Pate Wins Complete Defense Verdict in Bench Trial Involving Real Estate Dispute