Arman Nikkhoo is a first-generation lawyer who focuses his practice on professional liability and products liability. Before joining the firm, he practiced first-party insurance defense, coverage, motor vehicle accidents, and commercial disputes.
Arman clerked in the 295th District Court of Texas for the Honorable Judge Caroline E. Baker, for whom he also clerked during law school. Arman worked for the oldest plaintiff’s firm in Texas prior to switching to defense. His experience gives him a diverse background to evaluate and counsel clients at all stages of representation.
Obtained summary judgment on contractual, DTPA, fraud, and negligence claims against insurance agent.
Obtained judgment on pleadings on extracontractual damages in ERISA case against investment advisor.
Obtained denial of motion to remand in products liability case removed to federal court based on improper joinder of resident non-manufacturing wholesaler.
Negotiated settlement for de minimis sum with pro se plaintiff at court-ordered mediation for insurance agent.
Obtained denial of motion to remand in first-party insurance case removed to federal court based on improper joinder of resident insurance agent with claims of negligence, fraud, and Insurance Code violations.
Education, Admissions & Activities
Washington and Lee University School of Law
South Texas College of Law Houston
J.D. Candidate, 2017
Dean's Merit Scholarship Recipient
CALI Award Recipient, Civil Procedure
The University of Texas at Austin
Economics and German
Professor Michael Scholarship Recipient
United States District Court of Texas
Northern, Eastern, Southern, Western
Professional and Community Activities
Houston Young Lawyer’s Association