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Armando Chiu strives to provide cost-effective solutions to the legal challenges faced by his clients, whether in court or in a boardroom. Armando has represented oil and gas companies in personal injury and property loss litigation.  Additionally, he has negotiated, reviewed, and drafted master service agreements.

His experience also includes construction defect litigation and representation of governmental entities and individuals against allegations of civil rights violation. Armando has also represented employers facing employment discrimination claims.

Representative Experience

Successfully defended an oil field operator in a fatality case resulting in the dismissal via summary judgment.

Successfully defended an oil field operator via Tex. Civ. Prac. & Rem. Code Ch. 95 motion for summary judgment.

Obtained a take nothing judgment for property owner and management company in a premises liability case, after eliciting admission from plaintiff that there was no dangerous condition on the premises.

Obtained a take nothing summary judgment for a commercial truck retailer in a negligent activity lawsuit filed by a prominent Houston lawyer.

Obtained summary judgment dismissing employment discrimination lawsuit alleging race, age and disability discrimination under Title VII, ADEA, and ADA.

Obtained summary judgment dismissing lawsuit against governmental entity alleging use of excessive force, unlawful detention, racial discrimination and disability discrimination.

Successfully defended client in a lawsuit alleging a RICO conspiracy.

Jury verdict in favor of client in a personal injury case.

Professional Recognition

H-Texas Magazine

Houston’s top lawyers for business litigation

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Education, Admissions & Activities


Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law

J.D., 1998

The University of Texas at Austin

B.A. , 1994

Bar Admissions



Court Admissions

United States District Court of Texas

Northern, Eastern, Southern

Professional and Community Activities

State Bar of Texas

Texas Association of Defense Counsel

Building and Standards Commission Panel 3

City of Houston