Shareholder / Director
Commercial Litigation involving various business matters in the contract, business tort, collection, securities litigation, consumer and tax litigation in the U.S. Tax Court
Business transactions including contract negotiations, asset acquisitions, stock acquisitions, loan preparations representing both the lender and borrower, employment contracts, trust, taxation, appearance before various governmental agencies and consultation on numerous business issues
Corporate structures and restructures including development and drafting of the organizations of corporate, partnership, limited partnership, joint venture and special entities provided under the Texas Business Organizations Code
Legal risk management, risk control and financing by consulting with various corporations, limited partnerships and individuals concerning their internal organizations and procedures, accounting, finance and minimization of their exposure in all facets of their company through use of various entities for asset protection and limit liability exposure as well as working with various professional people in the areas of asset protection and risk management.
Taxation representation of both individuals and corporations before the Internal Revenue Service and local taxing entities concerning federal, ad valorem taxes and real property taxes
Estate Planning in the advising and drafting of complex wills, trusts and family limited partnerships.
Real Estate and construction advising in the handling various matters from Real Estate litigation, collection matters for mortgage companies, preparation of various real estate documents, advising as to real estate development, advising various builders, materialmen and developers in the construction industry.
ORLANDO &ORLANDO, LLP
Managing Partner and Owner
(April, 2014 to the December 2022)
General Civil practice handling business/commercial/consumer litigation, business transactions, corporate structures and restructures,partnerships, real estate transactions, real estate litigation and tax matters.
ORLANDO & BRAUN, LLP
Managing Partner and Owner
(June, 2009 to April, 2014)
General Civil practice handling business/commercial/consumer litigation, business transactions, corporate structures andrestructures, partnerships, real estate transactions, real estate litigationand tax matters.
MEYER, KNIGHT & WILLIAMS, LLP
(August, 2003 to June, 2009)
General Civil practice handling business/commercial/consumer litigation, business transactions, corporate structures andrestructures, partnerships, real estate and tax.
SULLINS, JOHNSTON, ROHRBACH & MAGERS, P.C.
Shareholder and Director
(November 1, 1996 to August, 2003)
General Civil practice handling business/commercial/consumer litigation, business transactions, corporate structures, partnership,real estate and tax.
NASH & ORLANDO, L.L.P.
(July 1991 - November 1, 1996)
General civil practice handling business litigation,tax, corporate, partnership, estate planning, probate, and various civilmatters.
ORLANDO & WEINHEIMER, P. C. LAW OFFICES OF M.GARY ORLANDO
(June 1989 - June 1991)
General civil practice handling business litigation,tax, corporate, partnership and various civil matters.
Licensed: May5, 1989
Thurgood Marshall School of Law, J.D.
Honors and Activities: Dean's List, Phi Delta Phi
University of Houston
1975 - Bachelor of Business Administration with area of concentration in accounting and Finance.
Member of American Bar Association, Texas Bar Association, Houston Bar Association, State Bar of Texas, U. S. Tax Court, Federal District Court for the Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas, AV-Rate by Martindale Hubble, Member of Texas Trial Lawyers Association, Houston Bar Association Chair of Commercial and Consumer Law Section 2006-2007,and Texas Bar College
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