Clint Corrie

Partner

Clint.Corrie@lewisbrisbois.com

Clint A. Corrie is a partner in the Dallas office of Lewis Brisbois and is a member of the Complex Business & Commercial Litigation Practice. Mr. Corrie focuses his practice primarily in complex commercial litigation, with an emphasis on banking, securities litigation, and arbitrations before Securities arbitral panels and courts. He represents broker-dealers, investment advisers, wealth management advisers, hedge funds and private equity firms and their professionals in a wide range of securities matters including sales practices, customer complaints, suitability, REG BI, adviser fiduciary breach claims under The Investment Advisers Act of 1940, and supervisory claims, regulatory inquiries, investigations, and FINRA and SEC enforcement proceedings. Mr. Corrie is experienced in a broad range of commercial litigation and arbitration claims having tried jury and non-jury trials in state and federal courts, and before national and international arbitral tribunals. He has extensive experience prosecuting and defending clients in trade secrets, covenants-not-to-compete, and related intellectual and employment-related litigation involving injunctions and extraordinary relief.

Mr. Corrie has extensive experience in professional liability matters and coverage involving financial institution bonds. He has represented national banks and credit unions in litigation between financial institutions, involving syndicated loans and participations.

Primary Area(s) of Practice

  • Complex Business & Commercial Litigation
  • Securities Litigation & FINRA
  • Directors & Officers and Securities Litigation
  • Professional Liability
  • Trade Secrets & Non-Compete Disputes
  • General Liability
  • COVID-19: Commercial & Contractual Litigation Disputes

Additional Experience

Admissions

Texas - All state courts

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas

U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas

Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

US. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Texas

Associations

  • Chancellors Global Leadership Council, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
  • University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Global Education Center, Advisory Board
  • Institute for Transnational Arbitration, Advisory Board
  • Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association - Compliance and Legal Section
  • Texas Hedge Fund Association
  • State Bar of Texas Litigation Section
  • Texas Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • DFW Financial Services Counsel Roundtable
  • American Bar Association Banking Section, Payments and Electronic Banking Committee, Member; Business Law Section, Securities, Capital Markets, and Derivatives and Enforcement, Director Liability, and Troubled Banks Committees, Member
  • Dallas Bar Association, Member: Securities Section, Tort and Insurance Section, Business Litigation Section, Blockchain Study Group
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Texas Association of Defense Counsel, Member

Awards & Honors

  • D Magazine "BEST LAWYERS" in Dallas, 2017-2021
  • Securities Arbitration Commentator: Best Articles of 2009

Education

Wake Forest University School of Law

Juris Doctor

  • Co-Editor in Chief, American Journal of International Law
  • National Trial Team

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill

Bachelor of Arts with Honors

Publications/Speaking Engagements

  • Author, “International Joint Ventures: United States.“ published in International Joint Ventures, 2nd Edition, Juris Publishing, Inc 2020, D.Campbell, Editor
  • Author, “Anatomy of a Reg BI Arbitration,” Practicing Law Institute, Securities Arbitration 2020 Course Handbook Series, Sandra D. Grannum, Chair
  • “Trends, Developments & Updates in Broker-Dealer Regulation: What to Expect in 2019 and Beyond” , Webinar presenter, The Knowledge Group, February 2019
  • Author, Chapter 19 –“International Joint Ventures in United States” in “International Joint Ventures ”, Second Edition, Juris Publishing, Release 7-2018, D.Campbell, Editor
  • “The Fraud on the Market Doctrine: Significant Trends Developments and Legal Challenges in 2018 and Beyond”, Webinar presenter, The Knowledge Group, October 2018
  • “FINRA Arbitrations: A Comprehensive Guide for 2018 and Beyond”, Webinar Presenter, The Knowledge Group, September 2018
  • “Fraud on the Market – the Evolving Materiality Standard”, Webinar presenter, The Knowledge Group, January, 2018
  • “Commercial Arbitration: a comparison among forums: (AAA, FINRA, and ICC)”, STA Bar Association, November, 2017
  • “Hague Securities Convention: New Rules for Choice of Law Regarding Intermediated Securities”, The Comparative Law Yearbook of International Business, Vol. 39, 2017; Wolters Kluwer Publishers for Center for International Legal Studies
  • The Knowledge Group, Webinar, Presenter, “Securities Enforcement and Litigation Trends and Developments in 2016,” January 2017
  • Juris Publishing, Fourth Edition, Author, “International Joint Ventures – United States,” Fall 2016
  • The Knowledge Group, Panelist, “FINRA Arbitrations: Tools & Practical Guide for 2016 and Beyond,” September 13, 2016
  • Comparative Law Yearbook of International Business, Wolters Kluwer Law & Business, Author, “International Commercial Arbitration in Brazil,” Vol. 35, November 2013
  • Juris Publishing, Second Edition, Author, “International Joint Ventures – United States,” October 2012
  • Vacating FINRA Arbitration Awards, Panel Leader, FINRA Supercourse Seminar, Network of Trial Lawyers, New York, New York, Fall 2012
  • Practicing Law Institute Course Handbook Series, Securities Arbitration Institute, Author, “Objecting to and Limiting the Use of Regulatory Documents in Arbitration and Litigation Cases,” August 2010
  • Center for International Studies, Presenter, “Global Regulatory Convergence and Securities Litigation Involving Foreign Investors in U.S. Courts,” Salzburg, Austria, June 2010
  • Practicing Law Institute Course Handbook Series, Securities Arbitration Institute, Author, “Investment Advisers and Brokers: When is a Broker Subject to Fiduciary Duties,” August 2009
  • Practicing Law Institute Course Handbook Series, Securities Arbitration Institute, Author, “Market- Timing, Late Trading and Market Manipulation,” August 2009
  • Practicing Law Institute Course Handbook Series, Securities Arbitration, Author, “Record Retention Requirements in Securities Litigation and Arbitration,” August 2008
  • Practicing Law Institute Course Handbook Series, Securities Arbitration Institute, Author, “Securities, Arbitration and Insurance: When Worlds Collide,” August 2008
  • Comparative Law Yearbook of International Business, Kluwer Law International, Author, “Challenges in International Arbitration for Non- Signatories,” Vol. 29, 2007
  • Center for International Legal Studies, Panel Moderator, “Recent Developments in International Arbitration; ”Speaker, “Challenges in International Arbitration For Non- Signatories,” Salzburg, Austria, June 2006
  • Center for International Legal Studies, Presenter, “Product Liability Implications of Cross-Border Transactions and Accidents,” Whistler, Canada, 2005
  • Dallas Business Journal, Author, “Be Cautious with International Arbitration Clauses,” July 11, 2003
  • Houston Business Journal, Author, “International Arbitration Clauses Keep Trading Partners on Track,” April 25, 2003

Representative Cases

  • Craig v Southwest Securities, 2016 WL 115895 (FINRA arbitration award); Craig v Southwest Securities et al, Case No. 05-16-01378- CV, Dallas Court of Appeals, Fifth District, Dec.18, 2017 (affirming trial court’s final judgment confirming arbitration award)
  • Republic Metals Corp v Mulligan Mint, 2013 WL 12087451 (trial order) (Aug 9,2013) (Denying Defendants Motion to Dismiss based on forum selection clause and lack of standing)
  • In Re Mulligan Mint, 516 B.R.407 (N.D. Tex. 2014) (precious metals seized prior to bankruptcy filing were not part of the bankruptcy estate and did not violate the automatic stay)
  • Pansey Yankey v Eliz. Hollweg Rivera, 2013 WL 3365261 (expungement under FINRA Rule 2080 of broker’s CRD approved)
  • Weber Aircraft L.L.C v Krishnamurthy, 2014 WL 12521297 (E.D. Tex. 2014) (geographic limitations in restrictive covenant too broad; subject to reform)
  • Education Management Services, LLC v. Tracey, 102 F.Supp.3d 906 (W.D Tex. 2014) (Texas Uniform Trade Secrets Act (TUFTA) not applicable when confidential information given under written agreement)
  • Stroman Realty Inc v Jim Antt, Jeff Davi, Comms’rs of Real Estate, State of California et al., 528 F3d 382 (5th Cir.2008) (vacated and rendered district court opinion ; general jurisdiction could not be asserted on basis that Florida and California agencies had business offices in Texas ; Fla and California officials did not invoke specific jurisdiction)
  • In re Kellogg Brown & Root, Inc., 166 S.W.3d 732 (Tex. 2005) (second-tier subcontractor not required to arbitrate in dispute between two primary contractors before International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) court) overruling In Re McGregor FIN OY, 126 SW3d 176 Tex. App-Houston [1st Dist.] 2003) (claims of subcontractor who was a non-signatory to contract between two parties with ICC arbitration designation were subject to arbitration)
  • McGregor FIN OY v Gulf Coast Holdings, Inc. ICC Case No.12 142/SNK (ICC award for unpaid charges for elevator trunks and for attorneys fees)

Foreign Languages

French