Gene F. Creely, II

(713) 400-8300 Office
(713) 443-8262 Mobile

Gene has represented a vast array of companies in various litigation and transactional matters over the past thirty years. He has extensive experience in handling business-related disputes. He also acts as outside general counsel for various businesses and organizations. He is a certified mediator and has participated in numerous mediations and arbitrations.

Gene is admitted to practice before all state courts in Texas and New Mexico, the United States District Courts for the Southern Eastern, Northern and Western Districts of Texas, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court. He has successfully tried numerous cases to verdict in the Texas state and federal trial courts. He is also a board-certified appellate attorney, who has been involved in numerous appeals in both the Texas state and federal appellate courts.

More particularly, Gene has extensive experience in handling various disputes for oil and gas-related companies (particularly upstream and midstream companies). He also has extensive experience representing domestic and foreign insurance companies and policyholders in regard to matters involving complex insurance coverage issues (including those dealing with environmental, construction and business practices). He has been a frequent author and lecturer on various business and insurance coverage-related topics, and he has served as a member of the Governing Council of the Insurance Section of the State Bar of Texas. Gene has been awarded the highest possible rating of “AV®” by Martindale-Hubbell, the preeminent, national directory of attorneys.

Baylor University School of Law, J.D., 1983
University of Texas Graduate School of Business
Rice University, B.A. (Economics/Managerial Studies), 1979

Professional Affiliations

State Bar of Texas, Insurance Section Governing Council (Member 2003-09)
Houston Bar Association
American Bar Association
Bar of the Fifth Federal Circuit

Bar Admissions
State Bar of Texas (all Texas state courts)
U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
U.S. District Court – Eastern District of Texas
U.S. District Court – Northern District of Texas
U.S. District Court – Southern District of Texas
U.S. District Court – Western District of Texas

Community Involvement
Leadership Houston XXXV Class (Member)
Museum District Business Alliance (President 2009-10 and Board Member)
Montrose Boulevard Conservancy (Board Member)
Westmoreland Civic Association (Board Member)
Montrose TIRZ Task Force (Member)
Friends of Mandell Park (Advisory Board Member)
Citizens’ Transportation Coalition (Member)

Practice Areas
Commercial Litigation
Insurance Litigation and Consulting
Products Liability Litigation
Construction Liability Litigation
Oil and Gas-Related Litigation
Appellate Practice
General Counsel

Board Certified in Civil Appellate Law by Texas Board of Legal Specialization
“AV®” rated by Martindale-Hubbell
Recognized in Guide to the World’s Leading Insurance & Reinsurance Lawyers
Recognized in Who’s Who Legal: Texas – Insurance & Reinsurance
Recognized in Texas Super Lawyers – Civil Litigation
Recognized in Top Rated Lawyer – Insurance
Recognized in Texas “Top Legal Leaders” – Insurance
Recognized in Top Lawyers in Texas