Jason Fulton is a litigation partner in the Dallas office. Jason handles all types of commercial disputes for plaintiffs and defendants in state court, federal court, and arbitration and has particular experience in representing owners and officers in disputes in private companies.
Jason spends most of his time representing clients in privately held companies and is often asked to represent them in a lawsuit related to a broken contract, or in a dispute related to the ownership, management, or finances of a private company. But he also works to help clients avoid litigation and work out a business solution that allows the parties to avoid the expense and burden of litigation if possible.
Jason joined Diamond McCarthy in 2008 after working in the Dallas office of a national commercial litigation firm and clerking for the Honorable Royce C. Lamberth of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia. Prior to becoming an attorney, he worked on the options floor of the Philadelphia Exchange and the Pacific Exchange, and in commercial paper for a major issuer, giving him insight into securities, derivatives products and debt instruments.
Jason is licensed to practice law in Texas and is also admitted to practice before the Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas, the 5th Circuit, and the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.
- Co-counsel for Plaintiff in a six week trial that resulted in a jury finding awarding a $65 million dividend to the shareholders and more than $2 million in additional damages to the minority shareholder. The case was brought on behalf of a minority shareholder against the majority shareholder and the corporation for claims of shareholder oppression, fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, and breach of contract. The jury found Diamond McCarthy’s client entitled to a substantial dividend, back pay, and attorney’s fees.
- Represented subordinated lender in fraud lawsuit against lead bank, investment advisor, lawyers, and auditors in claims of intentional financial statement fraud to obtain a multi-million dollar financing.
- Represented owner of software as a service provider in dispute with investors and lenders.
- Represented national real estate developer of apartments and condominiums in partnership dispute with co-developer over obligations related to two buildings in Victory Park in Dallas, Texas.
- Defended a national homebuilder against fraud and misrepresentation claims in a mass action arbitration lasting seven weeks.
- Obtaining a favorable settlement for a hedge fund in NASD arbitration against a global financial services firm for trading errors.
- Represented a retailer of LCD televisions in an antitrust suit against LCD panel manufacturers.
- Represented a medical device maker in an antitrust suit against a global healthcare products company.
- Represented relators and defendants in whistleblower suits brought under the False Claims Act.