Philip Marzec

Philip Marzec
San Antonio, Texas
phone  210-225-0001
888-700-7557 (Toll Free)
fax        210-225-0041

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Philip Marzec is the head of the firm’s Litigation Section.  He has represented numerous public entities in litigation involving personal injury, contracts, election law, open records, civil rights, labor and employment as well as appeals.

Mr. Marzec devotes a substantial portion of his practice to work as general counsel for several school districts.  In addition, Mr. Marzec advises clients on how best to prepare for litigation and in the area of insurance coverage.

Reported Cases:
Harlandale Indep. Sch. Dist. v. Cornyn, 25 S.W.3d 328 (Tex. App.-Austin 2002, pet. denied)
Martinez v. VIA Metro. Transit Auth., 38 S.W.3d 173 (Tex. App.-San Antonio 2000, no pet.)

Lexis Reported Cases:
Tejeda v. Garcia, 2003 Tex. App. LEXIS 6715 (Tex. App.-San Antonio 2003, no pet.)  Released for Publication November 24, 2003
Doe v. San Antonio Indep. Sch. District-Bexar County, No. SA-03-CA-0225, UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS, SAN ANTONIO DIVISION, 2005 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 3196, February 3, 2005, Decided
Doe v. Arthur Aguilar and San Antonio Indep. Sch. District, No. SA-03-CA-0174 NN, UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS, SAN ANTONIO DIVISION, 2005 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 6415, April 4, 2005, Decided
Aguirre v. Crystal City Indep. Sch. Dist., No. 03-51072, UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FIFTH CIRCUIT, 100 Fed. Appx. 992; 2004 U.S. App. LEXIS 12103, June 18, 2004
Claudia Estrada a/n/f J.E. v. San Antonio ISD, No. 13-50609, UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FIFTH CIRCUIT, 2014 U.S. App. LEXIS 13978, July 23, 2014

Commissioner’s Decisions:
San Antonio ISD v. Eva Leal Trevino, Docket No. 015-R2-1205, 2006, Before the Commissioner of Education
United ISD v. Belinda Ramon Bennet, Docket No. 030-LH-1204, 2005, Before the Commissioner of Education
Brownsville ISD v. Noe Sauceda, Docket No. 015-LH-1002, 2003, Before the Commissioner of Education

Year Joined Organization:

Areas of Practice:
School Law
Labor & Employment
Civil Litigation
Civil Rights

Bar Admissions:
Texas, 1989
U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas
U.S. District Court Western District of Texas
U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court

University of Oklahoma College of Law, Norman, Oklahoma, 1989, J.D. with Honors
University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma, 1975, B.A.

Professional Associations and Memberships:
Federal Bar Association
Defense Research Institute, Member
Texas Association of Defense Counsel, Member
San Antonio Bar Association, Member
Defense Counsel of San Antonio, Treasurer
Shoestring Shakespeare Company, Executive Committee
Texas Bar Association, Member

Past Employment Positions:
Law Offices of Sean Martinez, Attorney, 1991 – 1996
Ball and Weed, Associate, 1991
Groce, Locke and Hebdon, Associate, 1989 – 1991