Trent Rexing has a passion for solving his clients’ problems and uses a collaborative approach to achieve results that are in their best interest. By leveraging his experience and attention to detail, Trent is able to navigate complex legal issues to develop creative and effective solutions for his clients. Trent represents clients in commercial litigation, with an emphasis on business and tort cases as well as labor and employment disputes. His representative clients have included large national telecommunications companies, national retailers, national apartment complexes, regional logistics companies, entrepreneurs, law firms and former NFL athletes.
Trent’s practice encompasses general commercial litigation, labor and employment disputes, litigation involving real estate matters and personal injury cases in both state and federal courts. On behalf of small and large businesses, Trent has handled contractual disputes and business torts, sought and secured injunctive relief shutting down unfair competition, and successfully collected money for his clients on outstanding accounts and post-judgment collection actions. Furthermore, Trent has experience handling statutory causes of action including the Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act and Texas Debt Collection Act.
Trent has represented numerous insurers and self-insured companies in a variety of tort-based litigation, with an emphasis on dram shop, premises liability disputes, and products liability. He currently serves as national dram shop counsel for a national restaurant group, advising them on all aspects of Dram Shop cases throughout the nation.
Trent received his J.D. from Southern Methodist University’s Dedman School of Law. In addition to Texas courts, Trent has extensively litigated cases in New Mexico, Oklahoma, Florida, Oregon, Arizona and Louisiana.
- Obtained Summary Judgement on premises liability claims for a national communications provider. Successfully defended appeal of same.
- Obtained defense verdict on behalf of national communications provider at an American Arbitration Association (“AAA”) arbitration at which Plaintiff was seeking in excess of $1 million for claims of slander and wrongful imprisonment.
- Represented an apartment complex in successful negotiations with City officials regarding code enforcement at the premises. Prevented a potential shut-down of the property and effectively steered the apartment complex out of litigation.
- Successfully defended a national communications provider in a premises liability case. Obtained a Summary Judgment dismissing all claims with prejudice.
- Successfully defended a roofing sub-contractor in a premises liability case. Obtained a Summary Judgment dismissing all claims with prejudice.
- Obtained a Summary Judgment dismissing all claims against a national retailer in case involving allegations of wrongful imprisonment.
- Co-author, KRCL Litigation Alert, “Texas Enacts New Uniform Trade Secrets Act,” July 2013.
- Co-author, KRCL Litigation Alert, “New Expedited Action Procedure and Dismissal Rules Go Into Effect in Texas,” April 2013.
National Retail and Restaurant Defense Association