Beverly M. Bond
Beverly Bond is Deputy Partner-in-Charge of the Dallas office of Hawkins Parnell Thackston & Young LLP. She maintains a varied litigation practice including asbestos defense, employment law, construction litigation, and commercial disputes. As national coordinating counsel, she manages toxic tort cases, expert development, and trials all over the country. Beverly has significant trial experience and defends clients in federal and state courts in Texas, Missouri, Illinois, Arkansas, Tennessee, and California.
Toxic Torts and Environmental Litigation
Beverly has successfully tried and defended cases across the country for multiple clients and assisted them from the initiation of litigation through trial. She is involved with the defense of asbestos cases on both a local and national level. She represents equipment manufacturers, product manufacturers, and premises owners throughout the country.
Construction and Commercial Litigation
Beverly represents businesses, both large and small, with a variety of commercial disputes including contracts and trade secrets. She also represents major construction companies in construction defect cases.
- Successfully defended corporations in state and federal court in discrimination and wrongful discharge cases.
- Successfully argued summary judgments dismissing employment claims in both federal and state court
- Extensive experience with claims involving covenants not to compete and employment contracts
- Advises clients on the drafting of policy manuals and employment handbooks
- American Bar Association
- State Bar of Texas
- Dallas Bar Association
- Tennessee Bar Association
- Illinois State Bar Association
- The Missouri Bar
- Defense Research Institute (DRI)
"Strategy in Written Discovery, Fact and Expert Witness Depositions, and Trial," In House CLE Series (May 2, 2014)
"Preparing and Defending Your Corporate Witness at Trial," In House CLE Series (May 2, 2014)
"Some Mesothelioma Patients Are Living Much Longer - Why, How Often and What's Ahead - Will "Living Meso" Trials Become Common," Perrin Conferences, The Newest Trends in Lung Cancer & Mesothelioma Cases, Chicago, Illinois (June 19, 2013)
Articles and publications
- White v. Alcoa Inc., et al.
- Robert Wayne Henderson v. Asbestos Companies, et al.
- Gilbert G. Llanes, Deceased v. Aluminum Company of America, et al.
- Melba Learn v. Alfa Laval, Inc., et al.
- Richard Manning filed in Houston v. Warren Pumps
- Stanley Racik v. Alfa Laval,Inc.
- James Gallagher v. Union Carbide
J.D., University of Texas School of Law (2001)
B.A., summa cum laude, University of Tennessee (1998)
- United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas
- United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas
- HPTY Wins Daubert Motion in Federal Court Take-Home Asbestos Case for Premises Client
- Third Circuit Court of Appeals Affirms Trial Court Dismissal Of Claims Against Premises Owner Client In Take-Home Multi-Substance Toxic Exposure Case
- HPTY Obtains Dismissal Order In Federal Court Take-Home Multi-Substance Toxic Exposure Case
- HPTY Wins Bench Trial on Workers' Compensation Affirmative Defense
- HPTY Negotiates Voluntary Dismissal of Personal Injury Claims