David’s practice is “industry agnostic.” He has experience handling matters for a diverse set of clients from individuals to small-business owners to Fortune 500 media companies. Whether it’s a million-dollar copyright/trademark case, contract dispute, or a consumer protection matter, David’s litigated it.
David’s secured favorable results for his clients facing all aspects of civil litigation from obtaining early dispute resolutions, favorable settlements, million-dollar judgments for plaintiff clients, and summary judgments of non-liability on the defense side. Read More ›
Ayinde I. Ashford is an associate attorney at HooverSlovacek in the landlord/tenant division.
Ayinde obtained a B.A. from Saginaw Valley State University in Communications with a Minor in Philosophy. He finished his undergraduate studies as a member of Lamba Pi Eta Communications Honors Society.
In 2018, Ayinde graduated from Drake University Law School in Des Moines, IA. During law school, Ayinde competed on the ABA Arbitration and National Mock Trial teams. He served as clerk under Judge Colin Witt and Judge Romanda Belcher in the Fifth District Court of Iowa. Read More ›
Nathan J. Avery is an associate attorney in the Hoover Slovacek civil litigation practice with a focus on real estate and commercial dispute resolution and litigation. Nathan represents private individuals, contractors, corporations, and other business organizations in resolving various commercial disputes.
Prior to coming to the firm, Nathan worked for an independent upstream oil and gas company handling corporate and transactional matters. Mr. Avery received his J.D. from the University of Houston Law Center, where he graduated with high honors, and his A.B. Read More ›
C. Jeffrey Leung concentrates his practice on real estate, business litigation, and immigration. Mr. Leung has successfully represented clients through both litigation and out-of-court resolution.
Mr. Leung received his Doctor of Jurisprudence Degree from the University of Houston Law Center. During law school, Mr. Leung served as an Article Editor of the Houston Journal of Health Law and Policy.
He received a Bachelor’s DegAree in Music (Piano) from Brigham Young University- Idaho. During college, Mr. Leung founded a music academy that trains young musicians to achieve their musical potential. Read More ›
Rachel was born and raised in Magnolia, Texas, where she graduated at the top of her class from Magnolia High School. She completed her undergraduate education at The University of Houston Downtown majoring in criminal justice and psychology.
In 2019, Rachel graduated from Thurgood Marshall School of Law, where she finished in the top 10% of her class. Her legal career began in 2010, working as a paralegal in the areas of criminal and family law for Terry W. Read More ›
James Nguyen has been an associate with Hoover Slovacek since his admission to the Bar in 2018. He represents corporations, landlords, property associations, community associations, and other businesses in various commercial disputes.
Currently, Mr. Nguyen is active as an officer of the Asian American Bar Association and was selected to the Houston Young Lawyers Association’s Leadership Academy. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Nguyen interned with the late Honorable Debra Ibarra Mayfield of the 165th District Civil Court of Harris County. Read More ›
Cheyanne H. Troutt is an associate in the Hoover Slovacek litigation practice. She represents corporations, landlords, property associations, community associations, and other businesses in various commercial disputes.
Cheyanne graduated from South Texas College of Law Houston in 2020, becoming a third-generation attorney. Prior to graduating from South Texas College of Law Houston, Cheyanne interned with the Harris County Clerk’s office. While attending South Texas, Cheyanne was active in the Women’s Law Society and the Animal Law Society. Read More ›
Giovanni Perez is an associate attorney in the Hoover Slovacek litigation practice with a focus on commercial dispute resolution and litigation.
Prior to joining the firm, Giovanni interned with the Honorable Magistrate Judge Peter Bray in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas. Giovanni also served as a legislative staffer in the Texas House of Representatives during the 85th Session of the Texas Legislature, in which he staffed the Texas House Committee on Energy Resources. Read More ›
Alex Barclay is an associate in the Hoover Slovacek landlord-tenant practice. Alex received his J.D. from the University of Houston Law Center, where he worked as a research assistant for Professor Zachary Kaufman. During his time at the University of Houston, Alex served as a mediator with the UHLC mediation clinic.
Alex received a B.A. in History from Texas A&M University, where he also studied Spanish. He spent a summer abroad in Peru, where he worked as an intern for CMS Grau in Lima. Read More ›