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Representative Cases

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Rick Flake has extensive experience across industries including commercial, industrial, heavy highway, pipeline, offshore, and power plants.

  • Co-arbitrator on AAA panel involving contractor dispute with subcontractor on Amazon distribution facility. $8 million in controversy.

  • Sole AAA arbitrator on case involving alleged flooring dispute involving luxury hotel with national chain.

  • Co-arbitrator on AAA “mini-trial” arbitration involving foreign joint venture partner dispute.  Dispute settled shortly after the mini-trial.

  • Served as mock arbitrator in several mock arbitrations involving multi-party construction disputes.

  • Sole AAA arbitrator on panel involving construction of a state-of-the art dredge, and interpretation of an asset purchase agreement.

  • Co- arbitrator on a construction dispute involving a religious campus, involving both design and construction issues.  $10 million at issue.

  • Multiple disputes as arbitrator including wind and solar installations.

  • Chair of an ICC panel in a dispute involving termination of a subcontractor on new industrial plant construction. $25 million in controversy.

  • Mediator in largest construction dispute in Texas in 2023. National known mid-stream company in a dispute with EPC contractor over a $1 billion new industrial plant.

  • Mediator in a new-build project involving internationally known tech giant and national U.S. contractor.

  • Dispute Review Board member on several TxDOT projects.

  • Sole arbitrator on multi-family construction case involving alleged defects.

  • Arbitrator on multiple AAA R-7 cases deciding issues of joinder and consolidation.

  • Co-arbitrator in AAA case involving contractor and owner and metal building supplier over roof and building envelope issues.

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