Attorney Roland Gonzales F.

Roland F. Gonzales

Principal


Phone: 830.346.1380

Location: San Antonio Office

Overview

Roland F. Gonzales is a San Antonio native with a business background. Roland helped run his family’s roofing company of 50 years by estimating projects, negotiating contracts with publicly traded companies, and staging complex retrofit roof projects throughout central Texas.

Defending businesses across the State, Roland handles work injury cases, construction and design defect claims, product defect cases, commercial and employment disputes, and complex multi-party cases.

Roland litigated one of the largest explosions in Texas history- over 450 plaintiffs with allegations of several hundred million dollars of damages.

Roland represents an iconic restaurant brand (with over 800 locations) in commercial and regional franchise issues, labor and employment claims, real estate claims, trademark and branding issues, government affairs, public affairs and regional general liability claims.

Roland also represents an NBA team in commercial claims and regularly consults with its legal team on a myriad of issues. In addition, he represents one of the largest privately held ambulance companies in America.

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Professional Background

  • Joined Germer PLLC in 2021 as a Principal in the San Antonio office.

Bar Admission(s)

  • State Bar of Texas – 2006
  • Admitted to practice before the following courts:
    • United States District Court for the Southern District
    • United States District Court for the Western District Court
    • United States Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit

Professional Certifications

  • Registered Lobbyist State of Texas- 87th Legislature

Education

  • Juris Doctor, St. Mary’s University School of Law, San Antonio, Texas 2006
  • University of Texas at Austin, Bachelor of Arts, Austin, Texas 2000

Recognitions and Honors

  • “Best Lawyers in SA” as published in Scene in S.A.

Professional Memberships and Affiliations

  • State Bar of Texas
  • Texas Association of Defense Counsel
  • Construction Section Member, State Bar of Texas

Representative Experience

  • Forged new law reversing trial court’s denial of a Motion to Dismiss pursuant to the Texas Citizens Participation Act in the Fourth Court of Appeals.
  • Mandamus reversal of trial court’s denial of a motion to compel arbitration in the Thirteenth Court of Appeals.
  • Defeated City of San Antonio ordinance deemed unconstitutional by Supreme Court of Texas on behalf of statewide business coalition.
  • Won three 12(b)(6) motions then dismissal of federal employment case alleging discrimination in Western District of Texas.
  • Won federal court dismissal of alleged civil rights violations filed against business and law enforcement agency.
  • Won arbitration on behalf of national homebuilder defeating allegations of fraud and conspiracy against builder and mortgage lender.
  • Won arbitration brought by investor against national homebuilder in earnest money dispute.
  • Won summary judgment against securities broker who brought suit against former employee alleging misappropriation and theft of trade secret then recovered 100% of attorney’s fees on counter-claim.

Interests

  • Strength training
  • Martial Arts
  • German Shepherds
  • Live music/Stand-up comedy
  • Food, Wine & Champagne Enthusiast

Civic Involvement

  • San Pedro Playhouse Board of Directors (2008-2009)
  • Clarity Child Guidance Center Development Board (2008-2009)
  • The San Antonio Texas Exes – Chapter President 2010-2011)
  • The City of San Antonio Parks Bond Committee (2010-2011)
  • SAPD Chief’s Action Advisory Board (2011-2015)
  • City of San Antonio Small Business Advocacy Committee (2013-2020)
  • Hispanic Contractor’s Association Board of Directors (2011-2017)
  • The Maestro Entrepreneur Center Board of Directors (2016-present)
  • The Mayor’s Housing Policy Task Force (2018)
  • ConnectSA (2018)
  • The San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors (2018-2020)
  • San Antonio Restaurant Association Government Affairs Committee (2018-2020)
  • Bexar County Sheriff’s Department Active Shooter Training for Area Law Enforcement (2018)
  • Bexar County SWMBE Advisory Committee (2019-2021)
  • Leadership San Antonio Class 42
  • Northside Education Improvement Council (2019-2021)
  • Brooks Development Authority Board of Directors (2020 to Present)

Contact the Attorneys at Germer PLLC for a consultation today. We provide services for clients in Beaumont, Austin, Houston, San Antonio, Tyler and surrounding areas.

Beaumont:

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550 Fannin, Suite 400
Beaumont, Texas 77701
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GERMER BEAMAN & BROWN PLLC
One Barton Skyway
1501 S Mopac Expy, Suite A400
Austin, TX 78746
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1826 North Loop 1604 West, Suite 300
San Antonio, Texas 78248
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GERMER PLLC
102 N College Ave, Suite 303
Tyler, TX 75702
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