Tory Cronin

Attorney / Shareholder

Tory Cronin’s practice focuses on a wide range of complex commercial litigation matters, including those involving fraud, accounting and legal malpractice, healthcare, securities, credit facilities, real estate, partnership disputes, tax disputes, receiverships, intellectual property, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, labor and employment, insurance bad faith, and business torts. Additionally, as a former IT professional, Tory has expertise regarding computer systems and networks. Tory has worked closely with clients to develop cost-effective strategies and procedures for conventional and electronic discovery, specifically providing solutions for clients with complex data networks and information stored at various international locations.

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation

Admitted to Practice

State Bar of Texas
United States District Courts:
Eastern District of Texas
Northern District of Texas
Southern District of Texas
United States Courts of Appeals:
Fifth Circuit
Ninth Circuit
Other Admissions:
United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Texas


St. Mary’s University, J.D.
University of Texas at Austin, B.A.A.

Representative Commercial Litigation Matters

  • Obtained a $7.5 million arbitration award for two high-net-worth individuals against a “Big Four” accounting firm on professional negligence and fraud claims related to the marketing of fraudulent tax shelters.
  • After 3.5 years of contentious litigation, obtained a favorable settlement for investment bank sued by lenders for $66 million on claims of fraud, negligent misrepresentation, violation of the Texas Securities Act, and conspiracy related to a credit facility.
  • On behalf of financial advisor, obtained dismissal by summary judgment of claims by mezzanine lender seeking $13.5 million for violations of the Texas Securities Act.
  • Obtained a take-nothing judgment after a bench trial on a contested matter in bankruptcy court where plaintiff asserted fraudulent transfer and sought payment of $2 million under the Texas Uniform Fraudulent Transfer Act.