Joe F. Canterbury, Jr. is a founding shareholder of the Canterbury, Stuber, Elder, Gooch & Surratt, P.C. He represented Connell Construction Company before the United States Supreme Court and won the first case in the United States placing unions under antitrust laws for unilateral union action since the enactment of the Norris-La Guardia Act in 1932. Connell Const. v. Plumbers and Steamfitters Local Union No. 100, 421 U.S. 616 (1975).
Mr. Canterbury is a noted author and lecturer on construction and labor and employment law issues. He is the author of the Texas Construction law Manual, and is a contributing author to several other construction law publications. He frequently speaks to national, state and local bar associations, as well as various trade associations regarding construction and labor and employment law issues.
Mr. Canterbury has been Board Certified in Labor and Employment Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization since 1975. He is also a frequent arbitrator and mediator of construction-related disputes.
Founded in Dallas, Texas in 1981, Canterbury, Gooch, Surratt, Shapiro, Stein & Gaswirth, P.C. has been serving the legal needs of the Texas construction industry for over 30 years, with over 250 years of combined experience representing the legal interests of its clients on a local, state, and national level.
The Firm's primary practice area continues to be construction law and litigation. Many of the Firm's clients include general contractors, subcontractors, owners, sureties, and construction industry trade associations. However, our practice areas are not limited to construction law. The Firm has continually expanded into the areas of labor and employment law, real estate, corporate law, business litigation, and personal injury defense.
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