Mr. Binney’s civil practice includes representation of both plaintiffs and defendants and covers a wide variety of commercial and personal injury litigation matters, including contract disputes, wrongful termination, Qui Tam lawsuits, automobile accidents, products liability, medical malpractice, catastrophic construction-related accidents, sexual assaults, premises liability, wrongful death, and litigation stemming from the purchase/sale of residential properties. Mr. Binney also represents a number of first and third party insurance defense clients.
After graduation from West Point, Mr, Binney served as a lieutenant in the U.S. Army, after which he served in the FBI for eight years. As an FBI Special Agent, Mr. Binney initiated and led Operation Candyman, one of law enforcements larges investigations into online child pornography, resulting in over 100 convictions and the identification of dozens of victims, In that regard, he appeared on several local new stations, Wired Magazine and on Fox News, The O’Reilly Factor, As a Supervisory Special Agent, Mr. Binney created and staffed the Houston Area Cyber-Crime Task Force, supervised the computer forensic examination efforts of all Houston-FBI investigations including the Enron and Arthur Anderson investigations. He also oversaw all cyber-crime related invitations, including computer intrusions, online crimes against children, fraud, cyber-terrorism, and theft of intellectual property.
Mr. Binney is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, American Bar Association (Litigation Section), The Houston Bar Association, the Montgomery County Bar Association, The Woodlands Bar Association, and the West Point Society of Greater Houston. He is licensed to practice law in Texas as well as federal court in the Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas. He is a member of St. Anthony’s Catholic Church. Mr. Binney is actively involved in The Woodlands youth sports programs and is a board member of the South County Football League.