Joseph Tung comes to the firm from his solo practice where for ten years he offered general counsel services to a variety of businesses and investors in many industries ranging from technology to construction, oil and gas, telecommunications, real estate, professional and hospitality services, retail, and franchises. His practice areas include corporate, transactional, employment, litigation, intellectual property, and real estate law.Prior to starting his own practice, Joseph was Senior Legal Counsel for Schlumberger, where he was responsible for the Gulf Coast, Northeast, and Integrated Project Management business units. He started as Legal Counsel for the Engineering, Manufacturing, and Sustaining segment and supported Schlumberger’s intellectual property legal department.Prior to Schlumberger, Joseph was an associate attorney with the Chicago-based law firm of Seyfarth Shaw, LLP and the Houston-based law firm of Porter Hedges, LLP. Upon graduating law school, he was a financial analyst for Founder’s Equity Group and served as a briefing attorney to Justice Tim Taft of the First Court of Appeals. He received his law degree from Southern Methodist University where he won numerous advocacy awards and was named Outstanding Advocate by the International Academy of Trial Lawyers. He received a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Texas, where he was a member of the two-time national championship debate team.