Mr. Aycock’s practice focuses on complex commercial and appellate litigation including contract disputes, fraud, and business torts. He also has substantial experience in matters involving preemption, administrative law, and regulation of communications companies.
Mr. Aycock was selected to the 2014 Texas Rising Stars list, which honors the best Texas lawyers who are under age 40 and those who have practiced less than 10 years. The Texas Rising Stars list appears in the Texas Monthly and Texas Rising Stars magazines. Fewer than 2.5 percent of eligible Texas attorneys earn this selection each year.
A graduate of Harvard Law School and Cornell University, Mr. Aycock served as briefing attorney to Justice Nathan L. Hecht of the Texas Supreme Court from 2005 to 2006.
Mr. Aycock has practiced in Houston and in Washington, D.C. and has handled a variety of civil litigation and appellate matters, including the following:
- Representation of a leading consulting and systems integration provider in the highest-dollar litigation ever brought before the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals (ASBCA).
- Successful challenge by telecommunications carriers to local wireless ordinance subject to field preemption.
- Appeal resulting in vacatur of Federal Communications Commission’s ownership cap for cable operators.
- Challenges to media ownership rules before the FCC and on appeal.
Author, “Contracting Out of the Culture Wars: How the Law Should Enforce and Communities of Faith Should Encourage More Enduring Marital Commitments,” Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy, Vol. 30 No.1 (Fall 2006).
- Texas Young Lawyers Association
- Federalist Society
- Harvard Law School, 2005, J.D., Staff Member, Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy
- Cornell University, 2001, B.A., Government and Economics, summa cum laude, with distinction
- District of Columbia
- U.S. District Court, District of Columbia
- U.S. Court of Appeals, 2nd Circuit
- U.S. Court of Appeals, 3rd Circuit
- U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit
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