United States Fifth Circuit

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Sarofim v. Trust Co. of the W., 05-20309

An arbitration award for punitive damages against defendant, an investment company, is affirmed in a case alleging tort and contract claims regarding mismanagement of plaintiff's investments where the arbitrators did not manifestly disregard applicable law or violate public policy in granting the award.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 02/08/2006
  • Published 02/09/2006


  • BENAVIDES, Circuit Judge:, Before GARWOOD, BENAVIDES and OWEN, Circuit Judges.


  • United States Fifth Circuit


  • For Appellant:
  • John Lee Dagley, Justin M. Campbell, III, Campbell, Harrison & Dagley, Houston, TX, for Sarofim.

  • For Appellees:
  • D. Todd Smith, Fulbright & Jaworski, Austin, TX, Robert Stanford Harrell, Fulbright & Jaworski, Houston, TX, for Defendant-Appellant.