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Three Galleria Tower, Suite 1000, 13155 Noel Road, Dallas, Texas 75240
  • Telephone: 972-934-9100
  • Fax: 972-934-9200
  • Toll Free: 877-FEESMITH (333-7648)
  • Emer/After Hrs: 214-418-0300, 214-418-3400
  • E-Mail: info@feesmith.com
  • Website: www.feesmith.com

Established: 2002

Practice Areas

  • Product Liability
  • Premises Liability
  • Construction Accidents
  • Construction Defect
  • Trucking Law
  • Appellate Practice
  • Insurance Defense
  • Catastrophic Injury and Death

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About Us

The law firm of Fee, Smith, Sharp & Vitullo, LLP was founded to effectively represent the needs of the firms regional, national and international clients in litigation and regulatory matters.

The mission of the firm is to maximize efficient results through an aggressive, thoughtful approach. In the competitive legal arena it is essential that every resource be utilized to achieve the ultimate goal of the client. By placing the needs of our clients first, the attorneys at FSSV apply a tactical, team-oriented strategy to defending the interests of the firm's valued clients.

Our trial attorneys have extensive experience and success in courtrooms throughout Texas, Oklahoma and across the United States. It is our commitment and dedication to each client that has allowed us to enjoy longstanding relationships. We are focused on providing not only legal expertise and sound judgment, but also timeliness and responsiveness to our clients' needs.

Our litigation practice includes general business litigation; insurance litigation; labor and employment; property and casualty including construction accidents, trucking liability, premises liability, product liability and consumer litigation; municipal litigation; and class actions. As trial attorneys, we know that winning a lawsuit in any of these areas requires strategy, dedication, and the willingness to go beyond expectations.

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Additional Locations

  • Austin, Texas
  • 5301 Southwest Parkway, Suite 460
  • Austin, Texas 78735
    • Telephone: 512-479-8400
    • Fax: 512-479-8402
  • Houston, Texas
  • 2777 Allen Parkway, Suite 800
  • Houston, Texas 77019
    • Telephone: 713-362-8300
    • Fax: 713-362-8302

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Client Information

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Personnel Information

Senior Partners


Thomas W. Fee

Dallas, TX

Admitted
  • Texas, 1991
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern and Northern Districts of Texas, 1991
Memberships:
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • Texas Association of Defense Counsel
  • Trucking Industry Defense Association
  • Transportation Lawyers Association
  • Defense Research Institute
Certifications:
  • Board Certified, Personal Injury Trial Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization
Education:
  • Louisiana State University, B.S., 1987
  • Louisiana State University, J.D., 1991

Born: 1964

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Brett A. Smith

Dallas, TX

Admitted
  • Texas, 1991
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas, 1995
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas, 2002
Memberships:
  • American and Dallas Bar Associations
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Dallas Association of Defense Counsel
  • Texas Association of Defense Counsel
  • Defense Research Institute
Education:
  • Southern Methodist University, B.B.A., 1988
  • South Texas College of Law, J.D., 1991

Born: 1965

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Michael P. Sharp

Dallas, TX

Admitted
  • Louisiana, 1991
  • Texas, 1993
Memberships:
  • Louisiana State and Dallas Bar Associations
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Texas Association of Defense Counsel
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Trucking Industry Defense Association
Education:
  • Louisiana State University, B.S., 1988
  • Louisiana State University, J.D., 1991

Born: 1966

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Anthony L. Vitullo

Dallas, TX

Admitted
  • Texas, 1991
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern, Northern, Southern and Western Districts of Texas, 1992
Memberships:
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Dallas Bar Association
Education:
  • Austin College, B.A., 1988
  • Baylor Law School, J.D., 1991

Born: 1966

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Bryan P. Reese

Dallas, TX

Admitted
  • Texas, 1994
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern, Northern and Western Districts of Texas, 1995
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
Memberships:
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • Texas Association of Defense Counsel
  • Trucking Industry Defense Association
Education:
  • The University of Texas at Dallas, B.S., 1984
  • The University of Tulsa
  • Southern Methodist University, J.D., 1993

Born: 1960

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Howard J. Klatsky

Dallas, TX

Admitted
  • Texas, 1993
  • California, 1999
  • Oklahoma, 2001
  • New York, 2002
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern, Northern and Southern Districts of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, District of Colorado
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
Additional Biographical Details:

Million Dollar Advocates Forum; Guest Speaker, Oklahoma City University School of Law, "Texas Law" Days; Guest Advocate, Tarrant County Young Lawyers Association, Mock Trial Seminar

Memberships:
  • State Bars of Texas and California
  • New York State and Oklahoma Bar Associations
  • American Trial Lawyers Association
Publications:
  • Author: "Avoiding Personal Liability in Partnerships, LLC's and LLP's"
  • "Ethical Issues Facing Attorneys Structuring Limited Liability Companies and Limited Liability Partnerships"
  • "Commercial Evictions"
  • "Residential Evictions"
  • "The Residential Eviction Trial," CLE Seminar
Education:
  • University of Houston, B.A., 1989
  • Oklahoma City University School of Law, J.D., 1992

Born: 1966

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Bret Sanders

Austin, TX
Admitted
  • Oklahoma, 1999
  • Texas, 2001
Memberships:
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Oklahoma Bar Association
  • American Inns of Court
Education:
  • University of California, Davis, B.A., 1996
  • The University of Tulsa College of Law, J.D., 1998

Born: 1973

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Paul A. Derks

Dallas, TX

Admitted
  • Oklahoma, 1999
  • Texas, 2001
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Oklahoma, 1999
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Oklahoma, 2001
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas, 2003
Memberships:
  • Oklahoma and Dallas Bar Associations
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Texas Young Lawyers Association
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers
Education:
  • Loyola University, B.A., 1995
  • The University of Tulsa, J.D., 1999

Born: 1971

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William M. Toles

Dallas, TX

Practice Areas
  • Premises Liability
  • Business Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Transportation
  • Product Liability
Admitted
  • Texas, 1997
Memberships:
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • J.L. Turner Legal Association
  • Texas Association of Defense Counsel
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
Education:
  • Washington and Lee University, B.A., 1992
  • Washington and Lee University School of Law, J.D., 1995
Fraternity Information:
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.

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Daniel M. Karp

Dallas, TX

Admitted
  • Texas, 1999
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern, Northern, Southern and Western Districts of Texas
Memberships:
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Dallas Bar Association
Education:
  • Washington University in St. Louis, B.A., 1996
  • Texas Tech University School of Law, J.D., 1999

Born: 1974

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Jennifer M. Lee

Dallas, TX

Admitted
  • Texas, 2006
Memberships:
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Dallas Bar Association
Education:
  • Texas Tech University, B.A. (magna cum laude), 2003
  • Texas Tech University School of Law, J.D., 2006

Born: 1980

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James E. Johnson

Dallas, TX

Admitted
  • Texas, 1993
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern and Northern Districts of Texas
Memberships:
  • American and Dallas Bar Associations
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers
Education:
  • Baylor University, B.A., 1989
  • Texas Tech School of Law, J.D., 1993

Born: 1967

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Brian G. Cano

Houston, TX
Practice Areas
  • Personal Injury Defense
  • Real Estate
  • Civil/Commercial Litigation
  • Oil & Gas Injury Defense
  • Maritime Injury Defense
  • Oil & Gas Contractual Disputes
  • Errors and Omissions Defense
  • Employment Law-Employer/Employee
  • Consumer Financial Services Litigation
Admitted
  • Texas, 2004
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern, Northern, Southern and Western Districts of Texas
Memberships:
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Houston and Texas Aggie (Houston) Bar Associations
  • Association of International Petroleum Negotiators-Houston
  • Claims and Litigation Management Alliance-Houston
  • National Institute of Trial Advocacy
Education:
  • Texas A & M University at College Station, B.B.A., Finance, 1999
  • Suffolk University Law School, J.D., 2004

Born: 1975

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Jeff C. Wright

Dallas, TX

Practice Areas
  • Non-Subscriber Litigation and Defense
  • Catastrophic Injury
  • Premises Liability
  • Employment
  • Transportation
Admitted
  • Texas, 1998
  • U.S. District Court, Districts of Texas
Memberships:
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Dallas Bar Association
Education:
  • Southern Methodist University, B.B.A., Finance, 1993
  • St. Mary's University School of Law, J.D., 1998

Born: 1971

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Maria L. Fox

Houston, TX
Practice Areas
  • Construction
  • Trucking Litigation
  • Transportation
Admitted
  • Texas, 1990
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern and Southern Districts of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal and Fifth Circuits
Memberships:
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Houston Bar Association
  • Trucking Industry Defense Association
  • Texas Motor Transportation Association (Allied Member)
  • Texas Association of Defense Counsel
  • Defense Research Institute
Education:
  • Baylor Law School, J.D., 1990

Born: 1957

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Gregory M. Lowry

Austin, TX
Admitted
  • Texas, 2001
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
Additional Biographical Details:

Board of Trustees, Lawyer Referral Service of Central Texas; South Austin Business Council

Memberships:
  • State Bar of Texas (Business, Construction and Insurance Law Sections)
  • Austin Bar Association (Civil Litigation and Construction Law Sections)
  • Austin Young Lawyers Association
  • Texas Young Lawyers Association
Publications:
  • Author: "Five Keys for Avoiding Construction Law Disputes"
  • "U.S. Supreme Court Prohibits Damages for Harm to Nonparties"
  • "A Self Insured's Duty to Accept a Settlement to Protect its Excess Carrier"
Education:
  • Texas A&M University, B.A. (magna cum laude), 1998
  • The University of Texas School of Law, J.D., 2001

Born: 1976

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Jon Azano

Dallas, TX

Admitted
  • Texas, 2001
Memberships:
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • Texas Young Lawyers Association
Education:
  • Trinity University, B.B.A., 1998
  • Washington and Lee University, J.D., 2001

Born: 1976

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Partners


Drew T. Peters

Dallas, TX

Admitted
  • Texas, 2009
Memberships:
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers
Education:
  • The University of Texas, B.A., 2006
  • Baylor Law School, J.D., 2009

Born: 1984

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Aaron J. Burke

Dallas, TX

Practice Areas
  • Product Liability
  • Oil and Gas
  • Personal Injury Defense
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Toxic Torts
  • Transportation Litigation
Admitted
  • Texas, 2010
Education:
  • Southwestern Assemblies of God University, B.S. (summa cum laude), 2006
  • Baylor University, J.D. (magna cum laude), 2010

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Jeffrey D. Boyd

Austin, TX
Practice Areas
  • Business Litigation
  • Construction Litigation
  • Construction Liability
  • Construction Defect
  • Bad Faith
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability
Admitted
  • Texas, 2009
Memberships:
  • Austin Bar Association
  • Austin Young Lawyers Association
  • Robert W. Calvert American Inn of Court
  • Texas Young Lawyers Association
Education:
  • Vanderbilt University, B.A., 2006
  • The University of Texas School of Law, J.D., 2009

Born: 1983

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Senior Counsel



Meredith Clayton Allen, Contract Partner

Dallas, TX

Practice Areas
  • General Civil Litigation
  • Product Liability Defense
  • Personal Injury Defense
  • Premises Liability Defense
  • Construction Defect Defense
Admitted
  • Texas, 1998
Education:
  • Austin College, B.A., 1993
  • The University of Texas School of Law, J.D., 1998

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Jason A. Burris

Dallas, TX

Practice Areas
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Business Litigation
  • Employment Law
  • Health Care
  • Premises Liability
  • Transportation Litigation
  • Retail Litigation
Admitted
  • Texas, 2005
Education:
  • Texas A & M University at College Station, B.A., History, 2001
  • South Texas College of Law, J.D., 2005

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Catherine Cockrell

Houston, TX
Practice Areas
  • Personal Injury Defense
  • Civil Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Trucking
  • Transportation
  • Construction Defect
  • Product Liability
  • Premises Liability
  • General Liability
Admitted
  • Texas, 2005
Education:
  • Texas Woman's University, B.A. (magna cum laude), 2001
  • University of Houston Law Center, J.D., 2005

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Dennis L. Daniels

Dallas, TX

Practice Areas
  • Product Liability Defense
  • Catastrophic Injury Defense
  • Commercial Business Litigation
  • Employment Disputes
  • Transportation Litigation
Admitted
  • California, 2007
  • Arizona, 2013
  • Texas, 2018
Education:
  • Georgetown University, B.A. (cum laude), 2002
  • University of Michigan Law School, J.D., 2006

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Rodney P. Geer

Austin, TX
Practice Areas
  • Construction Defect
  • Employment Discrimination
  • Premises Liability
Admitted
  • Texas, 1993
  • Oklahoma
  • U.S. District Court, Districts of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Oklahoma
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
Additional Biographical Details:

Ronald McDonald House of Temple, Texas (Past President); King's Daughter's Hospital (Past Board of Directors Member)

Memberships:
  • State Bar of Texas (Construction Law Section)
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • AGC of Texas (Past Area Director; Past Member, Legislative Drafting and Review and Leadership Committees)
Education:
  • Southern Methodist University, B.A., 1984
  • Oklahoma City University School of Law, J.D., 1992

Born: 1960

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Timothy R. George

Dallas, TX

Admitted
  • Texas, 1986
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
Memberships:
  • State Bar of Texas (Appellate Section)
  • Dallas Bar Association
Publications:
  • Author: "Protecting the Idea Man," Dallas Bar Headnotes, Dec. 2005
  • "The Informed Use of Letters of Intent," CLE Seminar Paper, 1997
Education:
  • Southern Methodist University, B.A. (summa cum laude), 1983
  • Harvard Law School, J.D. (cum laude), 1986

Born: 1961

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Shari Dana Goggin

Houston, TX
Admitted
  • Illinois, 1988
  • Texas, 2017
Education:
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, B.A., 1985
  • Southern Illinois University, J.D., 1988

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Andres H. Gonzalez, Jr.

Austin, TX
Practice Areas
  • Personal Injury
  • Premises Liability
  • Health Care Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Construction
  • General Civil Litigation
  • Transportation Liability
Admitted
  • Texas, 1997
Education:
  • Texas A&M University, B.S. (magna cum laude), 1994
  • The University of Texas School of Law, J.D., 1997

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Dean A. Knecht

Dallas, TX

Practice Areas
  • Construction Defect
  • Personal Injury
  • Insurance Defense Litigation
Admitted
  • Texas, 2002
Education:
  • Texas A&M University, B.S., 1992
  • South Texas College of Law, J.D., 2002

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John M. Ledyard

Austin, TX
Practice Areas
  • Premises Liability
  • Commercial and Business Litigation
  • Construction Liability and Defects
  • Transportation Liability
  • Residential/Commercial/Farm & Ranch Litigation
Admitted
  • Texas, 1994
Memberships:
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Dallas and Austin Bar Associations
  • Texas Association of Defense Counsel
Education:
  • Baylor University, B.B.A., 1996
  • Texas Wesleyan University School of Law, J.D., 1994

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Craig H. Myers

Dallas, TX

Practice Areas
  • Personal Injury
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Transportation Liability
  • Construction Liability and Defects
  • Commercial and Business Litigation
Admitted
  • Texas, 1999
Memberships:
  • Dallas Bar Association
Education:
  • Texas A&M University, B.S., 1993
  • Boston University Law School, J.D. (magna cum laude), 1999

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Robyn M. Wise

Dallas, TX

Practice Areas
  • Transportation
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Business Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
Admitted
  • Texas, 2003
Memberships:
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Dallas Bar Association
Education:
  • The University of Texas at Dallas, B.A. (summa cum laude), 1999
  • Texas Wesleyan University School of Law, J.D., 2003

Born: 1968

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Adam J. Strange

Dallas, TX

Practice Areas
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Civil Litigation
  • Banking
  • Commercial Transactions
  • Probate
  • Real Estate Transactions
  • Construction Law
Admitted
  • Oklahoma, 2004
  • Texas, 2014
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern, Northern and Western Districts of Oklahoma
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
Memberships:
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Oklahoma and Dallas Bar Associations
Education:
  • The University of Texas at Dallas, B.S. Business Admin. (cum laude), 2004
  • The University of Oklahoma College of Law, J.D., 2011

Born: 1974

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Jeffrey A. Strauss

Dallas, TX

Practice Areas
  • Personal Injury Litigation
  • Health Care
  • Premises Liability
  • Insurance Litigation
  • Trucking/Transportation Liability
  • Construction Liability and Defects
Admitted
  • Texas, 2003
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern, Northern and Western Districts of Texas
Memberships:
  • American and Dallas Bar Associations
  • State Bar of Texas
Education:
  • Louisiana State University, B.S., 1998
  • Tulane University Law School, J.D., 2003

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Gene Rhee

Dallas, TX

Practice Areas
  • Personal Injury
  • Transportation
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Insurance Bad Faith
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Business Litigation
  • Labor and Employment
  • Retail Litigation
  • Intellectual Property Litigation
Admitted
  • Louisiana, 2002
  • Texas, 2014
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern, Northern, Southern and Western Districts of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
Memberships:
  • National Asian Pacific American, Louisiana State, Dallas and Dallas Asian American Bar Associations
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Texas Association of Defense Counsel
  • Claims and Litigation Management Alliance
Education:
  • Louisiana State University, B.A., 1998
  • Louisiana State University, J.D./B.C.L., 2002

Born: 1975

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Mike S. Simpson

Dallas, TX

Practice Areas
  • Transportation
  • Product Liability
  • Toxic Torts
  • Professional Liability
  • Health Care Liability
  • Insurance Coverage & Defense
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Civil Rights
  • Administrative Law
  • Construction Defect Litigation
  • Construction Death and Serious Injury Cases
  • Governmental Entities
Admitted
  • Texas, 1981
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern, Northern and Western Districts of Texas
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Eastern, Northern and Southern Districts of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
Education:
  • Texas Tech University, J.D., 1981

Born: 1951

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Mary J. Myers


Senior Associates



Cynthia K. Rigney

Dallas, TX

Practice Areas
  • Personal Injury Defense
  • Labor and Employment Law
  • Transportation Litigation
Admitted
  • Texas, 2010
Memberships:
  • Dallas Hispanic Bar Association
Education:
  • University of Notre Dame, B.A., 2007
  • The University of Texas School of Law, J.D., 2010

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Tanner A. Wilson

Dallas, TX

Practice Areas
  • Insurance Defense
  • Product Liability
  • Premises Liability
  • Personal Injury
  • Transportation Liability
  • Retail Litigation
Admitted
  • Texas, 2012
Education:
  • Texas Christian University, B.B.A., 2007
  • Baylor Law School, J.D., 2011

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Kelly E. Wise

Dallas, TX

Practice Areas
  • Construction Liability
  • Construction Defect
  • Premises Liability
  • Transportation and Trucking Liability
Admitted
  • Texas, 2011
Memberships:
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers
Education:
  • The University of Oklahoma, B.B.A. (with special distinction), 2005
  • The University of Texas School of Law, J.D., 2011

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Travis M. Casey

Dallas, TX

Admitted
  • Texas, 2013
Education:
  • Southern Methodist University, B.A., 2010
  • Chapman University School of Law, J.D., 2013

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Ross A. Darville

Houston, TX
Practice Areas
  • Personal Injury Defense
  • Liability Defense
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Trucking
  • Transportation
Admitted
  • Texas, 2013
  • U.S. District Court, Southern and Western Districts of Texas
Memberships:
  • State Bar of Texas
Education:
  • Texas A&M University, B.S. (magna cum laude), 2010
  • Florida Coastal School of Law, J.D. (summa cum laude), 2013

Born: 1987

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Spenser R. Housewright

Dallas, TX

Practice Areas
  • Personal Injury Litigation
  • Premises Liability
  • Transportation Litigation
  • Constructon Liability and Defects
Admitted
  • Texas, 2013
Memberships:
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers
  • Texas Young Lawyers Association
Education:
  • Auburn University, B.A. (magna cum laude), 2010
  • Baylor Law School, J.D., 2013

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Justin B. Jones

Dallas, TX

Practice Areas
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Bad Faith
  • Labor and Employment
  • Transportation Liability
  • Commerical and Business Litigation
  • Construction Liability and Defects
  • Retail Litigation
Admitted
  • Texas, 2012
Memberships:
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Texas Young Lawyers Association
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers
Education:
  • Texas Tech University, B.B.A. (magna cum laude), 2008
  • Tulane University Law School, J.D., 2012

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Victoria E. McDermott

Dallas, TX

Practice Areas
  • Labor and Employment
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Business Litigation
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Insurance Bad Faith
  • Construction Liability
  • Construction Defect
  • Intellectual Property Litigation
Admitted
  • California, 2012
  • U.S. District Court, Central and Eastern Districts of California
Education:
  • Rutgers University, B.A. (summa cum laude), 2006
  • The University of Texas School of Law, J.D., 2009

Born: 1984

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Nathan A. Winkler

Dallas, TX

Admitted
  • Texas, 2010
Education:
  • Texas Christian University, B.S., 2005
  • Baylor University, J.D., 2010

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Nathan D. Barillo


Associates



Hugh D. Baker

Houston, TX
Practice Areas
  • Personal Injury Defense
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Trucking
  • Transportation
  • General Liability Defense
  • Maritime Defense
Admitted
  • Texas, 2017
Memberships:
  • The Maritime Law Association of the United States
  • Texas Young Lawyers Association
Education:
  • University of Central Arkansas, B.S.E., 2013
  • Tulane University Law School, J.D., 2017

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Matthew Joeckel

Dallas, TX

Practice Areas
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance Defense
  • Personal Injury
  • Transportation Litigation
Admitted
  • Texas, 2018
Education:
  • Texas A&M University, B.B.A., 2013
  • Texas Christian University, M.L.A., 2015
  • Texas Tech University School of Law, J.D., 2018

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Anthony R. LaScalea

Dallas, TX

Practice Areas
  • Construction Liability
  • Construction Defect
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Personal Injury Defense
  • Transportation Liability
Admitted
  • Texas, 2014
Education:
  • Auburn University, B.S.B.A. (cum laude), 2010
  • The University of Oklahoma College of Law, J.D., 2014

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Reese E. Wade

Dallas, TX

Practice Areas
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance Defense
  • Personal Injury
Admitted
  • Texas, 2016
Education:
  • Furman University, B.A. Political Science, 2011
  • South Texas College of Law, J.D., 2015

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Kathleen M. Cruz

Dallas, TX

Practice Areas
  • Labor and Employment
  • Insurance Defense
  • Product Liability
  • Personal Injury Defense
  • Commercial Litigation
Admitted
  • Texas, 2015
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern, Northern and Southern Districts of Texas
Memberships:
  • Dallas Asian American and Dallas Bar Associations
Education:
  • The University of Texas at Austin, B.A. (with honors), 2012
  • Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of Law, J.D., 2015

Born: 1989

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Taylor Shaw

Dallas, TX

Practice Areas
  • Business Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Personal Injury
  • Non-Subscriber Defense Litigation
Admitted
  • Texas, 2017
  • District of Columbia
Memberships:
  • Dallas Bar Association
Education:
  • University of Michigan, B.G.S., 2014
  • Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of Law, J.D., 2017

Born: 1991

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Christopher C. Sisk

Dallas, TX

Practice Areas
  • Personal Injury
  • Transportation
  • Construction Liability
  • Construction Defect
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Business Litigation
  • Appeals
  • Retail Litigation
Admitted
  • Texas, 2015
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern, Northern, Southern and Western Districts of Texas
Memberships:
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • William “Mac” Taylor Inn of Court
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers
  • Texas Association of Defense Counsel
Education:
  • Abilene Christian University, B.A. Accounting, 2012
  • Texas Tech School of Law, J.D., 2015

Born: 1990

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Ashley M. Snell

Dallas, TX

Practice Areas
  • Personal Injury
  • Transportation
  • Premises Liability
  • Litigation
  • Product Liability
  • Retail
Admitted
  • Texas, 2016
  • U.S. District Court, Southern and Western Districts of Texas
Education:
  • Texas Tech University, B.B.A., Finance, 2012
  • Texas Tech School of Law, J.D. (cum laude), 2016

Born: 1991

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Austin B. Williams

Dallas, TX

Practice Areas
  • Transportation
  • Trucking Litigation
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Retail Litigation
Admitted
  • Texas, 2014
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas
Memberships:
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Dallas Bar Association
Education:
  • Brigham Young University, B.A., 2010
  • Texas Tech University School of Law, J.D., 2014

Born: 1984

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Taylor J. Giusti

Garrett J. McLearen

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