1. Brian P. Shaw

    Brian Shaw is a complete trial lawyer who combines his litigation and business skills to get results for his clients, whether through the courtroom or negotiation. He is equally adept at representing plaintiffs and defendants and has successfully tried high-profile, high-stakes lawsuits and arbitrations to judges, juries, and arbitrators in state and federal courts, and before various arbitration organizations. Brian has also served as lead counsel on appeals to state and federal appellate courts on a various matters, from a constitutional question regarding a novel Fourth Amendment issue, to insurance coverage, business, oil and gas, and bankruptcy matters.

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Brian’s cases are varied, including disputes involving businesses and partnerships, shareholder rights, business divorces, contracts, oil and gas, employment, significant personal injury, insurance coverage, construction, probate, real estate, car dealerships, collections and bankruptcy adversary matters, among others. In addition to his litigation practice, Brian also counsels businesses and individuals on a wide-range of legal matters. Some of Brian’s cases have garnered local and national media attention, including these cases from The Wall Street Journal, Institutional Investor, and The Dallas Morning News.

Trial Experience

Obtained ~$8 million arbitration award, later confirmed to a judgment, in complex proceedings against the structured credit arm of Highland Capital Management, LP.

Second chair in successful multi-day divorce decree enforcement action

Second chair in 5-day AAA arbitration against national brewery

Second chair in 6-day bankruptcy adversary trial; obtained judgment in excess of $1 million, including exemplary damages

First chair in bench trial in Harris County; obtained complete defense verdict for national lender

First chair in 2-day JAMS arbitration against national auction house

First chair in oil and gas bench trial in Denton County; obtained relief requested and ultimately succeeded on appeal

First chair in bankruptcy adversary trial defending against allegations of fraud and fraudulent transfers; obtained complete defense verdict

Conducted voir dire of panel that included former President George W. Bush

First chair in 3-day jury trial regarding landlord-tenant dispute in Dallas County; obtained complete defense verdict; also obtained dismissal of eight other nearly- identical cases filed by the same plaintiff’s attorney against the same clients

Appellate Experience:

  • Allegiance Expl., LLC v. Davis, 02-13-00349-CV, 2016 WL 1164331 (Tex. App.—Fort Worth Mar. 24, 2016, pet. denied)
    • Lead trial and appellate counsel in oil and gas dispute; obtained complete reversal of trial court’s judgment, as well as partial render

     

  • Trent v. Wade, 776 F.3d 368 (5th Cir. 2015)
    • Lead trial and appellate counsel for plaintiffs in high-profile case involving novel 4th Amendment issues; obtained affirmance of trial court ruling and denial of rehearing en banc

     

  • Mullen v. Jones, 445 B.R. 677 (N.D. Tex. Bankr. 2011)
    • Lead brief writer for plaintiffs in complex breach of fiduciary duty and partnership dispute; obtained affirmance of trial court judgment

     

  • Marable v. Sam Pack’s Five Star Ford of Lewisville, Ltd., 529 B.R. 676 (N.D. Tex. 2015)
    • Lead trial and appellate counsel for defendant regarding bankruptcy jurisdictional issue; obtained affirmance of trial court judgment

     

  • Glad v. Ramseur, No. 05-12-01166-CV, 2013 Tex. App. LEXIS 12423 (Tex. App.–Dallas Oct. 3, 2013, pet. denied)
    • Lead trial and appellate counsel in guardianship dispute; obtained affirmance of trial court judgment and denial of petition for review

     

  • All Metals Fabricating, Inc. v. Foster General Contracting, Inc., 338 S.W.3d 615 (Tex.App.–Dallas 2011, no pet.)
    • Obtained reversal of trial court judgment in construction case

     

  • Scarbrough, Medlin & Ass., Inc. v. McCullough, 435 S.W.3d 871 (Tex. App.–Dallas 2014, pet. denied)
    • Obtained affirmance of trial court judgment in employment case

     

  • B.B.A.: University of Georgia
  • J.D.: Baylor University
  • Selected as a Texas “Rising Star” (a Thomson Reuters service) by Texas Monthly, 2015 – 2019
  • Selected as “Appellate Lawyer of the Week” by the Texas Lawyer (an ALM publication), 2015
  • Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation
  • Member of Mac Taylor Inn of Court
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association
  • State of Texas
  • United States Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • United States District Courts for the Northern, Eastern, Southern and Western Districts of Texas

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