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    Dallas 214-979-7400                  Houston 713-751-0800
      Phoenix 602-666-8410                Las Vegas 702-331-8470
 
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Attorneys
M. Brandon  Waddell

PRACTICES

Business and Commercial Litigation
Construction Law

EDUCATION

Baylor University School of Law, Waco, Texas - 2003
Law Review: Baylor Law Review, Executive Editor

Southern Methodist University School of Law, Dallas, Texas
L.L.M. in Taxation

Baylor University
B.B.A.
Majors: Economics and Finance

ADMISSIONS

U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas
U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas
U.S. District Court Western District of Texas
M. Brandon Waddell
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CONTACT INFORMATION
Tel: 214-979-7420
Fax: 214-979-7402
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Mr. Waddell concentrates his practice on the representation of design professionals in every aspect of the profession.  His representation includes services from contract to completion and defending professional negligence and construction defect claims—some of which have approached $200,000,000.  He is consistently retained by ENR Top 50 firms and many of the nation’s largest professional liability carriers to defend design professionals in claims arising from allegations of professional negligence.  Through his collaborative and resolution-oriented approach to the defense, Mr. Waddell has assisted his clients in avoiding litigation in some of the most significant design claims asserted in Texas including Allen Stadium.

In addition, Mr. Waddell has negotiated hundreds of contracts for his clients related to the design and/or construction of significant projects—some of which involve professional fees in excess of $60,000,000.  Based on his significant experience, he is a frequent speaker at seminars and conventions regarding issues related to professional liability, trial practice and issues affecting the design and construction industries.

Mr. Waddell represents a wide variety of businesses, design firms, insurance carriers and individuals including architects, engineers, registered land surveyors, and contractors, including ENR Top 5 Design and Design-Build Firms.


Professional Associations And Memberships

State Bar of Texas, Member, 2003
State Bar of Oklahoma, Member, 2009
United States Supreme Court, Member, 2008
American Bar Association, Member
Dallas Bar Association, Member
 

RECOGNITION

Named a Texas “Rising Star” by Law & Politics Media, Inc., published in Texas Monthly Magazine in 2014-2019
 
Named a Texas “Super Lawyer” by Law & Politics Media, Inc., published in Texas Monthly Magazine in 2019