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Biography

Bryan represents businesses from Fortune 500 to small family owned companies, and everything in between. He specializes in complex business litigation in jurisdictions all over the country. He has extensive experience in Aerospace, representing Original Equipment Manufacturers of engines and various components, manufacturers of turbine blades, Airlines, Part 135 operators (both fixed wing and rotor), FBO’s, Part 145 repair stations, pilots and mechanics. Bryan is also a certified private pilot, giving him practical knowledge to combine with his legal knowledge in the aerospace industry.

Bryan has solved problems relating to intellectual property, trade secrets, trademarks, contracts, products liability, negligence, catastrophic injury, and fraud. Bryan attacks every problem as if it may one day end up in the court room. Being prepared to take a case to trial ensures that the client has the best options to resolve the case. Of the hundreds of problems solved, Bryan has taken fifteen cases to trial – eight as first chair/lead counsel. Bryan has also argued in front of the Supreme Court of Texas.

Bryan previously served as a police officer for the city of Irving, Texas, where he solidified his problem-solving skills in handling complex/high stress situations, providing real world investigation and fact gathering, interviewing witnesses and applying the law. He relies on his experience as a police officer on a daily basis in representing his clients in the courtroom as well as in negotiations resolving business disputes.

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Experience

Legal Work Highlights

Williams AG v. Turbines, Inc – California State Court, defense verdict in an aircraft breach of contract/products case

Pigeon v. Western Skyways – California Federal Court, defense verdict in an aircraft breach of contract

Premier Pools, Inc. v. Premier Pools Management Corp., D/B/A Premier Pools and Spas, Inc., et al. – Obtained verdict protecting local business’ trade name. Read the published opinion here.

Hunter Woodlee v. Wilmington Trust Retirement and Institutional Services Co. – Reached favorable settlement of dispute on behalf of Mr. Woodlee

Tamala White, et al. v. Emirates Airlines, Inc.  Obtained dismissal by summary judgment in a Montreal Convention case.

MumboJumbo LLC v. PopCap Games Inc. – $7.3 million verdict in breach of contract, fraud and tortious interference case in Dallas County, Texas, state court on behalf of a casual game developer and publisher.

Education

Law School

St. Mary’s University School of Law, J.D. 2007

Institute on World Legal Problems, St. Mary’s University School of Law, Innsbruck Austria, summer 2005

Undergraduate School 

St. Edward’s University, B.A. in Criminal Justice, 2000

Bar Membership

Bryan is licensed to practice in the following states:

Texas, 2007

Colorado, 2017

Courts

Bryan is admitted to practice before the following courts:

U.S. District Courts – Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas

U.S. District Court – Northern District of Florida

U.S. Court of Appeals – 9th Circuit

U.S. District Courts – Eastern and Western Districts of Louisiana

U.S. District Courts – Eastern, Southern and Central Districts of California

U.S. District Courts – Arizona District

U.S. District Courts – Colorado District

U.S. District Courts – Nevada District

Texas Supreme Court

Texas – All state courts

Colorado – All state courts

Recognition

Local & National Recognition

Won one of the Top 100 Verdicts in Texas in 2016 for a Trademark Infringement case involving Premier Pools, according to Topverdicts.com.

Named to the list of “Texas Rising Stars,” as selected by Super Lawyers magazine and published in Texas Monthly, 2012 – 2018.

Professional Affiliations

Professional Affiliations & Memberships

Dallas Bar Association

Dallas Association of Young Lawyers

American Bar Association

Federal Bar Association

St. Mary’s Law School Alumni Dallas Chapter Vice President

Helicopter Association International

Aviation Insurance Association