Brian J. Sawyer

Of Counsel

Brian defends businesses and professionals in a broad variety of litigation matters in federal and state courts across Texas. He has extensive first-chair experience deposing expert witnesses in a wide range of fields including lost profits, commercial equipment valuation, diesel engine development and testing, emissions control technology, heavy-duty truck industry experts, environmental policy and regulation.

Brian regards each new case as an opportunity to bring his creative energies toward solving a client’s problem and developing a solution. He begins the engagement with a thorough understanding of his client’s business and their objectives with regards to the dispute. His work ethic and attention to detail has resulted in many favorable resolutions, including early motions to dismiss, summary judgments, and favorable settlements.

Telephone: 214.346.3738
Fax: 214.267.4238
8750 N. Central Expy.
Suite 1600
Dallas, Texas 75231

Curriculum Vitae

  • Education
    Southern Methodist University School of Law, J.D. (cum laude) 2013
    • Dean's Scholarship recipient and Dean's List
    SMU International Law Review Association, Contents Editor, Associate Editor
    • Ziegler Fellow and Student Attorney, SMU Civil Legal Clinic
    • Phi Delta Phi
    • Student Bar Association, Student Mentor

    The University of Texas at Austin, B.B.A. Finance, Psychology 2006
  • Bar & Court Admissions
    U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
    U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
    U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas
    U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • Honors & Awards
    • Recognized among Super Lawyers® Texas Rising Stars by Thompson Reuters (2017-2021)
    • Texas Bar Foundation, Elected Sustaining Life Fellow