As a very well-rounded attorney, I draw on a wide range of skills to lift people out of difficult situations and help solve their problems. I genuinely enjoy serving my clients by being the rock they can lean on. While I’m very collegial, I also approach everything with honesty and directness.
Combining his litigation prowess with solid business acumen, trial lawyer Brian Shaw advocates vigorously to get optimal results for his clients. Brian adeptly represents both plaintiffs and defendants, and this dual-perspective experience helps him anticipate and prepare for opposing counsel’s next moves. He has successfully tried high-profile, high-stakes lawsuits and arbitrations in front of judges, juries, and arbitrators in state and federal courts and before various arbitration organizations.
Brian handles disputes involving businesses and partnerships, shareholder rights, contracts, energy, employment, significant personal injury, insurance coverage, construction, probate, real estate, car dealerships, collections, and bankruptcy adversary matters, among others.
Frequently serving as lead counsel, Brian represents clients on appeals to state and federal appellate courts. He has led appeals on a wide range of commercial and other appellate matters in both state and federal forums. Some of Brian’s cases have garnered local and national media attention in The Wall Street Journal, Institutional Investor, and The Dallas Morning News.
In addition to his litigation practice, Brian also counsels organizations and individuals on a full spectrum of legal and business matters. He approaches all interactions with a strong sense of integrity, a straightforward style, and the belief that having fun is possible even in serious situations. Clients appreciate his excellent communication abilities, including his strong writing and oral advocacy skills and his knack for tailoring information to the preferences and legal sophistication levels of his audiences.
Whether he’s giving preemptive advice and devising strategies, litigating in a trial, or negotiating a settlement, Brian works diligently and strategically to maximize recoveries for plaintiff clients and minimize expenses for defendant clients. One client put it this way: “Good litigators are HARD to find. While everyone says they’re one, you’re the real deal.”
One client put it this way: “Good litigators are HARD to find. While everyone says they’re one, you’re the real deal.”