Senior Partner & Litigation Managing Partner, Personal Injury Attorney, TX & NM
Chad grew up in rural Central Texas and graduated from Texas A&M University. He has been a member of the law firm since he graduated, with honors, from Texas Tech University School of Law. Chad has worked with the firm since law school, first as a law clerk while in law school, and then as an attorney after graduating and passing the bar exam. He rapidly advanced to a full partnership position. Chad is also an FAA-licensed pilot, enabling him to fly the firm’s TBM whenever necessary without the need to hire a third-party pilot.
His aggressive approach as a personal injury attorney in litigating cases has repeatedly led to large monetary recoveries for injured clients, and their families.He has been successful in settlement and trial of many wrongful death and serious injury cases.
Chad has been named to the Thomson Reuters Texas Rising Star list as an up-and-coming-attorney in Texas continuously since 2012 – only 2.5% of lawyers in the state under 40 years old are named to the list. Chad is also rated as an AV-preeminent attorney by Martindale-Hubbell. The AV Preeminent rating demonstrates that a lawyer has earned the highest rating available for their legal ability and professional ethics.
A sample of Chad’s case experience includes catastrophic workplace injuries involving cotton gins, warehouses, forklifts, cattle feeding facilities, petroleum refineries, grain handling facilities, oilfield work, and various other industrial accidents. His expertise in OSHA regulations and workplace safety standards has given our clients an advantage in their cases that has led to numerous successful recoveries for injured workers. Chad also handles litigation of serious automobile, motorcycle, and truck wreck accident cases.
J.D., Texas Tech University School of Law (2004)
B.S., Texas A&M University (2001)
United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Northern District of Texas, U.S. District Court
Western District of Texas, U.S. District Court
State Bar of New Mexico
State Bar of Texas