Background

Mack Ed Swindle has over 40 years of experience in representing parties in commercial disputes and in complex litigation and arbitration.  He handles intellectual property licensing and disputes including patent infringement, copyright infringement, trademark infringement and trade secret cases.  He also handles real estate litigation, oil & gas disputes and other commercial cases.  These include contract disputes, shareholder and partnership disputes and securities litigation.  He is board certified in civil trial law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

Awards & Recognitions

Named a “Texas Super Lawyer” from 2003 to 2016. “Super Lawyers” is a Thomson-Reuters service printed in Texas Monthly.

Named in the top 100 lawyers in Texas in the 2015 list of Texas “Super Lawyers”.

Named in the top 100 lawyers in the Dallas/Fort Worth region in the 2015 list of Texas “Super Lawyers”.

Named as a Top Attorney in Intellectual Property Litigation and in Civil Litigation for the years 2008 to the present by the Fort Worth, Texas magazine.

Named an Attorney of Excellence by Fort Worth Business Press for the years from 2003 to the present.

Recognized as a Power Attorney by the Fort Worth Business Press

AV-Rated Martindale-Hubbell®: Preeminent™

Areas of Practice

Commercial Litigation

Contract Litigation

Corporate Law and Shareholder Disputes

Intellectual Property Litigation

Intellectual Property Licensing

Securities Litigation

Real Estate Litigation

Eminent Domain

Oil & Gas Litigation

Trade Secret Litigation

Trademark Litigation

Patent Litigation

Copyright Litigation

Associations & Memberships

State Bar of Texas – Intellectual Property Section

Texas Board of Legal Specialization – Board Certified in Civil Trial Law

Tarrant County Bar Association

American Board Of Trial Advocates

Texas Bar Foundation – Fellow

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Education

  • JD Baylor University School of Law (1974)
  • Associate Editor of the Baylor Law Review
  • Recipient of the Best Speaker Award in Moot Court Competition
  • Baylor Law School Order of Barristers (1973)
  • BA Abilene Christian University (1971)

Bar/Court Admissions

  • United States Supreme Court – 1983
  • Texas Bar – 1974
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas – 1976
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas – 1983
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Texas – 1983
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas – 2007
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit – 1983
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit – 1988
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit – 1991
9/26/16

13 of 34 Whitaker Chalk Attorneys Selected as 2016 Super Lawyers

Whitaker Chalk Swindle & Schwartz PLLC proudly announces 13 of our 34 attorneys have been selected as 2016 Super Lawyers...
9/21/15

11 Attorneys Named to 2015 Super Lawyers

Whitaker Chalk has 11 named to 2015 Super Lawyers List. Congratulations to John Allen Chalk, David Flowers, Charles Gunter, Tim...
9/18/15

Mack Ed Swindle Named to “Texas Top 100” and “DFW Top 100” by Super Lawyers Magazine

Mack Ed Swindle has been named by Super Lawyers Magazine to the list of the top 100 attorneys in Texas. ...
3/31/15

Mack Ed Swindle and his Trial Team Obtained a Successful Summary Judgment Ruling in Federal Court

Mack Ed Swindle and his trial team consisting of Brent Shellhorse and Thomas Harkins have obtained an important summary judgment...
10/1/14

Whitaker Chalk has Seven Attorneys Recognized by Thomson-Reuters as Super Lawyers for 2014

Whitaker Chalk has seven attorneys recognized as Super Lawyers for 2014: John Allen Chalk - Alternative Dispute Resolution Charles Gunter...
10/1/14

Mack Ed Swindle has been Recognized as a Super Lawyer for 2014 by Thomson-Reuters

Mack Ed Swindle has been named a Super Lawyer in  Intellectual Property Litigation by Thomson-Reuters. Super Lawyers is a Thomson-Reuters service printed...
8/28/14

Mack Ed Swindle Wins Substantial Judgment for Client on Breach of Contract Case

Mack Ed Swindle and his trial team consisting of Brent Shellhorse, John Shaw and paralegal Gordon Rodgers obtained a successful...
8/1/14

Mack Ed Swindle Addresses the Mahon Inn of Court Lawyers and Judges

Mack Ed Swindle has recently spoken to the Mahon Inn of Court Lawyers and Judges on the subject of "The...
9/21/12

Whitaker Chalk Lawyers Designated as Super Lawyers by Texas Monthly for 10+ Years

Congratulations to John Allen Chalk, Robert "Bob" West, Mack Ed Swindle and Rocky Schwartz for their 10+ year designations of...