Background

Jerry Sawyer has been practicing civil and commercial litigation law for 39 years. In addition to serving as general counsel for a publicly traded limited partnership from 1982 to 1985, he has represented corporations, professionals and individual entrepreneurs in various industries (construction, trucking, retail food, insurance, insurance brokerage, real estate, health care, etc.) in litigation involving such areas as breach of contract, sexual harassment, civil rights, wrongful foreclosure, partnership accounting, lender liability and property rights.

Awards & Recognitions

Named a “Texas Super Lawyer” for 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012. “Super Lawyers” is a Thomson-Reuters service printed in Texas Monthly.

AV-Rated Martindale-Hubbell®: Preeminent™

Associations & Memberships

Tarrant County Trial Lawyers Association
Tarrant County Bar Association

 

Education

  • JD Texas Tech School of Law (1974)
  • BS Harding College (1970)

Bar/Court Admissions

  • Texas Bar (1974)
  • US District Court for the Northern District of Texas
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