Alston & Bird’s Dallas attorneys focus on banking and finance, corporate transactions and securities, and intellectual property and complex commercial litigation. Our Dallas finance attorneys represent lenders, borrowers, issuers, servicers, private equity investors, and underwriters engaged in commercial real estate lending and leveraged and investment grade financings. Our financial services and products team represents national and regional banks, insurance companies, and investment firms on a variety of regulatory and transactional matters. Our corporate attorneys handle an array of corporate governance, finance, M&A, private equity, and securities matters for both domestic and foreign clients across all industries.
Our IP litigation team represents plaintiffs and defendants in claims of patent, trademark, trade dress, and copyright infringement, as well as unfair competition, false advertising, breach of contract, misappropriation of trade secrets, and matters related to antitrust, FDA, counterfeiting, and the Internet. Our commercial litigation team serves as part of Alston & Bird’s national network of litigators handling complex commercial disputes for domestic and international corporations in every state in the U.S.
Dallas is the fourth-most populous metropolitan area in the U.S. In 2016, DFW ascended to the number one spot in the nation in year-over-year population growth, and the metropolitan area’s economy is the 10th largest in the world. The city’s economy is primarily based on banking, commerce, telecommunications, technology, energy, health care and medical research, and transportation and logistics. The city is home to the third-largest concentration of Fortune 500 companies in the nation (behind New York City and Houston).