Jim L. Flegle

Jim Flegle is recognized as one of the state’s leading attorneys.  He is a senior partner with over 35 years of commercial trial experience.


Attorney Jim L. Flegle

Jim L. Flegle

jimf@lfdslaw.com
214-572-1701
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Jim spent the first 24 years of his career at Bracewell & Giuliani (formerly Bracewell & Patterson), serving as the managing partner of the firm’s Dallas office and on the firm’s Management Committee. He is admitted to practice in all Texas courts, all United States District Courts in Texas, the United States Courts of Appeals for the Fifth, Seventh, Ninth, Eleventh and Federal Circuits, and the Supreme Court of the United States. He represents clients nationwide. Jim has worked both sides of the docket in complex commercial disputes, including intellectual property, oil and gas, contracts, partnerships, real estate, fraud, trusts and estates, employment and professional liability. He represents officers and directors in Sarbanes-Oxley matters before the SEC and in court. He is also experienced in domestic and international arbitrations.

In 2016, 2015, 2013 and 2012, Jim was recognized by his peers and D Magazine as one of the best business litigators in the Dallas area. Also, in 2010, as in past years, Jim was recognized as one of The Top 100 Texas Super Lawyers, a Thompson Reuters service in the DFW area. In 2009, he was recognized as one of The Top 100 in the state.

In 2006, Jim was named as one of “The Defenders” by the Dallas Business Journal. This elite designation recognizes “the most brilliant minds in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area” – an honor bestowed for notable work in commercial defense. Jim was also selected for the 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, and 2007 editions of The Best Lawyers in America, by Woodward White in the categories of Commercial Litigation, Intellectual Property, Patent, and Securities. The Best Lawyers in America, by Woodward White is a listing of the top lawyers in America based on more than two million confidential evaluations of lawyers by lawyers nationwide.

  • Named one of Best Lawyers in Dallas by D Magazine in 2016, 2015, 2013 and 2012
  • Selected by fellow members of the Texas Bar Association to be named among the Texas Super Lawyers, a Thompson Reuters service in 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005 and 2004
  • Selected by fellow members of the Texas Bar Association to be named among the Top 100 Super Lawyers in the Dallas/Ft. Worth region for 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007 and 2006
  • Selected to be included in 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, and 2007 editions of The Best Lawyers in America, by Woodward White
  • College of the State Bar
  • Higginbotham Inn of Court, Barrister
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Raven Society
  • University of Kentucky Intercollegiate Debate Hall of Fame
  • American Board of Trial Advocates, President of Dallas Chapter, 2009; Dallas Executive Committee Member, (2005 – 2014)
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • Texas Bar Foundation, Life Fellow
  • Dallas Bar Foundation, Life Fellow
  • Houston Bar Foundation
  • State Bar of Texas Grievance Committee District 6A, Member (1996-1999); State Bar of Texas Advertising Review Committee, Member (2003-2006)
  • University of Kentucky Board of Trustees (1973-1974)
  • “Tortious Interference in Texas,” April 2003, Dallas, Texas
  • “Spoliation of Evidence: Duties, Defenses and Remedies,” July 2002, Houston and Dallas, Texas
  • “Overcoming Evidentiary Objections,” November/December 2002, Houston and Dallas, Texas
  • “Evidence Tampering and Destruction,” June 2003, Houston and Dallas, Texas
  • “Tort Reform and Insurance Law: Exemplary Damages,” August 2003, Houston and Dallas, Texas
  • “Advanced Civil Discovery: Evidence Tampering and Destruction,” February and March 2004, Houston and Dallas, Texas
  • “Advanced Personal Injury and Insurance Law,” April 2004, Houston and Dallas, Texas
  • “Advanced Civil Litigation: Exemplary Damages Update,” May 2006; January, February and April 2007
Jim received his B.A., with high distinction, from the University of Kentucky in 1974, where he was a Phi Beta Kappa graduate and Student Body President. He received his J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law in 1977, where he was First Place Speaker in the Lile Moot Court competition.

Jim L. Flegle

Jim L. Flegle

jimf@lfdslaw.com
214-572-1701
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