Darrell W. Smith




(214) 219-0854


Darrel W. Smith is a founding member and managing shareholder of the firm. He has been representing clients in both state and federal courts, as well as private arbitration for over 25 years. He is a litigation supervisor with the firm and focuses his practice on complex commercial construction and business disputes, constructions defect claims, insurance defense cases, employment disputes and real estate dispute at both the trial and appellate court levels. Mr. Smith has tried numerous cases to successful jury verdicts representing both plaintiffs and defendants and has successfully represented clients before numerous state appellate courts and the Texas Supreme Court. He is a member of the Dallas Bar Association, Texas Bar Association, and American Bar Association as well as active in numerous construction industry groups. Mr. Smith is admitted to practice before all trial and appellate courts in the State of Texas, as well as the United States District Courts for the Northern, Southern, Western and Easter Districts of Texas.

Areas of Practice

  • Complex Civil Litigation
  • Commercial Construction Law
  • Construction Defect Claims
  • Insurance Defense Litigation
  • Employment Law
  • Real Estate

Bar Admissions

  • Texas
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas
  • Supreme Court of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit


  • Baylor Law Review


  • Phi Delta Phi