Sewall C. Cutler




(214) 219-0854


Spike Cutler Is a founding member, shareholder and President of the firm. With a transnational and litigation practice spanning over 25 years, Mr. Cutler successfully resolves business and commercial construction disputes from the simple to large and complex. He routinely counsels his clients on construction, employment, contract, regulatory and general business matters. In addition, Mr. Cutler has built a reputation, and is well known, in Texas as a committed advocate for the construction industry as a whole, and for trade contractors in particular. He is a sought-after state and national speaker and author on construction law and industry practices. Mr. Cutler believes that clients who are well informed and educated as to the effects of the law on the construction industry are better business owners and better for the industry as a whole. He is also a frequent face in Austin, Texas, tirelessly advocating for the construction industry.

Mr. Cutler is General Counsel for the Independent Electrical Contractors of Texas; the Independent Electrical Contractors of Dallas and of Tarrant County/Fort Worth; General Counsel for the United Masonry Contractors Associations; General Counsel for the Subcontractors Association of the Metroplex; Member of the Attorneys' Counsel of the National Subcontractors Alliance; active in Rotary Club, and is a private and aviation enthusiast.

Areas of Practice

  • Commercial Construction Law
  • General Business Litigation and Transactions
  • Contract Drafting and Negotiation
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Corporate Compliance

Bar Admissions

  • Texas
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas
  • Supreme Court of Texas


  • Southern Methodist University School of Law, Dallas, Texas
    • Juris Doctorate - 1992
  • National University, San Diego, California
    • B.B.A.
    • Honors: summa cum laude