Alex Whitman

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Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in Dallas, TX

Cunningham Swaim, LLP
 | 7557 Rambler Road, Suite 400
Dallas, TX 75231
Phone: 214-646-1495
Selected to Rising Stars: 2017 - 2018
Licensed Since: 2012
Practice Areas:
  • Business Litigation (0%)
Attorney Profile

While earning a Bachelor of Arts with honors from the University of Florida and a Juris Doctor with honors from Emory University School of Law in 2010, Alex Whitman received many awards, including the Dean’s Award for Academic Excellence, and he brings the same dedication and commitment to his work as an associate at Cunningham Swaim, LLP. A nationally awarded writer, he represents clients in Dallas in several practice areas, including contract and collections disputes, product liability, intellectual property, complex commercial litigation, aviation and appeals.

He is a member of the Texas Young Lawyers Association and Dallas Association of Young Lawyers. He is affiliated with The Florida Bar and the State Bar of Texas, and continued his commitment to educating other professionals as a faculty member at the Emory University School of Law.

A compelling and clear speaker, Mr. Whitman is valuable to clients both inside the courtroom and out. He is admitted to practice in all district and state courts of both Florida and Texas. He sticks with clients from the beginning of a case to the appeal’s highest level to guarantee fair, accurate representation in many areas. With a unique skill set from previous education and experience, he is highly qualified to analyze and argue complicated legal matters.

Mr. Whitman is a strong advocate for his clients and his firm, and continues to author articles in professional publications for the Emory Law Journal and the Young Lawyers Division of the American Bar Association. With the experience and vision needed to guide clients through various challenging obstacles, Mr. Whitman is prepared to represent clients both big and small.

Practice Areas
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Business Litigation (0%)


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Rising Stars: 2017 - 2018

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About Alex Whitman

Admitted: 2012, Texas

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Honors and Awards:

  • Winner, 2010 American Constitution Society National Student Writing Competition
  • 2010 Burton Award for Distinguished Legal Writing
  • Dean’s Award for Academic Excellence: Labor Arbitration Practice (Fall 2008), Separation of Powers (Fall 2009), Politics and Democratic Governance (Spring 2010)
  • Mary Laura “Chee” Davis Award for Legal Writing Excellence
  • Paul Bryan Prize for Constitutional Law

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • State Bar of Texas
  • Texas
  • Florida
  • United States District Courts for the Northern, Middle, and Southern Districts of Florida
  • United States District Courts for the Northern, Southern, and Eastern Districts of Texas
  • United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • Texas Young Lawyers Association
  • The Florida Bar

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Pinpoint Redistricting and the Minimization of Partisan Gerrymandering, 59 Emory Law Journal 211 (2009)
  • From the Shores of Tripoli to the Deserts of Iraq: Congress and the President in Offensive and Defensive Wars, 13 University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law 1363 (2011)
  • Assessing Atlantic Marine: How the Supreme Courts Strengthening of the Forum Selection Clause Will Impact Aviation Cases, American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division Air and Space Law Committee Newsletter, Vol. 1, No. 2
  • After the Crash, Where Do You Land? (forthcoming publication for SMU Air Law Symposium, March 2015, with Don Swaim and Steve Sanfelippo)
  • Executive Symposium Editor, Emory Law Journal
  • Faculty Member, Kessler Eidson Trial Techniques Program, Emory University School of Law, 2014

Educational Background:

  • University of Florida, B.A. with honors, History and Political Science, 2007 Honor: Florida Blue Key Leadership HonoraryHonor: Anderson Scholar with High DistinctionHonor: Cambridge University Study Abroad Program
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7557 Rambler Road
Suite 400
Dallas, TX 75231

Phone: 214-646-1495


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Last Updated: 5/11/2017

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