Andrew L. Payne

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Products Liability Attorney in Dallas, TX

PayneMitchell Law Group
 | 3500 Maple Avenue, Suite 1250
Dallas, TX 75219
Phone: 214-252-1888
Fax: 214-252-1889
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2003 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1994
Education: Baylor Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%)
    Attorney Profile

    As a founding partner of the PayneMitchell Law Group in Dallas, Texas, attorney Andrew L. Payne devotes his practice solely to helping innocent accident victims and their families recover the damages and losses they sustained as the result of another party's negligence or wrongdoing.

    Handling all types of personal injury and wrongful death claims throughout Texas and across the country, Mr. Payne advocates strongly on behalf of those he serves. Using every tool at his disposal, he works hard to secure the maximum amount of finances and compensation possible for those adversely affected by automobile and commercial vehicle accidents, aviation accidents, defective products, and other similar acts of negligence.

    A highly rated and effective trial attorney, Mr. Payne holds certification in personal injury trial law from the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. In addition, the National Board of Trial Advocacy certified him in civil trial law. Mr. Payne is also a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates, an invitation-only privilege reserved for only the top 1 percent of lawyers.

    Combining these credentials with his more than 22 years of practicing law, Mr. Payne possesses the skills and resources necessary to handle the demands of any client's case regardless of how complex or challenging, and over the course of his career, he has recovered millions on behalf of those in need.

    Recognized for his impeccable professionalism and unwavering commitment to his clients' needs, Mr. Payne has received numerous awards and honors. "D Magazine" has selected him as one of the best lawyers in Dallas for the past several years, and "The Best Lawyers in America" named him lawyer of the year in 2016. He also holds an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell.

    After graduating from Texas Christian University in 1991, Mr. Payne attended Baylor Law School, where he obtained his Juris Doctor in 1994. He received his license to practice from the State Bar of Texas that same year, and he is also licensed to practice in Arkansas and Oklahoma. In addition to his practice, he currently serves as Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law Adjunct Professor of Products Liability.

    *AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished, and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards, and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

    Practice Areas
    • 50%Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
    • 50%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
    Focus Areas

    Motor Vehicle Defects, Medical Devices, Products Liability, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Personal Injury - Defense


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    Super Lawyers: 2003 - 2020

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    About Andrew Payne

    Admitted: 1994, Texas

    Professional Webpage:


    • Magna Cum Laude, Baylor University School of Law
    • Martindale-Hubbell's Highest Rating (AV) through a Peer Review Evaluation
    • Fellowship, Texas Trial Lawyers Association
    • Fellow, Dallas Bar Foundation
    • Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation
    • Executive Editor, Baylor Law Review
    • Top of his Class, Baylor Law School
    • The Best Lawyers in America
    • One of the Top Lawyers in the D/FW area every year since the program's Inception
    • one of the Best Lawyers in Dallas for the past six years

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Board Certified, Civil Trial Law, National Board of Trial Advocacy
    • Board Certified, Personal Injury Trial Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Member, Mac Taylor Inns of Court
    • Member, American Bar Association
    • Member, AAJ's Leader's Forum
    • Member, Board of Directors, Dallas Bar Association
    • Member, Board of Directors, Texas Trial Lawyers Association
    • Member, Texas Center for Legal Ethics & Professionalism
    • Director Emeritus, Dallas Trial Lawyers Association
    • Board of Directors, State Bar of Texas
    • State Bar Grievance Committee
    • Arkansas
    • Oklahoma
    • Texas

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Executive Editor of the Baylor Law Review
    • Speaker, Products Liability Update 2009
    • Frequent Lecturer, Professional Meetings both in Texas and Nationally
    • Adjunct Professor, Products Liability, SMU Dedman School of Law
    • Seminars, Chaired Personal Injury State Bar and the Texas Trial Lawyers Association

    Educational Background:

    • Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, Texas, United States of America, B.B.A. in Finance, Cum Laude, 1991
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    Office Location for Andrew L. Payne

    3500 Maple Avenue
    Suite 1250
    Dallas, TX 75219

    Phone: 214-252-1888

    Fax: 214-252-1889

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    Last Updated: 3/13/2020

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