Braden M. Wayne

Top rated Business & Corporate attorney in Dallas, Texas

Steckler Wayne & Love PLLC
Braden M. Wayne
Steckler Wayne & Love PLLC

Practice Areas: Business & Corporate, Business Litigation, Mergers & Acquisitions

Licensed in Texas since: 2010

Education: Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law

Selected to Rising Stars: 2019 - 2024

Steckler Wayne & Love PLLC

12720 Hillcrest Rd
Suite 1045
Dallas, TX 75230 Phone: 972-387-4040 Email: Braden M. Wayne Visit website


Braden M. Wayne leads Steckler Wayne Cochran PLLC's corporate counsel section, where he serves as outside counsel to various private equity firms, their portfolio companies, and independent businesses. Having operated multiple healthcare and retail startups, Braden is an attorney who understands the nuances of business transactions and business litigation. This deep, operational experience forms the bedrock of Braden's practice today. His holistic approach leads client's to call on Braden for everything from bet-the-company litigation to debt and equity financing, real estate transactions, mergers & acquisitions, and strategic and operational advice. Braden has been consistently selected by D Magazine as one of Dallas' Best Attorneys Under 40, and by Thomson Reuters as a Rising Star.


Braden sits on the advisory board for various clients, and serves as Chief Legal Counsel for Jarvis Analytics, a leading dental analytics software provider. Prior to joining Steckler Wayne Cochran, PLLC, Braden served as co-chair of the corporate law section at a regional firm headquartered in Dallas, and as General Counsel for one of the largest diamond and jewelry retailers and wholesalers in the country.

First Admitted: 2010, Texas

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Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Corporate Cloak & Industrial Dagger: When Competitive Intelligence Becomes Economic Espionage, 26th Annual Advanced Intellectual Property Law Course, September 2013, Co-Author, Corporate Cloak & Industrial Dagger, Intellectual Property, 2013
  • Presented a lecture at the 2018 Texas Jewelers' Association annual event in Austin, Texas., Presenter, EGL Overgrading and Other Legal Traps, Texas Jewelers Association, Retail, Jewelry, 2018
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Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Dallas Bar Foundation - Fellow, 2019
  • , Ones to Watch, Best Lawyers, 2021
  • , Rising Star, Thompson Reuters, 2020
  • , Best Lawyers Under 40, D Magazine, 2020
  • Selected by Thomson Reuters Super Lawyers as a Texas Rising Star., Rising Star, Thomson Reuters Super Lawyers, 2019
  • Again selected by D Magazine as one of Dallas' Best Lawyers Under 40., Best Lawyers Under 40, D Magazine, 2019
  • Selected by D Magazine as one of Dallas' Best Attorneys Under 40., Best Lawyers Under 40, D Magazine, 2018
  • Dean's Scholarship Recipient, Southern Methodist University, 2007
Industry Groups:
  • Business Litigation
  • Corporate Counsel

Office location for Braden M. Wayne

12720 Hillcrest Rd
Suite 1045
Dallas, TX 75230


6 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2019 - 2024

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