Brett M. Chisum

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Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in Dallas, TX

McCathern, PLLC
 | 3710 Rawlins Street, Dallas, TX 75219
Phone: 214-741-2662
Fax: 214-741-4717
Selected To Rising Stars: 2016 - 2020
Licensed Since: 2012
Practice Areas:
  • Business Litigation
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    Attorney Brett M. Chisum is a partner at the highly respected Dallas law firm of McCathern, PLLC. Since joining the firm's business litigation section, Mr. Chisum has dedicated his practice to assisting clients from throughout North Texas with the wide variety of legal matters that fall under his department's umbrella, which include the following:

    • Regulatory compliance
    • Business transactions
    • Breach of contract
    • Business disputes, including shareholder disputes
    • Workplace injury
    • Fraud and misrepresentation
    • Fair Debt Collection Practices Act violations
    • Equal Credit Opportunity Act
    • RICO Act violations
    • Contract negotiations
    • Negligence
    • First Party Bad Faith Insurance Disputes

    Mr. Chisum began practicing law in Texas in 2012 after earning his law degree from Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, where he graduated with honors, and his admission to the State Bar of Texas. Although his legal career began approximately seven years ago, he has already earned a reputation as one of the state's most promising young attorneys.

    Thanks to his already outstanding record, which includes a number of representative cases, Mr. Chisum has earned the respect of both his clients and his peers. This respect has also resulted in his "Excellent" rating from Avvo.

    Mr. Chisum is an active member of both the legal community and his local community. In addition to his membership in the State Bar of Texas, he is also a member of the Dallas Bar Association and the Dallas Association of Young Lawyers. He has also served on the advisory board of the Carr Cares Foundation, which works with students to promote literacy and healthy lifestyles.

    Practice Areas
    • 100%Business Litigation
    Focus Areas

    Non-Compete Agreements


    top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 5 years

    Rising Stars: 2016 - 2020

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    About Brett Chisum

    Admitted: 2012, Texas

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    • 2020 Super Lawyers Rising Star, Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2020
    • 2019 Top 100 Up and Coming Rising Stars selection., Top 100 Up and Coming, Super Lawyers, 2019
    • 2019 Super Lawyers Rising Star, Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2019
    • 2018 Super Lawyers Rising Star, Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2018
    • 2017 Super Lawyers Rising Star, Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2017
    • 2016 Super Lawyers Rising Star, Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2016

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Member, Dallas Association of Young Lawyers
    • Member, Dallas Bar Association

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Advisory Board, Carr Cares Foundation


    • Cowboys Stadium, L.P. v. Suite Football Dreams, LLC and Jonathan Frankel, Cause No. 017-287183-16 in the 17th District Court, Tarrant County, Texas. Obtained $1,200,000.00 judgment against Suite Football Dreams, LLC for breach of contract., 2018
    • Shea Renaissance, LLC v. Peleus Insurance Company, Civil Action No. 4:17-CV-867-A, in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas, Fort Worth Division. Represented commercial property owner in dispute over severe hail damage to multifamily property. Reached confidential settlement., 2018
    • Cause No. 15-02287-158, National Land Records, LLC v. JP Morgan Chase Bank N.A., PeirsonPatterson, LLP and Digital Docs, Inc., in the 158th Judicial District, Denton County, Texas. Represented PeirsonPatterson, LLP and Digital Docs, Inc. Obtained summary judgment against Plaintiff's mult-million dollar breach of contract claim., 2016
    • State Automobile Mutual Insurance Company v. Dunhill Partners, Inc., d/b/a Dunhill Property Management, et al. Civil Action No. 3:12-cv-03770-P, in the Northern District of Texas, Dallas Division
    • Cowboys Stadium, L.P. v. Pasco, Inc. Cause No. 348-258337-12; In the 348th Judicial District Court, Tarrant County, Texas

    Representative Clients:

    • LifeLock, 2019
    • Cowboys Stadium, L.P.


    Educational Background:

    • West Texas A&M University, 2004
    • Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of Law, 2012

    Industry Groups

    • Banking
    • First Party Bad Faith Claims
    • General Business
    • Healthcare
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    Office Location for Brett M. Chisum

    3710 Rawlins Street
    Dallas, TX 75219

    Phone: 214-741-2662

    Fax: 214-741-4717

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    Last Updated: 12/20/2019

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