Brett M. Chisum

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in Dallas, TX

McCathern, PLLC
 | 3710 Rawlins Street, Suite 1600
Dallas, TX 75219
Phone: 214-741-2662
Selected to Rising Stars: 2016 - 2018
Licensed Since: 2012
Practice Areas:
  • Business Litigation (60%),
  • Banking (40%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Brett M. Chisum is an associate attorney at the highly respected Dallas law firm of McCathern, PLLC. Since joining the firm's banking and mortgage department in 2012, 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

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 five 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, attorney Chisum has earned the respect of both his clients and his peers. This respect has also resulted in his "Excellent" rating from Avvo.

Attorney 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. Since 2013, he has served on the advisory board of the Carr Cares Foundation, which works with students to promote literacy and healthy lifestyles.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Business Litigation (60%)

Banking (40%)


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Rising Stars: 2016 - 2018

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About Brett Chisum

Admitted: 2012, Texas

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Honors and Awards:

  • Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2017
  • 2016 Rising Stars list, Super Lawyers

Bar/Professional Activity:

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

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Advisory Board, Carr Cares Foundation

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • 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
  • Cowboys Stadium, L.P. v. Pasco, Inc. Cause No. 348-258337-12; In the 348th Judicial District Court, Tarrant County, Texas
  • 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


Industry Groups

  • MBA
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    3710 Rawlins Street
    Suite 1600
    Dallas, TX 75219

    Phone: 214-741-2662


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