Samuel T. Acker

Top rated business litigation attorney in Dallas, Texas

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
Samuel T. Acker
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

Practice Areas: Business litigation, Business & corporate, White collar crimes; view more

Licensed in Texas since: 2016

Education: American University Washington College of Law

Selected to Rising Stars: 2019 - 2022

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

1445 Ross Ave
Suite 3600
Dallas, TX 75202 Visit website


Bradley provides business clients around the world with a full suite of legal services in dozens of industries and practice areas. Bradley works with businesses and commercial entities.


Licensed to practice both in Texas and New York, attorney Sam Acker is a partner at Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP.  Based at the firm’s Dallas office, he concentrates on representing clients in Texas on matters related to business law, commercial law and securities litigation, along with white collar criminal defense.

Mr. Acker advocates on behalf of plaintiffs and defendants in court actions including breach of contract and fiduciary duty, fraud, and corporate administration and partnership disputes. In addition, he conducts arbitrations and inquiries according to the rules set by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, advocating for broker-dealers and other representatives in cases related to alleged violations and sales practices.

Attending the University of Texas at Austin for his undergraduate studies, Mr. Acker obtained his degree in business administration, with a specialization in finance, in 2008. He received his Juris Doctor cum laude in 2011 from American University’s Washington College of Law. Admitted to appear before the U.S District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Texas, Sam  is also a member of the American Bar Association and the Dallas Bar Association.

Skilled at negotiating settlements, Mr. Acker has also honed his skills in investigating and analyzing various types of claims and managing discovery. Throughout the span of his legal career, he has made efforts to stay in contact with his clients every step of the way. As a partner, he makes sure to inform clients in the preliminary steps of litigation, from drafting pleadings and briefs to managing discovery.

Practice areas

Business litigation, Business/corporate, Criminal defense: white collar, Securities litigation

Focus areas

White collar crime, Criminal law - federal

  • 70% Business litigation
  • 10% Business/corporate
  • 10% Criminal defense: white collar
  • 10% Securities litigation

First Admitted: 2012, New York

Professional Webpage:

  • Texas Super Lawyers, “Rising Star,” Business Litigation, 2019-2022
  • Lawdragon 500 Leading Litigators in America, Commercial Litigation, 2022
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Texas
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Texas
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Texas
  • New York
Educational Background:
  • University of Texas at Austin, B.B.A., 2008

Office location for Samuel T. Acker

1445 Ross Ave
Suite 3600
Dallas, TX 75202

Phone: 214-807-3851


4 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2019 - 2022

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