Stuart Lee Cochran

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in Dallas, TX

Steckler Gresham Cochran PLLC
 | 12720 Hillcrest Rd, Suite 1045
Dallas, TX 75230
Phone: 2143001765
Selected to Rising Stars: 2005
Licensed Since: 2000
Practice Areas:
  • Business Litigation (40%),
  • Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff (40%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%),
  • General Litigation (10%)
Attorney Profile

For almost 20 years, Stuart Cochran has been focused on representing companies and people in Dallas, Texas and across the nation in business litigation, class action lawsuits, and personal injury cases.  Mr. Cochran has a nationally-recognized consumer class action practice.  He is often associated in state and federal proceedings outside of Texas due to his experience in class actions.  Mr. Cochran has been involved in many reported decisions, particulalry in Missouri and Illinois.  He has recovered tens of millions of dollars for his clients.  

Whether litigating in the courtroom, mediating a case or going through arbitration, Mr. Cochran remains dedicated to one goal: his clients' best interests. He takes the time to listen to their concerns and provides them with the available legal options that support their rights and goals. Having experience on both sides of the bar gives Mr. Cochran the keen ability to know what to expect and craft winning strategies and compelling arguments. His legal career has taken him to state and federal courts across the country.

In 1996, Mr. Cochran earned a Bachelor of Arts and graduated with honors from The University of Texas at Austin. He went on to receive a Juris Doctor, and again graduate with honors, from The University of Texas at Austin School of Law in 2000.

In order to provide his clients with the best possible counsel, Mr. Cochran remains active in the legal community. Through his participation in groups such as the State Bar of Texas, the Dallas Trial Lawyers Association, the Dallas Bar Association, and his appointment to the Business and Consumer section of the State Bar of Texas Pattern Jury Charge Committee, he stays on top of current case law and other legal trends that could affect his clients' cases.  Unafraid to tackle even the most complex matters, Mr. Cochran has built a career around aggressive and successful representation.

 

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Business Litigation (40%): Trade Secret

Class Action/Mass Torts (40%): Class Actions

Personal Injury - General (10%): Personal Injury - Plaintiff

General Litigation (10%): Litigation

Focus Areas

Trade Secret, Class Actions, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Litigation

Selections

top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 1 years

Rising Stars: 2005

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About Stuart Cochran

Admitted: 2000, Texas

Professional Webpage: http://www.stecklerlaw.com/our-attorneys/stuart-cochran/

Honors/Awards:

  • Martindale Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating received June 2019., Martindale Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating, Martindale Hubbell, 2019

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member Dallas Trial Lawyers Association, 2014
  • Invited to participate in mock motion to dismiss argument in a consumer class action at the annual ABA Antitrust Section's Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C., 2017
  • Member, DBA Trial Skills Section, 2018
  • Member, DBA Business Litigation Section, 2018
  • Member, State Bar of Texas Business Pattern Jury Charge Committee Member, Dallas Bar Association Member, Business Litigation, Consumer Law, and Trial Skills DBA sections Member, Dallas Trial Lawyers Association, 2017
  • Member, State Bar of Texas Business Pattern Jury Charge Committee Member, Dallas Bar Association Member, Business Litigation, Consumer Law, and Trial Skills DBA sections Member, Dallas Trial Lawyers Association, 2016
  • Member Dallas Bar Association, 2018
  • Member, State Bar of Texas Business Pattern Jury Charge Committee Member, Dallas Bar Association Member, Business Litigation, Consumer Law, and Trial Skills DBA sections Member, Dallas Trial Lawyers Association, 2015

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • Apppointed class counsel in Vanlaningham v. Kraft Heinz in St. Clair County, Illinois, negotiated a FRCP 23(b)(2) injunctive settlement with $750,000 in attorneys fees, 2018
  • Appointed class counsel in Tovar v. Drew's LLC in state court in Missouri and negotiated a six-figure claims-made settlement for the class.  Was recognized as one of the fifty biggest settlements in Illinois in 2017, 2017
  • Obtained confidential, seven-figure settlement in products liabilty and negligence case involving guardrails, 2018
  • Obtained reversal in the Missouri court of appeals of a grant of defendant's motion to dismiss in Murphy v. Stonewall Kitchen LLC, 2016
  • Appointed class counsel in Dugan v. Topco Associates in St. Clair County, IL, negotiated a FRCP 23(b)(2) injunctive settlement with $250,000 in attorneys fees, 2017
  • Appointed class counsel in Barnes v. River North Foods in St. Clair County, IL, a false advertising class action resulting in a $4.5 million nationwide class settlement, 2017
  • Appointed one of class counsel in Miloro v. Van's International Foods, Inc. settlement ($9,000,000 class benefit) in Phelps County, MO, 2015

Industry Groups

  • Consumer Products; Technology; Oil And Gas; Aviation; Telecom; IT; Accounting; Audit; Securities; Co
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Office Location for Stuart Lee Cochran

12720 Hillcrest Rd
Suite 1045
Dallas, TX 75230

Phone: 2143001765

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Last Updated: 4/12/2019

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