Thomas R. Stauch

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Construction Litigation Attorney in Dallas, TX

Nowak & Stauch, PLLC
 | 10000 North Central Expressway, Suite 1040
Dallas, TX 75231
Phone: 214-823-2006
Fax: 214-823-2007
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2020
Selected To Rising Stars: 2004, 2009
Licensed Since: 1995
Practice Areas:
  • Construction Litigation: Business (30%),
  • Real Estate: Business (30%),
  • Civil Litigation: Defense (30%),
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (10%)
Attorney Profile

Throughout his career, Thomas R. Stauch has helped numerous clients throughout Dallas and northern Texas with complex commercial litigation cases, including construction, real estate and business tort litigation, as well as other matters.  A partner at Nowak & Stauch, PLLC, in Dallas, Texas, he devotes the majority of his practice to litigation, but is often asked to review and draft contracts for his clients as well.  In 2018, Tom was added to the Roster of Arbitrators for the American Arbitration Association.

Mr. Stauch graduated from Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, where he was a member of the Phi Delta Phi honors fraternity and served as an editor for The International Lawyer law review.  Mr. Stauch has been licensed to practice law in Texas for for over 20 years, and is also licensed to practice in the U.S. district courts for the northern, southern and eastern districts of Texas, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court.  In 2016, Mr. Stauch was also licensed to practice law in Colorado.

Among other honors, Mr. Stauch has been rated AV Preeminent* by the peer review service Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating given by the organization for legal ability and ethics. 

Showing his commitment to professional education and development, Mr. Stauch has served as an adjunct professor at El Centro College in Dallas.  He has also lectured for legal organizations and industry groups.  He has also had several articles published in the official publication of the Texas Association of Builders. 

Always finding the time to be actively involved in numerous professional organizations, Mr. Stauch is a member of the State Bar of Texas, the Dallas Bar Association and the Association of Former Students of Texas A&M University, and The Corps of Cadets Association.  He also makes time for volunteer work in his church and community schools, has served on the City of Dallas Urban Rehabilitation Standards Board, and has coached soccer, baseball and football teams for his three children. 

*AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
  • 30%Construction Litigation
  • 30%Real Estate
  • 30%Civil Litigation
  • 10%Alternative Dispute Resolution
Focus Areas

Construction Defects, Arbitration


Selected to Super Lawyers for 7 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 2 years

Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2020 Rising Stars: 2004, 2009

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About Thomas Stauch

Admitted: 1995, Texas

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  • AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell from 2005 - Present.  An "AV" rating by Martindale-Hubbell's peer review rating system is the highest rating available. The designation recognizes Tom for high ethical standards and "very high to preeminent legal abilities.", AV Rated, Martindale - Hubbell, 2005

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member - Dallas Bar Association
  • AAA Roster of Arbitrators

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Dallas City Council, Urban Rehabilitation Standards Board, 2004
  • Volunteer mentor - Rountree Elementary School, Allen, Texas, 2010
  • Volunteer writer - Chase Oaks Church, Plano Texas, 2012

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Educational Background:

  • Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of Law, JD, 1995
  • Texas A&M University, BBA in Management and Marketing, 1992
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Office Location for Thomas R. Stauch

10000 North Central Expressway
Suite 1040
Dallas, TX 75231

Phone: 214-823-2006

Fax: 214-823-2007

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Last Updated: 9/24/2019

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