Xerxes Martin, IV

Top rated business litigation attorney in Dallas, Texas

Martin Lyons Watts Morgan PLLC
Xerxes Martin, IV
Martin Lyons Watts Morgan PLLC

Practice Areas: Business litigation, Employment litigation, Professional liability; view more

Licensed in Texas since: 2011

Education: South Texas College of Law Houston

Selected to Rising Stars: 2022 - 2023

Martin Lyons Watts Morgan PLLC

8750 North Central Expressway
Suite 1850
Dallas, TX 75231 Visit website


Xerxes Martin IV is the co-founder of the Dallas, Texas, based law firm of Martin Lyons Watts Morgan PLLC. Operating with a mindset of putting his clients at the center of his practice, he focuses on providing prelitigation, trial and appeal services for all aspects of business law matters. Over his decadeslong career, he has been involved in jury and nonjury trials, briefings, motion practice and hearings.

Well-known for his divergent thinking and innovative solutions, Mr. Martin evaluates every case from the beginning to lay out a clear path forward to enable his clients to achieve their objectives. Honest and trustworthy, he leaves no stone unturned to make sure his clients and their businesses are protected now and in the future.

Mr. Martin received his bachelor’s degree in 2007 from Baylor University, majoring in finance. A sports enthusiast in college, his team was a finalist in the NCAA Men’s College World Series and co-champions in the Big XII. He graduated with his Juris Doctor in 2011 from the South Texas College of Law Houston. Eligible to practice in the state of Texas, he appears before:

  • The U.S. Courts of Appeals 2nd, 3rd, 5th, 7th, 8th and 11th Circuits
  • The U.S. District Courts for the Eastern, Northern, Western and Southern Districts of Texas
  • The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas
  • The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana
  • The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
  • The U.S. District Court for the District of Nebraska
  • The U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Western Districts of Oklahoma
  • The U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin

Outside law practice, Mr. Martin is intensely engaged in organizations such as the State Bar of Texas, the Receivables Management Association International, the ACA International, the Debt Buyers’ Association, the Dallas Bar Association, the Dallas Association of Young Lawyers and the National Creditors Bar Association. He has been honored with a “Good” rating on Avvo in addition to his other recognitions.

Practice areas

Business litigation, Employment litigation: defense, Professional liability: defense

Focus areas

Employment law - employer, Ethics & professional responsibility

First Admitted: 2011, Texas

Professional Webpage: https://www.mamlaw.com/attorney-xerxes

Educational Background:
  • Baylor University (B.A., 2007)
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Texas, 2011
  • National Creditor’s Bar Association 
  • ACA International
  • Receivables Management Association
  • Wisconsin Western U.S. District Court
  • Wisconsin Eastern U.S. District Court
  • Oklahoma Western U.S. District Court
  • Oklahoma Northern U.S. District Court
  • Nebraska U.S. District Court
  • Michigan Western U.S. District Court
  • Michigan Eastern U.S. District Court
  • Maryland U.S. District Court
  • Indiana Southern U.S. District Court
  • Illinois Northern U.S. District Court
  • Colorado U.S. District Court
  • Arkansas Western U.S. District Court
  • Arkansas Eastern U.S. District Court
  • Texas Southern U.S. District Court
  • Texas Western U.S. District Court
  • Texas Northern U.S. District Court
  • Texas Eastern U.S. District Court
  • Eleventh U.S. Court of Appeals
  • Eighth U.S. Court of Appeals
  • Seventh U.S. Court of Appeals
  • Fifth U.S. Court of Appeals
  • Third U.S. Court of Appeals
  • Second U.S. Court of Appeals

Office location for Xerxes Martin, IV

8750 North Central Expressway
Suite 1850
Dallas, TX 75231

Phone: 972-954-4315


2 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2022 - 2023

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