Hunter T. McLean

Hunter T. McLean

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in Fort Worth, TX

Whitaker Chalk Swindle & Schwartz PLLC
 | 301 Commerce Street, Suite 3500
Fort Worth, TX 76102
Phone: 817-878-0500
Fax: 817-878-0501
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2019
Selected to Rising Stars: 2006, 2008
Licensed Since: 1993
Practice Areas:
  • Business Litigation (50%),
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (10%),
  • Health Care (10%),
  • Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Construction Litigation: Business (10%),
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

Experience: Majority of practice consists of representing clients in all manner of commercial and business disputes with an emphasis on large complex litigation. Represents a broad spectrum of clients including individuals to large publicly traded companies. Significant experience with complex disputes involving contracts, fraud, employment agreements, trade secrets, covenants not to compete, construction, real estate, leases, mineral interests, oil & gas, insurance coverage, personal injury, products liability, and health care. Has obtained multimillion dollar verdicts, arbitration awards, and settlements on behalf of clients and successfully defended clients against multimillion dollar claims. In addition, represents clients as outside general counsel on various matters and in connection with certain transactions and contracts. Member of the AAA National Roster of Neutrals since 2008. Served as sole neutral arbitrator or as a member of an arbitration panel in numerous cases involving commercial, business, construction, real estate, and employment disputes.

Work History:  Attorney, Whitaker Chalk Swindle & Schwartz PLLC, 1998-present (a Managing Member since 2007); Attorney, McLean & Sanders, PC, 1993-1998.

About Hunter McLean

Admitted: 1993, Texas

Professional Webpage:


  • Honored as  Power Attorney in 2014 by the Fort Worth Business Press, Power Attorney, Fort Worth Business Press, 201
  • Recognized by Fort Worth Magazine as a top attorney in each year from 2002 through 2018
  • Recognized by Texas Monthly as a Super Lawyer 2013 - 2018 and Rising Star in 2006 and 2008
  • Recognized as “40 Under 40” by Fort Worth Business Press, 2008
  • AV RatedMartindale Hubbell®: Preeminent™

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • State Bar Council Memberships: State Bar of Texas ADR Section Council Member (2013 - 2018).
  • Professional Licenses: Admitted to the Bar: Texas, 1993; Arkansas, 1994; U.S. District Courts: Northern (1994) and Southern (2000) Districts of Texas; U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit (2006); U.S. Supreme Court (2006).
  • Professional Associations: State Bar of Texas (Sections: Alternative Dispute Resolution; Business Litigation; Construction; Intellectual Property; Litigation; Oil & Gas; Real Estate); Tarrant County Bar Association; American Bar Association; Tarrant County Bar Foundation; Texas Bar Foundation; AAA; American Health Lawyers Association.

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Speaking Engagements:  Current Arbitration Practice: Users, Advocates and Arbitrators, 2013; Why Businesses Prefer To Arbitrate, 2016

Educational Background:

  • Southern Methodist University (BA, Business-1990); University of Houston (JD-1993).  Associate Editor: Houston Journal of International Law (1993)

Industry Groups

  • Business
  • Business Litigation
  • Construction
  • Health Care
  • Oil & Gas
  • Real Estate
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Office Location for Hunter T. McLean

301 Commerce Street
Suite 3500
Fort Worth, TX 76102

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Last Updated: 8/27/2019

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