Federal Practitioners in Sherman, Texas
Austin Smith is a senior associate in the firm’s Dallas and Sherman offices with extensive trial, oral argument, and deposition experience. From 2017 to 2018, Austin was honored to serve as a law clerk to the Honorable Judge Amos L. Mazzant in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas. Since completing his clerkship with Judge Mazzant, Austin has been retained on numerous commercial and patent litigation matters before the Honorable Judge Mazzant.
Austin currently manages the firm’s Sherman office where he specializes in complex commercial litigation and intellectual property litigation in federal courts. Austin represents clients on both sides of the “v” and because of his prior experience, Austin is able to provide unique insight into any commercial or intellectual property litigation matter. Austin also has unbridled access to a premier war room space located one block from the Sherman Courthouse that provides convenient space for preparing for trial or any hearings before Judge Mazzant and Magistrate Judge Aileen Goldman Durrett in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas- Sherman division.
Austin has been consistently selected by D Magazine as one of Dallas’ “Best Lawyers Under 40”, by Super Lawyers as a “Rising Star”, by Best Lawyers as “One to Watch”, and The National Trial Lawyers – Top 40 Under 40 Civil Plaintiff attorneys in Texas.