Sawnie A. McEntire

Sawnie A. McEntire: Attorney with Parsons McEntire McCleary AV stamp icon
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Sawnie McEntire has over 35 years of experience handling complex civil matters in federal and state courts throughout Texas and across the United States. Sawnie has tried dozens of difficult cases to jury verdict on a variety of subject matters, such as commercial, products liability, pharmaceutical, and real estate claims. Sawnie has served as national, state-wide, and regional counsel for many of his clients, has received many national and local accolades for his advocacy accomplishments, and has authored several publications on advocacy skills.


- State Bar of Texas

- Texas General Counsel Forum (Dallas Chapter) – Director

- American, Dallas, and Houston Bar Associations

- Texas and Dallas Bar Foundations

- Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel

- Environmental Law Institute Associates Program

- Dartmouth Lawyers Association – Life Membe

Areas of Practice (13)

  • Litigation
  • Chemical Products Liability
  • Chemical Explosions
  • Consumer Litigation
  • Insurance Litigation
  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Toxic Tort Defense
  • Mass Torts
  • Products Liability Defense
  • Drug and Medical Device Defense
  • Litigation: Commercial
  • Litigation: Personal Injury
  • Insurance

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
214-347-9480  Phone
214-237-4303  Phone
469-619-8415  Fax
University Attended:
Dartmouth College, B.A., magna cum laude, 1976
Law School Attended:
Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, J.D., 1980
Year of First Admission:
U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Southern, Eastern, and Western Districts of Texas; U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Fifth and Ninth Circuits; 1980, Texas
State Bar of Texas; Houston Bar Association; Dallas Bar Association; American Bar Association.
Birth Information:
Dallas, Texas, 1954

Peer Reviews

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Dallas, Texas

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