William D. Cobb, Jr.

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  • Managing Member at Cobb Martinez Woodward, PLLC
  • 1700 Pacific Avenue, Suite 3100, Dallas, TX 75201
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  • Bill Cobb is sought after for his defense of professionals, particularly in the fields of law, insurance, real estate and securities brokerage. He represents professionals across Texas, in state and federal courts, as well as in administrative disciplinary proceedings. Mr. Cobb also represents businesses and business owners in litigation and arbitration. He is often called on to work as Texas counsel with out-of-state law firms, representing businesses, product manufacturers and distributors in commercial litigation, product liability, mass tort and intellectual property claims.
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Attorney Awards


Managing Editor, The Review of Litigation, University of Texas at Austin School of Law, 1983-1984. Named in Best Lawyers in America in Legal Malpractice Law, Commercial Litigation, Bet-the-Company Litigation, and Products Liability Law Member - American Board of Trial Advocates Named one of seven "Go-To" Lawyers to Defend Against Legal Malpractice Claims, Texas Lawyer Texas "Top 100" Super Lawyers, Texas Monthly, 2005 and 2008 Top 100 Dallas/Fort Worth Region Super Lawyers, Texas Monthly, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008; Texas Super Lawyer, Texas Monthly, 2003—; The Law Dragon 3000, Leading Lawyers in America Served 3 year term as Barrister, The Patrick E. Higginbotham American Inn of Court Co-Author: chapter 3, Professional Malpractice, Texas Tort Hand Book, James Publishing Company, 1998. Author: "Tactical Considerations in Defending Assigned Legal Malpractice Claims," 34 St. Mary L.J. 941, 2003; "Legal Malpractice Claims: If It Walks Like a Duck...," Texas Lawyer, August 2002; "Sure, We're Faster - But Are we Better? Avoiding Just Looking Stupid at Higher Speed," State Bar of Texas Advanced Real Estate Law Course, 2001; "Stormy Weather in the Triangle: Insurance Defense Counsel Duties in the Tripartite Relationship," 1995, updated in 1998.

Areas of Practice (24)

  • Legal Malpractice
  • Legal Malpractice Defense
  • Legal Professional Liability
  • Legal Negligence
  • Attorney Errors and Omissions
  • Negligence and Torts
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Agents and Brokers Errors and Omissions
  • Agents and Brokers Liability
  • Design Professionals Liability
  • Directors and Officers Liability
  • Professional Errors and Omissions
  • Professional Liability Defense
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Professional Negligence
  • Directors and Officers Errors and Omissions
  • Architects and Engineers Malpractice
  • Attorney Discipline
  • Attorney Grievances
  • Legal Ethics
  • Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
214-306-8498  Phone
214-220-5201  Phone
214-220-5251  Fax
University Attended:
University of Denver, B.A., 1981
Law School Attended:
University of Texas at Austin School of Law, J.D., 1984
Year of First Admission:
U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit and U.S. District Court, Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas; 1984, Texas
Dallas and American Bar Associations; State Bar of Texas; American Board of Trial Advocates; Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers; Defense Research Institute, Texas Association of Defense Counsel; Research Fellow, The Center for American and International Law.

Peer Reviews

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