I enjoy helping my clients achieve their goals and solve their problems. I want to be a part of their solution, providing smart, strategic counsel along with tenacious advocacy.
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 favorable 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.
Awards & Recognitions
Named to the Best Lawyers list for 2019
Recognized as a Super Lawyer 2013-2018 and Rising Star in 2006 and 2008. Super Lawyers is a Thomson-Reuters service printed in Texas Monthly.
Recognized as a Power Attorney in 2014 by the Fort Worth Business Press
Recognized by Fort Worth Magazine as a Top Attorney in each year from 2002 through 2017.
Recognized as a Top Attorney by 360West Magazine 2018
Recognized as “40 Under 40” by Fort Worth Business Press, 2008.
AV Rated Martindale Hubbell: Preeminent .
AVVO rated Superb
Represented the City of Fort Worth in connection with pursuing claims against developers and street and utility contractors related to premature street failures. Involved several subdivision and large damages. Obtained favorable settlements.
Represented a national and publicly traded physician practice management company, in a dispute with physicians that violated their covenants not to compete and attempted to misappropriate a medical practice. Received a favorable arbitration award that restored the business to my client and recovered millions in damages.
Represented national pharmacy transaction management software company in defense of multi-million dollar claims involving breach of an acquisition agreement, non-compete issues and tortuous interference. Obtained a favorable verdict after a four week trial.
Publications & Presentations
Why Businesses Prefer to Arbitrate, 2016
“Arbitration From Arbitrator’s Perspective,” Tarrant County Bar Association Section of Business Litigation, 2014.
Current Arbitration Practice: Users, Advocates and Arbitrators, 2013
Hunter is an outstanding strategic thinker. His leadership, judgment and counsel have proven to be wise. He is a valuable business partner and a trusted and effective advocate for us.
Michael Stanley, MD, President - Pediatrix Medical Group, Inc.
Hunter's keen business sense has added value to our company. He is always thoroughly prepared and a step ahead of opposing counsel. There is no one I would rather have on my side.
Brett Austin, Flatiron Energy Partners, LLC
Peggie Muir, General Manager, City Club of Fort Worth
Hunter T. McLean
Industry Specific Resumes