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In his more than ten years of litigation experience, Hamilton Lindley has developed a reputation for tenacity in the courtroom. He has been recognized as a Best Lawyer in Dallas by D Magazine, a Texas Super Lawyer and The National Trial Lawyers recently recognized him as a “Top 40 Under 40” lawyer. He was also President of the Dallas Chapter of the Federal Bar Association, where he assembled a great network of lawyers and judges.

The subject matters of his cases have included fraud, malpractice, contracts, misrepresentations, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, securities regulation, mergers and acquisitions and corporate governance. He has also counseled clients on how to avoid litigation through real estate transactions, non-disclosure agreements, securities transactions and instal good corporate governance.

As a nationwide litigator, he is a member of all Texas federal and state courts, and the Southern District of Indiana and Northern District of Illinois. Also, he is a member of the United States Supreme Court, and the Second, Fifth, Ninth, and Federal Circuit Courts of Appeal. Additionally, he is a published author in the Securities Regulation Law Journal and has been a frequent moderator on CLE panels including, “Dallas Judges Discuss Do’s and Don’ts of Discovery Disputes,” “What Every Lawyer Should Know About Legal Writing,” “Alternative Dispute Resolution” and “What Every Lawyer Should Know About Summary Judgments,” “What Every Young Lawyer Needs to Know About Initial Pleadings” and “What Every Young Lawyer Needs to Know Third Party Discovery.”


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Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 50%
    12 years
  2. Litigation: 25%
    12 years
  3. Lawsuits & Disputes: 25%
    12 years


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Contact info

Dunnam Dunnam Harmon West Lindley & Ryan LLP

4125 West Waco Drive
Waco, TX, 76710


TXEligible To Practice In Texas 200401/09/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyersTexas Monthly2014
Rising StarsTexas Monthly2013
Super Lawyers - Rising StarsTexas Monthly2012
Rising StarsTexas Monthly2011
Super Lawyers - Rising Stars EditionLaw & Politics Magazine2010
Super Lawyers - Rising Stars EditionTexas Monthly2010
Life FellowDAYL Foundation2008
Who's Who in AmericaThe Marquis Who's Who Publications Board2007
Who's Who in American LawThe Marquis Who's Who Publications Board2007
Leadership ClassDallas Association of Young Lawyers2007
Who's Who in AmericaThe Marquis Who's Who Publications Board2006
Who's Who in American LawThe Marquis Who's Who Publications Board2006
America's Registry of Outstanding ProfessionalsAmerca's Registry of Outstanding Professionals2005
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyGoldfarb Branham2010 - Present
AttorneyKendall Law Group, LLP2008 - Present
AssociateProvost Umphrey Law Firm, LLP2003 - 2008
Association namePosition nameDuration
Federal Bar AssociationPresident2013 - 2014
College of the State Bar of TexasMember2008 - Present
American Association for Justice, Republican CaucusState Chairman2006 - Present
Bar of the Federal Fifth CircuitMember2005 - Present
Dallas Bar AssociationMember, Speakers Committee2005 - Present
State Bar of TexasMember2004 - Present
Dallas Bar Association, Securities SectionMember2004 - Present
Dallas Association of Young LawyersMember2004 - Present
American Association for JusticeMember2004 - Present
American Bar Association, Young Lawyer's DivisionAwards / Subgrants Team2004 - Present
American Bar Association, Litigation SectionMember2004 - Present
Dallas Bar AssociationMember2001 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
In re UICI Securities LitigationSettled after motion to dismiss was denied
In re Enron Corporation Securities LitigationMotion to Dismiss denied
William Wetzel v. Thomas D. Karol, et al.Enjoined multi-million dollar transaction
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Publication nameTitleDate
Dallas Bar Association HeadnotesWhat They Knew and When They Knew It: Scienter After Tellabs2008
Securities Regulation Law JournalClass Certification in the Fifth Circuit After Oscar2007
Baylor Law Review, TexSuppProving Fraud on the Market in the Fifth Circuit2007
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Baylor University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2004
Baylor UniversityEntrepreneurship and FinanceOther - Bachelors2000
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Dallas Association of Young LawyersWhat Every Young Lawyer Should Know About Summary Judgment2010
Dallas Association of Young LawyersWhat Every Young Lawyer Should Know About Legal Writing2010
Dallas Association of Young Lawyers CLEWhat Every Young Lawyer Should Know About Mediation2009
Dallas Association of Young Lawyers CLEDo's and Don'ts of Discovery Disputes2008