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Brad Foster represents clients in securities litigation and other complex business disputes. His experience includes securities class actions, mergers and acquisitions (M&A) litigation, SEC and FINRA investigations and enforcement proceedings, shareholder derivative litigation, corporate governance disputes, securities arbitration proceedings, accounting malpractice claims and regulatory investigations, and general business litigation. He also has substantial federal and state appellate experience in securities cases.

Mr. Foster has been nationally recognized by The US Legal 500, repeatedly listed as a "Texas Super Lawyer" in securities litigation by Texas Monthly, and named as one of Texas’ "Top Rated" securities lawyers by American Lawyer Media. He also has been honored as a "Legal Lion" by Law360's Weekly Verdict and as "Appellate Lawyer of the Week" by Texas Lawyer. He earned his J.D. from Southern Methodist University, where he was Valedictorian of the Class of 1990. Mr. Foster also is a Certified Public Accountant.


Practice areas


  1. Investment Fraud: 50%
    26 years
  2. Litigation: 25%
    26 years
  3. Class Action: 25%
    26 years

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Andrews Kurth LLP

1717 Main Street
Suite 3700
Dallas, TX, 75201


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Award nameGrantorDate granted
National Recognition (Securities Litigation)Legal 5002016
"Texas' Top-Rated Lawyers"American Lawyer Media2016
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2016
National Recognition (Securities/Shareholder Litigation)Legal 5002015
Texas Super Lawyer (Securities Litigation)Texas Super Lawyers2015
"Texas' Top-Rated Lawyers"American Lawyer Media2015
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
"Texas' Top-Rated Lawyers" (Securities)American Lawyer Media2014
Texas Super Lawyer (Securities Litigation)Texas Super Lawyers2014
Texas Super Lawyer (Securities)SuperLawyers2013
"Top Rated Lawyer" (Securities)American Lawyer Media2013
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
Texas Super Lawyer (Securities Litigation)SuperLawyers2012
"Texas' Top Rated Lawyers" (Securities)American Lawyer Media2012
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2010
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2009
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2008
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2007
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Order of the CoifSMU Law1990
ValedictorianSMU Law1990
Sells Certificate for Performance with High DistinctionAmerican Institute of Certified Public Accountants1987
Phi Beta KappaBaylor University1987
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerAndrews Kurth LLP2008 - Present
PartnerLocke Lord LLP1990 - 2008
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Bar Association (Litigation Section, Securities Litigation Committee)MemberN/A
State Bar of TexasMemberN/A
Dallas Bar Association (Securities Section)MemberN/A
Dallas Bar FoundationFellowN/A
United WayLeadership SocietyN/A
Texas Bar FoundationSustaining Life FellowN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Federal Securities LitigationN/A
Shareholder Class Action/Derivative LitigationN/A
Merger LitigationN/A
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1990
Baylor UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1987