J.D., Southern Methodist University School of Law, 1988
B.A., Political Science, Westminster College (MO), 1985


Named "Texas Super Lawyer" by Thomson Reuters, 2002 - 2017

"Best Lawyers in Dallas" D Magazine, 2011, 2012, 2014-2018

AV rated, Martindale-Hubbell

Selected as one of Texas' Top Rated Lawyers for 2014 in Business and Commercial Litigation by Legal Leaders Magazine.

Brad Whitlock


Brad Whitlock focuses his practice on representing small and mid-size business clients. He has experience in a wide variety of business transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity securities financings, company formation, contracts, employment matters, corporate governance issues and a broad variety of other legal arrangements and agreements. In many instances he serves as an outside general counsel for his clients, helping them with both business and legal issues. He has been involved in the drafting of many Texas business statutes and is a frequent speaker on corporate law topics.

Prior to joining Scheef & Stone he was a partner at a major Dallas-based law firm and served as general counsel for a privately held Dallas-based manufacturing company.

Professional and Civic Involvement

  • State Bar of Texas (admitted 1988)
    • Business Law Section (Chair)
    • Corporation Laws Committee (Chair)
  • Dallas Bar Association
    • Securities Law Committee (Chair)
  • Texas Business Law Foundation (Chair)
  • Co-Author, Texas Business Transactions Guide, Thomson Reuters
  • Greater Dallas Youth Orchestra (Chair)
  • Arts District Friends (Chair)
  • Leadership Dallas, Greater Dallas Chamber of Commerce (Chair, Alumni Organization) 
Honors and Awards
  • Best Lawyers In America as designated by Woodward/White, Inc., 2005, 2006, 2015 - 2017
  • Texas Super Lawyer as designated by Thomson Reuters, 2002 - 2017
  • Best Lawyers in Dallas, D Magazine, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017
  • Best Lawyers Under 40, D Magazine
  • Hatton W. Sumners Scholar—SMU School of Law
  • Member, Journal of Air Law & Commerce
  • Order of the Coif


Dallas Office

Ph (214) 706-4200
Fx (214) 706-4242
500 North Akard Street
Suite 2700
Dallas, Texas 75201