Education

University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas 1983 (B.B.A., Finance)
University of Texas School of Law, Austin, Texas 1986 (J.D., with honors)

Awards

AV rated, Martindale-Hubbell


David B. Dyer

Biography

Mr. Dyer has represented claimants, firms and individual brokers in numerous securities arbitrations before the NASD, NYSE and AAA. In 1998 he obtained a $2.2 million arbitration award on behalf of an insurance company (including $500,000 in punitive damages) from a panel of NASD arbitrators appointed under the large and complex case rules of the NASD. He has also represented individual brokers and firms in raiding cases and other employment-related disputes.

Mr. Dyer has advised retail brokers, broker/dealer firms and registered investment advisors on liability exposure associated with customer-related claims. He has spoken to the Securities Law Section of the Dallas Bar Association on the issue of securities arbitration. He has also represented individual brokers and firms in connection with regulatory inquiries, formal investigations and enforcement proceedings.

Mr. Dyer has been counsel of record in SEC receivership proceedings in federal court, both as counsel for the receiver and for opposing parties. These matters have included collection proceedings, including foreclosures upon real estate interests and personal property.

Selected Appellate Opinions

Santa Fe Petroleum, L.L.C. v. Star Canyon Corp., 156 S.W.3d 630 (Tex. App. -- Tyler 2004); S.E.C. v. Forex Asset Mgmt., LLC, 242 F.3d 325 (5th Cir. 2001); Judd v. Texakoma Oil & Gas Corp., 2000 WL 19534 (Tex. App. -- Dallas); Melder v. Morris, 27 F.3d 1907 (5th Cir. 1994); U.S. v. Vasquez, 7 F.3d 81 (5th Cir. 1993); Morgan v. City of Desoto, Texas, 900 F.2d 811 (5th Cir. 1990); Noble v. Drexel, Burnham, Lambert, Inc., 823 F.2d 849 (5th
Cir. 1987); Bluebonnet Savings Bank, F.S.B. v. Grayridge Apartment Homes, Inc., 907 S.W.2d 904 (Tex. App.- Houston [1st Dist.] 1995); Texas Attorney General v. Adams, 793 S.W.2d 284 (Tex. App.--Fort Worth 1990); Adams v. Reagan, 792 S.W.2d 284 (Tex. App.--Fort Worth 1990); FDIC v. Sears, Roebuck & Co., Inc., 743 S.W.2d 772 (Tex. App.--El Paso 1988).

Professional Registrations, Licenses and Admissions

Attorney at Law, licensed to practice law in Texas in 1986; admitted to practice before the United States District Courts for the Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas and the Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

Affiliations and Activities

  • State Bar of Texas
  • Dallas Bar Association, Business Litigation and Securities Law Section
  • Arbitrator, Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA)
  • AV rated, Martindale-Hubbell (1997)

Education and Professional Background

University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas 1983 (B.B.A., Finance)
Beta Gamma Sigma Business Fraternity
University of Texas School of Law, Austin, Texas 1986 (J.D., with honors)
Phi Delta Phi Legal Fraternity
NITA Trial Practice Course, 1994

Dallas Office

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

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