Mr. Wallace focuses his practice in the area of commercial, business, and intellectual property litigation and oil and gas. His clients range from Fortune 500 Companies to small and medium-sized businesses.


Obtained a Permanent Injunction against a former employee for violations of a non-compete agreement and theft of trade secrets case. All My Sons Moving & Storage of Dallas, Inc. v. Adam Salazar, No. 09-17398(68th Dist. Ct., Dallas, Tex., Apr. 14th, 2010)

Obtained a judgment in a sophisticated futures trading Ponzi scheme case. Walter L. Farrington, III, et al. v. CRW Management LP, et al., No. 08-15144 (14th Dist. Co., Dallas County, Tex., Feb. 5th, 2009)

Obtained a Permanent Injunction against three former employees for violations of a covenant not to compete, appropriation of trade secrets, and breach of employment contract. Allied Waste Industries, Inc. v. Earl Bell, et al., No. 07-01060 (44th Dist. Ct., Dallas County, Tex., May 21st, 2007)

Obtained a Permanent Injunction against a jewelry manufacturer for copyright infringement. Barse & Co., Inc. v. Star Tex Imports, L.P., No. 3:04-CV-835-BD (N.D. Texas Mar. 28th, 2006)

Successfully obtained a Temporary Restraining Order, and successfully defeated a competing Temporary Restraining Order and Temporary Injunction in a complex franchise dispute. Jantt Corporation, et al. v. Pirtek USA, LLC, et al., No. 05-011411 (298th Dist. Ct., Dallas County, Tex., Nov. 10th, 2005)


  • Dallas Bar Association (Litigation Section)
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers
  • DAYL Foundation Fellow


  • Bachelor of Arts, Vanderbilt University, 1994
  • Juris Doctor, Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of Law, 1998

Practice Areas


  • Bankruptcy Litigation & Transactions
  • Chapter 7 Trustee Representation
  • Collections/Creditors’ Rights


  • Lien & Bond Claims

Corporate & Business

  • Shareholder Disputes

Labor & Employment

  • Employment Litigation

Intellectual Property

  • Trade Secret Litigation


  • Collections


  • Oil & Gas Litigation
  • Oil & Gas Transactions


  • Commercial Litigation
  • Banking Litigation & Transactions
  • Employment Litigation
  • Oil & Gas Litigation
  • Trade Secret Litigation


  • State Bar of Texas, 1988


  • Selected as one of Texas’ Top Rated Lawyers for 2013 and 2014 in Business and Commercial Litigation by Legal Leaders Magazine
  • AV rated, Martindale-Hubbell, 2011 – 2020
  • Recognized as one of the 2013 Top Rated Lawyers in Commercial Litigation Law by The American Lawyer, Corporate Counsel, Martindale Hubbell, and National Law Journal
  • Named “Texas Super Lawyer” by Thomson Reuters, 2012, 2015 – 2021
  • Named Texas Commercial Litigation Lawyer of the Year for 2015 and 2016 by ACQ Global Awards