Brian N. Hail - Gruber Elrod Johansen Hail Shank LLP

Brian N. Hail

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2016
Phone: 214-855-6804

Brian Hail is an established and highly successful trial lawyer. He has extensive courtroom experience and has litigated and tried numerous cases, ranging from multiple complex commercial litigation matters to employment litigation. Often hired by fellow attorneys to handle their personal legal matters, Brian has been recognized as a go-to attorney on tough cases needing an experienced and aggressive trial attorney. Brian has been Board Certified in Civil Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization since 2003.

He has also been recognized every year since 2003 by his peers as a "Texas Super Lawyer," and was named "Litigator of the Week" by Texas Lawyer in March 2013 for his $38 million judgment against Associated Air Center.

Southern Methodist UniversityBBA 1987The University of Texas at AustinJ.D. 1990Southern Methodist UniversityMA 1997
National Breast Cancer FoundationDallas Bar AssociationDallas Bar Association Judiciary Committee State Bar of TexasDallas Bar Foundation

Case History

Trial Counsel — Recovered (for the client) net settlement proceeds in various plaintiff's litigation in excess of $100 million.
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$123 million judgment for a defrauded limited partner for one of the initial investors in Blockbuster Entertainment Corporation

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$38 million judgment (in 2013) for a purchaser of luxury jet aircraft completions

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$30 million verdict in a commercial litigation against Shell Oil Company

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$20 million jury verdict in an employment case against Roche Pharmaceutical

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$6 million jury verdict in an employment matter

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$3 million judgment involvement commission agreement

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Approximately 25 multi-million dollar judgments, verdicts, or settlements for plaintiffs in commercial and employment matters

Office Location

1445 Ross Avenue, Suite 2500
Dallas, TX 75202
United States

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation

Other Information

Gender: Male