Craig W. Budner - K&L Gates

Craig W. Budner

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2011
Phone: 214-939-5806

Mr. Budner is the Administrative Partner of the Dallas Office, the Firmwide Hiring Partner and serves on the firm’s Management Committee. Mr. Budner has a national practice concentrating in commercial litigation and arbitration common to technology companies and financial institutions. This includes:

Arbitration and commercial litigation related to outsourcing transactions

Business fraud litigation in state, federal and bankruptcy courts

Representation of litigation trusts and creditors’ committees in a variety of matters arising out of complex commercial bankruptcies

Dartmouth CollegeAB 1987The University of Texas at AustinJ.D. 1990
Dallas Urban Debate AllianceVogel AlcoveTemple EmanuelSt. Mark's School of TexasDallas Citizen’s Council Dallas Assembly

Client Comments

"Craig Budner is a top lawyer with expertise in multiple areas. He understands client goals and the impact of litigation on business. He is focused on client-driven results."

"Craig is an excellent person as well as skilled counselor and team leader. He is incredibly intelligent, articulate, as well as pragmatic in his analysis and approach to a legal problem. Craig is very client focused and goes to great lengths to ensure that his clients and law firm are in a mutually beneficial, long-term relationship."

-Michael Hoffman
Riverstone Residential Group

"Mr. Budner is a very astute litigator who always keeps his clients' objectives in the forefront. He is a cost-effective leader of his litigation team."

-Steve Turoff
The Renaissance Consulting Group, Inc.

"Craig Budner is an outstanding lawyer who can grasp complex legal and business problems, assisting in the creation of novel and cost-effective business solutions."

-Lynn Moore
Executive VP and General Counsel
Tyler Technologies

"Craig Budner is an all-star business lawyer who gets the strategy right up front and communicates it with senior leadership in an effective way."

"Craig is an excellent communicator as well as skilled legal practitioner, advocate, and strategist who regularly demonstrates his ability to grasp complex problems, identify the key open issues, and effectively communicate with both internal and external constituencies to achieve a favorable result for his clients."

-Michael Hoffman
Riverstone Residential Group

Office Location

1717 Main Street, Suite 2800
Dallas, TX 75201
United States

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation
Litigation - Banking and Finance
Litigation - Bankruptcy
Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions