Coyt R. Johnston, Jr.

Coyt R. Johnston, Jr.


Johnston Tobey Baruch, P.C.

Recognized since 2016

Dallas, Texas

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation

Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2019 - Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions
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Among the most honored young attorneys in the state, Coyt Johnston of the Dallas-based litigation firm of Johnston Tobey Baruch represents clients in a wide range of commercial law claims, including disputes involving professional and legal malpractice, business acquisitions, and the use of social media by businesses and consumers.

Recognized by The Best Lawyers in America in the areas of Commercial Litigation and M&A Litigation, he is building a reputation for his skills in jury selection and other valuable trial skills and techniques.

Bar Admissions:

  • Texas, State Bar of Texas
  • Texas Federal Courts
  • Supreme Court of the United States

Location

  • 12377 Merit Drive, Suite 880
    Dallas, TX 75251

Education

  • Southern Methodist University , J.D., graduated 2008
  • The University of Texas at San Antonio, B.A., graduated 2002

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 2008

Affiliations

  • Dallas Bar Association - Member
  • American Bar Association - Member
  • Dallas Trial Lawyers Association - Member
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association - Member
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers - Member
  • Texas Association of Young Lawyers - Member
  • Higginbotham Inn of Court - Member
  • ABOTA Foundation - Member
  • College of the State Bar of Texas - Member

Court Admissions

  • United States Supreme Court
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Texas

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2019 - Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions, Dallas/Fort Worth (2019)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 for work in:

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions

Awards:

  • Best Lawyers in America - 2016-2023
  • Best Lawyers in Dallas – D Magazine – 2014-2019
  • Texas Super Lawyers by Thomson Reuters – 2018-2022
  • Up-and-Coming 100: Texas Rising Stars 2017-2018
  • Texas Rising Stars by Thomson Reuters – 2015-2018

Published Articles/Speeches

Practical Advice for Papering Your Files, State Bar of Texas’ Intermediate Estate Planning & Probate, 2019

Published Articles/Speeches

Getting Data Off Mobile Phones, Dallas Minority Attorney Program, 2019

Published Articles/Speeches

Expanding the Strike Zone, State Bar of Texas’ Fiduciary Litigation, 2018

Published Articles/Speeches

Reputation Protection and Repair for Your Firm and Your Client, State Bar 9th Annual Essentials in Business Litigation, 2018

Published Articles/Speeches

Legal Malpractice and Breach of Fiduciary Duty: Beware Fracturing, The Advocate, Fall 2017

Published Articles/Speeches

Courtroom Technology, State Bar of Texas’ 6th Annual Advanced Trial Strategies, 2017

Published Articles/Speeches

Cutting-Edge Trends, Tips & New Technology, State Bar of Texas’ Advanced Business Law, 2016

Published Articles/Speeches

Drones, Dallas Bar Association, 2016

Published Articles/Speeches

#blurredlines, Ethical Marketing on Social Media; State Bar of Texas’ Women in the Law, 2014

Published Articles/Speeches

Social Media in Business; Radio Interview with Kris O'Donnell of 570am, 2013

Published Articles/Speeches

How Social Media Can Help or Hurt; The 2013 American Mensa Annual Gathering, 2013

Published Articles/Speeches

Guest Lecturer, “Advanced Torts,” SMU Dedman School of Law, 2013

Published Articles/Speeches

The Ethical Pitfalls of Social Media; State Bar of Texas’ Essentials of Business Law, 2013

Published Articles/Speeches

Ethical Consideration of Social Media; Law and Media, 2012

Published Articles/Speeches

The Ethics of Social Media; Dallas Bar Association, 2012

Published Articles/Speeches

Tips From the Trenches: The Top Ten Things that Get Young Lawyers In Trouble for Malpractice and Lesson in Avoidance, Dallas Association of Young Lawyers’ Leadership Class and Professionalism Presentation, 2011

Published Articles/Speeches

Malpractice Trends, State Bar of Texas’s 33rd Annual Advanced Civil Trial Course, 2010

Published Articles/Speeches

Real and Imagined Ethical and Malpractice Issues, Dallas Bar Association, 2010

Published Articles/Speeches

Guest Lecturer, “Advanced Torts,” SMU Dedman School of Law, 2010

Published Articles/Speeches

Malpractice Trends, Dallas Bar Association’s Trial Skills, 2010

Published Articles/Speeches

Ethics and Malpractice Myths and Reality, Dallas Bar Association’s Entertainment Law Section, 2008

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