Craig is an accomplished trial lawyer who has served as lead counsel in complex, high-stakes business disputes in courts and arbitrations across the country. Craig has helped clients ranging from large public companies to local entrepreneurs achieve significant victories on both sides of the docket. His talents and track record have earned him many awards, including being listed in Best Lawyers in America (2016 and 2017), being recognized as one of the top 100 lawyers in Texas by Super Lawyers (2015 and 2017) and in DFW by Super Lawyers (2014-2017) by Thomson Reuters and being selected by his peers among the Best Lawyers in Dallas as published in D Magazine (2014-2017).
Craig’s master’s degree in accounting and his prior experience as a CPA make him well-suited for tackling the complex finance, accounting and valuation issues that are often critical in business litigation. Craig’s practice includes a variety of commercial litigation, including contract and business tort claims, UCC litigation, trade secrets disputes and WARN Act litigation. Craig also has significant experience representing official committees, liquidating trusts and other parties in bankruptcy and insolvency-related disputes, including fraudulent transfer litigation, fiduciary duty and supplier disputes, plan confirmation contests, and claims litigation. Prior to co-founding Simon, Ray & Winikka (one of LFDS’s predecessor firms) in 2012, Craig was a long-time partner in the business litigation and bankruptcy/restructuring groups of one of the world’s most prominent international law firms.
Before attending law school, Craig practiced as a CPA with a Big 4 accounting firm and a national real estate developer. He has taught at Southern Methodist University’s Dedman School of Law, and is a member of the State Bar of Texas, the American Bankruptcy Institute and the Dallas Bar Association.