Maddy Dwertman

Senior Associate


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Maddy Dwertman

Maddy Dwertman represents clients in a broad range of complex litigation matters, including securities litigation and general commercial litigation. They have experience in a variety of state and federal trial courts.

Committed to being involved with the legal community, Maddy has held several leadership roles with local and national bar associations and community organizations. Maddy was recognized as a "Best LGBT Lawyer Under 40" by the National LGBTQ+ Bar Association in 2020.

Related Experience

  • Representation of an SEC receiver in numerous litigation matters, including matters at the trial and appellate levels, arising out of a securities fraud
  • Representation of a multinational corporation in Texas appellate court in wrongful death suit
  • Representation of a national retailer in Texas appellate court in personal injury suit
  • Representation of a multinational corporation in Texas trial and appellate courts in personal injury suit
  • Representation of specialty pharmaceutical company in state and federal multidistrict litigation
  • Representation of leading transportation company in state multidistrict litigation
  • Representation of Texas property owner before Texas Supreme Court in declaratory judgment action involving the Texas Open Meetings Act
  • Representation of multiple clients in complex insurance coverage disputes

Pro Bono

  • Representation of an employee in Texas state court in lawsuit involving claims for misappropriation of trade secrets and tortious interference with contract
  • Representation of several LGBTQ asylum seekers from Honduras, El Salvador, and Guatemala in federal immigration court
  • Representation of gay Palestinian asylum seeker before USCIS
  • Representation of Haitian asylum seeker with mental illness before the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals and U.S. Supreme Court
  • Representation of grandmother in child custody dispute in Texas state court
  • Representation of transgender persons challenging Tennessee's categorical exclusion that prohibits the correction of gender markers on Tennessee birth certificates in federal district court
  • Representation of several transgender and non-binary persons in connection with name and gender marker petitions in Texas state court
  • Representation of transgender persons challenging North Carolina's requirement that trans individuals furnish proof of sex reassignment surgery in order to obtain accurate birth certificates
  • Representation of nonprofit legal services organization in connection with commenting on several proposed immigration regulations

Awards & Community

Recipient of American Bar Association Pro Bono Publico Award, 2022

Recipient of State Bar of Texas LGBTQ Law Section Judge Black Award, 2022

Named a "South Trailblazer" by The American Lawyer, 2022

Recipient of American Gateways Pro Bono Award, 2021

Recognized by National LGBTQ+ Bar Association as a "Best LGBT Lawyer Under 40," 2020

Recipient of the Baker Botts Excellence in Diversity and Community Engagement Award, 2020

Recipient of the Baker Botts Judge Thomas Gibbs Gee Award for Outstanding Pro Bono Service, 2017


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