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Brandon Lewis

Brandon Lewis is a partner  in the Dallas office of Reid Collins & Tsai, LLP.  Brandon is a trial attorney and native Texan, who has represented both plaintiffs and defendants in various complex commercial matters in both state and federal court.  Brandon has also represented clients in bankruptcy-related litigation and real estate litigation across the country. 

In 2010, Texas Monthly named Brandon a “Rising Star” in its Super Lawyers edition, a distinction reserved for the top 2.5% of Texas attorneys who are 40 years of age or have been practicing law for less than 10 years.

Notable Representations:

  • Representation of the former officers and directors of a public company in successfully defeating claims by a post-confirmation trustee for alleged breaches of fiduciary duty.
  • Representation of the trustee of the New York law firm Dreier LLP in bringing fraudulent transfer actions to recover millions of dollars of assets purchased with the proceeds of a Ponzi scheme.
  • Representation of the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors of the Millennium Multiple Employer Welfare Benefit Plan, a purported section 419A(f)(6) plan with approximately $112 million in assets that the IRS has declared to be an abusive tax shelter.
  • Representation of the Chapter 7 trustee of a defunct residential real estate developer with nationwide operations in investigating and prosecuting over one hundred million dollars in claims for breach of fiduciary duty, fraudulent transfers, and alter ego.
  • Representation of taxpayers in connection with claims against major insurance companies and their agents related to the marketing and sale of abusive tax shelters.
  • Representation of a class of purchasers of immigration bonds in bringing claims based on breach of contract and charging illegal rates
  • Representation of one of the largest mortgage lenders in the United States in defending matters relating to the servicing and foreclosure of home mortgages.

Publications and Speaking Engagements:

  • Co-author, Cut to the Core: Distilling Recent Decisions Interpreting Stern v. Marshall – Part II, ABI Bankruptcy Litigation Committee Newsletter (November 2011)
  • Co-author, Cut to the Core: Supreme Court Curtails Bankruptcy Court Jurisdiction in Stern v. Marshall – Part I, ABI Bankruptcy Litigation Committee Newsletter (September 2011).

Brandon is a member of the American Bar Association, the State Bar of Texas, the Dallas Bar Association, and the Dallas Association of Young Lawyers.  He is also a Junior Associate of the Dallas Museum of Art, and he and his wife are members of White’s Chapel United Methodist Church in Southlake, Texas.  Prior to joining Reid Collins & Tsai LLP, Brandon was an associate with Diamond McCarthy LLP.