Bryan D. Pollard

E: bryan.pollard@fisherbroyles.com

T: (214) 984-7153

Dallas Office

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Practice Areas:

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction
  • Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
  • Employment
  • Environmental, Health & Safety
  • General Civil Litigation
  • Insurance
  • Litigation & Risk Management
  • Mediation
  • Political Law & Litigation

Bar Admissions:  

  • Texas
  • U.S. Dist. Ct. Northern Dist. of Texas
  • U.S. Dist. Ct. Southern Dist. of Texas
  • U.S. Dist. Ct. Eastern Dist. of Texas
  • U.S. Dist. Ct. Western Dist. of Texas

Education:

  • University of Texas School of Law, J.D., 1995
  • Hardin-Simmons University, B.A., English, 1993

Large Law Firm Experience:

  • Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker, LLP
  • Brown McCarroll, LLP (now Husch Blackwell LLP)

Mr. Pollard approaches litigation and trial like a sniper, pinpointing the most rapid route to victory, defeating opponents with unique and alternative tactics, and focusing on core issues. Throughout his career, clients have relied upon Mr. Pollard to prosecute or protect them from high-exposure lawsuits through efficient, but aggressive, litigation and trial practice.

Recognizing that no two lawsuits are alike, Bryan quickly discerns the law and unique facts governing each individual case to develop pre-trial tactics and prepare a focused blueprint for a sound strategic posture at trial. He also conducts a thorough analysis of the applicable law and industry standards at the outset of each case to develop unique arguments and identify any defenses or arguments that could be leveraged to bring about a favorable outcome.

Mr. Pollard’s practice focuses on business and commercial litigation, intellectual property litigation, trade secrets, products liability, real estate litigation, environmental law and litigation, healthcare litigation, professional liability (architects, engineers and attorneys), insurance coverage and litigation, risk management, childcare litigation, construction law and litigation, waste management law and litigation, and trucking law and litigation.

After law school, Bryan joined the U.S. Navy Judge Advocate General’s (JAG) Corps and served for four years as a staff judge advocate and trial defense counsel. His JAG training taught him how to be an effective advocate and confidently project to a jury, skills that he has continued to draw upon and refine in his private legal practice.

Honors & Awards

  • George Haze Cobb Trial Advocacy Award (2013)
  • George Haze Cobb Trial Advocacy Award (2011)
  • Texas Super Lawyers, Texas Rising Star (2011)
  • Defense Counsel Honor Roll, Medmarc Insurance Company (2009)

Presentations & Teaching Experience

  • Non-Economic DamagesStarr Indemnity & Liability Company, New York, NY (2017)
  • Trucking Claims and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations, American International Group, Inc. (AIG), Dallas, TX (2016)
  • Jury Selection and Trial Tactics, Sedgwick CMS, Irving, TX (2014)
  • Use of Social Media, Sedgwick CMS, Irving, TX (2013)
  • “Innocent Seller” Immunity and Indemnification Statutes: Survey, CLM 2013 Products Liability Committee Mini-Conference, Dallas, TX (2013)
  • Comparative and Contributory Negligence, AmTrust Group, Dallas, TX (2012)
  • Surveillance and Investigation, CNA Insurance Webinar, National (2012)
  • Emergency Medicine Liability, CNA Insurance Webinar, National (2012)
  • Texas Recreational Claims: Packing the Right Gear, Markel Insurance, Richmond, VA (2009)
  • Utilizing Paralegals – The Attorney’s Perspective, State Bar of Texas, Paralegal Division, CLE Course, Dallas, TX (2008)
  • Payment and Mechanic’s Lien Issues, Managing Construction Projects Seminar, Fort Worth, TX (2007)
  • The Construction Contract, Managing Construction Projects Seminar, Fort Worth, TX (2007)
  • Impact of Mechanics Liens on Real Property, Rattikan Title, Texas Title Insurance Law Seminar, Fort Worth, TX (2007).
  • Impact of Mechanics Liens on Real Property, Texas Title Insurance Law Seminar, Arlington, TX (2006)
  • Ethical Issues Involving Contracts, Texas Contract Law for Professional Engineers Seminar, Arlington, TX (2006)
  • Introduction to Contract Law, Texas Contract Law for Professional Engineers Seminar, Arlington, TX (2006)