Wade McClure, a Director of the Firm in the Dallas office, primarily represents companies and individuals in business litigation matters including oil and gas disputes, minority shareholder related matters and other contractual and commercial matters. Over the past twenty years, he has been involved in numerous cases involving Operating Agreements, Participation Agreements and Areas of Mutual Interest. He has also defended well damage cases for service companies and prosecuted foreclosure of M & M liens for service companies over the years. Wade also represents manufacturers in products liability matters throughout Texas and the Southwest. He practices in the Products Liability Defense, Energy, Litigation, Large Loss Subrogation, Construction, Personal Injury Defense, Insurance, and Intellectual Property practices areas. He is a seasoned trial lawyer representing Fortune 500 companies in products liability, construction, and trade secret litigation. He also represents public and private companies in business and commercial disputes including oil and gas related issues, UCC issues, contract, fraud, breach of fiduciary, and non-compete agreements. Wade is one of the few attorneys in the country to be Board Certified in Civil Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specializations, the National Board of Trial Advocacy, and Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law.
- Obtained unanimous take-nothing defense jury verdict in a products liability case for a smoke alarm company in East Texas case involving a fire in a mobile home which resulted in the deaths of four children and a grandmother.
- Received a dismissal before trial in a products liability case for a gas operant product manufacturer in an Oklahoma case involving a fatal gas explosion.
- Successfully resolved products liability cases in far west Texas involving an explosion and fire at an oil refinery plant.
- Successfully tried cases throughout Texas for elevator and escalator manufacturers in product liability disputes.
- Successfully resolved OSHA investigations and cases for manufacturing clients.
- Successfully resolved a trade secrets dispute involving the alleged theft of a trade secret by a former employee of the product manufacturer.
- Successfully resolved a trade secrets dispute involving the design of a new product.
- Co-Author, Informal Fiduciary Relationships: Can Trust Heighten Duties?; Dallas Bar Association Headnotes (October 2008)
- Author, The Sarbanes-Oxley Whistleblower Provisions (September, 2008)
- Presenter, The Choosing and Courting a Jury Course, TexasBarCLE (March, 2011)
- Texas Bar Association
- Oklahoma Bar Association
- American Bar Association
- Texas Bar Foundation
- Dallas Bar Foundation
- Texas Association of Defense Counsel