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Frank L. Branson Honored Among Best Lawyers in Dallas by D Magazine

Iconic trial lawyer named to peer-selected elite list for 18th year

DALLAS – Trial lawyer Frank L. Branson has been named to D Magazine’s elite annual list of the Best Lawyers in Dallas, an honor that recognizes his exceptional work as a plaintiff’s lawyer.

Last year Mr. Branson led a trial team that secured a $242 million verdict against Toyota on behalf of a Dallas family whose two young children suffered serious injuries when the seatbacks of a Lexus ES 300 collapsed onto them during a rear-end collision

Long recognized among Texas’ top courtroom talents, Mr. Branson has earned numerous record verdicts and settlements, along with some of the legal profession’s highest honors. The Toyota verdict was the No. 3 product defect verdict in the country in 2018, according VerdictSearch. It was the fourth top verdict earned by Mr. Branson and his firm in the last six years.

“I’m grateful to be able to use my firm and our resources to achieve some measure of justice for injuries caused by reckless and negligent corporate actions,” said Mr. Branson. “We’re proud of our successes on behalf of our clients, and we’re proud that our peers in the legal community recognize our hard work.”

In another high-profile case, Mr. Branson and the firm are currently representing a John Peter Smith Hospital nurse who was seriously injured when an elevator at the Fort Worth hospital malfunctioned.

Mr. Branson received a special “Legal Leaders” honor from D Magazine this year in recognition for being one of a small group of lawyers who have received the annual award every year since its inception in 2001. The 2019 list is featured in D Magazine’s May edition and is available online at

Earlier this year, Mr. Branson was recognized by the National Trial Lawyers as one of the 50 Most Influential Lawyers in America, while the Dallas Trial Lawyers Association honored him as one of its Legal Legends. Mr. Branson also has been honored by Texas Lawbook as one of its “Lions of the Texas Bar;” included on Super Lawyers’ list of the Top 10 lawyers in Texas for 12 straight years and in The Best Lawyers in America guide since 1987.