Chad M. Hainley graduated from The Pennsylvania State University prior to attending SMU Dedman School of Law. While in law school, Chad served as the President of the Sports and Entertainment Law Association, was a student mentor for first year law students, was an advocate in the AAJ Mock Trial and Jackson Walker Moot Court competitions and studied abroad at Oxford University. During law school, Chad also assisted a Certified Major League Baseball agent in preparing for arbitration that resulted in a favorable award in the player’s favor.
Following law school, Chad has served as defense counsel for numerous oil and gas companies, trucking enterprises, general contractors, subcontractors, and non-subscriber employers in collection matters, personal injury cases, construction defect claims, and business disputes.
Among Chad’s accomplishments are achieving a settlement for a trucking accident, involving a severe traumatic brain injury to the Plaintiff, for under $225,000 of provided authority, drafting and arguing a motion for summary judgment that was partially granted on an injured employee’s claims for negligence and gross negligence against their non-subscribing employer, and being awarded “Attorney of the Quarter” while at Cox PLLC for his performance in resolving numerous construction defect claims, including two foundation failure disputes.
Chad is a proud member of the Defense Research Institute, the Texas Association of Defense Counsel, and the Dallas Bar Association.
Out of the office, Chad enjoys travelling abroad, attending Dallas Stars hockey games, and spending time with his fiancé, Shannon.
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