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George M. Kryder
George M. Kryder
Partner — Commercial & Business Litigation
Partner — Commercial & Business Litigation

George M. Kryder

George M. Kryder
Dallas

Trammell Crow Center
2001 Ross Avenue
Suite 3900
Dallas, TX 75201

George M. Kryder

Experience Highlights

  • Obtained take nothing judgment in bank’s favor in lender liability trial

  • Obtained dismissal of federal securities claims in putative class action

  • Represented client in a securities class action involving alleged misrepresentations concerning developments of technology

  • Obtained dismissal of RICO claims involving real estate investments

  • Represented multinational corporation in connection with a former employee’s alleged misappropriation of electronic trade secrets and intellectual property

Credentials

  • Vanderbilt University Law School, J.D., 1977 (Patrick Wilson Scholar; Managing Editor, Vanderbilt Law Review; Law Review Medal)
  • Princeton University, Princeton School of Public and International Affairs, A.B., 1974 (Class President)
  • Law clerk to the Honorable Harry Phillips, Chief Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit, 1977 – 1978
  • The Best Lawyers in America® (BL Rankings, LLC), in Legal Malpractice, 1999−2021; in Business Litigation 2001−2005 and 2021; in Commercial Litigation 2006−2021; in Intellectual Property Litigation 2011−2021; in Securities Litigation 2011− 2021; in Bet-the-Company Litigation 2016−2021
  • The Best Lawyers in America® (BL Rankings, LLC), “Lawyer of the Year” in Legal Malpractice Law (Dallas/Fort Worth), 2020
  • Selected to the Texas Super Lawyers list, Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters), 2004−2020
  • D Magazine, “Best Lawyers in Dallas,” 2003, 2005, 2007−2020
  • Selected to the Top 100 Dallas/Fort Worth Region Super Lawyers list, Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters), 2004 and 2005
  • Chair: ABA Standing Committee on Lawyers’ Professional Liability, 2010 – 2014; Chair or Co-Chair: Fellows Program, Section of Litigation, American Bar Association, 2012 – 2014; Professional Liability Litigation Committee, Section of Litigation, American Bar Association, 1999 – 2003 and 2009 – 2011; Electronic Communications Policy Committee, Section of Litigation, American Bar Association, 2006 – 2009; “Trial By Jury: A Program Focused On Jury Thinking,” American Bar Association, Seattle, Washington, September 2005; Expert Witness Committee Section of Litigation, American Bar Association, 2003 – 2004; U.S. Fifth Circuit Judicial Conference, Dallas, Texas, May 2002; National Legal Malpractice Conference, American Bar Association Standing Committee on Lawyers’ Professional Liability, New York, New York, April 2000; American Bar Association Section of Litigation Annual Meeting, Dallas, Texas, April 1999
  • Member: Federal Practice Task Force, Section of Litigation, American Bar Association, 2014 – ; Managing Director, Section of Litigation, American Bar Association, 2005 – 2006; Division Director, Section of Litigation, American Bar Association, 2011 and 2012;; Standing Committee on Lawyers’ Professional Liability, American Bar Association, 1999 – 2001, Liaison, 2004 – 2010; Innovations in Technology Task Force, 1998 – 1999, Section of Litigation, American Bar Association; American Inns of Court; Dallas Bar Association; Executive Committee of the Institute of Law and Technology, Center for American and International Law
  • Ohio (inactive)
  • District of Columbia (inactive)
  • Georgia (inactive)
  • Texas
  • “Top Ten Ways to Avoid Claims and Ethical Problems,” Annual In-House Symposium 2018, April 27, 2018 (speaker)
  • “Expert Witnesses in Lawyer Liability Litigation,” AON Law Firm Symposium, Chicago, Illinois, October 2013 (panelist)
  • “The Opening Statement and Closing Argument in a High Stakes Legal Malpractice Case,” ABA National Legal Malpractice Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana, April 2013 (moderator)
  • “The Impact of ABA 20/20 Model Rule Changes on Lawyers and Professional Liability,” NABRICO Annual Conference, Austin, Texas, April 2012 (panelist)
  • “Walking the Line – Hot Topics in Ethics,” Northern District of Texas Bankruptcy Bench Bar Conference, Dallas, Texas, June 2012 (panelist)