Alexander Brauer

Alex Brauer is a trial attorney who helps clients resolve their business disputes. He has taken numerous matters through trial before both judges and juries and has an exceptional track record in court. Given his expertise, clients utilize Alex to handle their disputes in state and federal courts both inside and outside of Texas. Several matters that Alex successfully resolved involve the sale and purchases of businesses. Clients rely on Alex, however, to resolve various types of disputes ranging from breaches of non-compete agreements to allegations of fraud and deceptive practices in business transactions. As a result of his success, Alex has been recognized in Best Lawyers in America, Texas Super Lawyers, Best Lawyers in Dallas, Texas Trailblazers, and Chambers USA.

Alex is a member of various bar associations and committees and has served on the Dallas Bar Association Judiciary Committee and Fee Disputes Committee. He is also a proud supporter of Readers 2 Leaders, a literacy program that serves more than 400 West Dallas students from ages 5-12 every year, and the Great Investors’ Best Ideas Foundation, a non-profit organization benefitting The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research and the Vickery Meadow Youth Development Foundation.

Alex graduated cum laude from Florida State University before earning his law degree at the Georgetown University Law Center, where he served as executive editor for the Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics.


  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas

  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas

  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas

  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas

  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Wisconsin

  • Texas Supreme Court

Professional Honors

  • Best Lawyers in America, 2019-2020
  • Ranked among the Leading Lawyers in Texas in Chambers USA, 2019-2020

  • Best Lawyers in Dallas, D Magazine, 2016-2020

  • Texas Super Lawyers, 2017-2020, by Thomson Reuters

  • Super Lawyers Texas Rising Stars, 2010-2015, by Thomson Reuters

  • Most Feared Litigation Firms, BTI Consulting Group, 2017

  • Texas Trail Blazers, Texas Lawyer, 2019


Phone: (214) 360-7432
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Fields of Practice

  • Appeals
  • Class and Collective Actions

  • Complex Commercial Litigation

  • Complex Tort Litigation

  • Employment Litigation

  • Trials


  • Bailey Brauer PLLC (2013 – current)
  • Baker & McKenzie LLP (2005 – 2012)

  • Winstead PC (2003 – 2005)

Representative Cases

Successfully resolved dispute involving claims of fraud relating to multimillion-dollar purchase of business.

Successfully resolved dispute involving multimillion-dollar breach of contract claims relating to real estate transactions.

Obtained $5 million judgment for mobile phone software developer in international arbitration against Brazilian anti-virus developer in contractual dispute.

Successfully resolved dispute alleging tortious interference with contract and theft of trade secrets relating to competing mobile x-ray businesses.

Secured “tidal wave” opinion and cemented the law protecting the agribusiness industry.

Preserved favorable judgment after defeating a city’s claims seeking in excess of $28 million in damages.

Won complete victory in a class-certification attempt as part of an antitrust conspiracy case against the nation’s two largest poultry companies.

Secured successful summary judgment against RICO claims seeking millions of dollars in damages.

Publications/Speaking Engagements

  • Co-author, “The Supreme Court Expands the Breadth of RICO by Removing First-Party Reliance as an Element of A Civil RICO Claim,” American Bar Association’s Business Torts and RICO News, Winter 2009
  • Co-author, “Judicial Misconduct,” 14 Geo. J. Legal Ethics 963 (2001)

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