Alexander Brauer


Alex Brauer is a sought-after 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. Given his expertise, clients utilize Alex to handle disputes in state and federal courts in Texas and throughout the country. While Alex has assisted several clients with disputes involving the sales and purchases of businesses, clients call on Alex to resolve various controversies ranging from allegations of fraud and deceptive practices in commercial transactions to breaches of fiduciary duties and obligations relating to non-compete agreements. As a result of his work, Alex has been recognized in Chambers USA, Texas Super Lawyers, Best Lawyers in Dallas, Texas Trailblazers, and Best Lawyers in America.

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 North Texas Community Giving 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

  • Chambers USA, Commercial Litigation, 2019-2024

  • The Best Lawyers in America, 2019-2024

  • Best Lawyers in Dallas, D Magazine, 2016-2024

  • Lawdragon 500 Leading Litigators in America, 2023-2024

  • Texas Super Lawyers, 2017-2023, by Thomson Reuters

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

  • Texas Trailblazers, Texas Lawyer, 2019

  • Most Feared Litigation Firms, BTI Consulting Group, 2017

  • Litigation Counsel of America Fellow


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

Obtained appellate court ruling affirming judgment in client’s favor after a week-long bench trial.

Trial verdict in client’s favor against allegations that plaintiff physician owned 20% of nephrology practice.

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)

Professional Associations and Memberships