Jason Marlin

Companies large and small turn to Mr. Marlin when facing matters that threaten their business.

An experienced trial lawyer who represents companies on complex commercial disputes, he is dedicated to helping secure successful outcomes for clients involved in financial services litigation, shareholder derivative actions, real estate disputes, catastrophic personal injury cases, eminent domain proceedings, and energy-related lawsuits. A life-long Texan, he has represented numerous energy companies facing royalty claims, working-interest owner disputes, and lease disputes. He has spoken and been published on the effects of state regulatory legislation on the oil and gas industry. He has extensive experience providing eminent domain advice and counsel to Fortune 500 companies, individual investors, developers, property owners, and a regional tollway authority. He recently helped finalize the acquisition of land necessary for the completion of the TEXRail commuter line from downtown Fort Worth to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport. He also has significant experience in cases involving the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA), the Truth in Lending Act (TILA), the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), and cases involving mortgage fraud.

A graduate of the University of Texas School of Law, he earned his undergraduate degree from Baylor University. He served on the Texas School Safety Center Board of Directors from 2012-2014. The board reports and advises the governor, the legislature, the State Board of Education, and the Texas Education Agency on school safety and security initiatives.


  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit

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

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

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

Professional Honors

  • Lawdragon 500 Leading Litigators in America, 2023-2024

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


Phone: (214) 382-3314
Email: JMarlin@BaileyBrauer.com
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Fields of Practice

  • Complex Commercial Litigation

  • Oil and Gas Litigation

  • Eminent Domain

  • Financial Services


  • Bailey Brauer PLLC (2021-current)

  • Locke Lord LLP (2005-2021)

Representative Cases

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

Obtained trial court dismissal of claims against a publisher of information, and upheld dismissal at the Fifth Circuit.

Obtained, and upheld on appeal, summary judgment against various product liability claims.

Represented real estate developer on appeal and overturned a summary judgment against the developer’s breach of contract claim.

Represented national ladder company in product liability action.

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