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larry d. grayson


Dallas Lawyer Larry Grayson

Telephone 214.346.3719
Facsimile 214.267.4219
lgrayson@hdbdlaw.com
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8750 N. Central Expy.
Suite 1600
Dallas, Texas 75231

larry d. grayson


A founding partner in the firm's Dallas office, Larry has represented clients throughout the State of Texas in a variety of cases, including wrongful death suits, insurance coverage and commercial disputes, product liability suits, dram shop litigation, wrongful termination and employment claims, as well as general negligence actions. Along with representing automotive, truck and heavy-duty equipment manufacturers, Larry has obtained successful outcomes for various retailers and suppliers in a wide range of industries. He has also served on defense steering committees in mass tort litigation. In addition to maintaining an active trial practice, Larry served as the firm's managing partner for more than a decade.

Lawyer Larry Grayson Interests.

Education

University of Texas, J.D. (With Honors) 1979

  • Order of the Coif

East Texas State University, B.S. 1976

Bar & Court Admissions

Texas

U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

Recognition & Awards

Rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell

Recognized as a Super Lawyer by Texas Super Lawyers magazine (2013-2014)

Recognized as a Super Lawyer by Texas Super Lawyers magazine (Personal Injury - Products Defense), 2016

Professional Affiliations & Activities

State Bar of Texas

Defense Research Institute

Texas Association of Defense Counsel

American Board of Trial Advocates

Webinars:
"Product Liability Recalls on the Rise: Legal Strategies – Preparing for Recalls, Defending Litigation and Leveraging Case Developments" – Product Liability Litigation seminar, sponsored by Strafford Publications (September 2011) Download presentation

Lectures:
"Crashworthiness: Defending Against Plaintiff Claims Relating to Automotive Design" - Automotive Product Liability Litigation seminar, sponsored by the American Conference Institute (November 2009, Chicago)

"Simplifying Critical Issues for the Jury" – Automotive Product Liability Litigation seminar, sponsored by the American Conference Institute (October 2008, Chicago)

"A Focus on Accident Reconstruction" – Automotive Product Liability Litigation seminar, sponsored by the American Conference Institute ( September 2010, Chicago )

"Hazards of Distracted Driving" – Automotive Product Liability Litigation seminar, sponsored by the American Conference Institute (Summer 2012) Download presentation

"And Now, The Law" – Emerging Issues in Motor Vehicle Product Liability Litigation seminar, sponsored by the American Bar Association (April 2013, Phoenix)

"Cell Phones, Smart Phones, Navigation/Other Electronic Devices and Beyond: How Defense Counsel Can Use the Distracted Driver Defense as a Shield in Products Cases and New Liability Theories Being Advanced" – Automotive Product Liability Litigation seminar, sponsored by the American Conference Institute (June 2013, Chicago)

"Distracted Driving" – Webinar sponsored by Defense Research Institute (September 2013)

"And Now, The Law" – Emerging Issues in Motor Vehicle Product Liability Litigation seminar, sponsored by the American Bar Association (April 2014, Phoenix)

"Mock Trial: Manufacturer Liability for Distracted Driving" – Emerging Issues in Motor Vehicle Product Liability Litigation seminar, sponsored by the American Bar Association (April 2014, Phoenix)

Articles:
"Cross-examination of Plaintiff's Expert Witness" – Defense Research Institute's "Trials and Tribulations" journal (Fall 2006)

"Jury Persuasion in the 21st Century" – Defense Research Institute' "Trials and Tribulations" journal (Winter 2010)

"Distracted Driving" – Defense Research Institute's "Strictly Speaking" Newsletter