David S. McCreary

David S. McCreary

Senior Partner & Founder

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David S. McCreary is a decisive and effective legal counselor who utilizes creativity, communication, and problem solving to assist clients through complex legal issues.

A former Chief Legal Officer, David S. McCreary was recognized by The Association of Corporate Counsel in 2010 as a finalist for “Outstanding Chief Legal Officer” and the legal department he built was recognized as an “Outstanding Small Law Department” by D Magazine in 2010.

David brings almost 25 years of experience and the ability to leverage his real world business experience with the needs of growing businesses to promote profitable results. He is able to adapt and respond with the information needed by business owners and management to maintain the legal health of his client’s business.

David has successfully met the legal needs of his clients by planning legal strategy for the desired outcome utilizing broad substantive experience in multiple practice areas. He has shown himself to be fearless in defending the integrity and reputation of his clients.

He has been able to bridge the culture of risk management and compliance with the revenue generating needs of his clients.

Whether it is in a state or federal court room or a board room, David S. McCreary helps his clients by becoming a client’s quasi Chief Legal Officer and managing all aspects of the Client’s legal health.

Education
Juris Doctorate, with Honors, University of Texas School of Law, 1993
Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, Economics, Southern Methodist University, 1990
Admissions

State Bar of Texas
Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas
United States Tax Court

Professional Recognition

2015 Legal Advisor of the Year, In-House Counsel
14th Annual M&A Advisor Awards
In recognition of outstanding achievement in the M&A community as Chief Legal Officer for Generational Equity.

2010 "Best Corporate Counsel" Finalist
The Dallas Business Journal
The Dallas Business Journal’s Best Corporate Counsel awards program was launched in 2004 with the aim of recognizing the contribution of the many corporate lawyers in the Dallas-Fort Worth area who play a vital role in the success of their companies.
In today’s volatile and complicated business environment, their expertise is even more important to the success of North Texas companies.

2010 "Outstanding Chief Legal Officer", Finalist
Association of Corporate Counsel and D CEO Magazine
Honored as a Finalist as both "Outstanding Chief Legal Officer or General Counsel" and "Outstanding Small Law Department" by D CEO Magazine in conjunction with the Association of Corporate Counsel

2010 "Outstanding Small Law Department", Finalist
Association of Corporate Counsel and D CEO Magazine
Honored as a Finalist as both "Outstanding Chief Legal Officer or General Counsel" and "Outstanding Small Law Department" by D CEO Magazine in conjunction with the Association of Corporate Counsel

“Outstanding Chief Legal Officer” Finalist

“Outstanding Chief Legal Officer” Finalist