Winstead attorneys work collaboratively with clients in numerous industries to help achieve their business goals. For each project and relationship, our philosophy remains the same—Invest, Inform, Empower. Our first job is to invest the time to understand our client’s industry, vision, and business objectives. Second, we use our skills and experience to identify promising opportunities and develop strategies for navigating obstacles and managing risks. Finally, we work as integral members of our client’s business teams to provide ongoing momentum, direction, and solutions for their business challenges. Powered by the success of our clients, Winstead has more than 300 attorneys. Though our size, presence, and experience enables us to meet the legal needs on practically any scale, our attorneys still offer the attention to detail, accessibility, and responsiveness that are crucial to achieving our clients’ goals. Winstead’s practice areas include: Appellate; Business Litigation; Business Restructuring/Bankruptcy; Commercial Litigation; Construction; Corporate, Securities/M&A;  Corporate Commercial Transactions & Outsourcing; Energy Law; Environmental Law; Executive Compensation & Benefits; Fiduciary Litigation; Finance & Banking; Government Enforcement & Regulated Industries Litigation; Government Relations; Healthcare; Insurance/Reinsurance Litigation; Intellectual Property; Labor, Planned Community, Mixed-Use & Condominium; Public Finance; Public & Regulatory Law; Real Estate Development & Investments; Real Estate Finance, Default Resolution & Servicing; Tax; Wealth Preservation.


The Bridge Group contacts at Winstead are:

David Dawson, Esq.
Frost Bank Tower
401 Congress Avenue
Suite 2100
Austin, Texas 78701
Telephone: (512) 370 2847
Fax: (512) 370 2850 

Michelle Rieger, Esq.
2728 N. Harwood Street
Suite 500
Dallas, Texas 75201
Telephone: (214) 745 5416
Fax: (214) 745 5390
George S. Craft, Jr., Esq.
JP Morgan Chase Tower
600 Travis Street
Suite 5200
Houston, Texas 77002
Telephone: (713) 650 2743
Fax: (713) 650 2400
David Johnson, Esq.
One City Place
300 Throckmorton Street
Suite 1700
Fort Worth, TX 76102
Telephone: (817) 420 8223
Fax: (817) 420 8201

Brian Short, Esq.
1415 Vantage Park Drive
Suite 450
Charlotte, NC 28203
Telephone: (704) 339 1774
Fax: (704) 339 1701
Kyle Watson, Esq.
24 Waterway Avenue
Suite 500
The Woodlands, Texas 77380
Telephone: 281 681 5900
Fax: 281 681 5901
Dan Martinez, Esq.
112 E. Pecan Street
Suite 725
San Antonio, Texas 78205
Telephone: (210) 277 6800
Fax: (210) 277 6810


Each law firm that is a member of the Bridge Group is a separate legal entity and is not affiliated with the other firms in a partnership, joint venture or other legal relationship. Nothing in the information contained in this site or other written or verbal material does, or should it be construed to create such a relationship.

Each firm maintains complete autonomy to exercise professional service on an individual basis.