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W. Chase Medling

Biography
W. Chase Medling focuses his practice on various aspects of complex commercial litigation, including business torts, copyright and trademark infringement, securities, constitutional law, DTPA, and breach of contract. Mr. Medling has assisted individuals, business entities, and municipalities in connection with bringing lawsuits, negotiating settlements, and preparing for mediations and trials. Mr. Medling has first-chair trial experience in civil and criminal matters.

In addition, he engages in family law matters, including divorces and child custody disputes. Mr. Medling is involved with pro bono family law matters and has volunteered in Texas Lawyers for Texas Veterans’ legal clinics.
Affiliations and honors

AFFILIATIONS

  • American Bar Association
  • Tarrant County Bar Association
  • Tarrant County Young Lawyers Association
  • Eldon B. Mahon Inn of Court
  • Pro Bono College of the State Bar of Texas, Member, 2015-2017

HONORS

  • Named Best Lawyers®, Dallas/Fort Worth-Ones to Watch, U.S. News & World Report, 2021-2022
    • Commercial Litigation
    • Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Texas Super Lawyers Rising Stars, Thomson Reuters, 2021
    • General Litigation
  • Top Attorney, 360 West magazine, 2017, 2020-2021
    • Civil Law | Litigation
  • Top Attorney, Fort Worth, Texas magazine, 2016-2019
    • Civil Law | Litigation
  • Top Attorney less than five years in practice, Fort Worth, Texas magazine, 2012-2015
    • Civil Law | Litigation
Education
  • Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2011
    • Dean’s List
    • International Law Review Association
    • Teaching Assistant: Legal Research, Writing & Advocacy
  • The University of Texas, B.S. in Radio-Television-Film, with high honors, 2008
    • Dean’s List; College Scholar; Distinguished Scholar
    • Various awards and recognition for creative writing and documentary films
Admissions
  • State Bar of Texas, 2011
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
Speeches & Publications
  • Co-Author, "Home-Court Advantage: How the SEC’s Intention to Bring More Administrative Proceedings Could Affect You," Texas Lawbook (Oct. 2013)
  • Co-Author, "Fifth Amendment Privilege: Shield or Sword in White-Collar Cases?," The Texas Lawbook, June 29, 2013
Chase Medling Listed Among The Best Lawyers in America© "Ones to Watch" 2021