Winstead P.C.

Winstead P.C.

4 Star Rating     2 reviews 
Main Office:

2728 N. Harwood Street, Suite 500 | Dallas | TX | 75201

Phone: 214-745-5400 | Fax: 214-745-5390

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Year of establishment 1973 Number of partners 163
Number of offices 7 Partner to associate ratio 1.50
Biggest office Dallas Percentage of women attorneys 30.40
Number of attorneys 312 Percentage of minority attorneys 11.50
Number of associates 110 Percentage of LGBT attorneys 0.30
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Winstead P.C. Reviews

- Reviewed on December 18, 2017

Advice to law firm management: Management needs to be a little more respondent on problems that arise. The quicker its dealt with, the better.

Pros: My whole time here has been great and full of energized people and lots of group think. The benefits are great.

Cons: The management team needs to focus on the priorities during the day and get rid of problems quickly.

Current or former employee?: Current Employee

- Reviewed on July 21, 2017

Advice to law firm management: Don't expect to be patted on the back but also don't confuse that with a bad work environment. Make sure to work hard and put yourself out there so that you will be noticed.

Pros: The firm has a reputation for being a more fun and laid back work environment and that is evident as soon as you walk through the door. You are always greeted with friendliness and a smile. They try to keep the environment as positive as possible and the attorneys really want to help the staff.

Cons: The firm is competitive within some of the departments so it can become easy to know your place and what your exact position is within the Firm. You have to look out for yourself if you want to move up because they don't really notice hard work.

Current or former employee?: Current Employee


Destination: Wherever you need to go” represents Winstead’s attitude, as well as the vastness of our experience and technical resources that clients rely on. Clients in virtually all industries bring their challenges to Winstead and they keep coming back deal after deal, case after case, year after year as their organizations grow and change. Entrepreneurs love us, because we are fast, nimble and competitively priced. Corporate counsel depend on us because we have the sophistication, resourcefulness and deep know-how they need. From practice to practice, Winstead attorneys deliver a consistent client experience—the most responsive attorneys you’ll hire, attorneys who know how to get things done, and business-friendly rates and fee arrangements that are aligned with the goals of the engagement. In Texas, coast to coast and around the globe, Winstead is with you.

Practice Areas

Winstead P.C. practices law in the following areas and works with its clients to provide the best possible legal solutions.

  • Accountants
  • Architects & Engineers
  • Community Associations
  • Insurance Agents & Brokers
  • Land Use & Zoning
  • Lawyers
  • Medical Malpractice & Health Care
  • Miscellaneous Professions
  • Real Estate Professionals
  • Real Property
  • Securities Industry Professionals
  • Admiralty & Marine
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Appellate
  • Asbestos
  • Aviation & Aerospace
  • Bankruptcy
  • Class Action Defense
  • Commercial Contracts & Agreements
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction
  • Corporate Governance & Compliance
  • Crisis Management
  • Data Privacy & Security
  • Directors & Officers Liability
  • E Discovery
  • Employee Benefits
  • Employment & Labor
  • Energy
  • Environmental
  • Fair Housing & Discrimination Claims
  • Fidelity
  • Surety
  • Financial Institutions
  • Financial Services
  • Gaming Sweepstakes & Contests
  • General Liability & Casualty
  • Government Affairs
  • Government Contracts
  • Government Investigations
  • Health Care Law
  • Hospitality
  • Immigration
  • Information Governance
  • Insurance & Reinsurance Coverage
  • Insurance & Reinsurance Defense
  • Insurance & Reinsurance Transactions
  • Insurance Regulatory & Compliance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Life Health Disability & Erisa
  • Liquor Licensing
  • Lobby Law Compliance
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Municipal
  • Local Government
  • Pharmaceuticals & Medical Devices
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Liability & Services
  • Program Management
  • Railroad
  • Real Estate & Development
  • Risk Analysis & Mitigation
  • Securities
  • Toxic Tort
  • Transportation
  • Business & Financial
  • Government Relations
  • Insurance & Reinsurance
  • Litigation
  • Energy Lending
  • Energy Litigation
  • Energy Regulatory
  • Environmental Litigation
  • Environmental Regulatory
  • Environmental Transactional
  • Environmental Water Law
  • Government Enforcement & Regulated Industries Litigation
  • Healthcare Facilities Real Estate
  • Healthcare Finance
  • Ip Litigation
  • Ip Transactional
  • Leasing & Asset Management
  • Planned Community Mixed Use & Condominium
  • Real Estate Development & Investments
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Business Restructuring
  • Corporate Securities
  • M&A
  • Energy Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Executive Compensation & Benefits
  • Fiduciary Litigation
  • Finance & Banking
  • Healthcare
  • Labor Employment & Immigration
  • Public & Regulatory Law
  • Public Finance
  • Real Estate
  • Real Estate Finance Default Resolution & Servicing
  • Securities Litigation & Enforcement
  • Syndicated Finance
  • Tax
  • Wealth Preservation

Hiring Criteria

Winstead P.C. follows the set of hiring criteria outlined below.

Winstead considers candidates with outstanding academic performance as well as personal and professional achievements. Hiring criteria varies from school to school. Available upon request.

Pro bono

Winstead greatly supports the right to legal representation. Our attorneys, paralegals and legal assistants donate numerous hours each year to a wide variety of organizations and individuals. Below are a few representative pro bono projects:

Working with FUNED of Honduras, a Tegucigalpa-based organization to provide life-transforming business loans in third-world countries
Assisted disabled individuals with obtaining and sustaining social security benefits
Counseled individuals faced with deportation and other immigration-related issues
Assisted in numerous divorce and custody proceedings
Participated in the ABA's Death Penalty Representation Project and provided assistance in several habeas corpus proceedings
Volunteered legal time and resources to assist a Houston nonprofit organization that places hard-to-adopt children in caring homes
Assisted the South Dallas Inner-City Community Development Corporation in taking ownership of five properties for development of community projects in Dallas
Counseled ARTS Center Stage, an Austin nonprofit supervising the redevelopment of the Municipal Auditorium
Donated legal services and other resources to assist in the design, permitting and construction of a building for Vogel Alcove, a day-care facility for homeless children

Winstead P.C. Awards and Recognitions

Winstead a Finalist for the 13th Annual M&A Advisor Awards

Shareholder Tom Forestier to be Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award

Winstead's Founding Shareholder Pete Winstead to be Honored With Jurisprudence Award

Winstead's Roland Love receives Crystal Hope Award

Obtaining Evidence Abroad for Use in United States Litigation, 35 Southwestern Law Journal 585, 1981 and 18 Patent Law Annual 167, 1980. Texas Bar Foundation Outstanding Law Review Article Award.


Winstead is strongly committed to diversity and we strive to recruit, retain and advance men and women of all backgrounds, so our workforce reflects the diversity of our clients and our communities. We are proud that our firm is made up of people who bring different perspectives through varied cultural and geographical experiences.

Summer associate program

Winstead's recruiters interview top law students for our Summer Associate Program each year. Among those students, we invite only a dozen to join the program. A student's decision to apply for the program might be a first step in a long and rewarding career with our firm.

A primary program goal is for each summer associate to experience and understand the day-to-day professional life of a first-year associate at Winstead.

Should you be chosen for the Summer Associate Program, you can expect:

To be immersed in the firm's work and culture as an important team member from the first day of the program.

To participate in the daily activities of Winstead's attorneys, such as attending court hearings, depositions, client conferences and negotiating sessions and closings for business transactions.

To receive a thorough and candid explanation of and engage in open dialogue with attorneys at all levels about our vision, mission, core values, management philosophy and policies, the business side of the firm's practice and the relevance and importance of these topics to the associate's career.

The program is six weeks in duration. Hiring decisions are made shortly after the program's completion, so associates can experience another firm during the second half of the summer. Please check with your law school career center for our on-campus interview dates.

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