Winstead’s Brannon Dillard Elected Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation


Houston, Texas, Jan. 21, 2015 — Winstead shareholder Brannon C. Dillard has been elected to membership in the prestigious Fellows of the Texas Bar Foundation.  Fellows of the Foundation are selected for their outstanding professional achievements and their demonstrated commitment to the improvement of the justice system throughout the state of Texas.  Each year one-third of one percent of Texas attorneys are invited to become Fellows. Once nominees are selected, they must be elected by the Texas Bar Foundation Board of Trustees.

Dillard works in Winstead’s business litigation, energy law, and securities litigation and enforcement practice groups and insurance and energy industry groups.  He represents clients in a variety of civil litigation and arbitration matters in state and federal courts, at both the trial and appellate levels, and before arbitration tribunals.  Dillard focuses his practice on complex business litigation, first-party insurance coverage and bad-faith litigation, third-party insurance defense litigation, energy litigation, and securities litigation and arbitration.

Dillard received his J.D. from the Baylor University School of Law, where he served as a teaching and research assistant to Gerald Powell, the Abner V. McCall Professor of Evidence.  He was a member of the Order of Barristers and Harvey M. Richey Moot Court Society, and received multiple awards for his accomplishments in internal moot court competitions and the Practice Court Program’s mock trial competition.

The Texas Bar Foundation is the largest charitably-funded bar foundation in the country. Founded in 1965 by lawyers determined to assist the public and improve the profession of law. To date, the Texas Bar Foundation has distributed more than $15 million throughout Texas to assist nonprofit organizations with a wide range of justice-related programs and services. For more information, contact the Texas Bar Foundation at

Winstead PC is among the largest business law firms in Texas. Winstead attorneys and consultants serve as trusted advisors to mid-market and large businesses, providing a core range of legal services that are critical to their operation and success. Winstead currently has offices in Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, San Antonio, and The Woodlands, Texas; Charlotte, North Carolina; New Orleans, Louisiana and Washington, D.C.



Shannon Tipton