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Stephen A. Cord, Jr.

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Practice Areas

  • Complex Commercial Litigation
  • Products Liability Litigation
  • Transportation Litigation
  • Energy Litigation
  • Contract & Business Tort Litigation
  • Fiduciary Litigation
  • Real-Estate Litigation
  • Class Actions


"Accept the challenges so that you can feel the exhilaration of victory."

- George S. Patton, Jr.

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 2017
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas


  • Notre Dame Law School, Notre Dame, Indiana
    • J.D. – 2017
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Law Review: Notre Dame Journal of Law, Ethics, and Public Policy, Articles Editor
    • Honors: Dean’s Honor Roll Awards
    • Honors: Complex Litigation Research Assistant to Professor Jay Tidmarsh
  • Southern Methodist University, Cox School of Business
    • B.B.A.
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Major: Finance
  • University of Oxford, University College, Visiting Student

Professional Associations

  • State Bar of Texas, Litigation & Business Law Sections
  • Dallas Bar Association, Business Litigation & Trial Skills Sections
  • Notre Dame Club of Dallas
  • Eagle Scout – Boy Scouts of America

Federal Clerkships

  • The Honorable Renee H. Toliver of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • The Honorable Amos L. Mazzant of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas

Published Works

  • Stephen Cord, Getting Trust Fund Lawyers Under Control: Using Third-Party Litigation Financing and The Litigation Budget to Maximize Litigation Trust Funds, 4 Bus. & Bankr. L.J. 181 (2017).