Tamara Baggett began her professional career in the aerospace and defense industry. During that time, she earned her MBA at the Southern Methodist University Edwin L. Cox School of Business, with concentrations in strategic leadership and organizational behavior. Ms. Baggett brings her professional experience in the business world to her clients to develop strategies for success in the courtroom and beyond.

The breadth of Ms. Baggett’s practice and experience results in creative and effective solutions to complex legal issues. Ms. Baggett focuses her practice on complex commercial litigation with an emphasis on contract disputes, fiduciary litigation, construction litigation, unfair trade practices cases, and appellate advocacy. She also has experience litigating a range of real estate, intellectual property, antitrust, and tort disputes. Ms. Baggett has handled matters in federal and state courts, arbitrations, and actions before regulatory/administrative agencies and protected judgments through the appeal process. She has represented general contractors and specialty subcontractors in a variety of construction disputes in both litigation and arbitration.

While attending law school, Ms. Baggett served as a member of the Texas Tech Law Review and interned for the Honorable Sam A. Lindsay, District Judge, Northern District of Texas.

Ms. Baggett was recognized as a Texas "Rising Star" in 2012 and 2017 in the area of Business Litigation by Super Lawyers magazine.

Professional & Community Activities

Dallas Bar Association, Member

State Bar of Texas, Member

National Association of Women Lawyers, Member

Girls, Inc., Literacy Leader

Kilpatrick Women’s Initiative, Member

Texas Legal Hospice, Attorney Volunteer, 2017 Lawyer of Style and Member of Fundraiser Host Committee

Education

  • Texas Tech University School of Law, J.D. (2008)
    magna cum laude
  • Southern Methodist University Cox School of Business, M.B.A. (2005)
  • University of Texas at Dallas, B.A., Arts and Humanities (2000)
    magna cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • Texas (2008)

Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas

Who We Are

What fully engaged means to me:

Developing strategies for success in the courtroom and beyond.

2001 Ross Avenue, Suite 4400
Dallas, TX, 75201
USA
t +1 214.922.7143
f +1 214.279.4456

Tamara D. Baggett

Experience Highlights

Online defamation pre-suit investigation
Represented client in action to discover identities of online posters, providing client an avenue to protect reputation and business against more
Multi-million dollar contract dispute for paper mill owner
Prevailed for plaintiff in multi-million dollar contract dispute, obtaining full recovery of disputed amount, interest, and attorneys’ fees, and more
Fiduciary litigation
Defeated claims of contractual bars to obtain favorable arbitration awards and settlements prosecuting claims against fiduciaries. more
Lien process and procedure for subcontractor
Developed internal lien process and procedure for subcontractor for construction projects in multiple states, streamlining lien procedure for more