Mr. Thomas is a trial attorney and trained problem solver who draws on a broad base of experience to craft unique solutions for his clients. After earning a long list of honors during college and law school—all at the University of Texas—he gained invaluable experience and exposure as a law clerk to a federal judge in Dallas. Mr. Thomas then spent seven years honing his litigation skills at Vinson & Elkins, LLP, one of the largest international law firms in Texas. Through these experiences, Mr. Thomas has learned how to solve complicated problems in an efficient, client-centered manner. He relishes building rapport with his clients and helping them analyze legal strategy and risks. Mr. Thomas is always prepared to boldly pursue his clients’ cause all of the way through trial.
Cort is an out-of-the-box thinker who pursues justice for his clients in a resourceful and trustworthy manner. His character is marked by an unwavering conviction to do what is true and right and to counsel his clients in the same way.- Construction industry veteran
Insofar as familiarity with the federal judiciary, local rules, practices, and procedures, I doubt there’s another young, partner-level lawyer in Texas who knows the Northern District as well as Cort does.- Russ Brown, Managing Partner, Brown Fox
Long before stepping foot in a courtroom, I worked as a licensed installer of fire suppression systems in commercial kitchens. While work is now air-conditioned, that experience cultivated a strong work ethic and unique insight into the construction industry.
While some say the pen is mightier than the sword, my son Peter disagrees. But together, we enjoy using our own swords (or “chisels”) to craft pens and other wooden objects on a lathe.
While I have resigned myself to the reality that I will never be the golfer I want to be, I have been fortunate enough to play (albeit poorly) some of the most beautiful courses in the world.
More About Cort Thomas
Cort was born and raised in Richardson, Texas. He attended Providence Christian School through his sophomore year of high school and graduated from Trinity Christian Academy, where he met his wife, Kelsey. They have been married for over 10 years and have a daughter and two sons. Prior to receiving his law degree, Cort worked as a licensed fire suppression technician and also installed fire alarm and burglar alarm systems. In his spare time, Cort enjoys playing golf and basketball, fishing with his family, and woodworking. Cort and Kelsey are members of City Church International in Dallas.