Timothy D. Zeiger


Expertise and Experience
A Board Certified lawyer who protects his clients’ businesses and livelihoods with strategic negotiation and litigation, Timothy’s clients benefit from his more than 30 years of extensive experience in complex commercial litigation, both in federal and state court, in matters involving fiduciary duty, corporate governance and control, bankruptcy, the oil and gas industry, financial services and contract and commercial disputes.

Practice Areas
Professional Liability Defense
Commercial Litigation

Civil Appeals




Timothy has earned four specialty certificates: two from the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in Civil Trial and Civil Appellate Law and two from the National Board of Trial Advocacy in Civil Trial Law and Civil Pretrial Law. Honored eleven times as a “Super Lawyer” by Thomas Reuters Legal in the area of General Litigation, for the years 2003-2004 and 2006-2014, Timothy’s methods are practical and results oriented – seeking to obtain the best results for his clients in the most efficient manner possible.

An active member of the state, federal and local bar associations, Timothy has also authored several articles and been a speaker at legal and business conferences on matters related to civil litigation, bankruptcy and probate law.

Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama

Law School
Baylor University

Bar Admissions
Texas, 1981
Wisconsin, 2004

Court Admissions
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas

U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas

U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas

U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit

U. S. Supreme Court

Fun Facts
Timothy and his wife Nancy are the proud parents of four children and enjoy spoiling their seven grandchildren.

Tel: (214) 780-1400
Fax: (214) 780-1401
Email: tzeiger@shackelfordlaw.net