Worthy Walker is a results-driven trial lawyer and problem solver focused primarily on complex business litigation, energy litigation and banking litigation. He is known for his direct approach and convincing, quick-on-his-feet courtroom demeanor. Worthy handles both prosecution and defense of cases throughout the country, from initial case strategy through trial and appeal. He strives to provide clients with efficient and cost-effective solutions.
Worthy has been named to the “Best Lawyers” in America list, by BL Rankings, in commercial litigation. Worthy also has been named to the “Texas Super Lawyers” list, a Thomson Reuters service, for in the area of business litigation from 2017 to 2020. He was named to the “Texas Rising Stars” list, a Thomson Reuters service, for in the same category from 2009 to 2016.
Worthy has experience representing all kinds of businesses, and individuals in disputes in the following industries: banking, financial services, oil and gas exploration, natural gas transportation, real estate, software, apparel, manufacturing, mining, restaurants and food supply, aviation, agriculture, construction and sales and marketing. While many of his clients are individuals and closely-held businesses, Worthy also represents major multi-national companies in high stakes cases.
Worthy has represented directors and shareholders in partnership and shareholder oppression disputes. He also has diverse experience with employment and severance disputes, representing both plaintiffs and defendants in trade secret and non-competition matters, as well as nearly every type of employment claim.
Worthy is often called upon to serve as local counsel to out-of-state attorneys and clients in cases filed in the state and federal courts of Texas, particularly in Dallas, Collin and Tarrant Counties.
Worthy has handled hundreds of garnishment matters over the years, and is a frequent speaker and authority on issues surrounding the unique procedure of garnishment in Texas. He also has spoken and written extensively on Texas’s procedures for discovery of customer information from banks and financial institutions.
Although based in Dallas, Worthy has handled cases and/or been admitted to practice “pro hac vice” in courts in a variety of other states, including Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Idaho, Indiana, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, New Mexico, New York, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Ohio and Oregon.
A lifelong soccer player and supporter, Worthy is a registered Intermediary with the United States Soccer Federation (USSF) and FIFA, allowing him to advise and represent both soccer players and clubs in contract negotiations and transfers.