Worthy Walker is a results-driven trial lawyer and problem solver focused primarily on energy, banking and other complex business litigation, and known for his direct approach and convincing, quick-on-his-feet courtroom demeanor. Worthy handles both prosecution and defense of cases throughout the U.S., from initial case strategy through trial and appeal. He strives to provide clients with the efficient and cost-effective solutions they seek.
Worthy has been named to the “Texas Super Lawyers” list, a Thomson Reuters service, for in the area of business litigation from 2017 to 2018. Prior to that, he was named to the “Texas Rising Stars” list, a Thomson Reuters service, for in the same category from 2009 to 2016. Worthy has represented various businesses, financial institutions and individuals in disputes in the following industries: banking, oil and gas exploration, natural gas transportation, software, apparel, manufacturing, mining, restaurants and food supply, real estate, aviation, construction 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 has handled hundreds of garnishment matters during his career, and is a frequent speaker and authority on issues surrounding the unique procedure of garnishment in Texas. He also has published many articles and spoken many times regarding Texas’s unique procedures for discovery of customer information from banks and financial institutions.
In addition, 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.
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.