Whitt L. Wyatt

Partner



Nichols Jackson, LLP
1800 Ross Tower
500 N. Akard St. Dallas, TX 75201
Phone: 214-965-9900
Fax: 214-965-0010
Education:
Oklahoma State University (B.S.), 2003 Oklahoma City University of Law (J.D.), 2006
Admissions:
Texas, 2007 U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas, 2007 U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas, 2007 U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit, 2016
Practice Areas:
Municipal Law Municipal Litigation & Appeals Economic Development Substandard Building Enforcement Land Use and Zoning Fire, EMS and Law Enforcement Bankruptcy

Professional Associations and Memberships:
State Bar of Texas

Professional Experience:

  • Currently serves as City Attorney for the City of Glenn Heights, Mobile City and the Town of Scurry.
  • Currently serves as secondary City Attorney for the cities of Allen, Coppell, DeSoto, Double Oak, Lucas, Farmers Branch and Richardson.
  • Serves as Special Litigation Counsel for the cities of Gainesville, Sanger and Taylor.
  • Frequent speaker on a variety of subject matters affecting municipalities, including building standards, law enforcement, land use and zoning matters.
  • Certified Law Enforcement Instructor for the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (T.C.O.L.E.)
  • Successfully represented several municipalities in high-profile civil litigation, including cases for wrongful termination, condemnation, breach of contract, economic development and unlawful takings claims.
Representative Cases:
Mainka v. Mitchusson, 135 P.3d 842 (Ok. Civ. App. 2006)