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 City University School of Law, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 2006 J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence
  • Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK, 2003 B.S., Bachelor of Science Major: Business
  • Administration Minor: Philosophy

Admissions:
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas, 2007
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas, 2007
  • Texas, 2007

Practice Areas:
  • Municipal Law
  • Municipal Litigation & Appeals
  • Economic Development
  • Substandard Building Enforcement
  • Land Use & Zoning
  • Fire, EMS & Law Enforcement
  • Transportation Authorities

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)