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Justin Bernstein

Justin Bernstein is an appellate attorney who not only crafts appellate briefs, but also implements strategies in the trial court designed to preserve favorable judgments and options for correcting errors on appeal. He represents a wide variety of clients, including Fortune 100 companies. Justin’s experience clerking for Chief Justice Hecht provides him with insight into the workings of Texas courts of appeal.



  • Ended double taxation resulting from a 46-year boundary dispute in three months by employing a never-before-used statute to file a suit directly in the Supreme Court of Texas.
  • Secured a settlement of more than $600,000,000 for a Fortune 100 company alleging securities fraud.
  • Obtained voluntary dismissal with prejudice of a lawsuit regarding a widely used medication.
  • Navigated a client unscathed out of an SEC investigation.
  • Defended one of the leading artificial intelligence tools.


  • J.D., The University of Texas School of Law, 2012
    • Associate Editor, Texas Law Review
    • Member, Order of the Coif
  • M.A., Asian Studies, Harvard University, 2006
  • B.A., History, Duke University
  • Hon. Chief Justice Nathan Hecht, Supreme Court of Texas, 2012-2013
  • Texas
  • New York
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • Spanish, Conversational