Pittman presenting award to DeMaurice Smith, Executive Director of the National Football League Players Association
A former partner at Texas’ largest law firms, Pittman has extensive courtroom experience in significant litigation disputes involving breaches of contract, technology, intellectual property, telecom, and many other issues. He has served as trial and appeals counsel in landmark court decisions in Texas, the Fifth Circuit and the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals. He has represented dozens of Fortune 500 companies as well as start-up companies, mid-size companies, and individuals, including many high-profile clients in high stakes matters.
Pittman was recognized for his contributions to the profession when he was named by Texas Young Lawyers Association as the Outstanding Young Lawyer of Texas. The Dallas Young Lawyers Association also named him the Outstanding Young Lawyer of the Year.
Pittman served for over ten years, on appointment from three chief judges, on the Advisory Committee for the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas and has served on the Magistrate Reappointment Committee for the USDC for the Northern District of Texas. He is a former member of the Dallas Bar Association Board of Directors. Pittman is also a former member of the Board of Directors for the Dallas Symphony Association, the JLTLA Foundation, and the John C. Ford Foundation. He has been a member of the Dallas Inn of Court and is a member of the International Order of Barristers.
He is a graduate of the University of Texas School of Law. He holds a Master of Business Administration from Southern Methodist University and is also a Certified Public Accountant. His business background helps him understand the business drivers that impact litigation and trial strategies
Pittman is a frequent lecturer on sports & entertainment matters, commercial litigation and intellectual property issues and for over ten years instructed law students at the University of Texas School of Law or Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law on the art of trial and appellate advocacy.