McLean is a versatile litigator who uses early case evaluation to craft a winning strategy. Working with plaintiffs, McLean has a proven ability to force early settlements on exceptional terms. When defending clients, he focuses on motion practice and early settlement. McLean’s success in injunctions, contested Railroad Commission hearings, and forcible detainer trials is a testament to his winning approach.
As a civil litigator, McLean does not limit his practice to one sector, but instead applies his proven techniques to various practice areas, including complex business litigation, oil and gas litigation, Railroad Commission contested hearings, securities arbitration, construction accidents, construction breach of contract, personal injury, governmental immunity, collections, and real estate litigation.
Prior to joining the firm, McLean attended Baylor Law, which is ranked as the second best trial advocacy school in the nation. There, McLean graduated cum laude, served on law review, and was a member on numerous Mock Trial and Moot Court teams. He spent the first summer of law school honing his trial advocacy when he interned for the Comal County Criminal District Attorney’s Office. As an intern for the DA, McLean assisted in the selection of juries and preparation for trial.
- Drafted successful motion for summary judgment in securities arbitration case.
- Successfully represented land owners in temporary restraining order and temporary injunction.
- Drafted successful motion to dismiss in governmental immunity case.
- Settled personal injury lawsuit for a fraction of demanded amount.
- Settled numerous construction breach of contract as a plaintiff and as a defendant – representing owners and contractors of various tiers.
- Represented entities in numerous contested dockets at the Railroad Commission, including single signature P-4 disputes and disputes regarding salt-water disposal into productive formations.
- Represented a chemical manufacturer in collecting unpaid accounts receivables.
- Successfully terminated numerous residential leases through forcible detainer proceedings and argument.
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Honors & Recognition
- M.D. Anderson Foundation Spring Moot Court Competition, Semi-Finalist (2018-2019)
Community & Professional
- Baylor Law Review (2018-2020)
- Mack Kidd Administrative and Public Law Moot Court Team (2018-2019)
- AAJ Mock Trial Team (2018-2019)
- Capitol City Challenge Mock Trial Team (2019)
- Baylor Barrister Society
Baylor Law School, J.D., 2020
Texas A&M University, B.A., 2017
- United States District Courts for the Western, Eastern, Northern, and Southern Districts of Texas