A former partner at one of Texas’ largest law firms, Pittman has extensive courtroom experience in significant commercial 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.
Pittman was recognized for his contributions to the profession when he was named by TYLA as the Outstanding Young Lawyer of Texas. The Dallas Young Lawyers Association also named him the Outstanding Young Lawyer of the Year.
Pittman serves 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 a member of the Board of Directors for the Dallas Symphony Association, the JLTLA Foundation, and the John C. Ford Foundation. He is also a member of the Dallas Inn of Court and 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 commercial litigation and intellectual property issues and for over ten years has 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.