Bell Nunnally Managing Partner Christopher B. Trowbridge is featured in the 2023 edition of “The Dallas 500,” a special publication from D Magazine Partners (publishers of D Magazine and D CEO) and available now for purchase. Trowbridge is listed in the “Law – Managing Partners” category, part of a larger roundup featuring 500 North Texas business leaders across more than 50 industries.
“Chris’ impact and influence on the Dallas and broader Texas and global business community is impressive and sustained, as his perennial presence on the ‘Dallas 500’ attests,” said Tammy Wood, Bell Nunnally partner and head of the firm’s Litigation Section. “The energy and skill Chris brings to all he does – from the courtroom to the boardroom – is contagious. In addition, his leadership style and focus on empathy set him apart as he leads Bell Nunnally and gives back to the broader community.”
“The Dallas 500” is produced by the editors of D CEO and features “the most powerful business leaders in Dallas – Fort Worth.” According to the publication, selections were made based on extensive contacts in local business circles, hundreds of interviews and months of research.
“Making the Dallas 500 is no easy feat in a market as large and vibrant as North Texas,” said D CEO editor Christine Perez. “Those featured in our 2023 edition are at the best of the best; they play an integral role in driving the local economy.”
In addition to serving as Managing Partner of Bell Nunnally, Trowbridge is the Vice Chairman of Legalink, a global law firm network representing 68 law firms around the world. Having spent 22 years of his career with Bell Nunnally, Trowbridge protects his clients’ interests in high-stakes legal matters in Texas, across the United States, and internationally. Trowbridge frequently appears before federal and state district and appellate courts and arbitration forums including the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), American Arbitration Association (AAA), JAMS and the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA). His matters have garnered national media attention including being named to Texas Lawyer’s “Hall of Fame Verdicts List” and “Top Verdicts & Settlements.”
Trowbridge has been selected for inclusion in Lawdragon’s “500 Leading Litigators in America,” The Best Lawyers in America since 2017, as a Litigation Star in Benchmark Litigation’s guide for three years in a row, as a “Texas Super Lawyer” since 2013 and has been previously named as a “Legal Leader on the Rise” and “Litigator of the Week” by Texas Lawyer. Multiple times D Magazine has named him to its “Best Lawyers in Dallas” list. This is Trowbridge’s fourth selection to “The Dallas 500.”
Active in his community, Trowbridge is chairman of the board of directors for the Thanks-Giving Foundation – a gratitude-focused non-profit group that owns and operates Thanks-Giving Square, a contemplation garden and interfaith chapel in Downtown Dallas. He is also a former chairman of the board of directors for the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Dallas; a member of the Communities Foundation of Texas Advisory Council; and a member of the Dallas Regional Chamber, Southern Dallas Task Force. Trowbridge earned both his J.D. (‘98) and his B.B.A. (‘95) from Baylor University.