Bell Nunnally Managing Partner Christopher B. Trowbridge is featured in the 2021 edition of “The Dallas 500,” a special publication from D Magazine Partners (publishers of D Magazine and D CEO). Trowbridge is listed in the category of Law – Business and IP Litigation and is one of only six individuals selected for this category, part of a larger roundup featuring 500 North Texas business leaders across 56 categories.
“Chris is a powerful and effective advocate for his clients in the courtroom and in arbitrations. His legal prowess has earned him complex engagements spanning the entire country – and he has an impressive track record of success,” said Tammy Wood, Bell Nunnally partner and head of the firm’s Litigation Section. “Beyond his practice, Chris consistently gives back to the community and continues to make Bell Nunnally a premier destination, both for newly-minted attorneys and credentialed laterals seeking greater autonomy and influence.”
“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.
Trowbridge is a trial attorney with particular emphasis on complex business disputes. He has been with Bell Nunnally for over 20 years. Trowbridge maintains an active docket and regularly tries cases before juries, judges and arbitration panels across the country. In 2017, he secured a $23.1 million jury verdict on behalf of a national cattle broker in a fraud matter involving a check kiting scheme and fraudulent cattle transactions – a matter that garnered national media attention and was ranked in the top five of Texas Lawyer’s “Top Verdicts & Settlements” that year.
Selected by attorney peers for inclusion in Benchmark Litigation’s guide for 2021, The Best Lawyers in America since 2017, as a “Texas Super Lawyer” since 2013 and previously named in “Legal Leaders on the Rise” and “Litigator of the Week” by Texas Lawyer, Trowbridge is well-known for vigorously protecting his clients’ interests in high-stakes legal matters. In 2017 and 2019, D Magazine named him to its “Best Lawyers in Dallas” list. This is Trowbridge’s second selection to “The Dallas 500.”
Active in his community, Trowbridge is chairman of the board of directors for the Thanks-Giving Foundation – the non-profit group that owns and operates Thanks-Giving Square, a contemplation garden, exhibition hall 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.