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Donald Colleluori Practice Overview

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Mr. Colleluori has been with Figari & Davenport since its inception. His practice encompasses a wide variety of business and commercial disputes, including partnership and shareholder litigation, real estate litigation, and title insurance disputes. Mr. Colleluori has also represented directors and officers, underwriters, and accountants in securities litigation, Texas banks in lender liability and borrower litigation, and major corporations in fraud, employment, tortious interference, and other commercial disputes. He has also handled numerous appeals in Texas and Federal courts.


  • JD, New York University, cum laude, 1984
    Order of the Coif
    Staff Member, New York University Law Review, 1982-1983

  • BA, Dickinson College, magna cum laude, 1981 Phi Beta Kappa


  • Named Lawyer of The Year by Best Lawyers® in 2024 

  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America under Business Litigation, 2006-2024 

  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America under Real Estate Litigation, 2011-2024 

  • Named a Texas Super Lawyer (Texas Monthly, 2005-2023) 

  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in Dallas in Business/Commercial Litigation (D Magazine, 2016-2018, 2020) 


  • State Bar of Texas 

  • Dallas Bar Association 

  • American Bar Association 

  • Fellow, Dallas Bar Foundation 

Publications / Speaking Engagements

Representative Cases

  • Texas

    - Texas Med. Res., LLP v. Molina Healthcare of Texas, Inc., 659 S.W.3d 424 (Tex. 2023)
    - Hemyari v. Stephens, 355 S.W.3d 623 (Tex. 2011)
    - Ulico Cas. Co. v. Allied Pilots Ass'n, 262 S.W.3d 773 (Tex. 2008)
    - Seger v. Branda, 2022 WL 17981559 (Tex. App.—Houston [14th Dist.] Dec. 29, 2022, pet. denied)
    - Metro. Life Ins. Co. v. RSL Funding, LLC, 2021 WL 330447 (Tex. App.—Houston [14th Dist.] Feb. 2, 2021, no pet.)

  • Fifth Circuit

    - Hall CA-NV, L.L.C. v. Old Republic Nat'l Title Ins. Co., 990 F.3d 933 (5th Cir. 2021)
    - Lawyers Title Ins. Corp. v. Doubletree Partners, L.P., 739 F.3d 848 (5th Cir. 2014)
    - Int'l Turbine Servs., Inc. v. VASP Brazilian Airlines, 278 F.3d 494 (5th Cir. 2002)
    - U.S. ex rel. Thompson v. Columbia/HCA Healthcare Corp., 125 F.3d 899 (5th Cir. 1997)