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Mr. Zopolsky represents clients in civil litigation and business-related matters in Texas and across the country.

Mr. Zopolsky is AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, which is a designation awarded to attorneys who are ranked at the highest level of professional excellence for legal expertise and ethical standards by their peers.

Mr. Zopolsky’s areas of concentration include business law, banking and financial institutions, commercial litigation, construction defects, labor and employment, environmental, healthcare, insurance defense, intellectual property, mediation, personal injury, probate, professional liability, legal malpractice, medical malpractice, trucking and transportation litigation, as well as outside general counsel.

Mr. Zopolsky has also been recognized over the course of his career by The National Law Journal, The American Lawyer, and Corporate Counsel as a “Top Rated Lawyer,” The Texas Lawyer as a “Top Attorney of Texas,” The American Registry as America’s Most Honored Lawyers Top 1%, “Top 50 Attorneys of Dallas”, by Attorney Intel. The Dallas Morning News as a “Texas Legal Leader,” D Magazine as a “Top Attorney in Dallas,” as well as a “Lawyer of Distinction,” as referenced in The New York Times and USA Today.

Mr. Zopolsky is admitted to practice before all Texas State Courts, the U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Eastern, Southern and Western Districts of Texas, as well as the Supreme Court of the United States. He is also admitted to practice in Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma.



Business Law

Insurance Defense





Implementing the FTAA, Currents: The International Trade Law Journal, Winter 2000

Statutory Defenses Available to Utilities, Corporate Counsel Review, November 2001

HIV-Infected Healthcare Workers and Practice Modification, North Dakota Law Review, Vol. 78, 2002

Censorship on the Internet, Oklahoma Journal of Law and Technology, May 2003

Utilities Regulation, Buffalo Environmental Law Journal, Vol. 11, No. I, Fall 2004

Limitations of Liability Provisions in Utility Tariffs Against the Backdrop of Deregulation, Federation of Work Defense & Corporate Counsel Quarterly, Spring 2006

Appraisal: Advantages and Disadvantages, 2011

Claims Involving Reduced Healthcare Charges, 2011

Minor Impact Soft Tissue, 2011

After Haygood v. De Ecobedo, 2012

Avoiding Landmines in the Appraisal Process, 2012

Ethical Issues in Claims, 2012

Catastrophic Litigation, 2013

Diminished Values, 2015

Elements of an Arbitration Agreement, 2015

ERISA Plans, 2015

First and Foremost: Tell the Truth!, 2015

Non-Subscriber Benefit Plans, 2015

Practical Professionalism, 2015

The Deposition Process: From a Practical and Ethical Perspective, 2015

Valuation Disputes, 2015

Limiting Liability, Controlling Costs, and Providing Efficient Plans for Texas Employers, 2016

Texas Non-Subscription, ERISA. and Arbitration, 2016

Benefits of a Good Workplace Injury Plan, 2016

A Review of Extra Contractual Causes of Action, 2017

Drivers of Value and Defenses in Personal lnjury Cases, 2017

Ethics, Standards and Civility, 2017

High Specials in a Questionable Causation Lawsuit, 2017

Texas Legal Landscape, Trends & Updates, 2017

Litigation Management and Staffing, 2018

Mandatory Arbitration, 2018

Panel Speaker, SMU Dedman School of Law, 2018

Pitfalls to be Avoided During the Deposition Process, 2018

Settlement Evaluations, 2018

Arbitration Agreements, 2019

Stowers Demands, 2019

Case Valuation and Strategy, November 2020

COVID Claims and Responses, 2020

COVID-19: It’s Wreaked Havoc on Social Life and The Economy, 2020

Societal and Commercial Impact of Pandemic, 2020

Claim Defenses for Texas Non-Subscribers, February 2021

Building Trust and Sustaining Corporate Partnerships, October 2021

Dram Shop Liability, 2022

Protections Available through Texas Non-Subscription, 2022

Litigation in the Hospitality Space, 2022

Premises Liability, November 2022

Panel Speaker, St. Mark’s School of Texas, 2016-2023

Products Liability, 2023

Non-Subscriber Plans and Policies, 2023



Emory University (B.A. 1996)

South Texas College of Law (J.D. 2001)

Texas Tech University (M.B.A. 2008)



American Bar Association

State Bar of Texas

State Bar of Oklahoma

State Bar of Arkansas

State Bar of Colorado

State Bar of Kansas

State Bar of Missouri

Dallas Bar Association

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Phone: (972) 419-8300