Oil and Gas

Real Estate


L.L.B. The University of Texas School of Law, 1965

B.A. Texas Christian University, 1962

Bar Admissions

State of Texas, 1965

U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit

U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas

Bill Brackett (Retired) has practiced corporate, real estate, oil and gas, and banking law for over 40 years. His practice primarily consists of representing closely-held business entities, financial institutions and borrowers in commercial real estate transactions and lending transactions of all types. Mr. Brackett has extensive experience working with business and individual clients in industries such as commercial banking, commercial real estate, mortgage lending and investing. He also assists clients with a variety of business issues, including corporate governance, commercial contracts, compliance, restructuring, mergers and acquisitions and dissolution. He represents clients in municipal financing transactions, construction loan transactions, municipal and private construction projects, oil and gas leasing, and mineral title issues.

Mr. Brackett is rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review, signifying the highest level of professional excellence and adherence to the highest ethical standards – a distinction achieved by fewer than 5% of attorneys nationwide. He was chosen by his peers for inclusion in the List of Top Attorneys from 2011-2013 for Banking in Fort Worth, Texas Magazine.


Board Chair, All Saints’ Episcopal School (1994-1996)

Professional Recognition

Rated AV Preeminent, Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review

List of Top Attorneys for Banking, Fort Worth, Texas Magazine (2011-2013)


State Bar of Texas

Tarrant County Bar Association

Director, Texas Association of Bank Counsel, 1996-1998