Aaron Z. Tobin Member

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Aaron Tobin is an accomplished trial lawyer and is the immediate past President of the Dallas Bar Association.  He is perennially named to Best Lawyers in America and has recently been named one of the Top 100 lawyers in Texas by Texas Super Lawyers.

Aaron regularly represents Fortune 500 companies, private equity, small and mid-size businesses, executives, officers, directors and entrepreneurs in state and federal courts all over the country in the areas of business, employment, intellectual property, securities, antitrust, breach of contract, fiduciary duty, officer and director liability, business fraud, fraudulent transfer, and surety litigation. He has successfully tried and obtained over $72 million dollars in jury verdicts in business cases.

Aaron frequently represents debtors, trustees and creditors in bankruptcy and workout litigation, to include fraudulent transfer, preference and avoidance actions, confirmation, discharge and claims objections, as well as other adversary disputes and post-judgment litigation.

Aaron is passionate about serving the Bar and the community in which he lives and works. He volunteers his time to serve on local non-profit boards, and mentor young lawyers. He frequently speaks to young lawyers and has served as an instructor in the Dallas Bar Association’s Trial Academy.

Juris Doctor, Southern Methodist University School of Law (2000)
University College, Oxford England, Summer 1998
University of Kentucky, B.B.A. (1996), cum laude, departmental honors; Member, Beta Gamma Sigma and the Golden Key National Honor Societies

State Bar of Texas – Board of Directors 2022-2025

Dallas Bar Association – President 2021

2019-2024 Best Lawyers in America – Commercial Litigation
2022-2024 Best Lawyers in America – Bankruptcy & Creditor Debtor Rights & Reorganizational Law
2018 Top 100 Lawyers in Texas by Super Lawyers
2018 Top 100 Lawyers in Dallas/Fort Worth by Super Lawyers
Texas Super Lawyers 2014-2023 and Texas Rising Stars listing from 2009-2014 by Thompson Reuters.  This honor is only bestowed on the top 2 1/2% of Texas lawyers eligible for the award.
Named to “Best Lawyers in Dallas” by D Magazine, 2012, 2016, 2017, 2021 and 2023
Master, Patrick E. Higginbotham American Inn of Court
Texas Bar Foundation Fellow
Dallas Bar Association Fellow
Dallas Association of Young Lawyers, Life Fellow
Receipt of Presidential Citations for Chairing Dallas Bar Association’s Equal Access to Justice Campaign and Saving the Jury Trial and Public Forum Committees

State Bar of Texas
Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
United States District Courts for the Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas, Northern District of Illinois, District of Colorado and Eastern, Central and Western Districts of North Carolina
State Bar of North Carolina

President, Dallas Bar Association (2021)
President-Elect, Dallas Bar Association (2020)
1st Vice President, Dallas Bar Association (2019)
2nd Vice President, Dallas Bar Association (2018)
Chair, Board of Directors, Dallas Bar Association (2017)
Chair, Dallas Bar Association, Finance Committee (2014-2018);
Co-Chair, Dallas Bar Association, Saving the Jury Trial (2018);
Chair, Dallas Bar Association, Bylaws Committee (2017)
Co-Chair, Equal Access to Justice Campaign, Dallas Bar Association (2013-14)
President, Community Service Fund Board (2019)
Dallas Bar Association Board of Directors (2012-present)
Community Service Fund, Board of Directors (2013-present)
Guest Instructor, Dallas Bar Association, Trial Academy
Co-Chair, Professionalism Committee, Dallas Bar Association (2015)
Chair, Media Relations Committee, Dallas Bar Association (2012)
Chair, Public Forum Committee, Dallas Bar Association (2011)
Vice-Chair, Bench Bar Committee, Dallas Bar Association (2013)
Member, Committee for a Qualified Judiciary (2012-present)
Board of Trustees, DAYL Foundation (2010-2013)
Board of Directors, Dallas Association of Young Lawyers (2009)
Co-Chair, Dallas Association of Young Lawyers Leadership Class (2011-2017)
Board of Directors, The Conservancy (2015-2018)
Co-Chair, Affair of the Art, Junior Associates, Dallas Museum of Art Junior Associates, Dallas Museum of Art Steering Committee (2010-2013)
Volunteer, Big Brothers, Big Sisters of North Texas