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Brett Rector practices before federal and state trial courts, as well as arbitration tribunals around the country. He focuses his practice on complex litigation matters involving, among other things, healthcare litigation, government investigations, oil and gas, and general commercial disputes.

Recognized as a “Recommended Litigation Firm” in Texas in Benchmark: Litigation, The Definitive Guide to America's Leading Firms and Attorneys

Named among the top firms in Texas for Healthcare in Chambers USA 2020 by Chambers and Partners

Representative Matters

  • Represented hospital and healthcare providers in managed care disputes with insurance companies
  • Represented out-of-network healthcare providers in reimbursement litigation for services rendered to insured patients
  • Represented hospitals in litigation and compliance matters involving fraud and abuse allegations, qui tam actions, and reimbursement issues; cases involve numerous federal and state health laws and regulations, including the federal anti-kickback statute, the federal physician self-referral law (also known as the Stark Law), and the federal False Claims Act
  • Represented healthcare providers in responding to civil investigative demands (CIDs) from the federal government
  • Represented healthcare providers and clinical laboratories in partnership and contract disputes
  • Represented healthcare providers with regard to non-competition agreements
  • Represented international oil and gas company in litigation and arbitration involving joint operating agreement and purchase and sale agreement
  • Represented oil and gas companies in title disputes

Prior Employment

  • Judicial Clerk for the Honorable Michael F. Urbanski, U.S. District Court, Western District of Virginia, 2015-2016
  • Judicial Intern for the Honorable Barbara M.G. Lynn, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas, 2013
  • Manager, Teacher Leadership Development, Teach for America, Mississippi Delta Region, 2011-2012
  • Elementary Teacher, Teach for America, Holmes County School District, Lexington, Mississippi, 2009-2011

Honors & Affiliations


  • One to Watch, The Best Lawyers in America® by Woodward/White Inc. (Commercial Litigation), 2021


  • Member, State Bar of Texas
  • Member, Dallas Bar Association
  • Member, Texas Association of Defense Counsel
  • Member, Dallas Association of Young Lawyers
  • Member, Texas Association of Young Lawyers
  • Board of Directors, Ascension Day School

Education & Admissions


  • J.D., 2015, University of Virginia School of Law; Order of the Coif; Editor, Virginia Law Review; Executive Editor, Virginia Journal of Criminal Law; Eppa Hunton IV Memorial Book Award; James Shoemaker Jr. Moot Court Award; Legal Intern, Dallas County District Attorney’s Office
  • B.A., 2009, summa cum laude , The College of William & Mary; Phi Beta Kappa; Teaching/Writing Assistant, Professor David Holmes; Research Intern, Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life; Criminal Division Intern, Tarrant County District Attorney’s Office


  • Texas