Brad Caldwell is a principal at Caldwell Cassady & Curry. He is a trial lawyer whose practice is focused on patent infringement and complex commercial litigation, for both plaintiffs and defendants. Brad has had courtroom success—before judges, juries, and arbitration panels—in the fields of telecommunications and computer networking, data security, computer imaging, medical devices, enterprise software, banking technology, and oilfield services.
Mr. Caldwell consistently is recognized by his peers in the legal community based on his work in patent litigation. In addition to earning a spot in the 2015 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, he has been named one of the Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America since 2014. Mr. Caldwell also has earned selection to the annual Texas Super Lawyers list (2015) and the affiliated Texas Rising Stars list (2006-2009, 2011-2015) based on his work in patent cases. His work in helping a client win a $250 million patent verdict was featured in a 2009 profile article published by Super Lawyers magazine. In 2012, Mr. Caldwell was named a leading U.S. patent litigator by the publishers of The Legal 500, and he previously was honored by D Magazine in its annual listing of the Best Lawyers in Dallas Under 40.
Prior to founding Caldwell Cassady & Curry, Brad was a principal at McKool Smith. In law school at the University of Texas, Mr. Caldwell received the Dean’s Achievement Award in Patent Litigation. Before attending law school, Mr. Caldwell worked for a year as an electrical engineer at the Central Intelligence Agency in Langley, Virginia, during an externship from Texas A&M University. While working for the CIA, he obtained a Top Secret security clearance and was awarded multiple merit-based citations.