Will Cardwell

Walter Wilcox Cardwell IV

Will Cardwell joined Armbrust & Brown’s trial team in 2018. His practice focuses on litigation and resolution of complex commercial, insurance, and real estate related business disputes. Prior to joining Armbrust & Brown, Will was a litigation associate in the Dallas office of Zelle LLP where he developed his skills working on a variety of large and complex litigation matters.

Will graduated from The University of Texas at Austin Red McCombs School of Business with a degree in Finance and received his J.D. as an early graduate from Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law. During law school, Will was an associate editor for the International Law Review and practiced as one of only two licensed student attorneys directly responsible for managing the litigation case load of SMU’s Civil Clinic Consumer Advocacy Project. Made possible by the Office of the Texas Attorney General to supplement the existing Civil Clinic program, the Consumer Advocacy Project provides representation for low-income clients in Dallas area courts on matters related to deceptive trade practices.

Prior to studying law, Will was a Senior Research Associate in the energy and industrials practice of Gerson Lehrman Group (GLG) where he was responsible for facilitating primary research projects for some of the largest management consulting and professional services firms.

  • Representative Experience
    • Represented property insurer in settling $12 million coverage dispute involving massive storm damage to twelve commercial strip centers and over two hundred large commercial tenants.
    • Represented property insurer in $1.2 million coverage litigation involving alleged theft and vandalism at a large commercial mall.
    • Represented property insurer in successfully settling 40+ lawsuits filed in less than a year by a group of predatory law firms for nuisance value.