Matthew W. Jaynes 2021-04-07T19:41:53+00:00

Matthew W. Jaynes

Associate Attorney

Matthew W. Jaynes is an experienced litigator with experience representing clients in a broad range of litigation matters in both state and federal trial courts, courts of appeal, before arbitration panels, and in dealing with state attorneys general and regulators. Matt has represented a diverse group of clients including national insurance underwriters, professional sports teams, international financial exchanges, minority-interest business owners, technology companies, healthcare providers, manufacturers, communications companies, retailers, investment firms, real estate investors, and foreign countries. Matt has handled matters involving breach of contract, fraudulent transfer, minority-interest business owner squeeze-outs, breach of fiduciary duties, public data breach incidents, insurance regulation, and matters related to trade secrets.

Matt has also represented students with disabilities pro bono and second-chaired a capital murder trial through the Dallas Young Lawyers Association.

Matt is licensed to practice law in the state courts of Texas and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.

Professional Background

Prior to joining Hedrick Kring, PLLC, Matt started his career as a litigation associate in the Dallas office of Dentons US, LLP.

During law school, Matt served as a judicial intern for Chief Judge David Nuffer of the United States District Court for the District of Utah, as a judicial intern for Associate Chief Justice Thomas R. Lee of the Utah Supreme Court, and as a law clerk for the Utah Attorney General’s Office in the Criminal Appeals Division.

Prior to law school, Matt was an accountant for a publicly-traded REIT.

Educational Background

Matt received his law degree from Brigham Young University in 2017, graduating magna cum laude, and his undergraduate Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Brigham Young University in 2013. While in law school, Matt served as a lead editor on the Journal of Public Law, on the moot court team, including earning a runner-up finish in the Rex E. Lee Moot Court Competition, and as a participant in the Woody Deem Trial Advocacy Competition, where he was a finalist.