About the Firm

Farrow-Gillespie Heath Witter LLP

The woman-owned law firm of Farrow-Gillespie Heath Witter LLP provides a full range of legal services to businesses, individuals, and nonprofit organizations.

Located in downtown Dallas since 2007, Farrow-Gillespie Heath Witter is rated AV™ Preeminent®, the highest rating awarded to law firms, and is certified as a Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE).

Farrow-Gillespie Heath Witter LLP | Dallas, TX

For Businesses

Representing companies and organizations from family-owned shops to the Fortune 1000 list, FGHW’s award-winning attorneys offer a full complement of business legal services, including litigation and arbitration in the areas of personal injury defense, products liability, employment defense, securities, cyber-liability, and general commercial disputes. FGHW also provides counsel in advertising, marketing, and promotions law, employment law, contracts and business transactions, business formation and governance, commercial real estate, trademarks and copyrights, mergers & acquisitions, and taxation, as well as formation and governance of nonprofit organizations.

For Families and Individuals

For individuals and families, FGHW provides legal services including estate planning, probate and probate litigation, adoption, elder law and guardianships.

For Nonprofit Organizations

FGHW is highly experienced in forming nonprofit organizations and applying for tax-exempt 501(c) status.  For nonprofits that are already established, FGHW provides board counsel, governance assistance, contracts, merger and acquisition counsel, and fundraising legal advice.

Experienced and Award-Winning

  • Routinely named to awards lists, including . . .
    • Texas Super Lawyers (a Thomson Reuters service) (Scott Chase 2003-2020; Julie Heath 2012-2020; Liza Farrow-Gillespie 2013-2019; Mary L. O’Connor 2008-2013)
    • Texas Super Lawyer “Rising Star” (a Thomson Reuters service) (Jennifer Lewis 2014-2020; Jessica Dunne 2020)
    • Best Lawyers in America (Best Lawyers) (Scott Chase 2001-2021; Mary O’Connor 2019-2021; Debra Witter 2019-2021; Julie Heath 2020-2021)
    • Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch (Best Lawyers) (Jessica Dunne 2021; Christopher Elam 2021)
    • Best Lawyers in Dallas (D Magazine) (Scott Chase 2013-2020; Mary L. O’Connor 2017-2020; Chris Wilmoth 2018-2020; Amanda Brenner 2020; Julie Heath 2017-2019; Paula Beasley 2018; Liza Farrow-Gillespie 2013-2019)
  • Substantial experience with large Dallas law firms
  • Winner of a “Top 10 Texas Verdict,”  Texas Lawyer Magazine
  • Board Certifications, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, in Health Law (Scott Chase); Personal Injury Trial Law (Henry Wehrmann); and Estate Planning & Probate (Jennifer Lewis)
  • Former Probate Court Judge
  • Routinely appointed in civil matters by state and federal judges
  • Former federal judicial law clerks, interns, briefing attorney
  • Former General Counsel with publicly traded companies
  • Member, National Association of Minority and Women Owned Law Firms

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