Marla D. Broaddus

Marla Broaddus is an advocate and problem solver. Whether a business or individual, her goal is to serve each client in a way that meets their unique needs and goals. She is an experienced litigator, representing clients in state and federal courts in every stage of litigation, from pre-trial investigation and discovery to trial and the appellate stages. Drawing upon her experiences in litigation, she understands the goals of trial counsel and knows how to assist in presenting a compelling case while also preparing the case for the appellate stage. She has extensive experience in complex oil and gas litigation and appeals, including class action matters across the country, and she often represents individuals and companies in easement and other property disputes.

Email: [email protected]
Phone: ‭(512) 615-1226‬

Professional Background

Professional & Community Activities

Professional Background


  • Represents clients in complex commercial litigation and appeals, including class-action matters
  • Devises written and oral advocacy strategies for matters in trial and appellate courts
  • Participates in all aspects of pre-trial and trial preparation
  • Manages legal teams assembled to handle complex class-action suits and multi-party claims

Awards and Recognition

  • Best Lawyers in America, Commercial Litigation, 2020–present
  • Texas Super Lawyers, Business Litigation, 2021-present

Admitted to Practice

  • Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth, Sixth, and Tenth Circuits
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern, Southern, and Western Districts of Texas
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Texas 


  • University of Texas School of Law, Austin, Texas
    - J.D., 1997
    The Review of Litigation, Editor
  • University of Texas, El Paso, Texas
    - B. A., History, 1994
    - Top Ten Senior

Professional & Community Activities

  • State Bar of Texas
    - Appellate Section, On-line CLE Committee
    - Litigation Section
    - Oil, Gas & Energy Resources Section
  • Austin Bar Association
    - Civil Appellate Section
    - Civil Litigation Section
  • American Bar Association
  • Travis County Women Lawyers' Association
  • Texas Advocacy Project, Advisory Board Member

Practice Areas