Luke has extensive trial experience in both civil and criminal courts. He has successfully handled business litigation; legal malpractice; defense of consumer claims; CLO Sarbanes-Oxley issues; real estate disputes; oil and gas disputes; partition; landlord-tenant; construction litigation; mortgage insurance; bankruptcy-related litigation; accountant malpractice; trademark infringement; non-competes; trade secrets; restrictive covenants; securities; civil rights; intra-corporate disputes; deceptive trade practice claims; fraud; contract disputes; UCC matters; and white collar crime.

Admission to Practice

  • Texas, 1980
  • United States District Court for the Northern, Western, Southern, and Eastern Districts of Texas
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

Memberships & Affiliations

  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Texas District and County Attorneys Association
  • Research Fellow, The Center for American and International Law
  • Texas State Bar Association
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • Dallas Bar Foundation
  • American Bar Association
  • Higginbotham Dallas Inn of Court Barrister 1988-1990


University of Texas at Austin
Austin, Texas

J.D. with High Honors, 1980
Order of the Coif

University of Texas at Austin
Austin, Texas

One year of two year MBA program

University of Texas at Austin
Austin, Texas

B.A., Mathematics, with honors, 1976