Our Firm


In 1994, former law school classmates W. Randall Ackerman and Michael T. Savage founded Ackerman & Savage, L.L.C. Their goal was to provide fair, competent, and reasonably priced legal representation to members of the Dallas/Fort Worth community. Initially, the firm focused exclusively on criminal litigation. Shortly after its inception, however, Ackerman & Savage, L.L.C. expanded its practice to include general civil litigation as well as small business consultation. Today, the firm handles complex litigation in both criminal and civil matters.


Commercial Litigation


Over the years, Ackerman & Savage, L.L.C. has represented numerous individual and business litigants, both as plaintiffs and defendants, in a variety of civil matters related to collections, contract disputes, commercial leases, employment matters (including wrongful termination), deceptive trade practices, commercial fraud, conspiracy, sequestration, garnishment, attachment, restraining orders, and injunctions. Additionally, the firm has considerable experience in construction defects matters, having represented a number of commercial and residential contractors in such cases. The firm also represents clients across the country in nation-wide class actions.


Corporate/Business Law


Ackerman & Savage, L.L.C represents businesses of all sizes. The firm has represented small and medium-sized companies as well as large real estate investment trusts (REITs) and publicly held companies. The firm also has experience representing clients in multi-million dollar financing transactions. Ackerman & Savage, L.L.C. advises its business clients in all areas including, but not limited to:

Tax Planning
Employment-related Issues
Partnership Planning

Buy-Sell Agreements
Asset Acquisition
Stock Purchase
Corporate Reorganization


Family Law/Domestic Relations


Ackerman & Savage, L.L.C. also provides experienced legal representation to clients in the area of domestic relations. The firm handles divorces, child custody disputes, pre- and post-nuptial agreements, child support modifications, and contempt hearings.


Criminal Law


The attorneys at Ackerman & Savage, L.L.C. have over 20 years of combined experience representing clients charged with or under investigation for criminal offenses. The firm has successfully defended its clients against a wide range of criminal charges, including:

Sexual Assault (rape),
Sexual Assault Of A Minor,
Felony Injury To A Child,
Aggravated Robbery,
Aggravated Assault With A
Deadly Weapon,
Assault On An Elderly Person,
Terroristic Threat,

Simple Assault,
Possession Of A Controlled
Substance (Including "With Intent To Deliver"),
Possession of Marijuana,
Criminal Fraud,
Felony Theft,
Possession Of A Weapon By
A Convicted Felon,
Unlawfully Carrying A Weapon,
Prostitution, and
Criminal Mischief.

* AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell