Steven A. Fleckman

Partner
Litigation/Corporate
Austin
512-476-7900

Recognized Legal Leader

Clients rely on Steve to handle their most important cases as either plaintiff or defendant.

Award-winning Trial Lawyer

Steve is repeatedly honored as a preeminent attorney, the highest rating conferred by Martindale Hubbell and a Super Lawyer by Thomson Reuters.

Seasoned Counsel for Startups

Steve’s clients range from entrepreneurs, startups, and regional businesses to international corporations.

Steve Fleckman has represented clients in diverse aspects of business law for more than 45 years. Clients range from entrepreneurs, start-ups, and regional businesses to international corporations.

Steve is a seasoned counselor and litigator. His practice areas include corporate transactions, private placements of securities and venture capital financing, commercial litigation, commercial and residential real estate, employment issues and executive compensation agreements, intellectual property issues focusing on patent licensing, copyright, and trademark, and estate planning. He was formerly a member of the Board of Directors of Applied Bioscience International, Inc., and the Board of Directors of IntelliQuest, Inc.

Steve practiced law in New York City for four years in the areas of commercial litigation, corporate law, and commercial real estate prior to moving back to Texas in 1979, to establish his practice in Austin. He formed Fleckman & McGlynn in the early 1990s prior to merging his firm with MWM. A founder of the Austin Jazz Band, he regularly plays trumpet with the group.

Education

Harvard Law School,
Juris Doctorate
University of Texas,
B.A.
with Special Honors

Associations & Memberships

State Bar of Texas (Appellate, Intellectual Property Law, and Real Estate, Probate & Trust sections)

Austin Bar Association (Business, Corporation & Taxation and Real Estate Law sections)

Texas Bar Foundation

National Institute of Trial Advocacy

Honors & Awards

Texas Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters
2021

Peer Rated for Highest Level of Professional Excellence
AV Preeminent 2021

Sustaining Life Fellow
Texas Bar Foundation

Bar Admissions

State Bar of Texas

State Bar of New York

U.S. Supreme Court

U.S. Tax Court

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

U.S. District Courts for the Southern, Western, Eastern, and Northern Districts of Texas

U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York

 

Focus Areas

Commercial Litigation

Corporate Governance

Emerging Companies

Employee Incentive Plans & Compensation

Employment Litigation

Mergers & Acquisitions

Private Equity

Real Estate & Land Use

Technology Transactions

Trademark & Copyright Litigation