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About Tullos

With more than 30 years of experience, Tullos Wells represents management in the full range of labor and employment matters and heads a comprehensive sports and entertainment practice. Routinely handling a broad array of legal issues for numerous professional and amateur sports franchises, broadcast television and radio stations, and entertainment venues, Tullos serves as general counsel to the National Basketball Association (NBA) San Antonio Spurs, Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) San Antonio Stars, American Hockey League (AHL) San Antonio Rampage and the NBA Development League (D-League) Austin Toros.

Tullos has specific experience in union avoidance and managing relationships, collective bargaining and handling unfair labor practice charges, including federal and state court trials, arbitrations and proceedings before the National Labor Relations Board and other federal and state administrative agencies. He also trains managers around the country in labor relations issues. In addition, Tullos devotes substantial time and attention to his role as honorary consul to Canada in San Antonio and as founding chair and vice-chair of the Lone Star Rail District, building a commuter rail system between Austin and San Antonio, Texas.

Tullos has also represented clients for a number of years in government investigations, including investigations relating to government contracts claims brought under the False Claims Act, investigations by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), and negotiations with the government in connection with government contracts. He has also worked with various government contracting issues such as obtaining contracts, teaming, outsourcing and privatization, contract performance, allegations of fraudulent and other misconduct, and proposed suspensions and debarments.

Credentials

Education

The University of Texas School of Law,
J.D.
1974
The University of Texas at Austin,
B.A.
1971

Bar Admissions

Texas

Certifications

Board Certified, Labor and Employment Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization

Affiliations

The Greater San Antonio Chamber of Commerce
Chairman of the Board, 1995; Vice-Chairman; Former Chairman of the Board of Directors
Free Trade Alliance San Antonio
Former Chairman of the Board
State Bar of Texas
The Greater Kelly Development Corporation
Board of Directors, 1995 - 2000
President’s Council of The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio
Co-Chair
The Texas Association of the Atlantic Council of the United States
Former Director
San Antonio Economic Development Foundation
Former Director
World Affairs Council of San Antonio
Former Chairman of the Board of Trustees
Cancer Therapy & Research Center
Vice-Chairman; Former Member of Board of Governors; Former Director, 2002 - 2006
Cancer Therapy & Research Center
Austin-San Antonio Inter-Municipal Commuter Rail District (a/k/a Lone Star Rail District)
Vice-Chairman; Former Chairman of the Board of Directors

News

News

‘It could happen to anyone'

June 29, 2017
KSAT-TV Online

The Best Lawyers in America Recognize 74 Bracewell Attorneys

August 15, 2016
Best Lawyers, Woodward White, Inc.

The 25 of 2014

April 28, 2014
WOAI-AM (News Radio 1200)

S.A. isn't high up in trade with neighbors

November 7, 2013
San Antonio Express-News

City Attorney Stepping Down

October 3, 2013
KTSA-AM

City Attorney Bernard Leaving Post For Private Sector

October 3, 2013
KSTX-FM (Texas Public Radio)

Texas Super Lawyers 2013 Recognizes Thirty-Nine Bracewell Attorneys

August 19, 2013
Texas Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters

Texas Super Lawyers 2012 Recognizes Thirty-One Bracewell Attorneys

September 10, 2012
Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters

Best Lawyers in America Recognizes Eighty-Eight Bracewell Attorneys

August 23, 2012
Best Lawyers, Woodward White, Inc.

Rail Seen Helping Relieve I-35 Congestion

September 17, 2010
KQXT-FM - Online

Noteworthy

Noteworthy

Chambers USA
Texas Labor & Employment, 2007 - 2017
Woodward/White, Inc.
Best Lawyers
2001 - 2018; San Antonio Lawyer of the Year, Labor Law - Management , 2018
Thomson Reuters
Texas Super Lawyers
2003 - 2017
Thomson Reuters
Super Lawyers
Corporate Counsel Edition, 2008 - 2010