Walter Simons is an appellate lawyer who represents clients in high-stakes business disputes in Texas and across the United States.  His practice focuses on preparing top-quality briefs for appellate courts in traditional appeals, interlocutory appeals, and mandamus proceedings. 

Walter also frequently serves as appellate counsel during trial proceedings from the early stages of a case.  In this capacity, he provides strategic advice to trial teams, drafts pleadings, handles dispositive motion practice and other trial briefing, assists at trial, and ensures that errors are properly preserved for appeal. 

Prior to joining Bracewell, Walter served as a law clerk to the Honorable Patty Shwartz of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and to the Honorable Gray H. Miller of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas.