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Clint Cox serves as lead trial counsel for clients facing significant exposure in Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas.


FSSV Partner, Clint V. Cox, IV

Clint V. Cox, IV


T: 972-980-3291     F: 972-934-9200





Catastrophic Injury

Nonsubscriber Litigation





First Party


Insurance Coverage


Cyber Liability


Intellectual Property


Professional Liability





S. Texas College of Law, J.D., 2003


Auburn University, M.S., 1998


DePauw University, B.A., 1994













Defense Research Institute (DRI)

Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel (FDCC)

International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC)

Texas Association of Responsible Non-Subscribers (TXANS)


College of the State Bar of Texas


Texas Association of Defense Counsel (TADC)




American Bar Association

State Bar of Texas

State Bar of Oklahoma

State Bar of Arkansas

Dallas Bar Association




U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas

U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas





Clint Cox is a Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent attorney who came to Fee, Smith, Sharp & Vitullo, LLP, after serving as a captain in the United States Air Force and in management for the General Electric Company.


On several occasions, Super Lawyers magazine has selected Mr. Cox as a Super Lawyer, for attorneys who rank in the top two percent of lawyers.


Mr. Cox is litigation and trial counsel for clients in a broad range of commercial, catastrophic tort, transportation, construction, business, insurance coverage, first party, employment, intellectual property, and general tort defense matters. He also represents companies and their principals in non-litigation contexts, including defending government actions. Mr. Cox further counsels his clients on improving their corporate policies, safety programs, claims administration and compliance with state and federal laws.


Clint is married to Heather Cox. They have four children; Charlie, Clint, Samuel, and Benjamin, and are members of Park Cities Baptist Church.



Representative Matters


In re Lindsey Meyer v. Paul Allen Homes. Lead counsel in fire Loss in excess of $1 million.  (Bexar County, TX)


Crystal Baldwin v. Jefferson Christian Homes et al. Lead counsel in product defect/catastrophic nerve injury matter seeking more than $1 million. (Brazos County, Texas)


M. Scott v. First Guard Ins. Co. Lead counsel defending insurance company. (Morehouse Parrish, LA)


RJR v. Konica Minolta et al. Lead counsel in product defect, contract, deceptive trade defense seeking in excess of $1 million. (Northern District, Texas)


Patel et al. v. Champion Cab et al. Lead counsel in transportation defense of 4-fatality matter involving a defendant driver who was intoxicated. (Harris County, TX)


Rosas et al. v. Chuck E. Cheese et al. Counsel for child fatality matter where Plaintiff sought over $30 million. (Nueces County)


Figueroa v. Cives Corporation. Trial counsel for Target steel subcontractor in catastrophic injury claim where paralyzed Plaintiff sought in excess of $20 million. (Harris County, Texas)


Chris Cassius v. Alamo Fireworks et al. – Counsel for product retailer where claimant experienced catastrophic explosion injuries.


Manderfeld et al. v. Sterling Jewelers et al. Trial counsel defending national retailer from commercial claims exceeding $1,000,000. (Northern District, Texas)


Alex Wright et al. v. Adventure Landing et al. Trial counsel defending alleged child brain injury during go-kart accident. (Collin County, Texas)


David Stutts v. Crowe’s Mud Bog et al. Trial counsel for negligent security, civil assault and injury claims requiring cervical surgical fusion. (Kaufman County, Texas)


Burroughs et al. v. Swift Transportation, Inc. Trial counsel for a national transportation carrier involved in a catastrophic 19-party multi-fatality accident. (Grey County, Texas)


Fuller et al. v. Genuine Auto Parts (d/b/a Napa Auto Parts) et al. Trial counsel for national transportation carrier involved in a catastrophic brain and bodily injury case, wherein Plaintiff sought a life care plan in excess of $5 million. (Dallas County, Texas)


In re Jose Maldonado. Arbitration counsel for nonsubscriber employer defending damages in excess of $2 million, resulting from negligent act of co-employee. (Western District, Texas)


Estate of R. Zapata et al. v. Alvaro Salazar et al. Coverage counsel for national insurer on non-trucking liability policy. (Harris County, Texas)


Kimbrough Engineering LLC v. J.C.F Transport et al. Trial counsel defending claims into six figures for breach of contract, fraud, negligent misrepresentation, negligent hiring, training and supervision. (Andrews County, Texas)


Taqighti v. Kay Jewelers. Counsel for national retailer in warranty, fraud and breach of contract dispute. (Tarrant County, Texas)


Carlus McDougal v. Swift Transportation Co., Inc. et al. Arbitration counsel for nonsubscriber employer defending employee catastrophic injury damages in excess of $4 million. (Northern District, Texas)


Jane and John Doe et al. v. Specialty Contractors et al. Trial counsel defending claims of construction defect, breach of warranty, violations of deceptive trade practices, and breach of contract wherein Plaintiffs originally sought in excess of $1 million.


Lopez et al. v. Western Express, Inc. Trial counsel for national transportation carrier involved in fatality incident in a road construction zone. (Dallas County, Texas)



Authored Articles/Seminars


“21st Century Verdict Trends” – TXANS Annual Meeting


“Defending LIST Claims” – Gen Re Casualty Conference


“Flipping the Script: Prosecuting the Trucking Plaintiff” Trucking Boot Camp


“Cameras, Cameras Everywhere”  DRI Annual Committee Meeting


“Ethics in the 21st Century”  CPCU


“Defending Nonsubscriber Claims” – CLM Annual Meeting


“Preserving the Evidence: Catastrophic Loss Investigation and Reconstruction” – Boot Camp


DRI Seminar Speaker

TXANS Seminar Speaker

CLM Seminar Speaker

CPCU Speaker

USLAW Seminar Speaker

USLAW Magazine

DRI: For the Defense

DRI: In Transit


Atlantic Claims Executive Association Speaker


Gen Re Annual Meeting Speaker






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