Sheryl Kao

Ms. Kao is a trial attorney with substantial experience representing clients in federal and state courts across Texas. She has represented clients in complex commercial disputes, first party insurance coverage and bad faith litigation, personal injury, property damage, wrongful death and trucking litigation.


Martin, Disiere, Jefferson & Wisdom, L.L.P., October 2014 – present

Carnahan Thomas, 2014

Adkerson, Hauder & Bezney, P.C., 2010 - 2014

Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP, 2003 - 2010

Haynes and Boone, LLP, 2002 - 2003

Professional Affiliations

State Bar of Texas

Dallas Bar Association

Houston Bar Association

Honors & Awards

Named to the Texas Rising Stars list by Texas Monthly Magazine, 2009

Jackson Walker Moot Court Best Brief Finalist

Jackson Walker Moot Court Octafinalist

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Cypress Waters
9111 Cypress Waters Blvd
Suite 250
Dallas, TX 75019
T: 214.420.5524
F: 214.420.5501



Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2002

Iowa State University, B.S., with distinction, 1994