Jason Cagle focuses his practice on litigation and arbitration proceedings involving disputes over commercial construction projects and real-estate acquisitions. He works to help his clients solve complex problems arising from projects and properties all over the country.

Jason works with his clients to develop innovative strategies to accomplish their objectives. Examples of such strategies include developing counterclaims or third-party claims against opponents, insurance carriers, and other responsible parties; conducting targeted investigations to establish critical facts; preparing motions to help the client win before trial; negotiating agreements to resolve disputes on terms advantageous to clients; and helping clients tell their story at trial.

Jason has extensive experience in the investigation and analysis of electronically stored information. He has assisted many clients to utilize such information to achieve their goals whether in the courtroom or at the negotiating table. Jason’s background in computer programming has helped him to develop efficient and effective methods to analyze electronic information to support his clients’ needs.

TBLS Board Certified in Construction Law
Jason Cagle Super Lawyers Badge 2023
Dallas Construction Lawyer Jason Cagle Selected to Chambers 2023
  • Board Certified – Construction Law – Texas Board of Legal Specialization (2016)
  • Chambers & Partners USA – Ranked as a leader in the field of Construction Law
  • Selected as a Top Attorney, Construction Litigation in “Texas Super Lawyers” (published in Texas Monthly 2023)
  • “Texas Rising Star,” as presented by Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters Business, in Texas Monthly (2013 – 2015)
  • American Bar Association
    • Incoming Division Chair, Forum on Construction Law Division for Owners and Project Finance
    • Member, Section of Litigation
  • State Bar of Texas
    • Member, Construction Law Section, Litigation Section, Antitrust & Business Litigation Section
  • Dallas Bar Association
    • Member, Construction Law Section, Business Litigation Section
  • Jason L. Cagle (Panel Member), Strategic Insights: Data Analytics for Early-Dispute Prediction in Construction Projects, American Arbitration Association Construction Conference (March 2024)
  • Jason L. Cagle, Are Your Arbitration Provisions Enforceable? (January 2023)
  • Jason L. Cagle (Moderator), Robertson Lane – A Real-Time Study of Tech Supported Collaboration, ABA Forum on Construction Law Mid-Winter Meeting (January 2019)
  • Jason L. Cagle, Recent Developments In Construction Law, Presentation to the Dallas Bar Association Real-Property Section (June 2016)
  • Jason L. Cagle and Nick S. Brooks, Negligent Subcontractors Can Be Sued Directly, Dallas Bar Association Headnotes (March 2015)
  • Kimberly A. Davison and Jason L. Cagle, Third-Party Claims, in Green Building and the Construction Lawyer: A Practical Guide to Transactional and Litigation Issues (Melissa A. Beutler, et al. ed. 2014)
  • Jason L. Cagle and Nick S. Brooks, Do Not Forget Your Certificates of Merit, Dallas Bar Association Headnotes (Sept. 2013)
  • Co-editor, The Owner’s Authority, blog for the ABA Forum on Construction Law, Division 12 (Owners & Lenders) (2014-2016)
  • Co-editor, The Dispute Resolver, blog for the ABA Forum on Construction Law, Division 1 (Litigation & Dispute Resolution) (2013-2015)


  • Loyola Marymount University
    • B.A. 1997, Political Science with a minor in Computer Science, Magna Cum Laude
  • Vanderbilt University Law School
    • J.D., 2000 Top 10%
    • Articles Editor, Vanderbilt Law Review
    • Moot Court Board
    • Order of the Coif

Bar Admissions

  • State Bar of Texas in 2000
  • State Bar of New York in 2006
  • All U.S. District Courts in Texas
  • U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court