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M. AMES HUTTON

Partner

Ames is a litigator who joined B&H in 2020 after an eightyear stint as an inhouse counsel for a healthcare company. He has tried jury trials and bench trials in state and federal courts across Texas. Ames’ focus is commercial litigation in the areas of real property rights, business and insurance disputes, and personal injury. A native of Dallas, Ames graduated cum laude from Washington and Lee University (BA, History). He then worked as a legal assistant at a prominent Dallas law firm before attending law school at the University of Texas. After obtaining his law license, Amesspent thirteen years in private law practice, handling all aspects of civil litigation matters in the areas of insurance defense, personal injury, employment, and general commercial litigation, including trying multiple cases to verdict. He then transitioned to an in-house counsel role for the largest operator of shortstay surgical facilities in the country, where he started as a corporate generalist and ultimately came to oversee all litigation matters for the company. Ames is a longtime volunteer for Corry The Load, a nonprofit dedicated to honoring the sacrifices of military and first responder heroes, and he spent fifteen years as ClassAgent for Washington and Lee. He is a former youth sports coach and avid high school football fan.

  • Washington and Lee University, Lexington VA (BA cum laude, History 1994)
  • University of Texas School of Law, Austin TX (JD, 1999)
  • Queen Mary and Westfield College, University of London, London England (certificate 1998)

Texas, Dallas, and Lubbock Bar associations

General Motors Corp. v Hudiburg Chevrolet, Inc., 199 S.W.3d 249 (Tex. 2006)

Recent Federal Cases of Interest to Cities, Texas City Attorneys’ Association (bi-annually, 2005-201

Carry the Load, Dallas Operations Committee member, Non-Profit Selection Committee member, volunteer

M. AMES HUTTON

PARTNER

Ames is a litigator who joined B&H in 2020 after an eightyear stint as an inhouse counsel for a healthcare company. He has tried jury trials and bench trials in state and federal courts across Texas. Ames’ focus is commercial litigation in the areas of real property rights, business and insurance disputes, and personal injury.

A native of Dallas, Ames graduated cum laude from Washington and Lee University (BA, History). He then worked as a legal assistant at a prominent Dallas law firm before attending law school at the University of Texas. After obtaining his law license, Ames spent thirteen years in private law practice, handling all aspects of civil litigation matters in the areas of insurance defense, personal injury, employment, and general commercial litigation, including trying multiple cases to verdict. He then transitioned to an in-house counsel role for the largest operator of shortstay surgical facilities in the country, where he started as a corporate generalist and ultimately came to oversee all litigation matters for the company. 

Ames is a longtime volunteer for Carry The Load, a nonprofit dedicated to honoring the sacrifices of military and first responder heroes, and he spent fifteen years as Class Agent for Washington and Lee. He is a former youth sports coach and avid high school football fan.  Ames and his wife have spent five years as the parent advisors of their son’s high school football team.

  • Washington and Lee University, Lexington VA (BA cum laude, History 1994)
  • University of Texas School of Law, Austin TX (JD, 1999)
  • Queen Mary and Westfield College, University of London, London England (certificate 1998)

Texas, Dallas, and Lubbock Bar associations

General Motors Corp. v Hudiburg Chevrolet, Inc., 199 S.W.3d 249 (Tex. 2006)

Recent Federal Cases of Interest to Cities, Texas City Attorneys’ Association (bi-annually, 2005-201

Carry the Load, Dallas Operations Committee member, Non-Profit Selection Committee member, volunteer