Klayton S. Hiland
Klayton is an associate in the Dallas office of Cooper & Scully, P.C. Klayton graduated magna cum laude from SMU Dedman School of Law and was initiated into the Order of the Coif in May 2019. While in school he was a member of the SMU Law Review Association and an Associate Managing Editor of the Texas Survey. His law review case note and comment were both published by the Journal of Air Law and Commerce: Klayton Sweitzer Hiland, War and (Labor) Peace: How LAX And the Ninth Circuit Change the Rules of Engagement for Airline Service Providers And Organized Labor, 83 J. Air L. & Com. 145 (2018); Klayton Sweitzer Hiland, Make Airlines Great Again: Why Bankruptcy Went From A Dirty Word to A Strategy, And A Proposal To Bring It Back, 83 J. Air L. & Com. 643 (2018).
Klayton interned with the Honorable Judge Fitzwater of the Northern District of Texas and with Chief Justice Hecht as The Supreme Court of Texas’ Justice James A. Baker Memorial Clerkship recipient. Klayton’s volunteer work for the Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program earned him a place in the State Bar of Texas Pro Bono College in 2017. He also received the State Bar of Texas Oil, Gas, and Energy Resources Law’s Scholarship
Klayton practices in the medical malpractice, health care liability, and insurance litigation groups. Prior to law school, Klayton graduated with a B.B.A. in Finance and a minor in Accounting from The University of Texas McCombs School of Business.
J.D., Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, 2019
B.B.A., The University of Texas at Austin, 2013
Dallas Bar Association