We want to assure our clients that Matthews, Shiels, Knott, Eden, Davis & Beanland, LLP is prepared to continue our operations during this public health crisis, the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. We are currently working in our offices and in the event of an office closure or other disruption, we are equipped to work remotely in a technologically secure environment. We look forward to continuing to serve you and we wish safety and good health to everyone.


Daniel A. Knott – [email protected]
Robert L. Eden – [email protected]
Robert J. Davis – [email protected]
Misti L. Beanland – [email protected]
Marlene D. Thomson – [email protected]

Firm Overview

Since the 1930s, our Dallas law firm, Matthews, Shiels, Knott, Eden, Davis & Beanland, L.L.P., has been providing superior legal representation at reasonable cost for clients throughout the state of Texas.

Our clients are national and local businesses, governmental entities, and large local, regional, and national non-public companies. The Texas and national legal community have recognized the firm’s professional accomplishments and ethical standards by according it an AV rating under Martindale-Hubbell’s peer-review rating process*.

Our attorneys contribute to the Texas legal and civic community as leaders in state and local bar associations, contributors to professional publications, public speakers, and through charitable volunteer work. If you have any questions, or would like to meet with an attorney, please contact our Dallas office.

Lawyers at the firm handle transactions, negotiations, and litigation in a variety of areas, including governmental defense, insurance defense, commercial collections, employment law, subrogation, insurance coverage, and construction litigation, including construction defect litigation, contract disputes, construction warranty claims, and subcontractor disputes.

The information you obtain at this site is not, nor is it intended to be, legal advice. You should consult an attorney for individual advice regarding your own situation.

*AV is a registered certification mark of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards, and policies.

Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.