Steve Wolens

Principal | Dallas office of McKool Smith

Steve Wolens is a Principal in the Dallas office of McKool Smith. His practice involves the representation of clients in complex class-action claims and commercial litigation. He is peer-reviewed as an AV rated lawyer by Martindale Hubbell.

Mr. Wolens served as a member of the Texas House of Representatives from 1981 to 2005. During his lengthy public service, he authored landmark legislation covering partnerships and limited liability corporations, ethics reforms, antitrust laws and electric deregulation.
Texas Monthly magazine named him as one of the “Ten Best Legislators” in Texas on six different occasions. He also has been named to the list of Texas Super Lawyers 2003-2013.

Steve was born in Dallas and grew up in Corsicana, where his family founded the K. Wolens department stores. During high school, he served as a page in the U.S. Congress and worked in the Washington office of Congressman Olin Teague. He is married to the immediate former mayor of the City of Dallas, Laura Miller. They have three children.