Misty Hubbard Gutierrez

Misty Hubbard Gutierrez

Misty Hubbard Gutierrez

Dallas, Texas
972-993-8248 (Direct)
214-369-3008 (Main)

Misty Hubbard Gutierrez joined Thomas, Feldman & Wilshusen, L.L.P. in 2009 and became a partner in 2016. Ms. Gutierrez is Board Certified in Construction Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, and advises clients from all segments of the construction industry regarding breach of contract claims, mechanic's and materialman's liens, bond claims, delay claims, design defect claims, and other construction-related claims. Ms. Gutierrez has represented subcontractors, suppliers, general contractors, design professionals, and owners and has experience handling and resolving disputes through mediation, arbitration, litigation and the appellate process.

Ms. Gutierrez was born in Amarillo, Texas and graduated from Texas Tech University with a B.A. in Psychology. Ms. Gutierrez graduated with honors from Southern Methodist University Dedman School of law in 2007. 

Areas of Practice

  • Construction Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Employment Law

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 2007
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas


  • Southern Methodist University School of Law, Dallas, Texas
    • J.D. - 2007
  • Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas
    • B.A. - 1997

Published Works

  • The Rest of the Story: The Fascinating Backstories Behind Lonergan and Spearin , The Construction Journal, Winter 2018, Co-Author
  • A Survey of Certificate of Merit Statutes , The Construction Lawyer, Vol. 34, No. 2, Spring 2014
  • Construction Law Update, Case Law & Legislation Affecting the Construction Industry , ABA Forum on the Construction Industry 2011-2014 Co-Author of the Texas Section
  • Contractual Risk Transfer and Additional Insured Endorsements , Texas Association of Defense Counsel Spring Meeting, 2008, Chicago, IL 2008, Co-Author


  • Lonergan: A Look Behind the Curtain; 32nd Annual Construction Law Conference, March 2019
  • What Happens to Subs While the Owner and General Contractor Arbitrate? Dallas Bar Association Construction Law Section, October 2017
  • Using Noncompetes to Protect Your Workforce; Construction Industry Summit, September 2019
  • Update on Mandatory Sick Leave Ordinances; ASA, August 2019; DACA October 2019
  • Update on 2017 Changes to AIA Documents; Construction Industry Summit, August 2018
  • Risk Management: What is It and How Do You Do it; ASA Future Leaders, October 2018
  • Preventing and Navigating Harassment and Discrimination Claims in the #MeToo Era; ASA, October 2018

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of Texas
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • American Bar Association

Pro Bono Activities

  • Hunt County, Attorney of the Year, 2011