Randy Johnston


214-741-6250  |  email

Robert Tobey


214-741-6251  |  email

Chad Baruch


214-217-8304 |  email

Coyt Johnston


214-217-4294 |  email

Johnston Tobey Baruch is a Dallas-based firm of Texas trial and appellate attorneys with a broad range of litigation experience. We are pioneers in the handling of legal malpractice, accounting malpractice, investment fraud and insurance bad faith matters. We also have an enviable track record with business disputes, commercial litigation and fiduciary litigation, as well as civil appeals, family appeals and criminal appeals, for many prominent Texas companies and individuals.


Randy Johnston Asks: When Clients Make Bad Decisions: What’s a Lawyer’s Duty?

Across Texas, lawyer Randy Johnston is recognized as a pioneer who specializes in legal ethics and the prosecution and defense of lawsuits related to claims of legal malpractice.  In a recent commentary, published in the Texas Lawbook, Johnston reveals that two of his most significant losses involved allegations that a lawyer failed to adequately discourage [...]

Trial and Appellate Firm Johnston Tobey Baruch Listed Among Best Law Firms for 2024

Firm earns top tier recognition in multiple areas for Dallas-Fort Worth DALLAS – Trial and appellate firm Johnston Tobey Baruch has earned high placements on the prestigious Best Law Firms listing, one of the most respected legal guides that highlights the nation’s leading law firms. The 2024 edition ranks the firm’s appellate, legal malpractice, commercial […]

Johnston Tobey Baruch Partner Robert Tobey Helps Bring Legal Services to Dallas’ Least Fortunate

Award-winning litigator becomes volunteer board member of legal aid organization Robert Tobey, a partner at Johnston Tobey Baruch and an accomplished commercial litigator, has a strong commitment to supporting the most marginalized members of his community. As a third-generation Dallas resident, he has been actively involved in various initiatives aimed at providing legal assistance to […]

All Johnston Tobey Baruch Partners Named to 2023 Edition of Texas Super Lawyers

Trial lawyers earn repeat honors for appellate, professional liability practices DALLAS – The trial and appellate lawyers at Johnston Tobey Baruch have each earned repeat recognition by Texas Super Lawyers in the 2023 edition highlighting the top 5% of attorneys in the state. Managing shareholder Chad Baruch is honored for his appellate practice. Mr. Baruch […]

Two from Johnston Tobey Baruch Listed Among Nation’s Top Financial Lawyers

Robert Tobey, Randy Johnston earn repeat honors for plaintiffs work DALLAS –  Veteran trial lawyers Robert Tobey and Randy Johnston have earned placement on Lawdragon’s annual 500 Leading Plaintiff Financial Lawyers listing for 2023. Board Certified in Consumer and Commercial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, Mr. Tobey earned repeat recognition for his expertise in […]

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Chad (Baruch) represented a customer of ours in an appeal of a detrimental jury verdict. Chad was excellent at recognizing the trial error and his brief on the issue was superb. Needless to say, the result was a reversal on appeal.
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Thomas E. Kirkland

President/CEO, TEKMAK Development
Randy is an excellent and engaging speaker, bringing years of real-world and practical experience to a deep knowledge of substantive legal issues affecting our profession. His unique interests, his willingness to tell it like it is, and his contagious passion for the practice of law, brings character to any discussion
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Mark Waite

Houston Corporate Attorney
Randy (Johnston) knows exactly which buttons to push to get the best results for his clients. He is a straight shooter, a wise counselor and a formidable adversary in the courtroom.
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Paul Koning

Hughes Luce
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All attorneys are currently recognized among the Best Lawyers in America for 2023 by BL Rankings.
All attorneys are also currently recognized as 2022 Texas Super Lawyers by Thomson Reuters.

Lawyer of the Year:
Randy Johnston, Legal Malpractice Law (2023), Litigation – Mergers & Acquisitions (2023), Robert Tobey, Legal Malpractice Law (2023),
Chad Baruch, Appellate Practice (2020) by Best Lawyers/BL Rankings.

Best Law Firms:
Tier 1 ranking by U.S. News and World Report (2015-2023);

Best Lawyers in Dallas:
Randy Johnston, Robert Tobey, Chad Baruch, Coyt Johnston (2015-2022) by D Magazine;

Texas Super Lawyers:
Randy Johnston (2003-2022), Robert Tobey (2003-2022), Chad Baruch (2011-2022), Coyt Johnston (2018-2022) by Thomson Reuters;

Best Lawyers in America:
Randy Johnston (2013-2023), Robert Tobey (2013-2023), Chad Baruch (2016-2023), Coyt Johnston (2016-2023) by BL Rankings.


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"No one is listening until you make a mistake."