Company: Locke Lord
Location: Dallas, Texas, United States
Stuart Maryman Bumpas, Partner at Locke Lord, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Lawyers for dedication, achievements, and leadership in employee benefits and tax law.
With nearly 50 years of professional experience in the legal industry, Mr. Bumpas has served as a partner with Locke Lord since 2008. In this position, he specializes in employee benefits, taxes, and nonprofit organizations. Prior to this appointment, he was a partner with Locke, Liddell & Sapp from 1999 to 2007 and Locke, Purnell, Rain, Harrell from 1974 to 1998. He commenced his career as an assistant to the commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service from 1973 to 1974 and an attorney advisor with the Office of the Chief Counsel in Washington, DC, from 1969 to 1972. He also briefly spent a year as an adjunct professor in employee benefits at Southern Methodist University in 1975.
To prepare for his illustrious career, Mr. Bumpas pursued a formal education at Brown University, receiving a Bachelor of Arts in 1966. He followed this accomplishment with a Doctor of Jurisprudence from the University of Texas School of Law in 1969 and Master of Laws from the George Washington University Law School in 1973. He has been admitted by the District of Columbia Bar and Texas State Bar.
In recognition of his exceptional contributions to law, Mr. Bumpas has accrued several accolades throughout his career. The recipient of the Honorary Alumni Award from The Hockaday School in 2017, he was also named Lawyer of the Year in Non-Profit/Charities in Dallas by Best Lawyers in America in 2014. In addition, he was honored in employee benefits law, nonprofit law, and trusts and estates by Best Lawyers in America, and he was named a Texas Super Lawyer by Texas Monthly Magazine. Notably, Mr. Bumpas is a fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation and has been listed in several editions of Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in American Law, Who’s Who in the South and Southwest, and Who’s Who in the World.
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