J. Spencer Young is a Senior Associate Attorney at Sul Lee Law Firm. In assisting clients to obtain the best possible result, Spencer takes pride in working with clients and not just for them. Spencer combines his past work experience, an empathetic understanding, and an outside-the-box, yet practical approach to attack problems head-on.
Born and raised in the heart of West Texas, Spencer attended the University of Texas at Austin for his undergraduate studies where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in government. Thereafter, Spencer attended Texas Tech School of Law, where he graduated in 2019. Spencer served as president of Texas Tech School of Law’s Student Bar Association and as a Board Member of the Board of Barristers. He also practiced in the School’s pro bono Civil Practice Clinic and was an active member of Texas Tech’s advocacy program. His article, You Signed What With Whom? A Comparative Analysis of the Assignability of Covenants Not to Compete was selected for publication as in Volume VI of the Tech Law Business and Bankruptcy Journal. During his time in Lubbock, Spencer also graduated with his Master in Business Administration from Texas Tech Rawls College of Business.
Spencer began practicing following passing the 2019 Texas State Bar exam in Dallas, Texas. His past civil litigation experience includes automotive liability, construction defect, insurance and insurers, general liability, medical malpractice, premise liability, and professional liability. He is a member of good standing of the Texas Bar and of each District of the Texas United States District Courts.
Spencer is part of the Dallas Bar Association, Dallas Association of Young Lawyers (“DAYL”), and Texas Bar College. He was selected for membership as part of the 2021 DAYL Leadership Class. When not practicing law, Spencer enjoys spending time with his wife and three dogs, Marley, Mia, and Murphy, exercising outdoors, and finding his next home improvement project.
- Commercial Litigation
- Member, Texas State Bar, 2019
- U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas, 2021
- U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, 2021
- U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas, 2021
- U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas, 2021
- Dallas Bar Association; Dallas Association of Young Lawyers (DAYL); Texas Bar College;
DAYL Leadership Class 2021
- Texas Tech University School of Law
-Doctor of Jurisprudence
- Texas Tech University Rawls College of Business
-M.B.A., Master of Business Administration
- The University of Texas at Austin
-B.A., Bachelor of Arts in Government
-McCombs Business Certificate
You Signed What With Whom? A Comparative Analysis of the Assignability of Covenants Not to Compete, Texas Tech Law Business and Bankruptcy Journal, Vol. VI, Spring 2019