Steven Darling is an attorney with a broad range of experience in the municipal law sphere. Currently, his practice focuses on transactional and litigation matters arising out of the representation of developers through their business dealings with cities and counties across the State of Texas, and further assisting clients in securing economic incentives for their projects such as Public Improvement Districts, Tax Increment Reinvestment Zones, Chapter 380 Economic Development Grants, Municipal Management Districts, and more. In addition, he also represents clients in land use litigation ranging from small town disputes to big city issues.

Prior to joining the firm, Steven was an Assistant City Attorney for the Cities of Dallas and Grand Prairie, actively serving as a trial attorney to represent both the State in Criminal Prosecutions and the City of Dallas in its Civil capacity in Municipal, Justice of the Peace, County, and Appellate courthouses.

Steven received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas at Arlington and his law degree from the Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law.

Admitted to Practice

State Bar of Texas


Southern Methodist University
Dedman School of Law, J.D.
University of Texas at Arlington, B.A., Philosophy