Dallas City Attorney

Assistant City Attorney

Employment Section

Litigation Division

Dixon M. Merkt joined the Dallas City Attorney's office in 2014. His practice focuses on advising departments on personnel matters and representing the City in employment litigation.


  • University of Miami School of Law, J.D.
  • Wesleyan University, B.A.

Affiliations & Activities

  • State Bar of Texas
  • State Bar of New York
  • State Bar of Connecticut
  • United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Texas
  • United States District Court, Southern District of New York
  • United States District Court, District of Connecticut

Prior Experience

  • Judge Advocate, United States Army
  • Associate, Diserio Martin O’Connor & Castiglioni LLP