Kristin Kruse Lotz

Of Counsel

Kristin has experience in all stages of the trial and appellate processes as well as arbitration. Kristin has extensive experience in both state and federal courts handling a wide range of complex business litigation matters including business torts, complex commercial disputes, employment, environmental disputes, and royalty litigation. Kristin’s clients have spanned a wide range of industries including oil and gas, banking, manufacturing, pharmaceutical technology, and insurance.

Kristin earned her J.D. from Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, where she served as Associate Managing Editor of the SMU Law Review and received the SMU Law Review Best Casenote and Best Comment Awards. Kristin earned her B.A. in Political Science and German with honors from Texas A&M University.

After law school, Kristin served as a briefing attorney to Justice Charles W. Seymore of the Texas Fourteenth Court of Appeals in Houston, Texas. As a law student, Kristin interned with United States District Judge Lynn N. Hughes and Texas Supreme Court Chief Justice Nathan L. Hecht.

Representative Matters

Representation of individual in FINRA arbitration relating to margin trading.

Representation of board member of non-profit lobbying organization in dispute with former board member including defense of Anti-SLAPP Motion to Dismiss.

Representation of former business partner in partnership dispute regarding wind-up of real estate venture.

Representation of a publicly traded exploration and production company in multi-district litigation involving royalty dispute alleging underpayment of royalties on natural gas liquids production.

Representation of a publicly traded oil and gas company in contested case hearing before TCEQ involving air permit application.

Representation of lender in arbitration involving multiple personal guarantees and allegations of lack of mental capacity to contract.

Representation of numerous lenders in deficiency actions against borrowers and guarantors to collect unpaid debt, including subsequent collection of judgments.

Representation of a software development company in an employment incentive compensation dispute in jury trial.

Representation of a fuel and lubricant marketer in arbitration involving a dispute with a former sales representative.

Representation of insurance company in insurance coverage dispute involving rental properties in a bench trial.

Representation of heavy equipment manufacturer in a breach of contract dispute.

Representation of a national retailer in nonsubscriber suits brought by employees claiming workplace injuries.