• PRACTICE FOCUS+
  • EDUCATION+
    • Texas Wesleyan University School of Law
      J.D., 2009; President, Moot Court Honor Society; Order of the Barristers; Phi Delta Phi
    • University of Dallas Graduate School of Management
      M.B.A., 2006
    • University of Texas at Arlington
      B.A., 2004
  • ADMISSIONS+
    • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas
    • Texas
    • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
    • U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas
  • CLERKSHIP+

Christopher R. Jones

Chris Jones practices in the area of commercial litigation and has represented clients in a range of matters including insurance defense, contract disputes, professional liability, shareholder disputes, easements and right of way litigation, protecting confidential information and trade secrets and property damage claims.

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Chris Jones practices in the area of commercial litigation and has represented clients in a range of matters including insurance defense, contract disputes, professional liability, shareholder disputes, easements and right of way litigation, protecting confidential information and trade secrets and property damage claims. In addition, Mr. Jones handles general business matters including drafting and negotiating contracts and leases, entity formation, and corporate counseling for nonprofit organizations.

Experience

  • Represented condemning authorities in acquiring easements for gas pipelines and electric transmission lines through eminent domain throughout the State of Texas.
  • Obtained summary judgment on multiple matters related to the procurement of insurance dismissing claims of professional liability, breach of the Texas Insurance Code and breach of the Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act.
  • Successfully represented client before the Texas Department of Insurance which resulted in a dismissal of the TDI's investigation.
  • Obtained reversal of trial court judgment from Texas Court of Appeals involving a breach of contract claim.
  • Obtained summary judgment dismissing copyright infringement claim.
  • Represented numerous nonprofit organizations with respect to formation, corporate governance, real estate transactions, and drafting and reviewing policies and procedures.
  • Represented utility company in real estate transactional matters including acquiring easements throughout the State of Texas, preventing encroachment on easements, purchase and sale of property, protecting rights-of-way, and complex electric line relocations.

Memberships & Affiliations

  • State Bar of Texas
  • Tarrant County Bar Association
  • Tarrant County Young Lawyers Association
  • Eldon B. Mahon Inn of Court (Associate Member, 2011-2013)
  • Society of American Baseball Research