Overview

Christin Jones is a trial and appellate lawyer who focuses her practice on complex commercial, class action, labor and employment and construction litigation, as well as ERISA/employee benefits disputes. Christin has considerable experience representing banks, lenders, loan servicers, national electronic registry systems, and other financial services companies in a variety of high-risk, high-stakes matters. Christin is known for helping clients across a wide-array of industries navigating the litigation process from risk assessment and pre-trial strategy and discovery to trial and post-trial proceedings. She has litigated in both federal and state courts around the country including in Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana, New York and California and has experience in all aspects of litigation including significant jury trial experience.

Christin has also handled and argued appellate matters in a number of courts of appeals throughout Texas, as well as in the Fifth Circuit. She also enjoys following the issues and cases before the U.S. Supreme Court and presents a Supreme Court update CLE course for attorneys annually.

Her extensive experience has earned Christin recognition from Super Lawyers magazine as a Texas “Rising Star” for Civil Litigation: Defense every year from 2015 through 2019. Christin was also recognized on the Super Lawyers “Up-and-Coming Top 50 Women” Texas Rising Stars List for 2018.

Prior to joining the firm, Christin was an associate at Crouch & Ramey, a litigation law firm based in Dallas, Texas, where her practice included civil, real estate, and commercial litigation.

Christin also previously worked as a felony prosecutor in the appellate division of the Bexar County District Attorney’s office after interning for the Fourth Court of Appeals in San Antonio, Texas.

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Experience

Currently representing world-famous American lifestyle clothing and accessories retailer pursuing claims for copyright and trademark infringement.

Currently representing regional fast food restaurant chain against suit brought by large franchisee for declaratory judgment and breach of contract.

Represented former directors and officers, their investment banker, and acquiring company against former common stockholders’ claims for breach of fiduciary duty, aiding and abetting, fraud and conspiracy, obtaining favorable settlement following three weeks of trial.

Represented large salty snack maker against claims for slander, tortious interference and conspiracy, obtaining dismissal following successful summary judgment practice.

Represented regional fast food restaurant chain against Fair Labor Standards Act collective action claims by employee, obtaining successful removal to arbitration and dismissal.

Represented nationwide distributor of global automotive marque against claims for discrimination, gross negligence, fraud, breach of contract, and antitrust in multi-state litigation by vexatious litigant, obtaining dismissal of all claims following motions practice.

Represented large salty snack maker against claims for discrimination under § 1981 and Title VII by former employee, obtaining favorable settlement following successful motion for summary judgment practice.

Represented American multinational automaker on appeal following the granting of summary judgment in client’s favor in products liability case. Obtained judgment affirmance.

Represented national electronic registry system in asserting its right to receive notice of suit as a necessary party following issuance of a judgment that expunged a mortgage lien in the form of a deed of trust wherein the registry system served as record beneficiary. Obtained summary judgment on bill of review and request for declaratory judgment vacating the prior judgment due to lack of notice, and ordering the deed of trust a valid, subsisting and enforceable lien on the property.

Served as litigation counsel for lender and loan servicer in a case involving allegations of trespass to try title, breach of contract, and fraud. Borrowers sought actual damages, exemplary damages, and attorneys’ fees. Successfully removed the case to federal court and obtained dismissal of the complaint with prejudice.

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Education

Oklahoma City University School of Law, J.D. (2009) magna cum laude, Hatton Sumners Scholar, Phi Delta Phi

Texas Christian University, B.S., Communication-Radio/TV/Film (2005) magna cum laude

Admissions

Texas (2009)

Oklahoma (2015)

Arkansas (2017)

Court Admissions

U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas

U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas

U.S. Supreme Court

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Professional & Community Activities

Dallas Bar Association, Appellate Law Section, Member

Dallas Association of Young Lawyers, Member

Dallas Women Lawyers Association, Member

State Bar of Texas, Member

Summer Dreams, Board of Directors, Member

Leadership Arts Institute, Member Class of 2016-2017

Attorneys Serving the Community, Leadership Member

Texas Women's Foundation, Member

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