Overview

Christin Jones is a trial and appellate lawyer who focuses on a wide range of issues, including complex commercial, class action, labor and employment, and securities litigation. Christin also 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 navigate the litigation process from risk assessment and pre-trial strategy, 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, and 2021. Christin was also recognized on the Super Lawyers “Up-and-Coming Top 50 Women” Texas Rising Stars List for 2018.

Christin is also extremely dedicated to giving back through volunteering and pro bono work, earning her the firm’s Pro Bono Freedom Award in 2021.

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 against grey-market sellers.

Currently representing national insurance agency against negligent insurance procurement claims, including successful removal to federal court.

Currently representing national technology and data analytics company against allegations of fraud and putative class action claims.

Currently representing private company pursuing claims of breach of contract, breach of warranty and gross negligence against a worldwide electronics and technology developer.

Currently representing a world-famous energy drink company pursuing claims for trademark infringement and unfair competition against grey-market importers and exporters.

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 regional fast food restaurant chain against suit brought by large franchisee for declaratory judgment and breach of contract, obtaining favorable settlement following successful interlocutory appeal.

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.

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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. (2005) Communication-Radio/TV/Film, magna cum laude

Admissions

Arkansas (2017)

Oklahoma (2015)

Texas (2009)

Court Admissions

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit

U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois

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

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

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

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

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

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

Business Council for the Arts, Leadership Arts Institute, Member Class of 2016-2017

Dallas Regional Chamber, Young Professionals, Member Class of 2021-2022

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