Chris is a partner with Potts Law Firm handling complex litigation for a diverse group of clients around the country. His practice includes representing companies and individuals in a wide array of cases including commercial litigation, catastrophic personal injury, labor and employment, product liability, and insurance related litigation.
He also works in both prosecuting and defending claims related to intellectual property infringement, oil & gas related contracts, covenants not to compete, breach of contract, trade secrets and director/officer fiduciary duty claims. Chris also handles litigation on behalf of a bankruptcy trustee to recoup money for creditors. In 2014, he was part of the trial team that was awarded fraud “verdict of the year” in C.A. No. 4:11-cv-3700; Rodney Tow vs. John H. Speer, in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas. It is this multifaceted experience coupled with his results-oriented and trial-focused approach that is central to Chris providing the highest level of service and value to his clients.
Chris is licensed to practice in both Texas and Colorado but represents the interests of his clients throughout the United States. In the past 5 years, he has made pro hac vice appearances in federal and state courts in Alabama, Arizona, California, Louisiana, Michigan, Pennsylvania and Utah.
Originally from Lake Charles, Louisiana, Chris is a graduate of Texas A&M University and South Texas College of Law. He is a member of the School Board of St. Anne Catholic School, where his daughter and two sons attend. In his free time, Chris and his wife enjoy watching and volunteering at the school and church, as well as their children’s sports leagues Timbergrove Sports Association and the United Church Athletic League.
- J.D., cum laude, South Texas College of Law
- Texas A&M University
- U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
- U.S. Court of Federal Claims
- U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado
- U.S. District Court for the District of Nebraska
- U.S. District Court for the Southern 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 Western District of Texas