Chris Reynolds focuses his practice exclusively on complex, commercial and business litigation and arbitration, with much of his practice devoted to disputes arising in the energy industry. Chris' experience includes high-stakes disputes of every description, including the defense and prosecution of cases involving claims of breach of contract, patent infringement, trade secret theft, antitrust violations, legal malpractice, directors' and officers' liability, securities fraud, engineering and construction errors and omissions, trade name infringement, copyright infringement and trust and estate-related litigation.
After obtaining a B.S. in Civil Engineering, with honors, from the University of Texas in Austin, in 1980, Chris attended the University of Texas School of Law, graduating with honors in 1982, and earning a position on the Texas Law Review. Upon graduation from law school, Chris joined Wood, Campbell, Moody & Gibbs, PC, and was an original associate with Gibbs & Ratliff when it was formed in October of 1983. Gibbs & Ratliff became Gibbs & Bruns, LLP, in 1993. Chris withdrew from Gibbs & Bruns in September of 2009 in order to become one of the founding partners of Reynolds, Frizzell, Black, Doyle, Allen & Oldham, LLP, now known as Reynolds Frizzell LLP.
Recognition for his accomplishments has come from Chambers USA, Best Lawyers in America, Legal 500, Benchmark Litigation, and BTI Consulting, and he has for more than ten years been listed as a Texas Super Lawyer, and has, on multiple occasions, been recognized as one of the 100 best in Houston by the same publication.
Chris is a Fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers and an Associate of the American Board of Trial Advocates.