Kristin Agnew is an associate in the Labor and Employment Practice Group in the firm's Houston office.

Areas of Practice

Kristin is a skilled trial lawyer who focuses her practice on labor and employment matters and general commercial disputes over a variety of industries, including healthcare, real estate, financial services, pharmaceuticals and medical devices, and oil and gas.

Kristin has significant litigation and trial experience, including conducting pre-suit corporate internal investigations, discovery, defending and taking depositions, arguing pre-trial and dispositive motions, and trials.



  • Lead associate defending national media and broadcast group in single-plaintiff case asserting age discrimination and wrongful termination claims.
  • Member of national trial team defending against single-plaintiff cases alleging discrimination and retaliation under Title VII, including racial discrimination, gender discrimination, age discrimination and wrongful termination claims.
  • Member of national trial team defending international manufacturer of medical devices in a jury trial resulting in a full defense verdict.
  • Lead associate defending national financial institution in litigation involving breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, conversion and other claims.
  • Lead associate defending Fortune 100 company in litigation involving misappropriation of trade secrets, breach of contract and breach of fiduciary duty claims.



“Ones to Watch," The Best Lawyers in America, 2022-2024

Litigation – Commercial Litigation, The Best Lawyers in America, 2022-2024



  • Member, Houston Bar Association, 2012-Present
    • Member, Labor & Employment Section, 2022-2024
    • Member, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee, 2023-2024
    • Member, Wellness Committee, 2023-2024


J.D., South Texas College of Law, 2012, cum laude

B.A., Political Science, Texas A&M University, 2005


  • Texas
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