Gavin K. Uttecht

Associate

713.654.5822

guttecht@fulkersonlotz.com

Gavin began his career at Fulkerson Lotz LLP in 2012 and has been with the firm for more than 8 years, representing both plaintiffs and defendants in business negotiations, trials, arbitrations and appeals. His practice centers on complex commercial litigation, including business disputes, trade secrets, joint venture and partnership disputes, oil and gas litigation and employment disputes. Gavin has handled legal research, motions, briefs, and case assessment. He has also participated in numerous depositions, settlement negotiations, attended hearings, status conference and trials, and supports the partners at the firm in all aspects of case development and trial. His practice centers on complex commercial litigation, including business disputes, trade secrets, joint venture and partnership disputes, oil and gas litigation, employment disputes, insurance disputes, as well as personal injury litigation.

Education

St. Mary’s University School of Law, J.D., 2012

  • Dean’s List, 2010
  • St. Mary’s Student Bar Association
  • Institute on Chinese Law and Business, Beihang University, Beijing, China

Texas A&M University, B.A. History, 2008

  • Public Policy Internship Program with Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts.

Admissions to Practice

  • State of Texas
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Texas
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • Federal Court of Claims
  • Fifth Circuit

Professional Organizations

  • State Bar of Texas
  • Texas Young Lawyers Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Houston Bar Association
  • Houston Young Lawyers Association

Personal Biography

Gavin Uttecht was born and raised in Houston, Texas. He attended Langham Creek High School where he was an active participant on the varsity swim team and the marching band.  Gavin also began to coach competitive swimming which he pursued through law school. Gavin coached for several different teams and learned the importance and essential skill of communicating with people. After high school Gavin went on to Texas A&M University and was accepted in the Public Policy Internship Program where he worked as a legislative analyst and mediator between the Comptroller and Texas legislators. In addition to coaching, Gavin was a Senator for the Student Bar Association at St. Mary’s Law School. Gavin’s goal was always to become an attorney.