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