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Tracie Renfroe has a national trial practice focusing on toxic tort, environmental, product liability and commercial disputes. As Managing Partner of our Houston office and a partner in our Energy, Environmental and Product Liability practices, Tracie represents clients in the energy and manufacturing sectors around the country.

Tracie represents clients in civil jury trials, class actions and arbitrations. She tries cases for clients, including Shell, Chevron and ConocoPhillips, in federal and state courts around the country, as well as in international arbitration of high-stakes environmental disputes.

Tracie is skilled at presenting complex scientific and technical issues to judges, juries and arbitration panels. She has also tried numerous conspiracy, securities fraud, breach of contract and professional liability cases.

Tracie has received recognition from Chambers USA, The Best Lawyers in America, Legal 500, Benchmark Litigation, ILO Client Choice Awards, Corporate Counsel and Super Lawyers: Texas.

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Credentials

B.A., Baylor University, cum laude

J.D., Baylor University

Supreme Court of the United States

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas

U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas

Texas

"A strategic decision maker, a wonderful trial lawyer who thinks well on her feet and a great orator.”


Chambers USA, 2017

"Always well-prepared and very skilled at advocacy."


Chambers USA, 2016

"Intelligent and highly capable approach to litigation."


Chambers USA

Houston Litigation: Environmental Lawyer of the Year


The Best Lawyers in America, 2012

Matters

Obtained favorable verdicts on behalf of Shell Oil Company in 2016, 2013 and 2010 in California drinking water contamination trials.

Lead counsel for ConocoPhillips affiliate in successful international arbitration case relating to alleged environmental contamination from oilfield operations in Ecuador.

Representing DePuy, a Johnson & Johnson company, in multi-district litigation involving metal-on-metal hip implants.

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Obtained favorable verdicts on behalf of Shell Oil Company in 2016, 2013 and 2010 in California drinking water contamination trials.

Lead counsel for ConocoPhillips affiliate in successful international arbitration case relating to alleged environmental contamination from oilfield operations in Ecuador.

Representing DePuy, a Johnson & Johnson company, in multi-district litigation involving metal-on-metal hip implants.

Matters

Obtained favorable verdicts on behalf of Shell Oil Company in 2016, 2013 and 2010 in California drinking water contamination trials.

Lead counsel for ConocoPhillips affiliate in successful international arbitration case relating to alleged environmental contamination from oilfield operations in Ecuador.

Representing DePuy, a Johnson & Johnson company, in multi-district litigation involving metal-on-metal hip implants.

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Close

Matters

Obtained favorable verdicts on behalf of Shell Oil Company in 2016, 2013 and 2010 in California drinking water contamination trials.

Lead counsel for ConocoPhillips affiliate in successful international arbitration case relating to alleged environmental contamination from oilfield operations in Ecuador.

Representing DePuy, a Johnson & Johnson company, in multi-district litigation involving metal-on-metal hip implants.

Credentials

B.A., Baylor University, cum laude

J.D., Baylor University

Supreme Court of the United States

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas

U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas

Texas

"A strategic decision maker, a wonderful trial lawyer who thinks well on her feet and a great orator.”


Chambers USA, 2017

"Always well-prepared and very skilled at advocacy."


Chambers USA, 2016

"Intelligent and highly capable approach to litigation."


Chambers USA

Houston Litigation: Environmental Lawyer of the Year


The Best Lawyers in America, 2012