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Christie Cardon focuses on complex commercial disputes, primarily in the energy and construction industries.  Her practice includes litigation of matters involving energy construction disputes, breach of contract and commercial fraud, and various energy tort matters.  She has practiced before federal and state courts, as well as domestic arbitration panels.

Christie is also committed to pro bono work and serves as co-coordinator for pro bono work in the Houston office.  She has received numerous pro bono service awards at King & Spalding for her work on immigration and other matters.

Prior to joining King & Spalding, Christie served as a law clerk for the Honorable W. Royal Furgeson of the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas.

Christie received her J.D. from the University of Texas School of Law in 2002 and served as Administrative Editor for the Texas Law Review.

Christie is an officer of the Sweet Briar College Houston Alumnae Club, serves on the Books Between Kids Volunteer Advisory Board, and is a member of the Houston Bar Association Hay Center Committee and Lawyers for Literacy Committee.  She served on the board of the Pink Ribbons Project in Houston for seven years and is the former board president.

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Credentials

J.D., The University of Texas at Austin

B.A., English, Sweet Briar College, magna cum laude, with honors, Phi Beta Kappa

Texas

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

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

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

Law Clerk, Hon. W. Royal Furgeson, Jr., U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas

Named “Texas Rising Star” by Texas Monthly Magazine in 2007 and 2008.

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Recognition

Named “Texas Rising Star” by Texas Monthly Magazine in 2007 and 2008.

Matters

Represented Motiva Enterprises in a multi-billion dollar arbitration related to the expansion of the Port Arthur Refinery

Represented Kellogg Brown & Root in a federal court action arising out of insurgent attacks on fuel convoys driven by its employees in Iraq

Represented Aramco Services Company in state court and arbitration matters arising out of contract disputes with service providers

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Represented Motiva Enterprises in a multi-billion dollar arbitration related to the expansion of the Port Arthur Refinery

Represented Kellogg Brown & Root in a federal court action arising out of insurgent attacks on fuel convoys driven by its employees in Iraq

Represented Aramco Services Company in state court and arbitration matters arising out of contract disputes with service providers

Matters

Represented Motiva Enterprises in a multi-billion dollar arbitration related to the expansion of the Port Arthur Refinery

Represented Kellogg Brown & Root in a federal court action arising out of insurgent attacks on fuel convoys driven by its employees in Iraq

Represented Aramco Services Company in state court and arbitration matters arising out of contract disputes with service providers

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Matters

Represented Motiva Enterprises in a multi-billion dollar arbitration related to the expansion of the Port Arthur Refinery

Represented Kellogg Brown & Root in a federal court action arising out of insurgent attacks on fuel convoys driven by its employees in Iraq

Represented Aramco Services Company in state court and arbitration matters arising out of contract disputes with service providers

Credentials

J.D., The University of Texas at Austin

B.A., English, Sweet Briar College, magna cum laude, with honors, Phi Beta Kappa

Texas

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

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

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

Law Clerk, Hon. W. Royal Furgeson, Jr., U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas

Named “Texas Rising Star” by Texas Monthly Magazine in 2007 and 2008.

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Recognition

Named “Texas Rising Star” by Texas Monthly Magazine in 2007 and 2008.