• Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Harvard Law School, J.D., magna cum laude
  • University of Florida, B.A., highest honors
  • Florida Bar
  • Texas Bar
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court
    • Southern District of Florida
    • Southern District of Texas
    • Eastern District of Texas
    • Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. Courts of Appeals
    • Fifth Circuit
    • Federal Circuit
  • Super Lawyer, Texas Rising Star, 2004-2011

Kristen L. McKeever


Kristen McKeever is a contract attorney who concentrates her practice on Business and Commercial Litigation and Appeals.  She joined the firm from the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington, D.C.   She began her career as a Law Clerk for the Hon. Karen Nelson Moore, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, in Cleveland. She practiced as an associate at Baker Botts in Houston and then became partner at Houston-based litigation firm, Smyser Kaplan & Veselka, where she was recognized as a Texas Rising Star by Super Lawyers magazine.

Kristen received her J.D. from Harvard Law School, where she graduated magna cum laude. While in law school, she served as Primary Editor for the Harvard Law Review.