Gavin K. Uttecht



Gavin began his legal career at Fulkerson Lotz LLP in 2012 and has been with the firm for more than 10 years, representing both plaintiffs and defendants in business negotiations, trials, and arbitrations. His practice centers on complex commercial litigation including business disputes, trade secrets, joint venture and partnership disputes, oil and gas litigation, employment disputes, insurance litigation, and personal injury litigation. Gavin has handled legal research, motions, briefs, and case assessment. He has participated in numerous depositions, settlement negotiations, hearings, status conference, and trials.


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. He attended Langham Creek High School where he was an active participant on the varsity swim team and the marching band. Gavin also coached competitive swimming for several different teams. After high school, Gavin attended 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. At St. Mary’s Law School, Gavin was a Senator for the Student Bar Association.