Kristina A. Pierre-Louis

Senior Counsel

  • Office Contact Info
  • Biography

    Kristina Pierre-Louis is Senior Counsel in the Dallas office of Gordon & Rees. She represents large global manufacturers of products for the industrial, chemical, and transportation sectors. Ms. Pierre-Louis primarily defends clients in complex litigation involving toxic exposures, product liability, and premises liability. She participates in all phases of litigation including discovery, drafting motions, attending depositions, and trial preparation.

    Prior to joining Gordon & Rees, Ms. Pierre-Louis served as an Assistant City Attorney for the City of Dallas in the Community Prosecution Division. During her tenure with the City of Dallas, Ms. Pierre-Louis successfully litigated cases against property and business owners whose properties harbored high crime and blight. She played a pivotal role in the implementation of new ordinances aimed at improving public safety and quality of life for the citizens of Dallas. Before joining the City of Dallas, Ms. Pierre-Louis was an attorney at a regional law firm, where she managed the Pre-Litigation Department and litigated car accident, product liability, premises liability, and general liability cases.

    Ms. Pierre-Louis received her law degree from Penn State Law where she served as the Justice of the William Penn Chapter of Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity, International and a clinical fellow in the Family Law Clinic. She received her undergraduate degree in international business from Pepperdine University while working at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

    Admissions

    Texas

    Memberships

    DRI
    Dallas Bar Association
    Dallas Association of Young Lawyers

    • Chairperson, Politically Aware Committee
    • Fellow, DAYL Foundation

    State Bar of Texas

  • Practice Areas
  • Representative Experience

    Trial Experience

    • David O. Dorey and Rebecca L. Dorey, husband and wife v. Arconic, Inc., et al. – Seattle, Washington (2019)
    • Jennifer E. Bechtel, as Personal Representative of the Estate of Henry S. Eisler, Jr. v. Alcoa Corporation, et al. – Seattle, Washington (2019)
    • Shirley Jo Godfrey, Individually and as Executrix for the Estate of Robert C. Godfrey v. American Biltrite Inc., et al. – New York City, New York (2019)
  • Publications & Presentations

    Presentations

    • "Asbestos Diseases and Fiber Types 101," In-House CLE, Dallas, Texas (September 25, 2018)
  • Education

    Education

    J.D., Pennsylvania State University, Dickinson School of Law, 2014

    • Phi Alpha Delta

    B.S., International Business, Pepperdine University, 2011

    Honors

    One to Watch, Dallas Association of Young Lawyers (November 2018)