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Houston Trial Lawyer Courtney Ervin Joins Hicks Thomas as Partner
February 8, 2018 12:00 pm

HOUSTON – Trial lawyer Courtney Ervin has joined commercial litigation boutique Hicks Thomas LLP, bolstering the firm’s already impressive team of talented courtroom lawyers. 

"Courtney is a highly skilled and effective trial lawyer" said Hicks Thomas co-founder John B. Thomas. "She is an exceptional advocate and has great instincts.  Her addition enhances our diversity and positions us to serve our client needs well into the future."

Ms. Ervin literally grew up in the energy industry; her father spent his entire career in the energy industry - as a business executive at a major exploration and production company - based in Houston.  Her familiarity and nuanced understanding of complex energy-related issues has made her invaluable in solving disputes within the oil and gas industry.  

In addition, she has handled multimillion-dollar complex commercial litigation involving a variety of issues and has litigated claims involving many types of contractual challenges. Her focus is on high-stakes commercial litigation in state and federal court and arbitration. She has extensive experience in contract disputes, business torts and insurance coverage. While many of her clients are in the energy industry, Ms. Ervin regularly represents those involved in other businesses including insurance, real estate, private equity and information technology. To learn more, visit

Ms. Ervin was profiled as one of the leading Energy Litigation lawyers in the U.S. in 2016 by The Legal 500 and has repeatedly earned a place on the Texas Rising Stars list recognizing up-and-coming lawyers.  She earned her law degree from the University of Houston Law Center, magna cum laude, and her bachelor’s degree from Colorado State University. Ms. Ervin is a member of the State Bar of Texas, Houston Bar Association and the Texas Bar Foundation.

About Hicks Thomas

Founded in 1997, Texas-based Hicks Thomas LLP is a premier litigation firm representing plaintiffs and defendants across the nation with offices in Houston, Austin, Beaumont and Amarillo, Texas, and Sacramento, California. The firm provides in-depth experience in cases involving oil and gas, environmental, complex commercial, toxic tort, construction, products liability, corporate governance, securities, banking, insurance coverage, transportation, trade secrets and business litigation. Visit the firm at


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