Claire Dykeman

Claire Dykeman

Associate

Houston Construction Lawyer - Claire Dykeman

Claire Dykeman’s practice focuses on construction litigation and alternative dispute resolution, in which she represents general contractors, subcontractors, suppliers and owners in a variety of construction related disputes. She also has experience in commercial litigation matters, including those related to the energy sector.

Prior to joining the firm, Claire served as a judicial clerk to both Magistrate Judge Keith F. Giblin of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, and Judge W. Kent Walston in the 58th Judicial District Court of Jefferson County. Claire also worked as a special assistant to Baylor University’s Washington D.C. Initiatives program, coordinating university events, acting as a lobbying group liaison and developing Baylor’s internship policy program.

Areas of Practice

  • Construction
  • Business Litigation
  • Energy

Bar and Court Admissions

  • Candidate 2018 – Texas
  • US District Court, Southern District of Texas

Representative Experience

  • Representation of owners, general contractors and subcontractors on a variety of different matters including contract disputes, breach of contract claims, settlement negotiations, lien removal and debt collections
  • Secured summary judgments on behalf of several contractors and suppliers exceeding $1 million
  • Obtained temporary restraining order on behalf a materials supplier
  • Obtained summary lien removal on behalf of general contractor

Education

  • Baylor University College of Law, Waco, Texas
    • J.D. – 2018
    • Mock Trial
    • Moot Court
    • Inns of Court
    • Student Bar Association Class President
  • Baylor University, Waco, Texas
    • B.A. (Cum Laude) – 2014
    • Order of Omega

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of Texas, Construction Law Section
  • Houston Bar Association, Construction Law Section
  • Houston Young Lawyers Association

Speeches and Publications