Chris Montez was born and raised in Fort Worth, Texas. He graduated from Texas Christian University with a B.A. in mathematics and philosophy. Mr. Montez earned his law degree from the University of Texas School of Law at Austin in 2001. After law school, he served as a law clerk to the Honorable Bill Vance of the Tenth District Court of Appeals in Waco, Texas. In 2003, Mr. Montez joined Thomas, Feldman & Wilshusen, LLP of Dallas, Texas. His practice focuses on construction law, commercial litigation, and employment law. Mr. Montez represents clients from all segments of the construction industry in disputes involving breach of contract claims, delay and labor impact claims, damage to underground facilities claims and other construction related claims. He also handles tortious interference with contract claims and claims regarding trade secret violations, and other commercial litigation matters. Mr. Montez also represents employers in employment related matters, including defending against discrimination claims and employment contract claims.