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Lincoln Chen

Senior Associate


Baylor University, B.S. in Biology and Chemistry, 2011

South Texas College of Law, J.D., 2015


Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch, 2022-2024

Bar Admissions


Court Admissions

United States District Court – Northern District of Texas

United States District Court – Eastern District of Texas

United States District Court – Southern District of Texas

United States District Court for the District of Colorado

United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts


133rd District Court of Harris County


Lincoln Chen is an experienced trial attorney who represents a broad range of clients in a variety of complex contract and commercial disputes, with a focus on energy and property issues. Lincoln’s career evidences a track record of successful litigation. His cases have even contributed to shaping the evolving legal landscape of the renewable energy sector. He has represented some of the largest energy companies in the world, ensuring that his clients receive not only effective representation but also strategic insights.

The eldest son of a bobble-head maker from Houston, Lincoln brings to each case accountability, responsiveness, an acute attention to detail and an ability to find creative solutions to the most sophisticated legal issues. Lincoln understands the value of his clients’ time and takes pride in being accessible, responsive, and efficient. He is adept at communicating legal issues in an understandable way and will ensure that the firm’s strategy aligns with your interests and objectives. As a pragmatist, he will candidly advise you on the costs and benefits of each legal matter, so as the client, you can make informed business decisions as we work to achieve the best legal strategy and results possible under the circumstances.

Notable Representation

  • Tried and prevailed in Massachusetts federal court on a complex contractual dispute between traders / consolidators of renewable energy commodities. At trial, Judge Patti Saris awarded the client all damages sought, attorneys’ fees, and interest. Skyview Fin. Co. v. Kearsarge Trading, LLC; Civil Action 20-cv-11666-PBS.
  • Successfully defended a New Jersey solar energy project developer in a sophisticated commercial dispute against its counterparty for the purchase of solar commodities. The arbitration proceeding resulted in a zero judgment for the opposing party, and recovery of all of the client's arbitration costs.
  • Defended preeminent terminal company in multi-plaintiff catastrophic personal injury case arising out of an explosion at a Houston refinery. Shortly after filing a Motion for Summary Judgment, the matter settled favorably for the client.
  • Secured complete dismissal of all claims against clients in four distinct forums related to an alleged breach of a licensing agreement. During arbitration, plaintiffs voluntarily withdrew their claims subsequent to the tribunal's favorable ruling on the choice of law issue, following comprehensive briefing.
  • Obtained injunctive relief for victims of investment fraud schemes in two separate proceedings, which drew the attention of the Texas Securities Board and FBI, respectively, and led to the arrests and indictments of the defendants in each case.
  • Presented arguments before the City of Houston Planning Commission, addressing significant opposition, and successfully advocated for the removal of the client's property from the proposed zoning.

Publications and Presentations 

  • "Commercially reasonable efforts explained," Lincoln Chen's article as featured in the Thomson Reuters Contracts/Commercial Litigation Blog, April 2024

  • “Maritime Law and Offshore Wind: Trends, Challenges, and Insights,” MyLawCLE, January 2024

Professional Affiliations

  • Houston Bar Association
  • Houston Young Lawyers Association
  • Texas Bar Foundation
  • Commercial Finance Association YoPro - Houston Chapter
  • Houston Symphony - Young Associates Council