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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

Southern District of Texas


133rd District Court of Harris County


Lincoln Chen is a sharp and experienced commercial trial attorney who will be personally responsive to your legal needs. Prior to his arrival at Chamberlain Hrdlicka, Lincoln worked at an AmLaw 200 firm, where his national practice focused on resolving commercial finance disputes. Today, he represents a broad range of clients, with an emphasis on serving the Energy sector. Lincoln handles a variety of commercial issues, including complex breach of contract, corporate controversies, mass tort / catastrophic loss, and consumer litigation.

The eldest son of a bobble-head maker from Houston, Lincoln brings to each case an acute attention to detail and 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 cost 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.

Professional Affiliations

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