Christian Nisttahuz

Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP

United States
T:+1 214 855 8326
United States
T:+1 214 855 8326
Christian Nisttahuz

Christian Nisttahuz

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Christian Celeste Nisttahuz is an associate in the Dallas office of Norton Rose Fulbright and a member of the firm's commercial litigation group since 2018. Her practice focuses on complex commercial disputes.

Christian represents clients in various state and federal courts, as well as in arbitration disputes. Her practice spans an array of industries, with representative experience in the financial institutions, healthcare, construction, and intellectual property sectors. She has worked on a variety of commercial disputes involving allegations of breach of contract and fiduciary duties; fraud; and violations of the Uniform Commercial Code and the Deceptive Trade Practices Act.

Before joining Norton Rose Fulbright, Chris served as a summer intern for Justice Jeff Brown at the Supreme Court of Texas in 2016.

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JD, summa cum laude, Texas Tech University School of Law, 2018
BA, summa cum laude, Spanish and Public Relations, 2015

During law school, Chris was a Comment Editor for the Texas Tech Law Review. She also served as Class President her second and third year of law school; as a brief writer for three national moot court teams; and as a student attorney in the Innocence Clinic. She is a member of the Order of the Coif.

Chris is admitted to practice in Texas state court, as well as US District Courts for the Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas.

  • Texas State Bar
  • Successfully defended financial institution at summary-judgment stage against allegations of conversion, breach of contract, and breach of fiduciary duties, among others.
  • Student Comment, Fifty States of Grey: A Comparative Analysis of "Revenge-Porn" Legislation Throughout the United States and Texas's Relationship Privacy Act, Texas Tech Law Review, (2018)
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Patrick E. Higginbotham Inn of Court, Associate, 2019-Current
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers, Member
  • French
  • Spanish