K.B. Battaglini - Strong Pipkin Bissell & Ledyard, L.L.P.

K.B. Battaglini

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2012
Phone: 713-210-4371

K. B. Battaglini has for 34 years counseled and represented businesses and individuals in transactional work and dispute resolution, and is listed in Best Lawyers in America®.  He has expertise in energy, environmental, natural resources, media and entertainment law, and has significant first chair experience in trials, appeals, arbitrations and mediations.  Prior to joining Strong Pipkin, he was a partner at a large international law firm.  He is licensed to practice in Texas, New York and Pennsylvania, and is a certified mediator.

State University of New York College at PotsdamBA 1974South Texas College of LawJ.D. 1981University of HoustonLL.M 2011
Texas Association of Defense CounselTexas Bar FoundationHouston Bar Foundation

Case History

Representative Case

Served as operations counsel and head of litigation for the exploration and production division of a publicly-traded (American Stock Exchange) oil and gas company.

Lead attorney in trial and appeal of Republic Petroleum LLC v. Dynamic Offshore Resources NS LLC and W&T Offshore Inc., 474 S.W.3d 424 (Tex. App.—Houston [1st Dist.] 2015, pet. denied) which concerned issues of standing and capacity to sue for contract breach and damages.

Lead attorney in trial and appeal of Williams v. Dardenne, 345 S.W.3d 118 (Tex. App.—Houston [1st Dist.] 2011, pet. denied) which concerned the element of reliance in fraudulent inducement claims and which upheld the viability of “as is” real estate sales contracts in Texas.

Participated in trial and appeal of Jinkins v. Bryan, 763 S.W.2d 539 (Tex. App.—Amarillo 1988, writ denied), a seminal case concerning the distinction between “dry gas” and “casinghead gas,” which serves as an interpretive guide to the statutory definition of “dry gas” found at Texas Natural Resources Code Sec. 86.002(7).   

Office Location

4900 Woodway Drive, Suite 1200
Houston, TX 77056
United States

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation
Natural Resources Law

Other Information

Gender: Male