Hon. H. Christopher Mott

United States Bankruptcy Judge

Current Position

U.S. Bankruptcy Court
Western District of Texas
903 San Jacinto Blvd., Ste 326
Austin, TX 78701

Tel: 512-916-5800
Fax: 512-916-5808

Class: XXI (2010)Circuit: Fifth


Texas Tech University, B.B.A., with Highest Honors (1980)
Texas Tech School of Law, J.D., with High Honors, Order of Coif, Outstanding Graduate (1983)

Professional Career

Appointment, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge, Western District of Texas (2010)
Shareholder/Founding Partner, Gordon Mott & Davis P.C. (1994-10)
Partner, Kemp Smith P.C. (1993)
Partner, Ginnings Birkelbach Keith & Delgado (1983-93)
Business Editor, Texas Tech School of Law Law Review (1982-83)


Texas Bankruptcy Section of State Bar, Past Chair
Texas Bankruptcy Certification Exam Commission, Past Commissioner
Texas Tech University Foundation, Board of Trustees (2009-11)
Sun Bowl Association, Past President
American Bankruptcy Institute


"Bankruptcy Evidence," Texas Bankruptcy Bench Bar Conference 2008
"Environmental Claims in Bankruptcy: Reconciling the Conflict," Advanced Business Bankruptcy Conference, University of Texas 2007
"Bankruptcy Pre-Trial Practice & Procedure," Advanced Bankruptcy Litigation Conference 2007
"Motions for Summary Judgment in Bankruptcy Court," Advanced Bankruptcy Litigation Conference 2004
"Bankruptcy Procedure and Jurisdiction," Advanced Bankruptcy Litigation Conference 2004
"Contribution & Indemnity Claims: The Interplay Between Sections 502(e), 502(c) and 502(j)," Advanced Business Bankruptcy Conference 1999


Listed in Best Lawyers in America- Business Bankruptcy (1997-10)
Listed in Texas SuperLawyer-Business Bankruptcy (2003-10)
Corporate Counsel-Top Lawyer (2008-10)
State Bar of Texas, Bankruptcy Law Section, Outstanding Service Award (2006)
Sun Bowl Association college bowl game, Ring of Honor (2004)