Dallas
214.745.5392 Direct
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ksherwin@winstead.com

Kristen Sherwin is a shareholder in Winstead's Commercial Litigation and Construction Practice Groups. She represents plaintiffs and defendants in a variety of complex civil disputes, with an emphasis on construction litigation, business tort litigation, and broker-dealer litigation.

Representative Experience

Construction Litigation

Represents owners and contractors, in complex litigation and arbitration involving construction defects, contractor defaults, terminations, delays, scheduling and payment issues. Representative cases include:

  • Representation of owner of a large apartment complex in pursuing damages for multimillion dollar repairs related to construction defects and water infiltration
  • Representation of owner of golf resort in pursuing damages for construction defects
  • Multiple Cases representing developers in defending claims asserted by condominium associations alleging construction defects
  • Representation of condominium owners association pursuing construction defects against developer
  • Representation of general contractors in pursuing and defending claims against owners and subcontractors
  • Representation of oil and gas company pursuing claims for defects in construction of subsea well tie-back in adversary proceeding in bankruptcy court
  • Representation of subcontractor pursuing claims against general contractor for non-payment and defending delay damages claims of general contractor
  • Representation of shopping center owner pursuing contractor for termination and replacement contractor damages and defending claims of contractor for non-payment
  • Representation of condominium developer pursuing insurance company for payment under OCIP policy for construction defects

Commercial Litigation

Representation of individuals and companies in commercial and business disputes across a wide array of industries in suits involving a variety of contract and tort claims. Representative cases include:

  • Representation of banks, servicers, and lenders in litigation issues arising during workouts and foreclosures, including pursuit of extraordinary remedies such as injunctive relief and receivership
  • Defense of broker-dealers in FINRA arbitrations
  • Defense of corporate entities in California Superior Court in litigation involving alleged breaches of ground lease provisions, tortious interference, conversion and fiduciary duty breaches
  • Representation of title insurance company in class action litigation in Federal Court and on Appeal to the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • Representation of health plan administrator in arbitration

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