Munck Wilson Mandala

Julie M. Christensen

Senior Associate
(972) 628-3635

Julie M. Christensen is a senior associate in the litigation group. Julie handles a wide variety of high-stakes commercial and intellectual property disputes, including issues arising from breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, trade secret misappropriation, tortious interference, unfair competition, securities fraud, trademark infringement, patent infringement, employment disputes, DTPA violations, the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA), and other business torts.

Julie represents both plaintiffs and defendants at all stages of litigation, including proceedings seeking emergency injunctive relief, trials, and appeals. She has experience conducting written and electronic discovery, preparing and defending witnesses for depositions, and drafting and arguing dispositive motions.

Representative Matters

  • Obtained permanent injunction for one of the largest U.S. airlines in suits alleging trademark infringement, CFAA violations, and breach of contract against online travel agencies
  • Defeated and obtained dismissal of TRO as second chair for real estate development fund in suit brought by institutional investor seeking to prohibit sale of $30MM investment property
  • Obtained order granting writ of mandamus and vacating trial court order on novel Texas issue regarding advancement of attorneys’ fees. In re DeMattia, 644 S.W.3d 225, 232 (Tex. App.—Dallas 2022, orig. proc.)
  • Defeated request for receivership and summary judgment as second chair for biotechnology company in dissenting shareholder action brought under Nevada law
  • Representing former director in adversary proceeding brought by bankruptcy trustee
  • Representing 3D scanner company in patent and copyright infringement action, including filing expedited application for preliminary injunction and preparation for hearing
  • Obtained dismissal of anticipatory declaratory judgment action on behalf of large U.S. airline
  • Defended oil and gas exploration company in securities litigation
  • Taken and defended numerous depositions, including expert and 30(b)(6) depositions


Baylor Law School, 2017
Juris Doctorate
Baylor University, 2014
B.A. International Studies

Associations & Memberships

Global Hands of Hope
Board of Directors

State Bar of Texas

Dallas Bar Association

Dallas Association of Young Lawyers


Honors & Awards

Texas Rising Star, Thomson Reuters

Dallas Association of Young Lawyers Trail Skills Bootcamp – Planning Committee

2021 Dallas Association of Young Lawyers Leadership Class

Bar Admissions

Texas, 2017

U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas

U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas

U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas

Patrick E. Higginbotham Inn of Court, Associate 2017-2018

Co-author, Your Digital World: What’s Happening and Using Metadata, State Bar of Texas Advanced Medical Torts CLE (March 2018)

A Deposition Is Not A “Take Home Examination”: Resolving the Ambuguity of Texas Rule of Civil Procedure 203.1, 69 Baylor Law Review 217 (Winter 2017)

Focus Areas

Commercial Litigation

Corporate Governance

Employee Litigation

Securities Litigation

Trade Secret Litigation