Julie M. Christensen is a senior associate practicing in the firm’s complex litigation group. Julie routinely 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, fraud, trademark infringement, patent infringement, business divorces, director/officer litigation, securities fraud, employment disputes, the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA), and other business torts.

Julie has experience representing both plaintiffs and defendants at all stages of litigation, including in 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.

Julie received her J.D. from Baylor University School of Law where she served on the Editorial Board for the Baylor Law Review. She also holds a B.A. in international studies from Baylor University.

  • Obtained 12(b)(6) dismissal of former director in adversary proceeding brought by bankruptcy trustee pursuant to exculpatory provision in Certificate of Incorporation that eliminated personal liability for directors
  • 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
  • Successfully 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 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
  • Defeated request for receivership and summary judgment as second chair for biotechnology company in dissenting shareholder action brought under Nevada law
  • Obtained dismissal of anticipatory declaratory judgment action on behalf of large U.S. airline
  • Represent 3D scanner company in patent and copyright infringement action, including filing expedited application for preliminary injunction and preparation for hearing (E.D.N.Y)
  • Obtained summary judgment on behalf of property developer in dispute arising from the ownership and control of the property
  • Successfully defended one of the largest multi-specialty medical groups in Texas as second-chair in breach of contract arbitration brought by contracted physician, resulting in a finding of “no breach” and award of attorneys’ fees
  • Represented trucking company and managing-owner in insurance bad faith and legal malpractice claim in New Mexico
  • Defended oil and gas exploration company in securities litigation
  • Obtained favorable verdict as second chair in six-day jury trial, representing employer sued for negligent hiring where plaintiffs sought over $30 million in damages, with duties including drafting and arguing key pre-trial motions and motion for directed verdict
  • Obtained summary judgment for component part manufacturer in products liability boating accident case involving catastrophic personal injuries where plaintiffs alleged over $50 million in damages
  • Successfully obtained pre-suit deposition on behalf of national material handling company in order to investigate theft of trade secrets and violation of non-compete/non-solicitation agreement
  • Obtained summary judgment for janitorial services company in premises liability and negligence case involving allegations of sexual misconduct
  • Facilitated favorable resolution for flooring supplier during five-day trial in a wrongful death case where duties included drafting and arguing substantive pre-trial pleadings

  • 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)

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Munck Wilson Mandala Welcomes Litigation Associate Julie Christensen

Christensen received her J.D. from Baylor Law School. She holds a B.A. in international studies from Baylor University.  Prior to joining the MWM team, Christensen worked as an associate at Thompson, Coe, Cousins, & Irons, L.L.P. Munck Wilson Mandala is a technology-focused law firm with offices in Dallas, Austin and Marshall, Texas, and Los Angeles,

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Baylor Law School, JD, 2017

Baylor University, BA, 2014

International Studies

  • Global Hands of Hope
    Board of Directors
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers
  • Patrick E. Higginbotham Inn of Court

  • Texas Rising Star, Thomson Reuters
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers Trail Skills Bootcamp – Planning Committee
  • 2021 Dallas Association of Young Lawyers Leadership Class

Texas, 2017

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U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan