Liskow & Lewis is proud to announce that James Kittrell and Jillian Marullo have been selected to the 2022 Texas Super Lawyers Rising Stars list. James was recognized in energy & natural resources, and Jillian was recognized in business litigation. Each year, this distinction is given to no more than 2.5% of lawyers and is the result of peer nominations.
James is a litigator with a practice focusing on commercial, energy, and maritime matters. James has represented his clients at both the trial court and the appellate level. His energy litigation experience involves representing oil and gas clients in venues across the state of Texas in a wide variety of lawsuits related to on-shore operations, including royalty claims and operational disputes. James’ commercial litigation practice includes a range of contractual matters, including indemnity claims, shipping disputes, and suits on sworn accounts. His maritime practice focuses on representing large marine services companies in Jones Act cases and other maritime personal injury lawsuits.
Jillian handles an array of civil litigation matters as both plaintiff and defense counsel, representing clients in many sectors, including the oil and gas, communications infrastructure, and commercial property industries. She has a diverse commercial litigation practice, with experience in general contractual disputes, insurance and indemnity matters, and disputes arising under mineral leases, farmout agreements, joint operating agreements, and commercial leases. This practice includes significant experience in oil and gas lease disputes, including lease maintenance and termination, royalty, implied covenants, offset well/drainage clauses, and other lease disputes. She also handles toxic tort and environmental litigation, including suits arising under the Clean Air Act, as well as cases involving property damage, trespass, and conversion.