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R. Chris Pittard



Legal Field:

  • Employment Law
  • Employment Discrimination
  • Federal Sector EEO Cases
  • Wills
  • Contracts

Professional Education:

1977, Bachelor of Arts in History, University of Texas, Austin, TX

1980, U.S. Army Airborne and Ranger Schools, Ft. Benning, GA

1991, U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, KS

1991, Masters Military Arts and Science, U.S. Army C&GSC, KS

1995, Juris Doctor, Cum Laude, St. Mary's University Law School

1996, Certified Bexar County Community Mediator


Profssional Experience:

U.S. Army Infantry Officer, 1979-1992

Attorney, Ball & Weed, P.C., 1995-1996

Attorney, Phil Watkins, P.C., 1996-1998

Adjunct Professor, St. Mary's University School of Law, 1996-2004

Sr. Trial Attorney, EEOC,  1998-2002

Owner, Law Office R. Chris Pittard,  2002-2005

Attorney, Davis Law Firm, 2005-2007

Director, Employment Law Dept., Davis Law Firm, 2007-2009

Shareholder, Forte & Pittard, P.L.L.C., 2010 to 2018

Owner, Pittard Law Firm, 2018 to present

Authior, Transmanaut Chronicles, Prosperity Publications, 2014

Author, Contiinuing Adventures of The Carrot Top Kids, 2018



Admitted to United States Supreme Court, 2016

  • Admitted to Texas State Bar, 1995
  • Admitted to Western District of Texas, 1997
  • Admitted to Southern District of Texas, 1999
  • Admitted to U. S. Appeals Court for the Fifth Circuit, 2003
  • Admitted to U.S. Appeals Court for the Federal Circuit, 2018
  • San Antonio Black Lawyers Association Member
  • Member Texas State Bar Employment Section
  • Named one of Texas Best Lawyers in 2011, 2013 Labor and Employment Law
  • Named one of Texas Top-Rated Lawyers in 2012, Labor & Employment Law
  • Program Advisory Committee member, Brown Mackie College