Practice Areas

Education

  • Texas A & M University (B.S., summa cum laude, 1974)

  • Baylor University (J.D., 1977)

    • Associate Editor, Baylor Law Review, 1976-1977

Professional Organizations

  • State Bar of Texas, Construction Law Section

    • Past Chair

    • Former Council Member

  • Dallas Bar Association

    • Construction Law Section - Former Council Member

    • Fellow of the Dallas Bar Association

  • Fellow - American College of Construction Lawyers

    • Board of Governors 2012

Admitted to the State Bar of Texas, 1977.

United States District Court for Northern, Western, and Eastern Texas.

Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

United States Supreme Court

Mr. Gooch joined the Firm as a shareholder in March, 1981. His practice focuses on all aspects of the construction industry, and he is Board Certified in construction law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Mr. Gooch is consistently rated as among the best construction lawyers in the industry and is a highly sought-after arbitrator with the American Arbitration Association. Mr. Gooch is also rated by Super Lawyers.

W. Kyle Gooch

Director, Shareholder

(972) 388-5154

Legal Assistant: Mary Lou Cortimilia

(972) 388-5155

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Texas Contructon Law Board Certified

Speeches, Panel Discussions & Seminars

  • Construction Insurance and Exclusions for Contractors-Texas Institute of Continuing Legal Education (In cooperation with the State Bar of Texas Construction Law Section) - 1995

  • The Insured's (Client's) Response to the Carrier's Reservation of Rights Letter -Texas Institute of Continuing Legal Education (In cooperation with the State Bar of Texas Construction Law Section) -1998

  • Builder's Risk: The Forgotten Insurance -Texas Institute of Continuing Legal Education (In cooperation with the State Bar of Texas Construction Law Section) - 1999

  • Form Follies: Void, Invalid, and Questionable AIA A201 - 1997 General Conditions Provisions Under Texas Law - Texas Institute of Continuing Legal Education (In cooperation with the State Bar of Texas Construction Law Section) -2001

  • Builder's Risk; The Devil is in the Exclusions - Texas Institute of Continuing Legal Education (In cooperation with the State Bar of Texas Construction Law Section) - 2003

  • Express Indemnity Clauses in Texas (Co-Author) - Winter 2003 Construction Law Journal (Official Publication of the Construction Law Section of the State Bar of Texas) - 2003

  • Construction Law Causes of Action - State Bar of Texas Advanced Real Estate Law Section - 2005

  • Use of Expert Witnesses in Development and Prosecution of Construction Contract Claims (Co-Author) - Texas Institute of Continuing Legal Education (In cooperation with the State Bar of Texas Construction Law Section) - October 2005

  • Risk Allocation - Owners - Contractors (Co-Author) - Texas Institute of Continuing Legal Education (In cooperation with the State Bar of Texas Construction Law Section) - March 2006

  • Warranty and Professional Liability Under Design and Construction Contracts - State Bar of Texas Advanced Real Estate Law Section - 2006

  • Things May Not be What They Appear - Discussion with Respect to Ambiguous Construction Contract Clauses - Texas Institute of Continuing Legal Education (In cooperation with the State Bar of Texas Construction Law Section) - 2007

  • So, You Thought You Were Just the Contractor? - State Bar of Texas Construction Law Conference - 2010

  • Pay-If-Paid Clauses - Can the Surety Enforce the Contingency? - State Bar of Texas Construction Law Conference - 2012

  • Negotiating Tricky Clauses in Prime Contracts - Subcontractors' Response to Flowdown Obligations - The Construction Law Foundation of Texas - 2014

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