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Christopher Troutt

Senior Assistant City Attorney
Employment, Pension & Human Resources; Litigation — Civil & Code

Christopher Troutt began with the City Attorney’s Office in June 2011. Most of his work is employment-related, but he is also responsible for general litigation, including personal injury and property damage claims against the city. Chris also serves as legal advisor for the Fort Worth Human Relations Commission and the Fort Worth Mayor’s Committee on Persons with Disabilities.


  • J.D. – Texas Tech University School of Law (1986)
  • B.A. (History) – Texas Tech University (1983)

Affiliations & Activities

  • Admitted to Practice:
    • Texas – All State and Federal Courts
    • United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Tarrant County Bar Association
  • Texas Board of Legal Specialization – Board Certified, Labor and Employment Law

Publications & Presentations

  • Guest Speaker, Religious Discrimination Law, State Bar of Texas 15th Annual Advanced Employment Law Course (2007)

Prior Experience

After graduating from law school, Troutt worked as a briefing attorney for the Eighth District Court of Appeals in El Paso. He began his private law practice in Fort Worth and has practiced in Tarrant County for more than 20 years. He has focused his practice in labor and employment law, representing both employers and employees, but has also practiced law in several different areas, including personal injury, business litigation, construction and real estate law. In that practice, he has represented governmental entities, including independent school districts and water districts, businesses and individuals in a wide variety of litigation matters in state and federal courts. Most recently, Chris was a trial attorney with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.


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Fort Worth, TX 76102



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