Kristin Leveille Rodriguez is a Principal in the Houston office of McKool Smith. Kristin focuses her practice on complex commercial and business litigation. She handles a wide variety of litigation, including oil and gas royalty disputes, post-confirmation litigation matters on behalf of reorganized debtors and litigation trustees, and matters in the United States International Trade Commission. Kristin practices in state and federal court and has handled all aspects of the litigation process. Prior to joining McKool Smith, she was a judicial intern for the Honorable Sim Lake and the Honorable Jeff Bohm in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas. During law school, Kristin served as a senior articles editor for the Houston Law Review, where she earned an award for Best Paper in the area of Corporate, Securities, or Business Law. Kristin also participated as a finalist in the 20th Annual Honorable Conrad B. Duberstein Bankruptcy Moot Court Competition, where she earned an award for outstanding brief writing.