Steven D. Seybold, Associate
ph: 512.334.4511
f: 512.334.4492

Law Clerk to the Honorable Judge Carolyn Dineen King

The University of Texas School of Law, J.D. with honors, 2015 (managing editor, Texas Law Review; Order of the Coif)

The University of Texas, B.S. in Communication Studies, B.A. in Philosophy, 2010

Steven is a civil litigator who represents clients in state and federal court. He has experience in a wide range of complex civil and commercial matters involving contract disputes, business torts, and product liability actions. He also has substantial appellate experience and has represented numerous pro bono clients in business disputes and immigration-related matters.

While in law school, Steven mentored first-year law students and served as the Managing Editor of the Texas Law Review. Prior to joining Reeves & Brightwell, Steven was a judicial clerk to the Honorable Judge Carolyn Dineen King of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, as well as a litigation associate in the Dallas office of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP.

Representative Matters

  • Principal author of successful motion to transfer venue in contractual dispute involving custom tablet sleeves. Vault, LLC v. Dell Inc., 1:18-CV-00633, 2019 WL 113726 (M.D.N.C. Jan. 4, 2019)
  • Represented a commercial loan special servicer in several breach of contract disputes
  • Helped represent a publicly traded company in multiple products liability actions in state and federal courts
  • Helped represent an exploration and production company in a misappropriation of trade secrets action
  • Assisted committee of creditors in bankruptcy proceedings with analyzing complex litigation claims related to debtors’ proposed settlement agreement
  • Represented pro bono clients in a variety of matters, including successfully obtaining U-Visa immigration status and appealing an adverse asylum determination


Professional Background

  • Law Clerk to the Honorable Judge Carolyn Dineen King, U. S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, 2015-2016



  • Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals (5th)
  • U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Texas