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Christopher S. Norcross

Senior Counsel

(214) 231-4753
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2200 Ross Avenue
Suite 4100W
Dallas, TX 75201

Oklahoma City
101 Park Avenue
Suite 1300
Oklahoma City, OK 73102


J.D., Texas Wesleyan University School of Law

  • Journal of Real Property Law
  • Wesleyan Innocence Project

Visiting Student, Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law

  • Course Work: Income Tax, Corporate Taxation

Th.M., Historical Theology, Dallas Theological Seminary

B.A., Counseling, Criswell College

Christopher S. Norcross is an attorney in the Dallas office of Gordon & Rees, whose practice focuses on business litigation, including commercial and residential construction litigation, product liability issues, oil & gas litigation, environmental/toxic tort claims, and other business disputes. Mr. Norcross regularly represents national and multinational developers and construction firms, international and domestic manufacturers, suppliers, and retailers, oil & gas operators and service providers, and other corporate entities. He prosecutes and defends claims involving contract, warranty, and surety issues, allegations of defect in workmanship and product, oil and gas exploration, production, and service contract disputes, toxic exposure to materials and chemicals, and other commercial litigation issues.

Mr. Norcross represents clients in state and federal courts in Texas and other jurisdictions, as well as in arbitration tribunals around the country, and he has jury trial experience involving complex product liability claims. Whether in depositions, hearings, trials, or appeals, Mr. Norcross aggressively advocates for his clients’ interests with proven results, including several dispositive motion awards in state and federal courts, and in arbitration proceedings. Mr. Norcross has also served as lead counsel in multiple mediations, and successfully negotiated several favorable settlements for his clients.

Mr. Norcross’ practice areas expertise and experience includes:
Oil & Gas/Energy
Tort & Product Liability
Environmental/Toxic Tort
Commercial Litigation

Prior to joining Gordon & Rees, Mr. Norcross served as the Director of External Studies at Dallas Theological Seminary, where he developed and monitored goals for the school’s External Studies program and ensured compliance with regional and professional accrediting standards.


U.S. Courts of Appeal for the Fifth Circuit
United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
United States District Court for the Western District of Texas
United States District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma


Member, State Bar of Texas

  • Construction Law Section
  • Litigation Section
  • Oil, Gas, and Energy Resources Law Section

Member, Dallas Bar Association

  • Construction Law Section