Chris Waggoner

Associate / Houston

P: 713.588.0446

Chris Waggoner has a passion for litigation, specifically working with defendants and respondents. He has worked on defensive strategies with both public and private companies. As part of SBSB Eastham’s Defense Base Act and insurance defense practice, he’s able to do just that.

Chris prides himself on his ability to take on pivotal roles required of a defense counsel that allow him to use his skills as a public speaker and avid communicator. A career in law has been a perfect fit. Chris uses his skills to advocate on behalf of those he represents and to build unique and creative defenses to solve their most pressing issues.

Chris graduated from Baylor Law School and is member of the State bar of Alabama and New Mexico. Chris is also a member of the Federal Southern District of Alabama. Before that, he received a Bachelor of Science in Entertainment Business from Full Sail University.

In his free time, he enjoys golfing, boiling crawfish, all kinds of sports from wake surfing to wake boarding, and intermurals.

Practice Areas

Practice Areas

  • Business Transactions
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Defense Base Act
  • Energy
  • Federal Workers’ Compensation
  • General Liability
  • Insurance
  • Labor and Employment
  • Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation
  • Premises Liability
  • State Workers’ Compensation
  • Subrogation


  • J.D., Baylor University School of Law, 2021
  • B.S., Full Sail University, 2014

Court Admissions

  • State Bar of Alabama
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Alabama
  • State Bar of New Mexico