Kip Mendrygal is a partner in Locke Lord LLP’s White Collar Criminal Defense and Internal Investigations practice group. Kip was named by Texas Monthly as a “Rising Star” for six consecutive years between 2010 and 2015. In 2017, he was named by Chambers USA on its list of Up and Coming in Texas for Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations. His practice focuses on representing executives and companies in civil, criminal, and regulatory investigations and criminal defense. He also has significant experience conducting internal investigations for clients in both the private and public sector, including governmental entities. He received a B.S. and M.S. degrees in Molecular Biology from the University of Texas at Dallas, and received his J.D. with honors from the University of Texas School of Law.