Katya  Long

Katya Long


Katya Long is an Associate in the Dallas office of Godwin Bowman & Martinez focusing her practice on commercial and business litigation matters. She represents both plaintiffs and defendants in business and commercial disputes involving banking, employment, and other business litigation issues. She also represents clients in prelitigation negotiations and alternative dispute resolution proceedings.

She received her Juris Doctor degree from SMU Dedman School of Law in 2016. During law school, Katya served as Senior Articles Editor for the SMU Science and Technology Law Review. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in English, with a concentration in Business, from the University of Dallas, where she graduated summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa.

Katya is also proficient in English and Russian.

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  • Admitted Practice

    Admitted Practice

    • State Courts of Texas
    • United States District Courts for the Northern, Western, and Eastern Districts of Texas
  • Member


    • Dallas Bar Association
      • Member, Professionalism Committee
      • Member, Ethics Committee
      • Small Group Advisor, Transition to Law Practice Program
    • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers
      • Co-Chair, Judicial Internship Committee, 2017-Present
      • Member, Judiciary Committee, 2017-Present
    • Associate, Patrick E. Higginbotham Inn of Court, 2017-2018
  • Media


    • Allocation and Other Insurance, presented to Cooper & Scully's 24th Annual Insurance Seminar, 2017
    • Chapter 151: Revisiting the Texas Anti-Indemnity Act, presented to Cooper & Scully's 12th Annual Construction Symposium, 2017
    • Analysis: ERISA Fee Litigation in 2016, co-author with JHames R. Griffin, The Texas Lawbook, 2017
    • The Law of Intangible Assets: The Philosophical Underpinnings of Trade Secret Law in the United States, 19 SMU Science & Technology Law Review, 125, 2016
    • Little Known and Little Utilized Provisions of the General Liability Policy - Part 2, co-author with R. Brent Cooper
    • The "Reasonable Certainty" Standard for Patent Claim's Definiteness: The Standard's Backdrop and Its Effect on the Balance of Power in Patent Infringement Actions, 18 SMU Science & Technology Law Review, 59, 2015