Take a Stand

Your Texas litigation partners for tough fights anywhere. Daring defines us at Stone Hilton.

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About Stone HiltonWe took a stand. Now we stand with you.

Judd Stone and Chris Hilton took a stand as Texas litigators, handling some of Texas’s toughest cases in their years of government service for the Texas Attorney General. They formed Stone Hilton, an Austin litigation boutique offering decades of combined experience in high-stakes appeals, complex civil trials, investigations, and government relations. Led by Judd, Chris, and Ari Cuenin, the professionals of Stone Hilton share the firm’s commitment to zealously protecting the rights and interests of our clients. Their records in public service and in the courtroom prove that the firm is ready to tackle the most complex, contentious, or sensitive matters. From high-profile lawsuits to emergency appeals, the team at Stone Hilton stands ready to advocate for you.

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what we do bestOur Practice Areas

Supreme Court &
Appellate Practice

Our lawyers have been trusted with dozens of appeals to the United States Supreme Court and the Supreme Court of Texas, and even more to the Texas and the United States Courts of Appeals. From preserving a trial win to bringing an emergency appeal, we tell your story effectively to the higher court.

Crisis Management &
Investigations Counsel

We can defend and counsel you in the highest-risk cases and investigations, offering clear paths through legal and reputational challenges for you, your officers, and your employees.

Government Disputes &
Government Relations

Our in-depth, up-close knowledge of litigating with and against the government over enforcement actions, legislation, and regulations will protect your interests in challenging political environments. And our government relations practice will lobby for you throughout Texas and the Nation.

Civil Litigation

We are experienced in managing and litigating high-stakes civil cases. We work efficiently and effectively where case outcomes critically impact client futures.

Stone Hilton lawyers have a proven track record of obtaining client wins. We work hard to make sure you get your day in court and the outcome you deserve. Our clients count on us when it matters most. Let us show you why.