Shane L. Kotlarsky


  • location icon Houston, TX
    24 Greenway Plaza
    Suite 1400
    Houston, TX 77046
  • location icon Dallas, TX
    2100 Ross Avenue
    Suite 2000
    Dallas, TX 75201

Shane L. Kotlarsky is a partner in the Houston and Dallas offices of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the Labor & Employment and Complex Business & Commercial Litigation Practices.

Mr. Kotlarsky's practice focuses on the defense of both public and private employers in employment matters of all types. Mr. Kotlarsky also focuses on representing the interests of businesses of all sizes in commercial litigation matters. Mr. Kotlarsky prides himself on his diverse litigation experience, having previously worked on a wide variety of matters, ranging from Title VII and ADA discrimination cases to contract disputes to trucking accidents and products liability. This experience allows Mr. Kotlarsky to provide a different perspective to effectively and aggressively represent his clients’ interests.

Mr. Kotlarsky earned his Juris Doctor in 2012 from Tulane University Law School. While at Tulane, Mr. Kotlarsky served as Senior Managing Editor for Volume 19 of The Sports Lawyers Journal. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in 2009 from Rice University.


"What’s All the Noise About: Did the New York Yankees Violate Fans’ First Amendment Rights by Banning Vuvuzelas in Yankee Stadium?," 20 Jeffrey S. Moorad Sports L.J. 35 (2013)


  • State Bar Admissions
    • Texas
  • United States District Courts
    • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
    • United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas
    • United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas
    • United States District Court for the Western District of Texas



U.S. District Court for the Southern, Northern, Western and Eastern Districts of Texas


Tulane University Law School

Juris Doctor, 2012

Rice University

Bachelor of Arts, 2009

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