Elite Litigators & Advisors

Austin-based commercial and IP litigation and business law firm with nationwide reach

Our Versatility

Botkin Chiarello Calaf’s attorneys have experience representing clients across diverse industries and wide-ranging legal issues—whether you’re looking for a uniquely qualified commercial or IP litigator, an outside general counsel, or a seasoned employment counselor, we will deliver.

Commercial Litigation

Our experienced trial lawyers represent clients in a variety of complex commercial disputes over business agreements and transactions, corporate acquisitions, and other contractual and property rights issues.

Intellectual Property Disputes

Our attorneys have deep experience representing plaintiffs in protecting their intellectual property rights in court and defendants who are defending against infringement claims.

Business Law

We counsel clients on the legal aspects of running a business.  From advising which laws apply to which employers, to negotiating contracts, to developing dispute-resolutions strategies, we are a resource to our clients so that they can focus on business objectives.

Who We Are

Botkin Chiarello Calaf is a diverse team of lawyers who bring a collaborative approach to every matter, so each client benefits from the depth and breadth of our collective experience, knowledge, and judgment.

Our Values

Our lawyers and their contributions to our community speak volumes: we are deeply committed to diversity in the legal profession, we dedicate meaningful pro bono time to cases serving both the public and individuals in need, we mentor the next generation, and we invest our time in making Austin, Texas the community we’re proud of.

Featured Insights

Botkin Chiarello Calaf Welcomes Angie Carrera
June 5, 2024

Botkin Chiarello Calaf Welcomes Angie Carrera

Welcome, Angie Carrera, to Botkin Chiarello Calaf!
Katherine Chiarello Updates Librarians on Landmark First Amendment Lawsuit at Annual Librarians’ Gathering
May 16, 2024

Katherine Chiarello Updates Librarians on Landmark First Amendment Lawsuit at Annual Librarians’ Gathering

At the TLA Annual Conference, Katherine Chiarello highlights the impact of the landmark First Amendment lawsuit, Little, et al. v. Llano County, on the fight against censorship.
Botkin Chiarello Calaf is Celebrating its First Anniversary!
May 1, 2024

Botkin Chiarello Calaf is Celebrating its First Anniversary!

Celebrating its first anniversary, Botkin Chiarello Calaf showcases notable litigations and Chambers recognition, marking significant achievements.
Travis County Women Lawyers’ Association Recognizes Botkin Chiarello Calaf Attorneys
April 24, 2024

Travis County Women Lawyers’ Association Recognizes Botkin Chiarello Calaf Attorneys

MAC and Leah recognized by TCWLF & TCWLA for advancing women's interests and pro bono work.
Botkin Chiarello Calaf and Lone Star Justice Alliance Join Forces in Clemency Effort
April 10, 2024

Botkin Chiarello Calaf and Lone Star Justice Alliance Join Forces in Clemency Effort

Botkin Chiarello Calaf partners with the Lone Star Justice Alliance in a collaborative clemency initiative.
Botkin Chiarello Calaf Partner Jennifer Rappoport Colimon Named to Law360 In-House Editorial Advisory Board
March 28, 2024

Botkin Chiarello Calaf Partner Jennifer Rappoport Colimon Named to Law360 In-House Editorial Advisory Board

Jennifer Colimon joins Law360's 2024 Editorial Board, leveraging her in-house legal expertise and litigation experience.
Rising Stars Selects Botkin Chiarello Calaf Senior Counsel for 2024 Recognitions
March 21, 2024

Rising Stars Selects Botkin Chiarello Calaf Senior Counsel for 2024 Recognitions

Congratulations to Botkin Chiarello Calaf’s Kayna Stavast Levy on her second consecutive Rising Stars recognition!
Botkin Chiarello Calaf Designated a Best Place for Working Parents
March 7, 2024

Botkin Chiarello Calaf Designated a Best Place for Working Parents

Botkin Chiarello Calaf designated a Best Place for Working Parents in 2024