Insurance Defense


J.D. SMU Dedman School of Law, cum laude, 2021. Managing Editor of The Year in Review.

B.A. University of Texas at Austin, 2014

Bar Admissions

State of Texas, 2021

Kyle Markwardt practices primarily in the areas of commercial litigation and general litigation. He assists clients in a wide variety of litigation matters, including researching and preparing motions, briefs, and other pleadings. Mr. Markwardt is also involved in all manners of litigation including discovery, depositions, hearings, mediation, and trial.

Prior to practicing law, Mr. Markwardt worked as a personal lines insurance underwriter for a national property and casualty insurer. Additionally, while working for a foreign exchange brokerage, he also helped large-to-medium-sized corporate clients manage their international currency exposure.


Kyle A. Markwardt, Note, Promoting Economic Cohesion Over the Continued Rise of National Interests: Landeskreditbank Baden-Württemberg – Förderbank v. European Central Bank, 53 Int’l L. 2 (2020).

Kyle Markwardt, Comment, A Great and Beautiful Cathedral: The Brazilian Amazon Through the Lens of the Paris Climate Agreement, Int’l l. Rev. (Nov. 2, 2020),


State Bar of Texas

Texas County Bar Association

Tarrant County Young Lawyers Association