Vincent Serafino | R. Kelly Donaldson
Dallas 214-979-7400
Houston 713-751-0800
R. Kelly  Donaldson


Construction Law


Southern Methodist University School of Law, Dallas, Texas
Juris Doctor - 1986

Southern Methodist University
Bachelor of Arts - 1979


U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas
U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas
U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas
U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
R. Kelly Donaldson
Tel: 832-242-9103
Fax: 713-751-0105

R. Kelly Donaldson has practiced construction law in Texas since 1986. Mr. Donaldson represents clients involved in project development, design, procurement and construction. Successful projects require thorough planning, proper risk allocation, comprehensive contract documents and efficient resolution of disputes. Mr. Donaldson assists clients with these requirements.

Mr. Donaldson represents owners, contractors, engineers, manufacturers & fabricators, lenders, sureties, subcontractors and suppliers. He has experience with projects related to energy (upstream, midstream & downstream); maritime design & construction; power generation; public works & infrastructure; schools & higher education; industrial; manufacturing; commercial; healthcare; church & religious organizations; multi-family and residential construction. Construction is complex-experience counts.

Professional Associations And Memberships

Construction Law Section of the State Bar of Texas (since inception); Governing Council 1997-2000
Construction Law Section of the Houston Bar Association (since inception)
Associated General Contractors of America (30+ years)

Activities Of Faith

St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston


AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell
Listed in Best Lawyers in America in construction and surety law
Named as a Superlawyer in construction and surety law