Ekaterina (“Katya”) G. Long focuses her practice on banking and finance litigation, partnership and ownership disputes, and trade secret litigation.

Katya litigates such cases as breach of contract, fraud, theft of trade secrets, breach of fiduciary duty, defamation and business disparagement. She has substantive experience in anti-SLAPP litigation, obtaining dismissals of business and commercial lawsuits at the pre-trial level. Katya has experience in preparing a case for trial, including all aspects of discovery and drafting and arguing dispositive motions.

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  • Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, J.D., 2016
  • University of Dallas, B.A., summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, 2010


  • Texas, 2016


  • U.S. Dist. Ct., N. Dist. of Texas
  • U.S. Dist. Ct., S. Dist. of Texas
  • U.S. Dist. Ct., E. Dist. of Texas
  • U.S. Dist. Ct., W. Dist. of Texas

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation
  • Member, Attorneys Serving the Community
  • Member, The World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth


  • English
  • Russian
  • French

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  • Webinar, “Ponzi Scheme Civil Litigation: Avenues of Relief & Defenses,” CLE Companion, May 15, 2020.
  • Co-author, “Insider Trading Liability and Measures to Contain It,” Today’s General Counsel, Fall 2019.
  • Expert Analysis Column, “Clearer Rule On Witness Compensation Disclosure Is Needed,” Law360, June 12, 2018.
  • Presentation, “Contractor Liability for Injuries on Construction Sites,” Cooper & Scully’s 13th Annual Construction Symposium, January 26, 2018.
  • Presentation, “Allocation and Other Insurance,” Cooper & Scully’s 24th Annual Insurance Seminar, April 7, 2017.
  • Presentation, “Chapter 151: Revisiting the Texas Anti-Indemnity Act,” Cooper & Scully’s 12th Annual Construction Symposium, January 27, 2017.
  • Co-author, “Analysis: ERISA Fee Litigation in 2016,” Texas Lawbook, 2017.
  • Author, “The Law of Intangible Assets: The Philosophical Underpinnings of Trade Secret Law in the United States,” SMU Sci. & Tech. L. Rev., 2016.
  • Co-author, “Little Known and Little Utilized Provisions of the General Liability Policy-Part 2.”
  • Note, “The ‘Reasonable Certainty’ Standard for Patent Claim’s Definiteness: The Standard’s Backdrop and Its Effect on the Balance of Power in Patent Infringement Actions,” SMU Sci. & Tech. L. Rev., 2015.

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