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I understand how hard my clients work to do what they do, and how important it is to help them protect what they’ve built. I work closely with my clients to ensure that we are always working harder and smarter than our opponent.

Chelsea J. Lu is a litigator, practicing all aspects of litigation from commercial to construction to personal injury disputes. She uses her diverse experience to benefit every case and client.

Prior to joining Adams and Reese, Chelsea was an associate at a private law practice in Houston where her primary focus was products liability and mass tort litigation. She also has experience in criminal trials, having worked for both the prosecution and defense bar.

While in law school, Chelsea was a varsity moot court advocate, winning several awards around the country, and an assistant editor of the South Texas Law Review. She was a Dean’s Scholar, HBA Litigation Section Scholarship recipient, Association of Corporate Counsel Diversity Scholarship fellow and Federal Bar Association Blask fellow. After graduating, she was inducted into the Order of Barristers, a national honorary organization for lawyers with demonstrated exceptional trial and oral advocacy skill.


  • South Texas College of Law, J.D., 2016, cum laude
  • Texas A&M University, B.A., Political Science, B.A., Philosophy, 2013

Bar Admissions

  • Texas

Court Admissions

  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas

Community Involvement

Chelsea has volunteered with Voices for Children, Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) of the Brazos Valley, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Brazos Valley, and the Boys and Girls Club of America.


  • Best Lawyers® Ones To Watch - Commercial Litigation, 2022

Professional Affiliations & Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Order of the Barristers
  • Houston Bar Association
  • Texas Bar Foundation