Kris Y. Teng

(713) 581-3012

Kris Teng is an associate at Antonelli, Harrington & Thompson.

Mr. Teng graduated summa cum laude (top 1%), Order of the Coif, from The University of Texas School of Law.  He was named “Grand Chancellor” for being first in his class at the end of his second year, the only time students are individually ranked.  During law school, Mr. Teng served as an Associate Editor for the Texas Law Review and as a research assistant on securities, regulatory, and economic topics for noted corporate law and law and economics scholars Bernard Black and Matthew Spitzer. He also participated in the Supreme Court Clinic, where he assisted on various cases before the United States Supreme Court, including a copyright dispute where the Clinic represented the Steinbeck family.

Before law school, Mr. Teng worked as a management associate for a multinational plastics company in Shanghai, designed and tested cancer treatment software, and marketed recombinant proteins for a biotech startup.

Mr. Teng earned a B.S. in Biological Sciences, with a concentration in Genetics and Development, from Cornell University. While at Cornell, Mr. Teng served as the Chief Financial Officer for two business plan projects and presented a plan for marketing genetically-engineered tomatoes in India to a panel of the Cornell Board of Trustees.

Mr. Teng speaks Mandarin.


  • State Bar of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas


  • B.S., Biological Sciences, Cornell University, 2004
  • J.D., The University of Texas School of Law, 2011, with highest honors, Order of the Coif, Grand Chancellor