Alexander J. Goetting
graduated magna cum
from Baylor
University with a BBA in Accounting and earned his Juris Doctorate
from the University of Texas School of Law. While in law
school, Mr. Goetting was a teaching assistant for UT’s Financial
Methods for Lawyers

class, a staff editor for the Texas
Journal of Oil, Gas, and Energy Law,
and the recipient of a Dean’s
Achievement Award

for Outstanding Student in Negotiation.

graduating from law school, Mr. Goetting worked for Grant Thornton
LLP as a Transfer Pricing Associate in the firm’s International Tax
Services group. Looking to further develop his trial advocacy
skills, Mr. Goetting then went to work as an Assistant City Attorney
for the City of Houston where he prosecuted a wide variety of cases
under state law and city ordinances. In addition to prosecuting
criminal cases, Mr. Goetting also represented the City of Houston in
civil administrative matters, most notably in Commercial
Establishment Sound Permit Revocation Hearings. While at the
City Attorney’s Office, Mr. Goetting received the 2023 Edward
A. Cazares Award

for excellence and professionalism in municipal law.

Goetting joined Henneman Rau Kirklin & Smith in 2024, where his
practice focuses on commercial litigation and securities arbitration.

Goetting is admitted to practice in the following courts:

  • Texas
    State Courts
  • Baylor
    University, Magna
    cum laude
    , 2017
  • University
    of Texas School of Law, J.D., 2021
  • Represented
    the City of Houston in a multitude of criminal jury and bench trials
    as well as in civil administrative hearings.
  • Assisted
    in representing retail clients suffering revenue loss due to
    Covid-19 related business closures.
  • Assisted
    in representing the Texas Office of Consumer Credit Commissioner on
    behalf of Texas residents in claims against fraudulent creditors.
  • Texas
    Bar Association
  • Houston
    Bar Association

    • Securities,
      Litigation & Arbitration Section
  • Houston
    Young Lawyers Association
  • 2023
    Edward A. Cazares Award from The City of Houston Attorney’s Office
  • Volunteer
    in Houston’s Northside neighborhood
  • Outside
    of work, Mr. Goetting enjoys visiting national and state parks,
    spending time with family and friends, and cycling.