Kate Hull

Co-Director of Dispute Resolution

Kate Hull is a seasoned construction engineering professional and has a growing project portfolio of engagements ranging from $1 million to $1.2 billion for clients involved in the government, residential and mixed use, and healthcare markets.

Ms. Kate Hull, Co-Director of Dispute Resolution, has 15 years of experience assisting owners, contractors, and subcontractors on proactive and forensic engagements. Throughout her career, she has worked on more than 75 projects around the globe. Ms. Hull consistently delivers excellent consulting services that inspire long-term relationships and repeat clients who appreciate the rapport and trust they have with her. Ms. Hull specializes in guiding clients involved in complex construction-related disputes through the claims and litigation process. She serves as a testifying expert and performs analyses related to schedule delays, productivity impacts, changed work, and damages quantification. Ms. Hull also provides clients with the necessary foresight and planning to meet their project goals. She offers risk identification and management, cost estimating, and critical path method (CPM) scheduling services on complex construction projects ranging from healthcare and residential mixed-use to U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) agencies with cost-loaded schedules and earned value management (EVM) requirements. Ms. Hull is certified as a LEED Green Associate by the United States Green Building Council (USGBC). She has served on the Education Board for AACE International (AACE) and the Board of Directors for the Society of Women Engineers (SWE). Ms. Hull has also been awarded the Engineering News-Record Top 20 Under 40 Industry Professional, named a SWE Gulf Coast Region Emerging Leader, and honored as a SWE Distinguished New Engineer. She earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from The University of Texas at Austin Cockrell School of Engineering. Her master’s degree was in Civil Engineering with an emphasis in Construction Engineering and Project Management, as well as a Certification from a Graduate Portfolio Program in Dispute Resolution. Her bachelor’s degree was in Architectural Engineering.

  • Society of Women Engineers Gulf Coast Region Emerging Leader Award
  • Engineering News-Record (ENR) Top 20 Under 40 Award
  • Austin Business Journal Profiles in Power Nominee
  • The University of Texas at Austin Women in Engineering Program Champion Award
  • State Bar of Texas, Construction Law Section, Dispute Resolution Portfolio Program Fellowship
  • The University of Texas at Austin Academic Scholarship, Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering
  • Master of Science in Civil Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin, Cockrell School of Engineering, with a Certification in the Graduate Portfolio Program in Dispute Resolution
  • Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin, Cockrell School of Engineering
  • Counselor, Society of Women Engineers (SWE) (Life Member; Past Speaker of the Senate – Board of Directors; Past Deputy Speaker of the Senate; Past Secretary of the Senate; Past Chair, Senate Strategic Initiatives Committee; Past Senator, Region C; Past Section Representative, Austin Professional Section; Past Section President, The University of Texas at Austin Collegiate Section)
  • Member, AACE International (AACE), Women in Project Controls Committee (Past President, Central Texas Section; Past Contributing Member, Education Board)
  • Member, Associated General Contractors (AGC), Austin Chapter
  • Member, U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), Balcones Chapter
  • Associate, American Bar Association (ABA), Forum on Construction Law
  • Member, Austin Bar Association, Construction Law Section