Philip T. Kingston

Philip T. Kingston

Philip Kingston combines his two decades of litigation experience with his intimate knowledge of the political and regulatory landscape to create winning strategies for clients dealing with the public realm. From the courtroom to the Capitol, Philip effectively advances clients’ interests.

As a Dallas City Council representative, Philip pioneered a re-entry program for ex-offenders, advocated for LGBT constituents, and implemented a living wage for city contractors. He also continued his legal advocacy charting litigation and governmental strategies for defeating the Trinity Toll Road and demanding a competitive request for proposal process for Fair Park’s management.

After almost two decades of public service and courtroom advocacy, Philip brings his robust expertise in real estate, dispute resolution, employment law, and commercial litigation to Stanton LLP.


  • Texas Rising Star (2005, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2011)
  • Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program’s Outstanding Clinic Attorney of the Year Award Recipient

The lawyers and staff at Stanton LLP treat our clients like family. Judges respect them, opposing counsel fear them, and I am glad to have Stanton LLP on our side when we go to court.

Sean Modjarrad

Managing Shareholder
Modjarrad Abusaad Said Law Firm


Baylor University School of Law

  • Juris Doctor

Trinity University 

  • Bachelor of Arts in Economics 


U.S. District Court for the Northern and Eastern Districts of Texas
U.S. District & Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas