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Jens K. Sandberg

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Trinity University

B.S., Business Administration, 2016

South Texas College of Law

J.D., 2019


Texas, 2019

Western District of Texas

Northern District of Texas

Southern District of Texas

The United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

Memberships & Activities

Trinity University Alumni Association

Houston Young Lawyers Association

Houston Bar Association

Business Fraternity, Alpha Kappa Psi Member

Jens K. Sandberg

Jens’ practice focuses on general business and commercial matters, including corporate formation and governance, employment matters, commercial leases, and advisement on entity choices based on his client’s goals.


    • Negotiating and drafting construction contracts
    • Commercial leases
    • Lien drafting and perfecting
    • Trade secret protection
    • International joint venture agreements
    • Deed and title review
    • Non-compete agreements and non-disclosure agreements
My mantra to my clients is ‘it is better to be proactive rather than reactive.’ My aim is to foresee and advise my clients on any potential disputes which may arise in the future and craft specific provisions in order to avoid costly litigation.

Jens was born and raised in the diverse city of El Paso, Texas, where he grew up speaking Spanish. Jens chose to complete his undergrad at Trinity University, in San Antonio Texas. Here he earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a focus on International Business and a Minor in Spanish. While in college, Jens played on Trinity’s varsity football team and was a part of the prestigious business fraternity, Alpha Kappa Psi. Jens also studied abroad in Madrid, Spain where he took classes and expanded his knowledge of Spanish and Latino culture and business. After graduation, Jens attended South Texas College of Law-Houston. During law school, he had the opportunity to expand his interests and knowledge of international law while studying at the University of Malta in Valletta, Malta, and at Aarhus University in Aarhus, Denmark. While in Malta, he received the CALI award in an International Cultural Heritage Law class. In his spare time, he enjoys playing football, soccer, softball, and you may see him riding his bike around Houston to different local events.


Prior to joining Rapp & Krock, Jens’ was an associate at a boutique business firm where he handled a majority of their construction, real estate, and trade secret disputes. Jens was able to learn the complexities of civil litigation which enables him to be a thorough advisor.

Representative Matters

      • Represented a general contractor in its merger and acquisition of another with outstanding projects and liabilities
      • Advised a live-in counselor provider in drafting and negotiating employment agreements with their counselors across the United States
      • Successfully represented a commercial tenant in a wrongful eviction and Deceptive Trade Practices claim against the landlord
      • Presented briefs before the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals for clients who were terminated due to their unvaccinated status
      • Defended a turnaround company and its employees from trade secret misappropriation and tortious interference claims
      • Guided a venture a capitalist group through a reformation of their corporate structure to protect their assets from any potential liability while also achieving the client’s cost saving goals
      • Pursued claims against owners of construction projects on behalf of a general contractor for non-payment of work performed and secured the monies owed
      • Worked with established businesses in Mexico on their transition and formation of US entities in order to expand their companies across the border