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Audrey F. Momanaee

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Education
  • University of Texas School of Law
    J.D., 2006, with honors, Texas Journal of Business Law, Staff Editor, Legal Research Board, Executive Director, Survivor Support Network, Treasurer
  • Texas A&M University
    B.S., 2002,

    summa cum laude, Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society

Bar Admissions
  • Texas, 2006
About Audrey

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  • Represented construction and engineering company against joint venture partner in international arbitration pertaining to the construction of a solar power plant facility in India
  • Represented construction company against general contractor in international arbitration pertaining to the construction of a power plant facility in New Jersey
  • Represented construction company in dispute regarding post-closing indemnity obligations
  • Represented pipeline company in international arbitration involving a $240+ million claim against Indian pipe manufacturers for provision of defective large line pipe
  • Represented oilfield services company in defending release of escrow monies in excess of $2 million held back during purchase of a business
  • Represented deep-water drilling company in arbitration involving $10+ million claim by former executives
  • Represented individual defendants in significant litigation involving theft of trade secrets claims
  • Represented specialty valve manufacturer in litigation involving theft of trade secrets claims
  • Defended client against the payout of millions of dollars to the plaintiff arising out of an alleged business partnership
  • Represented construction contractor in $2+ million indemnity claim arising out of purchase of a business
  • Represented oilfield services company in investigation of oil spill by the Deepwater Horizon
  • Represented oilfield services company in catastrophic burn case involving claim in excess of $77 million
  • Represented oilfield services company in multi-million dollar death case
  • Represented chemical company in high-value patent infringement case related to the patent for a composition of plastic used in packaging
  • Represented software company in high-value patent infringement case related to the infringement of a voice recognition software patent

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    Speaking Engagements

      Credentials

      Education
      • University of Texas School of Law, J.D., 2006, with honors, Texas Journal of Business Law, Staff Editor, Legal Research Board, Executive Director, Survivor Support Network, Treasurer
      • Texas A&M University, B.S., 2002,

        summa cum laude, Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society

      Courts
      • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas
      • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas
      • U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas
      • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas
      Bar Admissions
      • Texas, 2006
      Professional Affiliations
      • State Bar of Texas, Litigation Section
      • American Bar Association, Litigation Section, Minority Trial Lawyer Committee
      • Houston Bar Association, Litigation Section
      • Texas Bar Foundation, Fellow
      • Houston Bar Foundation, Fellow
      • Houston Association of Women Attorneys, Board Member
      • Women's Energy Network
      • Association of Iranian-American Professionals, Board Member, 2016-2018
      • Iranian American Bar Association, Former National Board Member
      Awards & Accolades
      • State Bar of Texas, Pro Bono Excellence Award, 2022
      • National Diversity Council, Top 50 Women Lawyers, 2019
      • Texas Diversity Council, Top Women Lawyers, 2021
      • Texas Super Lawyers, Rising Star, Business Litigation, 2010-2012 & 2014-2021
      Community Involvement
      • Houston Volunteer Lawyers, Director
      • Community Family Centers, Director