Dania Abbasi

Associate

Overview

Dania Abbasi is a law graduate with Foley Gardere in Houston. Dania is not admitted to practice in any state.

Dania began her career as a summer associate at Foley, where she researched a variety of legal issues, including incorporation by reference doctrine and adverse possession claims against defunct corporations.

While in law school, Dania was a judicial intern to the Honorable Gray H. Miller at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas, where she conducted research and drafted memoranda and orders on substantive and procedural issues in the areas of employment and contract law. Dania also served as a teaching assistant for a first-year civil procedure class, working with students on topics like notice pleading, personal and subject-matter jurisdiction, and forum non conveniens.

Education

  • University of Houston Law Center, Houston, Texas (J.D., 2019)
    • Business Development Editor, Board 19, Houston Journal of Health Law & Policy
    • Founding Officer of the Houston Space Law Society
    • Student Attorney, University of Houston Law Center Civil Practice Clinic
  • University of Texas at Austin, (B.A., magna cum laude, 2015)
    • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology & French/Francophone Studies
    • Certificate in European Studies
    • Member, Pi Delta Phi: French National Honors Fraternity
    • Research: Performed dissertation research focusing on the imparfait lorrain, a severely endangered French language variety; investigated linguistic contexts in which the imparfait lorrain developed and that development’s relation to a broader discussion on language change

Languages

  • French
  • Urdu/Hindi (mutually intelligible Indo-European languages)

Admissions

Dania is not admitted to practice in any state.