Audrey F. Momanaee

Partner

Overview

Audrey Momanaee is an experienced trial and litigation lawyer working with clients on their most important and complex disputes. Audrey’s clients are in a variety of industries including the energy, oil and gas, construction, real estate, pipeline and chemical refining industries. Audrey’s practice is generally in the state and federal courts of Texas as well as arbitrations both domestic and international. Audrey focuses on matters involving business disputes, commercial claims, catastrophic property and personal injury claims, construction defects and delays, and matters involving trade secret protection and litigation, and patent and trademark protection and infringement. 

In addition to her courtroom experience, Audrey has counseled clients about allocating risk in agreements and is a regular speaker on the issue of contractual risk allocation and indemnities.

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, State Bar of Texas
    • Member, Litigation Section
  • Member, American Bar Association
    • Member, Litigation Section
  • Member, Houston Bar Association
    • Member, Litigation Section
  • Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation
  • Member, Houston Young Lawyers Association
  • Member, Association of Women Attorneys
  • Member, Association of Iranian-American Professionals
    • Board Member (March 2016 - January 2018)
  • Member, Women’s Energy Network
  • Former National Board Member, Iranian American Bar Association

Honors & Awards

  • Recognized, Texas Rising Star by Super Lawyers®, a Thomson Reuters business, as published in Texas Super Lawyers​ Magazine 
    • Business Litigation (2010-2012, 2014-2018)

Education

  • J.D., The University of Texas School of Law, (2006), with honors
    • Staff Editor, Texas Journal of Business Law
    • Executive Director, Legal Research Board
    • Treasurer, Survivor Support Network
  • B.S., Texas A&M University, (2002), summa cum laude
    • Member, Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society

Admissions

  • Texas (2006)
  • Texas State Courts (2006)
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern, Northern, Southern and Western Districts of Texas

Representative Matters

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Represented global contractor in the design and construction of drilling and work over rigs for the onshore and offshore oil and gas industries, in trademark infringement and misappropriation of trade secrets, resulting in a favorable settlement
Represent major energy company in the drafting and negotiation of the purchase of producing and non-producing mineral properties in Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas totaling approximately $160,000,000
Represented professional engineering services company against $12 million USD negligence, breach of warranty and DTPA claims