Press Release

Munsch Hardt Announces 2013 Attorney Promotions

Apr 17, 2013

Munsch Hardt recently announced three new promotions from Associate to Shareholder.

“We are particularly proud of this group of attorneys and are grateful for their hard work and individual contributions on behalf of our clients,” said Glenn Callison, CEO of Munsch Hardt Kopf & Harr, P.C.

Attorney promotions from Associate to Shareholder, include:

  • Cara Susan Kelly from the Austin office in the Business Litigation group
  • Michael C. Lee from the Dallas office in the Business Litigation group
  • Tracy McCreight from the Austin office in the Business Litigation group

Munsch Hardt’s newest group of shareholders contribute to a wide range of clients and specialty practice groups. Individual backgrounds and biographies are included below.

Cara Kelly
Kelly has extensive experience in general commercial litigation, breach of contract disputes, and bankruptcy litigation. She has litigated in various federal and state courts throughout Texas and New York, and has represented clients in a variety of matters including commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS) and collateralized loan obligation (CLO) litigation, breach of contract disputes and commercial real estate disputes, among others. In various bankruptcy courts, Kelly has represented debtors, creditors and other parties in interest in various adversary proceedings. She received her Juris Doctor from Fordham University School of Law.

Mike Lee
Mike is a litigator who represents clients in a wide range of business and professional liability disputes at the trial and appellate level. His experience includes representation of oil and gas companies in title disputes and oilfield injury litigation; representation of clients in a broad range of disputes arising out of real estate transactions; representation of clients in both commercial and residential construction-defect litigation; and representation of clients in disputes arising out of joint venture, partnership and other similar agreements. In addition, Mike regularly represents lawyers and law firms in cases of arising out of allegations of professional negligence and other malfeasance. Mike currently serves as a Co-Chair of the firm’s Law School Recruiting Committee. He received his Juris Doctor from Texas Tech University School of Law, graduating summa cum laude and order of the coif.

Tracy McCreight
Tracy McCreight has a broad background in complex commercial litigation and arbitrations. Her experience includes litigating complex disputes related to contracts, business tort, and construction matters, as well as financial and bankruptcy issues, on both sides of the docket. McCreight also has significant experience related to SEC investigations. Prior to joining Munsch Hardt, McCreight was with a litigation boutique focusing on financial institution litigation. Additionally, McCreight was a litigation associate in the New York and Austin offices of a renowned international law firm. During law school, McCreight was a judicial intern for Former Chief Justice Marilyn Aboussie of the Third Court of Appeals. McCreight received her Juris Doctor from The University of Texas at Austin.