Teia

Moore Kelly

Associate
700 Milam Street, Suite 2700
Houston, TX 77002-2806

Overview

Teia focuses her practice on complex commercial litigation and transactional matters, with an emphasis on the construction and energy industries. Working closely with her clients, she regularly drafts and negotiates various types of agreements, including oilfield master service agreements (MSAs), construction contracts, corporate formation documents and various commercial agreements, among others. 

In addition, Teia has litigation experience in construction defect and equitable adjustment claims, commercial matters, tortious interference and other business tort claims, international arbitration disputes, anti-trust claims, products liability suits, Deceptive Trade Practices Act disputes, breach of contract claims, non-compete, trade secret and proprietary right claims, negligence claims, warranty claims, toxic tort claims, creditors’ rights disputes and post judgement enforcement and collection.

Prior to joining Munsch Hardt, Teia was an associate on the Litigation team of a mid-size Houston-based law firm. Teia received her Juris Doctorate from South Texas College of Law, graduating magna cum laude. During law school, Teia served as Note & Comment Editor of the South Texas Law Review and clerked as a judicial intern for the Honorable Kathleen Stone in the Harris County Probate Court 1. Upon graduation she received the Transactional Practice Certificate for her achievements and focus in transactional courses. 

Education

Admissions

Achievements

  • Thomson Reuters – Texas Rising Stars (2017)
  • Memberships

    • American Bar Association (Litigation Section Member)
    • Garland Walker American Inn of Court
    • Houston Bar Association
    • Houston Better Business Bureau (Volunteer Mediator and Arbitrator)
    • State Bar of Texas
  • Clerkship

    • Honorable Kathleen Stone, Harris County Probate Court 1 (Judicial Intern)

Overview

Teia focuses her practice on complex commercial litigation and transactional matters, with an emphasis on the construction and energy industries. Working closely with her clients, she regularly drafts and negotiates various types of agreements, including oilfield master service agreements (MSAs), construction contracts, corporate formation documents and various commercial agreements, among others. 

In addition, Teia has litigation experience in construction defect and equitable adjustment claims, commercial matters, tortious interference and other business tort claims, international arbitration disputes, anti-trust claims, products liability suits, Deceptive Trade Practices Act disputes, breach of contract claims, non-compete, trade secret and proprietary right claims, negligence claims, warranty claims, toxic tort claims, creditors’ rights disputes and post judgement enforcement and collection.

Prior to joining Munsch Hardt, Teia was an associate on the Litigation team of a mid-size Houston-based law firm. Teia received her Juris Doctorate from South Texas College of Law, graduating magna cum laude. During law school, Teia served as Note & Comment Editor of the South Texas Law Review and clerked as a judicial intern for the Honorable Kathleen Stone in the Harris County Probate Court 1. Upon graduation she received the Transactional Practice Certificate for her achievements and focus in transactional courses. 

Experience

  • Antitrust Litigation

    Currently prosecuting a multi-million dollar tortious interference and anti-trust claims. The case involves anti-competitive acts against the client for supplying a competing

  • Breach of Contract

    Assisted in  the defense of  breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty and negligence claims against the client as the broker for the purchase of a triple net lease property

  • Products Liability

    Defended a million dollar products liability, Deceptive Trade Practices Act (DTPA), warranty and breach of contract claim. This case involved an underground blowout

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