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.