Meredith Parenti is a board certified civil appellate lawyer with over twenty years’ experience handling state and federal appeals and litigation, including significant experience in international law, constitutional law, and bankruptcy. She practices at Parenti Law PLLC. Before opening her own firm, she practiced at Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP and the Texas Solicitor General’s Office.
James (Jim) Marrow
James (Jim) Marrow is an experienced trial lawyer and appellate specialist. Jim has tried more than a dozen lawsuits and handled hundreds of appellate matters in private practice and as a former appellate court staff attorney. Jim has managed trial and arbitration matters from beginning to end, including the formulation of initial strategy, discovery, mediation, trial or arbitration, and appeal. Jim has tried cases from both sides of the docket, winning judgments for both plaintiffs and defendants.
Christina Crozier is a member of Haynes and Boone’s appellate section. She is board certified in civil appellate law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.
Jill is a litigator and appellate lawyer at Daniels & Tredennick LLP. She previously served as a staff attorney for Chief Justice Frost.
Whitney Brieck, a native of East Texas, joined the Litigation Group in 2015. Whitney is a successful civil trial and appellate lawyer who has counseled commercial clients in a variety of contexts.
In addition to his appellate practice, Doug plays tennis and performs as jack-of-all-trades, including repairing antique mechanical cameras.
Margot Stander is board certified in civil appellate law. Staff Attorney at Houston’s First Court of Appeals. Allergy mom/food magician. Got to TX as soon as I could.
Nicholas Bruno is an appellate associate at Beck Redden. Before joining Beck Redden, he clerked for Justice Harvey Brown of the First Court of Appeals of Texas. He graduated with honors from the University of Texas School of Law, where he served as the Chief Online Content Editor of the Texas Law Review and was a member of the University of Texas School of Law’s Supreme Court Clinic.
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J. Mark Little
Mark Little represents clients in a broad range of appeals and original proceedings in federal and state courts across the country. He has argued a number of cases in courts ranging from the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit to the Texas and Washington Supreme Courts. He also works with trial counsel to formulate pre-trial strategies, write dispositive motions, prepare jury charges, and preserve error at trial.
Jane Langdell Robinson
Jane Langdell Robinson is an appellate lawyer with extensive experience in state and federal appellate courts. Ms. Robinson has handled a wide variety of civil appellate matters, including mandamus proceedings, interlocutory appeals, and appeals of final judgments in Texas and other state appellate courts as well as numerous federal circuits, the Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims, and the United States Supreme Court. Trial lawyers often involve Ms. Robinson early in complex civil matters to assist with difficult issues of legal analysis and strategy as well as error preservation, trial consulting, and the briefing and argument of significant motions.
Yvonne Ho’s practice focuses on appeals and original proceedings in Texas and federal appellate courts. Yvonne has been recognized by Chambers USA for appellate litigation in Texas (2020-2021) and received the Rising Star Award from the University of Houston Law Alumni Association (2014). She is also a frequent author and speaker on appellate issues, and previously served as a law clerk to the Honorable Ewing Werlein, Jr., in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas, and the Honorable Thomas M. Reavley, in the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.