Emily Pendleton focuses her practice on construction and commercial litigation. She has experience in defending, analyzing and preparing lien, bond, and other construction related claims. In addition, she has assisted in the resolution of cases through both trial and alternate dispute resolutions.

Emily received her J.D., summa cum laude, from South Texas College of Law Houston, where she served as Editor in Chief of the South Texas Law Review. While in law school, she also served as a judicial intern for the Honorable David Hittner of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas.

Emily is a regular contributor to the Porter Hedges Construction Law Blog.

Credentials

Education

J.D., South Texas College of Law Houston, summa cum laude, 2017

South Texas Law Review, Editor-in-Chief

B.A., University of Texas at Austin, Urban Studies, 2014

Admissions

Texas

United States District Court Southern and Western Districts of Texas

Experience

  • Represented the owner in a dispute relating to a $117 million gas processing facility involving over 30 lien claims.
  • Represented the owner in a dispute relating to a $90 million gas processing facility involving claims between the owner, surety, and lien claimants and a contractor in bankruptcy.
  • Won an appeal for design professional in the Fourteenth District Court of Appeals.
  • Represented the owner in a dispute over residential construction receiving a DTPA judgment inclusive of treble damages.

Newsroom

Affiliations

Houston Young Lawyers Association, Member