Swetha’s focus is on defending casualty claims filed against companies and individuals. Her practice area focuses on defending claims in the areas of trucking and commercial motor vehicle collisions, premises liability and insurance defense. Swetha is a certified mediator and has experience in plaintiff personal injury where she successfully represented clients at trials and mediations.

During her time in law school, Swetha served as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Bonnie Crane Hellums, where she was exposed to the trial process. Her time in the courtroom invoked her interest in civil litigation. She also participated in her law school’s nationally recognized advocacy program and competed in the school’s alternate dispute resolution team.


  • South Texas College of Law  (J.D., 2015)
    • Student Bar Association
    • Summer Trial Academy
  • College of Charleston  (B.S., 2010)
    • Dean's List

Bar Admissions

  • Texas

Professional and Community Activities

  • Houston Young Lawyers Association
  • South Asian Bar Association


  • Telugu

Firm Highlights


The COVID-19 Vaccine Part 2

The golden question: can you mandate the COVID-19 vaccine? EEOC has now given guidance surrounding vaccines in the workplace. Join Kevin Mosher and repeat guest, Stephanie Rojo from the Thompson Coe Austin office talk...


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The 2020 Atlantic hurricane season, which ran from June 1 to Nov. 30, was a record-setting year according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.[1] The season produced 30 named storms, including 13 hurricanes...


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Recruiting in 2021

What is Robert Half’s process? How do they make sure that you get the best candidate for the role? Join Kevin and Andrew McNaughtan, Director of Legal Permanent Placement from Robert Half, talk about the candidate...

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Thompson Coe Among Most Active Insurance Litigation Firms in the US, Study finds.

Thompson Coe Cousins & Irons was named among the most active law firms for insurance litigation over the past three years, according to LexMachina’s 2021 Insurance Report. Other firms identified in the report include...

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Thompson Coe Welcomes Partners Kenya Bodden and Patrick Kelly


The 2020 HR Recap

We’ve made it to the recap episode! The good, the bad, the ugly, and everything in between. Join Kevin and Elaine (Lainey) Luthens as they discuss it all including FFCRA legislation, OSHA, what they...

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Thompson Coe Partner Gary Pate Wins Complete Defense Verdict in Bench Trial Involving Real Estate Dispute


Claims Handling & Litigation: 2021 Freeze and Power Outage Catastrophe