Biography

Tanya White is a litigator. Her diverse practice includes premises liability, business and contract disputes, collections, construction defect, fraud, transportation, commercial, personal injury, property damage, and industrial equipment. Mrs. White represents clients in significant collection matters, helping them obtain and enforce judgments as quickly as possible, even under difficult circumstances. Mrs. White has trial and appellate practice in both Federal and Texas state courts. Her experience has proved to result in getting an expedient and just award for her clients.

Representative Experience

  • Obtained directed verdict for client where damages sought were in excess of $1 million
  • Obtained summary judgment for parent company involving a workplace injury in excess of $1 million
  • Obtained several summary judgments for clients pertaining to contractual indemnity
  • Obtained multiple non-suits for distribution clients with multi-million damage exposure
  • Represents owners and managers of sports facilities, apartment complexes, security companies, motels, and other commercial properties in general premises liability and negligent security litigation
  • Represents general contractors and property owners in property damage and personal injury claims - Represents clients in significant collection and fraudulent business matters

Education

  • South Texas College of Law  (J.D., 2008)
  • Lamar University  (B.A., 2004)
    • Business Administration
    • John Gray/Babe Didrikson-Zaharias Award
    • Woman Athlete of the Year

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 2008

Court Admissions

  • United States District Court, Southern District of Texas
  • United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit

Professional and Community Activities

  • Houston Bar Association

Firm Highlights

Publication

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...

News Item

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...

News Item

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

Publication

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...

Experience

COVID-19 Response Team - Resources and Updates

Publication

Concurrent Causation Is Key In Texas Storm Insurance Suits

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...

Publication

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...

Experience

Claims Handling & Litigation: 2021 Freeze and Power Outage Catastrophe

Experience

Thompson Coe Obtains Texas Supreme Court Victory in Shooting Accident Suit

News Item

Thompson Coe Attorneys Argue Before the Texas Supreme Court