Marie E. Delahoussaye

Marie E. Delahoussaye

Attorney

Phone 713.325.9706
MDelahoussaye@mcfarlandpllc.com
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Litigation associate approaching her third year of private practice in a broad commercial litigation practice.  An attorney with a proven academic track record and history of high achievement.

 

 

 

 

 

The University of Texas School of Law – Austin, TX - 2014

Juris Doctor

  • GPA: 3.90
  • TEXAS LAW REVIEW, Associate Editor, Outstanding Associate Editor, Volume 92
  • Order of the Coif
  • Dean’s Achievement Award – Outstanding Student in Evidence
  • Duberstein Interscholastic Bankruptcy Moot Court Competition, Semifinalist

The University of Texas at Austin – Austin, TX - 2005

B.A.: Plan II Honors and History

  • GPA: 3.79
Marie is licensed to practice in Texas since 2014.

Jackson Walker, LLP – Dallas, TX - 9/15 – Present

Litigation Associate

  • Represent clients involved in a wide range of litigation matters as well as bankruptcies and environmental cleanups. Experience includes taking depositions; independently handling small trials such as evictions and small claims; drafting complaints, answers, motions, briefs, and memoranda; and researching legal issues.  Representative matters include:
    • Obtaining dismissal of libel lawsuit against client Dr. Oz through anti-SLAPP motion
    • Obtaining $11 million non-dischargeability judgment in bankruptcy court
    • Taking three depositions as part of Chapter 7 trustee’s investigation of debtor

Chief U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Jeff Bohm, Southern District of Texas – Houston, TX - 9/14 – 8/15

Law Clerk

  • Assisted with opinion and order drafting; attended hearings and trials and provided research and analysis

Reid Collins & Tsai – Austin, TX - 5/14 – 7/14

Summer Associate

  • Researched and prepared memoranda for boutique financial litigation and insolvency firm

Juvenile Justice Clinic – Austin, TX - 1/14 – 4/14

Student Counsel

  • Represented seven juveniles charged with misdemeanors and first-degree felonies

Lower Colorado River Authority – Austin, TX - 7/13 – 11/13

Law Clerk

  • Researched and prepared memoranda on local government, environmental, and employment law issues

City of Austin, Law Department – Austin, TX - 5/13 – 7/13

Law Clerk

  • Wrote memoranda and court filings; assisted with internal investigation of employment matters; and prosecuted misdemeanor traffic violations

Legislative Lawyering Clinic – Austin, TX - 1/13 – 4/13

Student Counsel

  • Drafted and helped pass state-level legislation for two nonprofit clients

Office of the Attorney General of Texas, Antitrust Section – Austin, TX - 10/12 – 4/13

Law Clerk

  • Researched and reviewed documents and depositions for multi-state, multi-hundred-million dollar litigation

U.S. District Judge Sam Sparks, Western District of Texas – Austin, TX - 7/12 – 8/12

Legal Intern

  • Assisted in preparing orders, primarily for habeas proceedings and employment cases

U.S. District Judge Marina Garcia Marmolego, Southern District of Texas – Austin, TX - 5/12 – 6/12

Legal Intern

Researched and prepared memoranda, primarily concerning criminal cases and habeas proceedings