• PRACTICE FOCUS+
  • EDUCATION+
    • Tulane University Law School
      J.D., 1973; Tulane Law Review
    • Louisiana State University
      B.A., 1970; President of Woman’s Student Government; Mortar Board
  • ADMISSIONS+
    • U.S. Supreme Court
    • Texas
  • CLERKSHIP+

Patricia Hair

Senior Partner

Houston

Patty Hair has more than 25 years of experience in litigating cases before Texas state and federal courts, presenting cases to arbitration panels and briefing and arguing cases before Texas state and federal appellate courts. Her experience has involved all aspects of commercial litigation, including disputes involving commercial and residential construction, real property development, oil and gas interests, employment, partnerships, contracts, leases, trade secrets and indemnity provisions. Ms. Hair is trained as an arbitrator in commercial disputes and is certified as an Impartial Third Party under the Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code.

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Patty Hair has more than 25 years of experience in litigating cases before Texas state and federal courts, presenting cases to arbitration panels and briefing and arguing cases before Texas state and federal appellate courts. Her experience has involved all aspects of commercial litigation, including disputes involving commercial and residential construction, real property development, oil and gas interests, employment, partnerships, contracts, leases, trade secrets and indemnity provisions. Ms. Hair is trained as an arbitrator in commercial disputes and is certified as an Impartial Third Party under the Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code.

Ms. Hair has been certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in Civil Trial Law since 1983. She serves as the practice coordinator of Phelps Dunbar's Houston litigation group.

Memberships & Affiliations

  • State Bar of Texas
  • Houston Bar Association
  • Greater Houston Builders Association
  • Texas Association of Builders

Recognition

  • AV® Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • The Best Lawyers in America© – Commercial Litigation
  • Texas Super Lawyers