Helen Hemingway McLaughlin
Associate

Helen McLaughlin, a Houston native, joined WattThompson in 2013. Helen represents clients in both business litigation and oil and gas matters. Helen was admitted to practice in Texas in 2013. She graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a B.A. in English and received her J.D. from South Texas College of Law. In law school, Helen served as a Langdell Scholar for taxation and received awards for the highest grades in taxation, wills and trusts, and consumer law.

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

  • 2013 - J.D., cum laude, South Texas College of Law
  • 2009 - B.A. (English Major), University of Texas, Austin

REPRESENTATIVE EXPERIENCE

 Oil & Gas

  • Represented an oil and gas company regarding the acquisition of leasehold interests in North Dakota.
  • Represented international investment firm regarding a stock acquisition transaction.

Litigation

  • Represented an oilfield services company in outstanding debt collection suit.

Employment Law

  • Represented employers in federal wage and hour litigation.

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS & MEMBERSHIPS

  • Member, State Bar of Texas
  • Member, Houston Bar Association

SPEECHES & ARTICLES

  • "A Litigator's Perspective on the Current State of, and Recent Developments in, Arbitration," presented by John B. Beckworth, October 24-25, 2013, at the 37th Annual Page Keeton Civil Litigation Conference

INTERESTS

Helen enjoys running the Buffalo Bayou trail, attending University of Texas football games, and live music shows.

Helen Hemingway McLaughlin
hhemingway@wattthompson.com
D: +1 713.333.9106

1800 Pennzoil Place
South Tower
711 Louisiana Street
Houston, TX 77002
T: +1 713.650.8100
F: +1 713.650.8141

Practice Areas
Oil & Gas
Business Litigation
Employment Law
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