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Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP

Leah Buenik

Leah Buenik

Associate

Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
Texas, U.S.A.

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Profile

Leah practices general commercial litigation for clients in the construction, energy, insurance and real estate industries.

Leah’s litigation experience includes arbitration, taking depositions, drafting substantive pleadings and discovery, interviewing clients, conducting white collar and FCPA investigations, mediation, and managing large-scale discovery projects.

Leah also served as a volunteer prosecutor for the City of Houston, conducting voir dire and trying both jury and bench trials to verdict.

Representative Experience

  • Counsel for publicly-traded petroleum and natural gas exploration and production company in title dispute
  • Trial counsel for publicly-traded retailer in landlord/tenant dispute involving property damaged by casualty
  • Trial counsel for municipal agency in easement dispute
  • Trial counsel for a hospital in a dispute regarding breach of contract, products liability, and DTPA claims arising out of the construction of a hospital facility
  • Trial counsel for the board of directors in a shareholders litigation dispute
  • Trial counsel for an oil and gas investment firm in arbitration concerning breach of a joint operating agreement
  • Successfully negotiated settlement in DTPA dispute
  • Represented property and casualty insurer in multiple coverage disputes under commercial general liability policies with insureds and related disputes with co-insurers over allocation, contribution and subrogation

Education

BS, The University of Texas at Austin, 2013
Areas of Practice
Articles

  • Sometimes Two Meetings Aren’t Better than None: The Texas Supreme Court Clarifies the Circumstances Giving Rise to Personal Jurisdiction
  • Don’t Lose Your Privilege: Best Practices for the In-House Lawyer, Straightline

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