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Melissa N. Sternfels

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Attorney

Hirsch & Westheimer , P.C.
700 Louisiana Street 25Th Floor Bank Of America Center
Houston , Texas 77002
United States

Company Description: We are attorneys and counselors, representing clients throughout and beyond the State of Texas in matters ranging from counseling executors of multi-million dollar...   more
Background

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

  • Volunteer
    Houston Young Lawyers

Education

  • University of Texas at Dallas
  • J.D.
    University of Houston
  • J.D.
    University of Houston School of Law
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Melissa Nicholson Sternfels graduated from the University of Texas at Dallas in 1999, having majored in history and double-minored in Sociology and Political Science. Melissa received her J.D. from the University of Houston School of Law in 2002. While in law school, she served on the inaugural board of Equal Justice Works, as a student editor with the Law & Society Journal, and participated in UHLC's Trial Advocacy and Mock Trial programs. Since law school, Melissa has co-chaired the Aspiring Youth of Houston gala and the HYLA Aspiring Youth of Houston committee.
Licensed to practice in the Northern and Southern districts of the Federal court, Melissa is currently working as a civil litigator at Hirsch & Westheimer. Her primary focus is on complex civil litigation and she has collaborated with other members of the firm to represent major banking institutions, oil and gas companies, landlords, lessors and individuals in Federal and Bankruptcy Courts in the Southern and Northern Districts as well as District, Probate and County Courts throughout the State of Texas in matters ranging from breach of contract to misappropriation of business opportunity.
Melissa was named as a Texas Rising Star Super Lawyer for 2006.
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Melissa N. Sternfels Melissa Nicholson Sternfels' law practice encompasses a wide range of complex business matters throughout the State of Texas, in both state and federal courts.
With a focus on fiduciary law, she has represented employees, oil and gas companies, insurance agents, trust beneficiaries and business partners in a wide range of disputes including tortious interference with business opportunity, breach of throughput agreement, construction defect, breach of fiduciary duty, covenant not to compete claims and fraud.
In addition to her litigation practice, she regularly collaborates with the real estate practice group to assist clients with real estate transactions, as well as landlord-tenant disputes. Melissa also negotiates and drafts employment and corporate transactional documents, including separation agreements, restrictive covenants, stock option agreements and promissory notes.
Melissa graduated from the University of Texas at Dallas and received her J.D. from the University of Houston. While in law school, she served on the national board of directors for Equal Justice Works, as a student editor with the Law & Society Journal, and participated in UHLC's Trial Advocacy and Mock Trial programs. She was one of five recipients of the Distinguished Service Award, an award by the Faculty of the University of Houston Law Center. Since graduating, she has served as a captain and advisor to the UHLC Law Fund committee. She has also co-chaired the Aspiring Youth of Houston gala and the HYLA Aspiring Youth of Houston committee. Melissa is active in her neighborhood, having served on the Woodland Heights' Lights in the Heights®, Centennial and Home Tour committees and as a volunteer with her daughter's pre-school and elementary school.
Melissa has been recognized by Thomson Reuters as a Texas Rising Star Super Lawyer in 2006 and as one of Houston's top civil litigators by H Texas Magazine in 2012 and 2013. Melissa has also been recognized for her volunteer work, having been named "National Volunteer of the Year" in 2005 by Aspiring Youth of Houston, an organization started by the Houston Young Lawyers Association as an after-school program for middle school youth.
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Melissa Nicholson Sternfels graduated from the University of Texas at Dallas in 1999, having majored in history and double-minored in Sociology and Political Science.Melissa received her J.D. from the University of Houston School of Law in 2002.While in law school, she served on the inaugural board of Equal Justice Works, as a student editor with the Law & Society Journal, and participated in UHLC's Trial Advocacy and Mock Trial programs.Since law school, Melissa has co-chaired the Aspiring Youth of Houston gala and the HYLA Aspiring Youth of Houston committee.
Licensed to practice in the Northern and Southern districts of the Federal court, Melissa is currently working as a civil litigator at Hirsch & Westheimer.Her primary focus is on complex civil litigation and she has collaborated with other members of the firm to represent major banking institutions, oil and gas companies, landlords, lessors and individuals in Federal and Bankruptcy Courts in the Southern and Northern Districts as well as District, Probate and County Courts throughout the State of Texas in matters ranging from breach of contract to misappropriation of business opportunity.
Melissa was named as a Texas Rising Star Super Lawyer for 2006.
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