Sonya D. Reddy

I want to understand as much as I can about a client’s position and narrative so that their story is at the core of everything I do in representing them.  Telling the client’s story in a simple and persuasive way drives how we develop a strategy, make every argument, prepare for trial and achieve a successful result.  My goal is for the focus to be on the client’s story, not the lawyers. 

Sonya Reddy is a commercial litigator who works to achieve a genuine understanding of what drives a client, how that client’s business works and the other side’s position. Tackling hard issues on the front-end sets her up to explain each client’s position directly and concisely. She can get a thorough understanding of that client’s position across without losing anyone, including herself, in technical jargon. This allows her to represent individuals and businesses from different industries, including the oil and gas, construction, intellectual property and healthcare industries. 

At the trial court and appellate court, she handles a broad range of cases. These include cases involving claims of breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, fraud, unfair competition and defamation. 

Representative Experience
  • Represented oil field logistics company against plaintiff’s allegations of contract relating to equity interest.
  • Represented carrier transporting crude oil against claims by factoring company. 
  • Represented author against allegations of defamation and breach of contract. 
  • Protected against disclosure of nonparty’s confidential documents on behalf of nonparty intervening in intellectual property litigation between major telecommunication companies. 
  • Represented homeowners’ association against party seeking class certification of homeowners. 
  • Represented homeowners’ association in construction claims against developer. 
  • Obtained summary judgment for railroad services company on plaintiff employee’s ADEA and Title VII discrimination claims alleging failure to promote. 
  • Represented defendant individual president of oil and gas exploration and production company against allegations that defendants conspired to misappropriate plaintiff’s Eagle Ford Shale opportunity. 
Thought Leadership / News
January 27, 2017 
 Speeches and Presentations
State Bar of Texas Oil Gas and Energy Resources Section, Houston, Texas
  • Selected by her peers for inclusion in Woodward/White, Inc.'s The Best Lawyers in America "Ones to Watch" in the field of Commercial Litigation (2021 - 2022)
  • Named a Rising Star by Texas Super Lawyers (a Thomson Reuters company) as published in Texas Monthly and Texas Super Lawyers magazines (2019 - 2021)
  • Phi Beta Kappa, Dean's List
Organizational Involvement
  • Vice-Chair of Liberal Arts Council All-Majors Representation Committee
  • J.D., University of Virginia School of Law (2011)
  • B.A., The University of Texas (2008)
Bar Admission
  • Texas (2011)
  • French - Conversational
  • Spanish - Conversational
When I Feel Most At Home
  • Long distance running, involving lots of doubling back on Katy Trail
  • Sampling Dallas brunch options
  • Being the cool aunt to all my nieces and nephews