CONTACTS

Tel: 713-333-4500
chounfodji@hrmlawyers.com

AREAS OF PRACTICE

Appellate
Civil Rights
Commercial Litigation
Employment Law
Health Care Liability
Insurance Defense
Medical Malpractice
Personal Injury
Premises Liability
Transportation and Trucking Liability
Wrongful Death

EDUCATION

University of Arizona, James E Rogers College of Law, JD, summa cum laude, 2009

Duke University, BSE (Mechanical Engineering), cum laude, 1996

Catherine’s practice involves a wide variety of civil defense litigation.  Prior to joining Horne Rota Moos, Catherine worked mostly recently at South Texas College of Law Houston, building the recruitment and outreach programs within the Career Resource Center and counseling law students.

Catherine’s prior law practice in Tucson, Arizona, involved complex commercial litigation and civil securities / bad investment cases.  After law school, Catherine served as Law Clerk to the Honorable Joseph W. Howard, Chief Judge, and the Honorable Virginia C. Kelly, Judge, on the Arizona Court of Appeals, Division 2.

Before attending law school, Catherine spent ten years working in the field of education, including five years working with KIPP and three years teaching high school Physics and Chemistry in Benin (West Africa) as a Peace Corps Volunteer.  Living in Benin, Catherine became fluent in French.

Memberships

State Bar of Texas
State Bar of Arizona
Houston Bar Association
Association of Women Attorneys
Greater Houston Society for Healthcare Risk Management

Bar Admissions

State of Texas
State of Arizona
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas
U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona

Community Involvement

Tahirih Justice Center, Pro Bono Counsel
Duke Alumni Admissions Advisory Committee