LaDawn H. Nandrasy is the firm's managing partner. She graduated cum laude from Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law in 1991, where she was a Leading Articles Editor for the Journal of Air Law and Commerce. From the beginning of her career, LaDawn has focused her practice on trial strategy and appeals involving complex business disputes, first at Haynes and Boone, LLP, and then at Munsch Hardt Kopf & Harr, P.C., where she led the firm's appellate practice group.
LaDawn is Board Certified in Civil Appellate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, and is a member of the State Bar Pattern Jury Charge Committee for the volume on Business, Consumer and Employment Law. Since 2003, LaDawn has been listed in Texas Super Lawyers in appellate law. For over ten years, LaDawn has co-authored the appellate practice and procedure article for the annual survey of Texas law in the SMU Law Review. She is a Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation.
LaDawn is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, the United States Courts of Appeals for the Fifth, Sixth, Eleventh and Federal Circuits, and all Texas state courts. LaDawn is active in the local and state appellate bars, having served as a Council Member for the State Bar's Appellate Section. She has also served on several non-profit boards, including Empowering Women as Leaders (2005-07) and Hope Adoption, Inc. d/b/a Hope International, an international adoption agency that assisted with the adoption of her daughter from Russia.