Mary-Olga Lovett

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in Houston, TX

Greenberg Traurig, LLP
 | 1000 Louisiana Street, Suite 1700
Houston, TX 77002
Phone: 713-374-3500
Fax: 713-754-7541
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2019
Selected to Rising Stars: 2004
Licensed Since: 1994
Practice Areas:
  • Business Litigation (60%),
  • Intellectual Property Litigation (20%),
  • Appellate (20%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Mary-Olga Lovett is a senior vice president of Greenberg Traurig, LLP, in Houston, Texas. Ms. Lovett is also the co-regional operating shareholder and a member of the executive committee. She focuses her practice on business and intellectual property litigation and has experience at the trial and appellate levels. She serves clients throughout the Houston region.

Ms. Lovett has more than 20 years of litigation experience. Over her career, she has litigated many significant cases all over the country, obtaining numerous successful verdicts and judgments.

The recipient of numerous awards and accolades for her accomplishments over her time in practice, Ms. Lovett is AV Preeminent* peer review-rated by Martindale-Hubbell. She was included in the list of “The Best Lawyers in America” multiple years in a row, and she has received recognition from publications, including the Houston Business Journal, H Texas magazine and Houstonia magazine.

Holding various leadership positions, Ms. Lovett is an elected member and fellow of the American Board of Trial Advocates and an elected member of the International Association of Defense Counsel. In addition, she regularly lectures on appellate and trial advocacy at continuing legal education programs and previously spoke at three national meetings of the American Bar Association.

Ms. Lovett earned a bachelor’s degree from Stephen F. Austin State University and received her law degree from South Texas College of Law Houston. She holds an active law license in Texas and New York as well as before all Texas federal courts, several appellate courts and the Supreme Court of the United States.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
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About Mary-Olga Lovett

Admitted: 1994, Texas

Professional Webpage: https://www.gtlaw.com/en/professionals/l/lovett-maryolga

Honors/Awards:

  • South Texas College of Law, Lewis F. Powell National Award for Excellence in Advocacy, National Order of the Barristers, Delta Theta Phi
  • Elected Member and Fellow, American Board of Trial Advocates
  • South Texas College of Law, National Appellate Advocacy Champion, American Bar Association, 1993
  • South Texas College of Law, National Moot Court Champion, Association of the Bar of the City of New York, 1994
  • Rated, AV Preeminent® 5.0 out of 5
  • Named, H Inside Houston magazine, "Houston's Professionals on the Fast Track," 2006-2007
  • Named, H Inside Houston magazine, "Houston's Professionals on the Fast Track," 2006-2007
  • Team Member, a Law360 "Product Liability Practice Group of the Year," 2011
  • Listed, H Texas Magazine, "Houston's Top Lawyers," 2006-2007, 2011-2015
  • Listed, Euromoney's Expert Guides: Women in Business Law, "Guide to the World's Leading Women in Business Law," 2014-2017
  • Selected, "Bar Register of Women Lawyers," Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers —Inaugural Edition, 2011
  • Elected Member, International Association of Defense Counsel, 2012
  • Team Member, a Law360 "Employment Practice Group of the Year," 2011 & 2013
  • Listed, Houstonia magazine, "Top Lawyer for Intellectual Property," 2013, 2014; “Top Lawyer for Litigation,” 2015, 2016
  • Selected, Houston Business Journal, "Women Who Mean Business - Outstanding Leaders in Law," 2018 
  • Shortlisted, Euromoney's Expert Guides: Women in Business Law, "Guide to the World's Leading Women in Business Law, 2016, “Best in Patent”
  • Rising Stars Edition, 2004
  • Corporate Counsel Edition, 2008-2010
  • Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Texas Super Lawyers, 2005-2018
  • Top 100 Lawyers in Texas, 2016
  • Top 100 Lawyers in Houston, 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2018
  • Top 50 Woman Lawyers in Texas, 2015, 2016, and 2018
  • Listed, "IP Stars-Top 250 Women in IP," 2013
  • Listed, The Legal 500 United States, Dispute Resolution - General Commercial Disputes, 2018
  • The Best Lawyers in America, Commercial Litigation, 2012-2019
  • Listed, Managing IP Magazine's World IP Handbook and Survey, "IP Stars," 2014, 2015, 2017-2018
  • Winner, Euromoney Legal Media Group’s Americas Women in Business Law Awards, "Best in Patent," 2017
  • Team Member, The American Lawyer’s “Products Liability Litigation Department of the Year,” 2018

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • 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 Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • Member, Greater Houston Partnership Executive Women’s Partnership Committee
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • New York
  • Texas
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • Member, State Bar of Texas
  • Member, Houston Bar Association
  • Member, Greater Houston Partnership Homeland Security Committee
  • Member, College of the State Bar of Texas
  • Member, Association of Women Attorneys
  • Member, Bar Association of the Federal Fifth Circuit
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Elected Member and Fellow, American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Chair, South Texas College of Law Annual Gala Underwriting Committee, 2007
  • Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Lecturer, University of Houston Continuing Legal Education Foundation, 1995-2001, 2008
  • Lecturer, South Texas College of Law Continuing Legal Education Foundation, 1996-present
  • Adjunct Professor, South Texas College of Law, 1997-2002
  • Lecturer, State Bar of Texas Professional Development Program, 2000, 2008

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • Holtschult v. Savin, 1996 Westlaw 459762 (Tex. App. - Dallas, 1996, no writ.)
  • Rosa H. v. San Elizario I.S.D, 106 F. 3d 648 (5th Cir. 1997)
  • Glover ex rel Estate of Glover v. Fairchok, 2001 WL 710407 (Tex. App. - Dallas, 2001, no writ)
  • Holtschult v. Savin II, 1999 Westlaw 301632 (Tex. App. - Dallas, 1999, no writ)
  • Roberts v. Williamson II, 52 S.W.3d 343 (Tex. App.- Texarkana, 2001 pet granted, argued April 17, 2002)
  • Williamson v. Roberts, 52 S.W.3d 354 (Tex. App.- Texarkana, 2001 pet granted, argued April 17, 2002)
  • Todd v. Pin Oak Green, 2002 WL 731070 (Tex. App. - Texarkana, 2002)
  • Daniels v. Yancey, 175 S.W. 3d 889 (Tex. App. - Texarkana, 2005)
  • Roberts v. Williamson, 111 S.W.3d 113, 46 Tex. Sup.Ct. J. 944 (Tex. Jul 3, 2003)
  • Mokkala v. Mead, 2005 Tex. App. LEXIS 4224 (Tex. App. - Houston [14th Dist.], June 3, 2005)
  • Taylor v. Good Shepherd, 2005 Tex. App. LEXIS 6890 (Tex. App. - Tyler, 2005)
  • Sinha v. Lopez, 2006 WL 2559355 (Tex. App. - Houston [14th Dist.], 2006)
  • Kumar v. Hill and Info Systems Architects, Inc., 2007 WL 495512 (Tex. App. - Hous. [1 Dist.], February 15, 2007)
  • Packard v. Guerra, 252 S.W.3d 511, Tex.App.-Hous. (14 Dist.)
  • In re Gawlikowski, 2010 WL 11175, Tex.App.-Hous. (14 Dist.), January 04, 2010
  • Kansas City Southern v. Port of Corpus Christi Authority of Nueces County, --- S.W.3d ----, 2009 WL 4688884, (Tex.App.-Corpus Christi, December 10, 2009)

Educational Background:

  • B.A., Stephen F. Austin State University, 1990, Pi Sigma Alpha, Chief Justice, University Supreme Court

Industry Groups

  • Automotive Components
  • Healthcare
  • Insurance
  • Medical Device
  • Patent Litigation
  • Software
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Office Location for Mary-Olga Lovett

1000 Louisiana Street
Suite 1700
Houston, TX 77002

Phone: 713-374-3500

Fax: 713-754-7541

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Last Updated: 4/4/2019

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