Tanya C. Edwards
Tanya Edwards maintains a general commercial litigation practice, with an emphasis on securities arbitration and litigation. Ms. Edwards has represented claimants nationwide in NASD/FINRA arbitration proceedings involving claims against brokerage firms and financial advisors for violations of state and federal securities laws, fraud, breach of contract, industry regulation violations, misrepresentations, unsuitability, churning and negligent supervision.
Prior to becoming an associate at Shepherd Smith Edwards & Kantas LTD LLP, Ms. Edwards was a trial attorney at Bracewell & Giuliani LLP where her practice focused on financial services litigation, life, health and disability insurance litigation, business torts, ERISA litigation and complex commercial disputes. Ms. Edwards has extensive litigation experience in state and federal courts.
Ms. Edwards also served as briefing attorney to the Honorable Terry Jennings at the First District Court of Appeals.Education
L.L.M., University of Houston Law Center
J.D., University of Houston Law Center
B.S., Texas A&M University
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Houston Young Lawyers Association
Association of Women Attorneys
Houston Intellectual Property Lawyers Association