Press Release

Ann Al-Bahish Inducted Into Greater Houston Women’s Chamber Hall of Fame

March 21, 2022

Haynes and Boone, LLP Partner Ann Al-Bahish was inducted into the Greater Houston Women’s Chamber of Commerce’s 2022 Hall of Fame during an awards gala on Friday, March 18. Ann is a litigator with nationwide experience in environmental, commercial and tort matters.

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Having tried two monthlong jury trials with Ann, I learned a lot about her. She is an intelligent and strong advocate for her clients and her causes,” said Haynes Boone Partner Michael J. Mazzone. “She deserves this recognition.”

The Chamber is a nonprofit business organization of highly influential and diverse women and men dedicated to the advancement and empowerment of women through avenues of leadership, education, advocacy, and mentoring. The Hall of Fame honors women who have contributed significantly to the advancement of other women and improved the quality of life for future generations of Houstonians. The event benefits the Chamber’s work, including programs supporting entrepreneurs, students, and the Women on Board Institute, an initiative to increase the number of women serving on corporate boards.

Ann litigates environmental and commercial matters across the country in both state and federal courts. Her clients have included railroads, energy companies, manufacturers, healthcare entities, and state governments, among others. As an attorney with a Ph.D., Ann is highly adept in presenting and analyzing expert testimony and evidence, including scientific and economic evidence essential to liability and damages findings in civil cases. Ann also provides business counseling to her clients, including with respect to environmental compliance strategies and programs. She has also written and presented on a variety of environmental and legal topics.

Ann is also dedicated to community service, particularly in the areas of public health and non-profit leadership. She serves on the board of The Rose and the Houston Area Women’s Center and is a founding member and director of Doctors For Change and Bloomsday Literary and Chair/Chair Emerita of Healthcare for the Homeless in Houston. She has worked with a variety of entities on programs related to public health, healthy aging and environmental health. She is a member of the American Public Health Association and serves on the Law, Environment and Aging and Public Health Committees. Other memberships include the United Way Women’s Initiative, Houston Bar Foundation, Texas Bar Foundation (Fellow), and the Pro Bono College of the State Bar of Texas.

Ann is listed in Chambers USA, Chambers and Partners, for Environment in Texas (2021) and the Lawdragon 500 Leading Environmental and Energy Lawyers listing, Lawdragon Inc. (2021).