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Natasha Breaux

As an appellate litigation practitioner, Natasha Breaux routinely advocates in federal and state appellate courts, such as the United States Supreme Court, Texas Supreme Court, Fifth Circuit, and Texas Courts of Appeals. She also often serves as appellate counsel on trial teams, which entails collaborating on long-term case strategy, preparing dispositive motions, crafting the jury charge, and preserving error.

As a former law clerk to federal judges at both the appellate and trial level, Natasha understands first-hand how appellate and trial courts make decisions. Her experience and reputation for excellence is reflected in professional honors that include being named in the top “Up-and-Coming 50 Women” and “Up-and-Coming 100” by Texas Super Lawyers Rising Stars and recognized in the “Ones to Watch” category of Best Lawyers in America.

Natasha is an active leader of numerous legal organizations, including serving on the council of the Texas State Bar Appellate Section, as chair of the Houston Bar Association Federal Practice Section, and on the editorial board of The Houston Lawyer magazine. In addition, she frequently authors articles and gives presentations on appellate matters, ranging from reasons for reversal on appeal to preservation of error at trial.

As a native Houstonian, Natasha is active in her community, including regularly volunteering to represent clients pro bono and as a United Way Young Leader. Before her legal career, Natasha received her MBA and worked in business operations for an international company. She also worked abroad for a year. Through these experiences, she gained knowledge about international business operations, which allows her to better understand the goals and challenges of her international business clients.

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  • State Bar of Texas Appellate Section, Council Member & Website Committee Chair
  • Houston Bar Association Federal Practice Section, Chair
  • The Houston Lawyer Magazine, Editorial Board Member
  • Houston Bar Association Appellate Section
  • Garland R. Walker American Inn of Court
  • Texas Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • Houston Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • Federalist Society
  • Christian Legal Society
  • United Way of Greater Houston, Young Leader
  • Pro Bono Volunteer for the Houston Bar Association Appellate Section's Pro Bono Program and Houston Volunteer Lawyers Program
  • Included in the "Ones to Watch" category of Best Lawyers in America, Woodward/White, Inc., 2021-2024
  • Named a Texas Super Lawyers Rising Star in Appellate, Thomson Reuters, 2020-2024
  • Included in Texas Super Lawyers Women's Edition Rising Stars directory, Thomson Reuters, 2023
  • Recognized in the top “Up-and-Coming 50 Women” and “Up-and-Coming 100” by Texas Super Lawyers Rising Stars, Thomson Reuters, 2020-2023


J.D., University of Houston Law Center, 2013, magna cum laude; Order of the Coif; Articles Editor, Houston Law Review

M.B.A., University of Houston, 2013, summa cum laude

B.S., Texas A&M University, 2006, summa cum laude


Law Clerk to the Honorable Fortunato P. Benavides, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, 2015-2016

Law Clerk to the Honorable David Hittner, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas, 2013-2015



Court Admissions

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

U.S. District Court for the Western 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 Southern District of Texas

Press Release
Texas Super Lawyers Lists 24 Haynes Boone Attorneys as 2024 Rising Stars
March 22, 2024

Super Lawyers has included 24 Haynes and Boone, LLP lawyers in its 2024 Rising Stars directory. Published by Thomson Reuters, the directory includes only 2 percent of young lawyers in Texas, selected through peer nominations and research. To be eligible, lawyers must be 40 or younger or practicing fewer than 10 years. The following Haynes Boone lawyers are featured as 2024 Texas Rising Stars and l [...]