Morgan Haenchen


Education and Clerkships

J.D., South Texas College of Law Houston, 2017, Senior Note Editor, Corporate Counsel Law Review

B.A., University of Texas at Austin, 2012

  • Intern to the Honorable Jennifer Elrod, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, 2016



Court Admissions

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


Morgan Haenchen is an associate in the Litigation Practice Group in The Woodlands office at Haynes and Boone.

Professional and Community Activities

  • Houston Young Lawyers Foundation, Fellows, Class of 2018
  • Houston Legal Referral Services, Board Member & Membership Committee Chair, 2018-2019
  • Houston Young Lawyers Association, Committee Chair, 2018-2019
  • South Texas Advocacy, Varsity Moot Court Coach, 2017-2019
  • Council on Legal Education Opportunity, Lecturer, 2018-2019
  • Garland Walker Inn of Court, 2016-2019
  • Bar of Texas Pro Bono College, Member, 2018

Selected Client Representations

  • Cross-examination of the lead engineer during trial of $300 million construction dispute.
  • Representing clients in multi-party depositions.
  • Preparing expert and fact witnesses for examination, crafting direct and cross examination outlines, selecting and organizing key trial exhibits, and drafting objections to opposing party’s exhibit lists.
  • Attending preliminary conferences, status conferences, hearings, depositions, mediations, and trials.
  • Successfully arguing the merits of Special Immigrant Juvenile Status and Asylum on behalf of pro bono clients.

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