Patricia M. Rosendahl

Of Counsel
Houston,  TX  U.S.A.

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Practice Areas

  • Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Environmental
  • International Dispute Resolution
  • Commercial Litigation
Contact InfoTelephone: 713.374.3542
Fax: 713.754.7542
University The University of Texas at Austin, B.A., summa cum laude, 1975; Chancellor, Order of the Barons
Law SchoolUniversity of Houston Law Center, J.D., 1987; Head Articles Editor, Houston Journal of International Law
Admitted1987, Texas; U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit; 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; U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas; U.S. Court of Federal Claims

Professional & Community Involvement

•Member, American Bar Association
•Member, Houston Bar Association; Construction, Environmental, International Law, Litigation Sections
•Member, State Bar of Texas, Construction, Environmental, International Law, Litigation Sections
•Secretary, Houston Bar Association, Animal Law Section

BornGalveston, Texas, 1952

Patricia M. Rosendahl focuses her practice in commercial litigation and contract review, construction litigation, environmental matters, and international dispute resolution. She also has wide-ranging experience in oil and gas litigation, securities litigation, internet disputes, railroad law, admiralty law, as well as consumer finance and insurance coverage disputes. She represents owners, general contractors, architects, engineers, and subcontractors in construction disputes; government contractors with claims against federal, state, and local entities; large and small companies in contract disputes; landowners, tenants, operators, and transporters in environmental litigation and regulatory actions; landowners, developers, and contractors in flooding cases; consumers, retailers, and manufacturers in product liability cases; investors in securities litigation; sellers, buyers, lessors, lessees, and realtors in real estate disputes; railroads and claimants in FELA actions, contract claims, and rail accidents; well owners, operators, contractors, and subcontractors in oil and gas and pipeline disputes; individuals and companies in Jones Act, LHWCA, and OCSLA disputes; nursing homes, hospitals, and medical suppliers in medical malpractice claims; and a variety of parties in toxic tort cases. Her litigation experience includes actions in federal and state courts, domestic and international arbitrations, class action lawsuits and multi-district litigation, as well as a specialized practice in the court of federal claims. Her appellate practice includes both federal and state appeals.

Areas of Concentration

•Commercial litigation and contract review
•Construction litigation
•International dispute resolution
•Environmental compliance and litigation

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Press Releases

11.03.15 Greenberg Traurig Named 'Law Firm of the Year' for Environmental Law
05.15.15 Greenberg Traurig's Patricia Rosendahl Presides Over the Houston Bar Association's First Equine Law Seminar
11.14.14 Greenberg Traurig's Environmental Practice Receives Top Tier Rankings in U.S. News - Best Lawyers 2015 'Best Law Firms' List
06.14.11 Greenberg Traurig Expands its Houston Office with the Addition of Patricia M. Rosendahl

Articles, Publications, & Lectures


•“A New Approach to Dual Nationality,” Houston Journal of International Law, 8:305, 1985.

Lectures and Presentations

•Panelist, Animal Law and Natural Disasters, Animal Law Institute, Houston, TX, March 22, 2013
•Panelist, Blue Ribbon Resilient Communities Leadership Forum, sponsored by the American Wetlands Foundation, Galveston, TX, November 2011
•Speaker, “Cybersquatting and Domain Name Disputes - Resolving Disputes in Special Sectors,” International Business Law Summit sponsored by the Center for International Legal Studies, Egypt, November 2009

Other Experience

•Prior to practicing law, Tricia was employed by the Texas Department of Health where she was appointed to several task forces by the Texas Attorney General to investigate health care providers.

Reported CasesSignificant Representations: Represented construction firm in dispute with developer over hazardous substances in fill materials requiring resolution of compliance issues with state regulatory agencies; Represented a Houston-based technology company in dispute with a Mexican corporation concerning the parties' successful joint bid on a major construction project in Mexico; Represented a contractor in dispute with federal government over source of water infiltration into construction project in Maryland; Represented a contractor in a contract dispute with the Army Corps of Engineers arising defective design of government project in Louisiana.

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Denton, Texas Bans Fracking - What's Next?
Patricia M. Rosendahl, February 17, 2015
Bans on hydraulic fracturing (fracking) have arisen in a variety of places over recent months. Voters in Mendocino County and San Benito County, California, and Athens, Ohio, separately approved bans on fracking in the November elections. The New York State Governor and his Commissioners of Health...
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Patricia M. Rosendahl

1000 Louisiana, Suite 1700
HoustonTX 77002


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