Ms Stephanie Holcombe > Porter Hedges LLP > Houston, United States > Lawyer Profile

Porter Hedges LLP
United States

Work Department



Stephanie Holcombe works with companies and their owners and executives to manage the full range of issues related to business disputes — from risk control and litigation avoidance to the successful management of ongoing litigation in a strategic and cost-effective manner. She has second-chair trial experience in state and federal court trials and in arbitrations on a variety of issues. Stephanie’s experience includes the following:

  • Contractual disputes
  • Trade secrets
  • Oil and gas contracts
  • Oil and gas production equipment
  • Non-competition and non-solicitation agreements
  • Fiduciary duties
  • Trademark infringement

Stephanie serves in leadership roles across the firm including on our Recruiting Committee and as a member of our Women’s Initiative. She is also an active member of DRI, serving on the DRI Membership Committee, Young Lawyers Steering Committee, and Women in the Law Steering Committee (Chair of Marketing).  She also serves as an advisory board member for Theater Under the Stars (TUTS), Houston’s non-profit home for musical theater and as a board member for the Nottingham Forest Civic Association.


State Bar of Texas, Member

Houston Bar Association, Member

Houston Young Lawyers Association, Member

American Bar Association, Member

Defense Research Institute (DRI), Member

Texas Young Lawyers Association, Member

Association of Women Attorneys, Member

South Texas College of Law, Adjunct Professor of Advocacy (2012 National First Amendment Moot Court Competition Championship Team, 2012 National Criminal Procedure Moot Court Tournament)

Houston Business Journal, 40 Under 40 Awards Judge, 2019


J.D., South Texas College of Law, magna cum laude, 2009

B.F.A., University of Oklahoma, 2006

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Energy > Energy litigation: oil and gas

Based in Houston, the litigation team at Porter Hedges LLP has considerable experience representing energy companies in all aspects of their business, including royalty litigation, leasehold and land disputes, unitization agreements, environmental matters and exploration agreements. The team is led by Joe Cohen, while Stephen Lee represent clients in a variety of litigation matters, including contracts, trade secrets, product liability, construction and employment disputes. Eric Wade handles a broad range of business and commercial litigation in the energy sector, while Joe Thompson has a strong focus on oil and gas disputes. Stephanie Holcombe is another key contact in the group.