Tanya N. Garrison
Shareholder
Tanya N. Garrison
Civil Appellate Law
CONTACT
tgarrison@wkpz.com
T: (713) 961-9045
F: (713) 961-5341

Community Involvement

  • Past President of the Houston Young Lawyers Association
  • Houston Bar Association HIV/AIDS Community Outreach Program
  • Houston Volunteer Lawyers Program
  • Aspiring Youth of Houston
  • Boy Scouts of America
  • Harris County Public Library
  • Bering Memorial United Methodist Church

Education

  • J. D. University of Houston, J.D. cum laude, 2000 – Order of the Barrons and Order of the Barristers
  • B.S. Oklahoma State University, Magna cum laude, 1997

Additional Information

  • Woodrow B. Seals Outstanding Young Lawyer, 2011
  • Three time recipient of the President's Award for Outstanding Service to the Bar
  • Rising Star by Texas Monthly Magazine in 2007, 2008, 2009, and 2010
  • Top 40 Lawyers Under 40 by H Texas Magazine
Tanya N. Garrison
Shareholder

Ms. Garrison practices in the area of civil appellate law and business litigation.  She has worked at Weycer Kaplan since January 3, 2000.  She is Board Certified in Civil Appellate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

Ms. Garrison enjoys trying cases on every level, from pre-trial negotiations thru the Texas Supreme Court.  Ms. Garrison is skilled and experienced in jury trials, arbitrations, administrative hearings, and appellate matters.  She takes every client’s problem on as her own problem and fights tirelessly to protect her client’s best interest.  The greatest compliment from a client is that their attorney truly cared about their case and their business.  Ms. Garrison cares about obtaining the best possible outcome for each of her clients.

Ms. Garrison represents plaintiffs, defendants, appellants, and appellees in a variety of cases ranging from business contract disputes to DTPA violations.  Her work is primarily in the areas of contract, employment, business torts including fraud and misrepresentations, fiduciary duties, corporate disputes, real property disputes, landlord-tenant, trade secret work, banking and financing, and construction law.  Ms. Garrison focuses her practice in Texas and particularly in Harris County, but represents Texas based clients across the United States.

Representative Experience

Obtained a jury verdict in favor of firm's clients on all issues alleged regarding a fraudulent transfer of a closely held family corporation;

Obtained a jury verdict in favor of the firm's clients that the Plaintiff's damages were $0 in this multi-million dollar breach of contract case relating to hotel and ticket services for the 2006 World Cup Soccer Tournament.  This judgment was successfully upheld on appeal;

Obtained a $1.7M jury verdict in favor of firm's client for breach of fiduciary duty in this closely held corporate relationship;

Received judgment in favor of firm's client on a commercial real estate case seeking to create implied easements across the client's property.  Client also received an award of all its attorney fees incurred in connection with its defense;

Successfully defended the owner of a major produce company from individual liability under the Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act as a responsibly connected party;

Successfully argued a Petition for Mandamus at the Texas Supreme Court affirming the jurisdiction of the trial court after a valid notice of non-suit was filed.