Tamara D. Stiner Toomer

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Education
  • University of Virginia Darden School of Business, MBA, 2003
  • University of Virginia School of Law, JD, 2003
  • The University of Texas at Austin, MS, Chemical Engineering, 1998
  • University of California Santa Barbara, BS, Chemical Engineering, 1996
Admissions
  • Georgia
  • 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
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Affiliations

Editor in Chief, 2011-2012; Editorial Board, 2006-present, The Houston Lawyer

Board of Directors, Association of Women Attorneys, 2012-present 

Advisory Committee, Target Hunger, 2010-present

Board of Directors. Women on the Way Up, 2009-present 

Member, Houston Bar Association

Tamara’s practice focuses on the trial of complex commercial matters in both state and federal courts. She has experience litigating issues related to oil and gas exploration, marketing, and drilling. In addition, Tamara has represented plaintiffs and defendants in a broad range of disputes, including environmental and toxic tort, securities fraud, misappropriation of trade secrets, breach of fiduciary duty, contract claims, product liability, and personal injury.

Tamara began her career as a chemical engineer with Fluor Daniel, Inc. and upon earning her law degree, served as a briefing attorney to Justice Dale Wainwright with the Supreme Court of Texas.

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Representation of global energy company in dispute over overriding royalty interests tied to a federal deepwater oil and gas lease.

Representation of major energy company and its subsidiaries in defense of multiple lawsuits filed in federal and state courts involving claims arising from oil and gas leases.

Representation of large energy company in securities fraud and conspiracy case.

Defense of an investment firm against breach of contract and fraud claims and received favorable jury verdict on all counterclaims.

Representation of international engineering, procurement and construction company in litigation.

Representation of global oil and gas exploration and production company in dispute over interpretation of environmental indemnity provisions.

Representation of global oil and gas exploration and production company in environmental contamination lawsuit involving claims for trespass, negligence, and breach of oil and gas lease.

Representation of pipeline services company in personal injury action.

Representation of former directors of an oil and gas exploration and production company in lawsuit claiming breach of fiduciary duties.

Representation of major petroleum manufacturer and distributor in more than 70 MTBE groundwater contamination and product defect cases consolidated in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Representation of technology and manufacturing company in toxic tort litigation arising from claims of Gulf War syndrome.

Representation of manufacturing company in multiple silicosis exposure cases consolidated under the Texas State silica multi-district litigation.

Representation of lawn equipment manufacturer in products liability case.

Named to "Texas Rising Stars," Environmental Litigation, Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters, 2007