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E. Phileda Tennant
E. Phileda Tennant
Senior Associate — Labor & Employment
Senior Associate — Labor & Employment

E. Phileda Tennant

E. Phileda Tennant

1001 Fannin Street
Suite 2500
Houston, TX 77002

E. Phileda Tennant


  • Harvard Law School, J.D. 2014; (Quarter-finalist, Ames Moot Court Competition, Fall 2012); (HLS Trial Advocacy Workshop); (WilmerHale Legal Services Center of Harvard Law School – Consumer Law Litigation Advocate); (Harvard Journal on Legislation, Line Editor)
  • Brown University, B.A. magna cum laude Political Science, 2011; (Phi Beta Kappa); (Rhode Island Urban Debate League, Student Director); (Undergraduate Council of Students, Executive Appointments Chairperson)
  • The Best Lawyers in America© (BL Rankings, LLC), “Ones to Watch,” Litigation–Labor and Employment (Houston), 2022
  • Texas
  • Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • U.S. District Court for Southern Texas
  • U.S. District Court for Eastern Texas
  • U.S. District Court for Western Texas
  • U.S. District Court for Northern Texas
  • “Are You SLAPP Happy Yet?” V&E Houston Office, October 30, 2018 (speaker)
  • “Three Challenges Evidentiary Issues in Employment Law,” 29th Annual Labor and Employment Law Institute, August 25, 2018 (speaker)
  • “Balancing Non-Compete and Antitrust Considerations in an Era of Increased Scrutiny,” V&E Houston Office, March 23, 2017 (speaker)
  • “Time to Revisit Employer Confidentiality and Release Agreements,” V&E Employment, Labor and OSHA Update E-communication, October 12, 2016 (co-author)