Barira Munshi is an associate at LPHS where she represents a variety of clients including corporations, small businesses, and individuals in state and federal court. She has experience litigating a broad range of complex commercial disputes such as breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, antitrust, class action, fraudulent transfer claims, real estate, and intellectual property disputes. In and out of the courtroom, Barira always strives to provide her clients with timely, creative solutions, whether it’s through crafting compelling motions or passionately arguing in a court.
Barira earned her B.A. from the University of Texas at Austin and earned her J.D., cum laude, from the University of Houston Law Center. Barira previously worked as a legal intern for the Harris County District Attorney’s Office where she assisted prosecutors with numerous criminal trials, and Lone Star Legal Aid, where she tried and won a landlord-tenant jury trial as a third-year law student.
Prior to joining the firm, Barira clerked for the Honorable Robert W. Schroeder III in the Eastern District of Texas as well as the Honorable Michael H. Schneider and the Honorable John D. Love. During her tenure as a clerk, Barira assisted with conducting 13 jury trials, 9 of which were patent disputes. Barira is also a certified Texas Family Mediator.
As a recent transplant to Dallas, Barira enjoys exploring the city with her husband Fahad and spending time with their extended family. She and her husband have a goal of visiting every national park in the country and are avid NBA fans.
- University of Texas at Austin, B.A.
- University of Houston Law Center, J.D., cum laude
- State Bar of Texas