Deanna E. Caldwell is an experienced litigator who brings to Ogletree years of experience at a large regional law firm where she represented plaintiffs and defendants in a wide array of commercial and business disputes in both state and federal court, with a focus on business litigation, real estate litigation, and financial services litigation. She has second-chaired a trial involving nonpayment of a multimillion dollar loan, argued several contested hearings, and handled several mediations and depositions. She also has extensive research and drafting experience.
Immediately prior to joining Ogletree, Deanna served as a judicial clerk for the Honorable Irma C. Ramirez in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas.
Deanna E. Caldwell received her J.D., with honors, from the University of Texas School of Law in 2009 and her undergraduate degree from Northwestern University. While attending law school, she served as co-Editor-in-Chief of the Texas Journal of Women and the Law and participated in both the Children’s Rights and Community Development Legal Clinics as a student attorney. Prior to law school, Deanna taught elementary and middle school-aged children in Houston, Texas as part of Teach for America.