McDaniel Hohlt PC
University of Texas
A Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Randolph-Macon Woman's College, Ms. Hohlt obtained her J.D. from the University of Texas. She returned to her native Houston in 1981 to begin her legal career with Sheinfeld, Maley & Kay, P.C., arguably the leading bankruptcy firm in Texas during the 1980s. At Sheinfeld, Ms. Hohlt was part of the litigation team representing Continental Airlines in its first bankruptcy, and she later assisted with the bankruptcies of an aircraft manufacturer, an oilfield supply company, and a regional clothing retailer, among others. Through her representation of both creditors and debtors in the state, federal, and bankruptcy courts, she gained valuable experience in a wide range of commercial disputes. Ms. Hohlt became a shareholder of the Sheinfeld firm in 1988. In 1992, Ms. Hohlt opened her own practice to concentrate on mediation and other forms of alternative dispute resolution. Over the years she has received mediation training at the A. A. White Dispute Resolution Institute, the Attorney-Mediators Institute, Inc., and Harvard Law School. Today she is an approved mediator for the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas. Ms. Hohlt has served as an Adjunct Professor at both the South Texas College of Law and the University of Houston College of Law, and she has spoken at numerous seminars for the State Bar of Texas, as well as seminars at Southern Methodist University School of Law and the University of Texas School of Law. In 2005, Ms. Hohlt became Of Counsel to the firm; in 2007, she became a shareholder.She continues her bankruptcy and mediation practice and represents clients in a variety of business disputes. She is admitted to practice before the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and the United States District Courts for the Southern, Northern, Eastern, and Western Districts of Texas.