Jessica Pharis

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Jessica Pharis

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Bar & Court Admissions

  • State Bar of Texas
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Texas
  • United States District Court, Western District of Texas


  • University of Chicago Law School, J.D.
  • Baylor University, B.B.A.

Jessica Pharis is an associate in M&R’s Houston office and member of the firm’s Energy Practice Group. She has unique and extensive courtroom experience, having spent a year as a Judicial Law Clerk for the Honorable Reed O’Connor, Judge of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas.

At M&R, Jessica primarily represents energy-focused clients in complex disputes venued in state and federal courts. Toward that end, she drafts pleadings and briefs; crafts and argues motions; conducts written discovery and depositions; participates in court and arbitration hearings; and assists with settlement negotiations and trial preparation.

While in law school at the University of Chicago, Jessica was a staff member of the Texas Law Society.