Originally from Virginia, Ms. Cowart received her undergraduate degree from Bluefield College and relocated to Houston, Texas to attend South Texas College of Law. Ms. Cowart received her Doctor of Jurisprudence from South Texas in 2005 and was admitted to the State Bar of Texas that same year. Additionally, Ms. Cowart was admitted to the State Bar of Oklahoma in 2012. While attending South Texas, Ms. Cowart was a member of the varsity mock trial and moot court teams. Ms. Cowart received the best brief award at the J. Braxton Craven National Moot Court Tournament in 2004. Ms. Cowart is admitted to practice in the United States District Courts of Southern, Northern and Eastern Districts of Texas.
Ms. Cowart's practice primarily focuses on business litigation, including such areas as general contract disputes, employment disputes, non-compete disputes, theft of trade secrets, shareholder disputes and business acquisitions and dissolutions and all phases of litigation. Ms. Cowart also has extensive experience representing various types of medical service providers and individual practitioners on compliance with healthcare rules and regulations including, but not limited to HIPAA, Stark, Anti-Fraud and Abuse, False Claims Act, and Texas Illegal Remuneration Act. Further, Ms. Cowart has also represented and advised various medical providers on ERISA and HIPAA matters. Ms. Cowart has also represented various medical entities and practitioners in governmental investigations and proceedings for violation of healthcare rules and regulations, including but not limited to Stark, Anti-Fraud and Abuse and the False Claims Act. Ms. Cowart is committed to obtaining the best results for her clients. To that end, Ms. Cowart and the attorneys at Hendershot, Cannon & Hisey work closely with their clients to outline an aggressive, detailed strategy and course of action for the discovery phase, motion phase and trial phase of litigation.
In her free time, Ms. Cowart enjoys spending time outside with her husband and two young daughters. Her family often participates in family runs and bike rides together.
Areas of Practice
- General Civil Litigation in both State and Federal Court
South Texas College of Law, Houston, Texas
- J.D. - 2005
Bluefield College, Bluefield, Virginia
- B.S. - 1998
Honors and Awards
- Best Brief Award at the J. Braxton Craven National Moot Court Tournament
- South Texas College of Law Intramural Mock Trial Tournament
Professional Associations and Memberships
- Houston Young Lawyers Association
Pro Bono Activities
- Member of the Varsity Mock Trial and Varsity Moot Court teams