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Razwana Fazil

Associate
Litigation
  • P 713.308.0108
    F 713.652.5152

Razwana “Rosy” Fazil joined our Houston office in 2017 as an associate in the Litigation Practice Group. Practicing law since 2014, Rosy is a business and commercial litigator with experience representing and defending clients in a variety of legal matters in both state and federal court. She has represented businesses and individuals in matters related to breach of contract, products liability, employment discrimination, the Deceptive Trade Practices Act (DTPA), trade secret misappropriation, conversion, fraud, property damage, personal injury, and negligence.

Alongside her litigation practice, Rosy handles appellate matters and has prepared appellate briefing to both state and federal courts of appeal.

Among Rosy’s significant representative matters, she has:

  • Successfully argued motions for summary judgment and default judgment for a large financial institution;
  • Obtained favorable summary judgment in a $4 million breach of contract lawsuit filed against a corporate client;
  • Obtained a favorable summary judgment for a commercial landlord in a breach of contract lawsuit filed against a tenant;
  • Represented an international chain of fitness centers in premises liability and negligence matters. Her representation included a matter involving a legal issue of first impression in Texas: whether Texas law imposes a duty on a business owner to use an on-premises automated external defibrillator (AED) on a patron;
  • Defended an international staffing agency against allegations of employment discrimination and retaliation;
  • Defended corporate employers against allegations of negligence, negligent hiring, negligent training, and negligent supervision;
  • Defended a psychiatric hospital in a health care liability claim filed by a former patient; and
  • Drafted an appellate brief arguing that a director of a corporation was not subject to personal jurisdiction in Texas.

In the legal community, Rosy is a member of American Bar Association, the Houston Bar Association, the South Asian Bar Association, and the Houston Young Lawyers Association. Within the HBA, she has served as a member of the Teach Texas and the Lawyers for Literacy committees. Rosy has also served as a Volunteer Judge for the Houston Urban Debate League and a Volunteer Mediator for the University of Houston Law Center Mediation Clinic.

In the local community, Rosy is a member of Texas Executive Women, an organization that supports programs that develop and fund the advancement of women and teenage girls in the community.

Rosy received her J.D. magna cum laude from the University of Houston Law Center. During law school, she served as an Articles Editor on the Houston Journal of International Law, President of the Muslim Law Students Association, Vice-President of the South Asian Law Students Association, and was selected into the Order of the Barons and the Order of the Coif. She also interned for Justice Brett Busby of the Texas Court of Appeals for the Fourteenth District and United States District Court Judge Gray Miller of the Southern District of Texas.

Rosy received her B.A. in Business Administration and Management summa cum laude from the University of Houston’s C.T. Bauer College of Business. She minored in Asian Studies. During business school, Rosy earned an Entrepreneurship Certificate from the Wolff Center of Entrepreneurship. She also served as President of the Bauer Pre-Law Society.

In her spare time, Rosy enjoys traveling, reading New York Times Bestsellers, interior design, and trying out new restaurants. She was born in Birmingham, England, grew up in Alice, Texas, and speaks Hindi, Urdu and Punjabi.