Angela T. Bongat

Angela T. Bongat

Of Counsel

   

Direct Dial:

713-960-1488

Email:

abongat@lightfootlaw.com

Fax:

713-960-8991

Education

  • B.S. Psychology; Biology minor, University of Houston , 2001
  • J.D. , South Texas College of Law Houston, 2004

Admitted

  • Texas , 2004

Angela T. Bongat serves her clients in the areas of general civil litigation, product liability, personal injury and insurance coverage matters. She advocates for a wide range of clients in different industries including automotive manufacturers, medical and pharmaceutical companies, regional grocery retailers and apartment complex owners. In her 13 years of practice, Angela has honed her skills in developing a client-tailored defense.

Angela’s experience as a litigator helps her deal with potentially problematic situations that may arise between trucking and trailer manufacturers and the consumer.

Angela earned her law degree from South Texas College of Law Houston while sustaining a rigorous internship for the Harris County District Attorney’s Office in the Child Abuse Division. Angela is a graduate of the IADC Trial Academy conducted at the Stanford Law School.

When she is not working, Angela enjoys spending time with her family and performing as a Soprano with the Houston Symphony Chorus.

Representative Matters:

  • Defended a pharmaceutical company as local counsel in products liability cases involving allegedly defective pelvic mesh devices.
  • Successfully obtained a Motion Summary Judgment for a steel manufacturing company against a plaintiff who was allegedly injured at its premises.
  • Obtained favorable verdict in a bench trial for an employer in a wrongful termination case.
  • Defended numerous personal injury claims for a Fortune 100 beverage company.
  • Defended a rope mooring distributor in a commercial transaction claim arising from damages related to Hurricane Ike.
  • Defended an apartment complex in a wrongful death claim involving allegations that a teenager’s death was caused by the actions of the complex’s courtesy officer.
  • Investigated and defended a security company in a wrongful death action.