Maha Ghyas is an attorney in the Bankruptcy, Restructuring, & Recovery of Jackson Walker’s Houston office. She was a summer associate with the firm in 2022.
Before joining Jackson Walker, Maha graduated summa cum laude from South Texas College of Law Houston, where she was on the board of the South Texas Law Review and an advocate in the Moot Court, Mock Trial and Alternate Dispute Resolution programs.
Maha served as a judicial intern for the Honorable Jennifer Walker Elrod (U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit), the Honorable Alfred Bennett (Southern District of Texas), and the Honorable Frances Stacy (Southern District of Texas).
B.A., University of Houston
J.D., summa cum laude, South Texas College of Law Houston
- South Texas Law Review, Articles Editor
- Order of the Barristers
- Order of the Scribes
- Dean’s Student Advocacy Service Award
- National Association of Women Judges: Color of Justice Award Recipient
- Langdell Scholar (teaching assistant): Contracts I and II, Criminal Law
M. Ghyas, B. Crockard, Wayne’s World: Mental Health and the Criminal Justice System, Houston Lawyer, 55 Houston Lawyer 8, at 10 (2018).
- Garland Walker Inn of Court, Member
- Umar Syed Foundation, Event Coordinator
December 4, 2023Newsletters
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October 16, 2023Attorney News
This year, the firm proudly welcomes 19 new associates to expand our Bankruptcy, Restructuring, & Recovery, Corporate & Securities, Finance & Banking, Intellectual Property, Labor & Employment, Real Estate, Trial & Appellate Litigation, and Trusts & Estates practices.