Gardner Haas

Maeghan E. Whitehead

Senior Associate

Phone: (469) 805-4750

Maeghan Whitehead focuses her practice on complex commercial litigation and has significant experience in intellectual property litigation, including patent infringement disputes. Maeghan has litigated cases in state district courts and multiple federal district courts and has experience in multidistrict litigation. Ranging from Fortune 100 companies to individual inventors and entrepreneurs, Maeghan’s clients cover a variety of industries, including transportation, internet-based retail, telecommunications, computers, pharmaceuticals, hospitality, and energy and natural resources.

Maeghan received her Juris Doctor degree from Tulane University Law School, where she served as an executive editor of the Tulane Journal of International & Comparative Law and earned a certificate of specialization in international and comparative law. While in law school, Maeghan served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Stanwood R. Duval, Jr. of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana and as an extern with the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Western District of Texas. Maeghan also holds a Bachelor of Science degree and a Bachelor of Arts degree from The University of Texas, where she graduated with honors. Maeghan is a Texas Exes Life Member and a Longhorn Foundation member.

Representative Matters

Breach of Contract

o9 Solutions, Inc. v. Logitech Inc. (federal court, Dallas, Texas); Logitech Inc. v. o9 Solutions, Inc. (federal court, San Francisco, California)
Represented software company in breach of contract dispute against subscriber involving a business management software platform.

Fraud / Fiduciary Duty

Romano Group, LLC v. Robert T. Wilson, Jr. (state court, Dallas, Texas)
Represented company in prosecuting fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, and theft claims against member of the company.

Intellectual Property

Select Retrieval, LLC v. AmeriMark Direct, LLC, et al. (federal court, Wilmington, Delaware)
Represented company in patent infringement actions related to database technology against e-commerce retailers in twelve federal district courts across the country.

In re: Vehicle Tracking and Security System (‘844) Patent Litigation (multidistrict litigation consolidated in federal court, St. Paul, Minnesota)
Represented company in patent infringement action related to GPS and mobile fleet management systems against trucking companies, automobile manufacturers, and trucking GPS manufacturers in multidistrict litigation consolidated in the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota.

Education

J.D., Tulane University Law School
B.S. & B.A., with honors, The University of Texas at Austin

Bar Admissions

State Bar of Texas

Court Admissions

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas