"She has exceptional legal skill and acumen and is incredibly responsive."
Chambers USA 2022
"Tina is amazing. She is attentive, detail-oriented and does a great job of keeping things organized."
Chambers USA 2023
Tina Q. Nguyen is a skilled trial lawyer in high-stakes, complex commercial matters. Her practice focuses on energy litigation, pension and ERISA matters, real estate, and other significant disputes, including class action lawsuits. She represents clients in business litigation involving fraud claims, fiduciary obligations, contracts, and other business torts.
In the energy space, Ms. Nguyen works closely with oil, gas, and renewable energy clients on a broad range of issues, including lease and power purchase agreements, royalty obligations, pricing disputes, joint operating agreements, joint ventures and partnerships, midstream agreements, nuisance claims, and other issues.
Ms. Nguyen represents and advises clients in pension and ERISA matters, including class action claims of breach of fiduciary duties, statutory pension matters, and benefit claims.
A native Houstonian, Ms. Nguyen is actively involved in the community. She is the President-Elect of the Federal Bar Association of the Southern District of Texas, serves on the Executive Committee for the Institute for Energy Law, and was formerly the Secretary of the Asian American Bar Association of Houston. Ms. Nguyen also serves on the Board of Directors of BakerRipley, the largest charitable organization in Texas.
Before joining Baker Botts, Ms. Nguyen was the Class Vice President at Duke University, graduated top of her class (Order of the Coif) at the University of Michigan Law School, and clerked with Chief Judge Sidney A. Fitzwater of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas.