Leann Pinkerton


Leann Pinkerton practices primarily in the area of business litigation at Meade Neese & Barr LLP. Leann was born and raised in Liberty, Texas. She began her career as an employment attorney with Sadler & Sykes, LLP. She then took a position with the law firm of DeHay and Elliston LLP, concentrating on personal injury, toxic tort, products liability and insurance defense litigation. In 2006, Leann accepted an in-house position with Devon Energy Corporation as an energy litigator in its Southern Division. In 2014, she returned to private practice at Jones Gill LLP, where she focused on a variety of oil and gas litigation matters. Leann joined Meade & Neese in 2017.


  • University of Houston Law Center – JD, 2002

  • University of Houston – BBA, Management, 1998

Honors and Awards

  • Dean’s Merit Scholarship Recipient – UH Law Center, 1999-2002