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Marian Richardson


Photograph of Marian Richardson

Practice Areas:

  • General Business and Transactional Law
  • Merger and Acquisitions
  • Entity Selection and Formation
  • Business Contracts
  • Employment Agreements
  • Commercial Lease Review and Negotiation
  • Bank Loan Documentation

Marian Richardson is managing partner of the firm’s Galleria Area Houston, Texas office. She holds the highest rating for legal ability and ethics based upon peer reviews offered by Martindale-Hubbell.


2007-present — Partner with Crinion Davis & Richardson LLP

2002-2006 — Shareholder in the Business Section of Cotton, Bledsoe, Tighe
& Dawson, PC

1985-2002 — Shareholder with Calvin, Richardson, Verner, Armstrong & Camp, PC

Professional Affiliations:

  • Corporate Counsel Section of the Houston Bar Association
  • Business Section of the State Bar of Texas


  • Juris Doctor, University of Texas at Austin (Writer, Legal Research Board)
  • Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance, University of Texas at Austin, cum laude

Representative Engagements:

Represented seller in multimillion-dollar asset sale of marine vessels and other related assets.

Represented seller of a multimillion-dollar, local, highly-specialized manufacturing business.

Negotiated and created an entity for the collaboration of four separate national trade associations to organize and host semi-annual expositions.

Represented purchaser in acquisition of improved, million-dollar commercial real estate.

Represented corporate guarantor in connection with multimillion-dollar bank refinancing including issuance of legal opinion and document review.

Represented purchasers of short-haul transportation business including formation of purchasing entity, negotiation and preparation of asset purchase agreement and related conveyance documents.

Represented seller of local pharmacy.

Speaking Engagements:

Co-presenter with Gregory Crinion of "Legislative Update" to the Houston CPA Society.

Marian Richardson participates as a faculty member in the inaugural leadership boot camp for women law students and judicial clerks, put on by the Association of Women Attorneys and the UT Center for Women in Law.

Co-presenter with Gregory Crinion of “Selection and Administration of Texas Limited Liability Business Entities or we’ve incorporated… now what?” to the Bay Area CPA Society.

Co-presenter with Brian Davis and Gregory Crinion of “Select Topics for Employment Audits” to the Bay Area CPA society and the Houston CPA Society.

Federal law and business portion of the “2009 Legislative Update” to the Bay Area Group of Houston CPA Society.

Business Law portion of the “2009 Legislation and Case Law Update” to the Houston CPA Society.

“A Practical Guide to Due Diligence” to the Houston CPA Society.

Appeared on Business Radio 650 as a guest business law contributor.

Community Service:

Rotary Club of Houston — Served as a member of the Board of Directors, Secretary and Sergeant of Arms; also served as chairperson of the Club’s Classification Committee and Burnett Bayland Committee.

Rotary Foundation of Rotary International — Paul Harris Fellow

Houston Marathon — Recurrent volunteer and two-time active participant

Woodside Civic Club — Board of Directors


Marian Richardson may be contacted via phone at 713-627-0800 or email at

Contact Ms. Richardson

713-627-0816 — Fax

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