Megan R. Kateff


Megan Kateff’s practice focuses on construction and design defect litigation. She represents and advises contractors, owners, and design professionals, including architects and engineers. Prior to joining Allensworth & Porter, Megan served as a full-time extern for the Office of the Parliamentarian in the Texas House of Representatives, and gained valuable legal experience with the law office of Craig, Terrill, Hale & Grantham in Lubbock. Megan also interned for the Honorable Les Hatch, in the 237th District Court.

Megan earned her J.D. from the Texas Tech University School of Law, where she served as an editor for the Texas Tech Law Review. She received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan. Megan’s clients are usually surprised to learn that she was a competitive figure skater for the University of Michigan.

Licensed By

  • The Supreme Court of Texas (2015)

Industry Involvement and Memberships

  • State Bar of Texas, Construction Law Section | Member
  • State Bar of Texas, Appellate Law Section | Member
  • Austin Bar Association, Construction Law Section | Member
  • I Live Here I Give Here | BIG Give Committee Member
  • Travis County Women Lawyers Association | Member
  • Austin Young Lawyers Association | Member


  • National Order of Scribes, an honorary organization to recognize up to five law students per graduating class who excel in legal writing
  • Overall Outstanding Student Article, award for the best student article published in Vol. 46 of the Texas Tech Law Review
  • M. Penn L. Award, presented to the best-researched and -summated articles published in Vol. 46 of the Texas Tech Law Review
  • Received the Davis, Gerald, and Cremer Scribes Award, presented to a third-year member of the Texas Tech Law Review who demonstrates outstanding abilities in writing and editing


  • J.D. – Texas Tech University School of Law (2015)
  • B.A. – University of Michigan (2011)

Representative Matters

  • Represented contractor in construction-defect dispute with owner and obtained defense-arbitration award.
  • Represented subcontractor in construction-defect dispute with contractor through arbitration.
  • Represented contractor in payment and construction-defect dispute with municipality through settlement.