Regan Gayle O'Steen

Regan Gayle O'Steen

Dallas, Texas
972-993-8243 (Direct)
214-369-3008 (Main)

Regan O'Steen counsels and represents clients in construction law matters.  The majority of her clients are subcontractors and suppliers.  Since joining the firm in 1991, her practice has included drafting, reviewing, revising and negotiating contracts, preparing and resolving mechanic's liens, and all aspects of litigation.  She also reviews and assists in the drafting of legislation affecting the construction industry.  Regan is a frequent speaker on mechanic's liens and assisted with the 5th and 6th editions of the Texas Lien and Bond Claims Handbook.  In 2005, she co-authored and published an article on recent legislation affecting the construction industry in the Construction Law Journal.

Areas of Practice

  • Construction Law
  • Complex Litigation, Arbitration & Appeals
  • Reviewing, Revising, Drafting and Negotiating Contracts
  • Mechanics and Constitutional Liens
  • Legal Research and Writing

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1990
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas


  • The University of Texas School of Law, Austin, Texas
    • J.D.
  • The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas
    • B.A.


  • Speaker, Texas Mechanics' Liens and Bond Claims in Texas, American Subcontractor's Association, North Texas Chapter, 2002 - Present
  • Speaker, Mechanics' Liens and Small Claims in Texas, Construction Education Foundation, 2002 - Present
  • Speaker, Basic Course in Texas Construction Law, State Bar of Texas, Construction Law Section, 2004

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association Forum on Construction Law, Member
  • State Bar of Texas, Construction Law Section, Member
  • Dallas Bar Association, Construction Law Section, Council, 2013 - Present
  • National Association of Women in Construction, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Hon. Hurry Lee Hudspeth U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas, Law Clerk, 1990 - 1991