Charlene Koonce Partner, Scheef & Stone
Charlene Koonce’s practice emphasis is in federal litigation, and her experience includes extensive service as and representation of equity receivers in government enforcement cases.
Charlene prosecutes and defends commercial disputes on behalf of large and small clients and has obtained favorable results through bench and jury trials, summary judgment, and settlement in cases involving complex international contract disputes, CGL insurance defense matters, commercial tenancy, and consumer disputes. Her general litigation and trial experience includes jury and bench trials in state and federal courts. She has extensive experience with federal court motion and appellate practice, including disputes regarding jurisdiction, choice of law, limitations, standing, fraud, fraudulent transfer, negligence, discovery, and evidentiary issues, and she has obtained summary judgments against dozens of brokers, recipients of Ponzi payments, and others in numerous receivership lawsuits, and successfully defended those judgments on appeal to the Fifth Circuit. Her educations includes (cum laude) a J.D. from Pepperdine University School of Law and a BA (magna cum laude) from Abilene Christian University.