Lea Dearing brings business sense to business disputes. A Principal at Berman Fink Van Horn, Lea counsels companies regarding disputes that arise in every day operations. Lea has experience assisting businesses with a wide range of issues, including internal investigations, employment matters, real estate disputes and construction related claims. While she prides herself on finding ways to keep her clients out of the courtroom, when needed, she also offers her clients a sound strategy to prevail at trial. Her creative problem solving is also integral to her transactional practice, which includes experience ranging from negotiating terms and conditions and transportation contracts to reviewing employment manuals and contracts. Lea is a summa cum laude graduate of Texas Wesleyan University School of Law and received her Bachelor of Arts in International Business from University of Georgia. A recipient of the Super Lawyer Rising Star award, Lea has also held several leadership positions within the Dallas Bar Association and Attorneys Serving the Community. In her spare time, family and horses are Lea’s passion. She is a member of the Arabian Horse Association and the United States Equestrian Federation. Lea and her husband have a daughter.