Wendie Childress focuses on building and deepening relationships within the legal market. She works with
clients to identify cases, portfolios, and other opportunities where Validity’s funding can make a positive
impact, with a focus on solving legal problems faced by clients. Wendie also brings to bear her significant
litigation experience to work directly with clients and team members in evaluating potential claims. A
business trial lawyer with seventeen years of trial experience, Wendie has a winning track record
representing both defendants and plaintiffs in a wide range of industries including healthcare, energy,
construction, and financial services.
Wendie joined Validity in 2019 from litigation powerhouse Yetter Coleman. She graduated with Honors
from the University of Texas at Austin, where she went on to earn her J.D. She then served for two years
as General Counsel to the Texas Senate Committee on Business and Commerce. In 2015, Wendie was
named “Houston Top Lawyer” in Business & Commercial Litigation by H Texas Magazine. She is a member
of the State Bar of Texas, Texas Young Lawyers Association, and the Houston Bar Association.