Teresa Schiller

Teresa Schiller

Waco, Texas

Teresa is a business and employment lawyer in Texas with 22 years of legal experience focused on cost-effective problem-solving for clients.  Her business law practice includes advising on transactions and interpreting regulations.  Teresa's employment law practice includes counselling and dispute resolution.  She has assisted clients in matters involving wrongful termination, sexual harassment, and workplace injury.  Teresa also has prepared employee handbooks.  A demonstrated leader, she served as president of the New York Women's Bar Association while practicing law in New York City.  Teresa also coordinated volunteers in New York's legal community following 9/11.  She clerked for a federal appellate judge and a federal trial court judge following her graduation from University of Chicago Law School and Rice University.  A native Texan, Teresa is licensed to practice law in Texas, New York, and District of Columbia. 

Areas of Practice

  • Business & Commercial Law
  • Contracts
  • Employment Law – Employee
  • Employment Law – Employer
  • Litigation & Appeals

Bar Admissions

  • Texas
  • New York
  • District of Columbia


  • University of Chicago Law School, Chicago, Illinois
    • J.D.
  • Rice University
    • B.A.


  • Speaker, “Investigating an Employment Complaint”, Society for Human Resource Management, Heart of Texas Chapter, 2017
  • Speaker, “Responding to 9/11 in New York City” , Temple Rotary Club, 2017