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Amber D. Reece Practice Overview

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Ms. Reece has experience in a variety of practice areas focusing on complex commercial litigation. She has represented clients in commercial contract and lending disputes, consumer protection suits, prompt pay provider disputes, enforcement of non-compete and non-disclosure agreements, and matters related to title, life, health, and disability insurance in both federal and state courts. Ms. Reece has significant experience on cases relating to ERISA, the federal Telephone Consumer Protection Act, and the Fair Credit Reporting Act. She is also certified by the International Association of Privacy Professionals as a Certified Information Privacy Professional—United States (CIPP/US) and has advised clients on responding to potential data breaches. Prior to joining Figari + Davenport, Ms. Reece served as a law clerk for the Honorable Richard A. Schell in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas for three years where she gained extensive experience analyzing varied and complex cases from initial filing through final judgment including jury trials. Ms. Reece plays an integral and active role in her cases, working to develop the facts of each case, drafting motions and briefs, and formulating case strategy.

Education

  • J.D., Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, magna cum laude, 2012
    Order of the Coif

    Editor in Chief, SMU Law Review Association Journal of Air Law and Commerce, 2011-2012
  • B.A., The University of Texas at Austin, 2002

Honors

  • 2018 Outstanding Female Lawyer - Small Firm, Dallas Women Lawyers Association
  • Named a Texas Rising Star (Texas Monthly, 2018-2020)

Memberships

  • Dallas Bar Association
    Morris Harrell Professionalism Committee, 2019 Chair
    Judiciary Committee, 2019 Co-Vice Chair, 2020 Co-Chair
    Ethics Committee
  • Rowlett Library Advisory Board
  • Attorneys Serving the Community, Luncheon Arrangements Committee and Charity Selection Committee
  • Dallas Women Lawyers Association
  • The William "Mac" Taylor American Inn of Court, Barrister
  • Dallas Bar Foundation Fellow
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers Foundation Fellow
  • Inaugural Advisory Board Member of the Women Lawyers of the Eastern District of Texas
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers 2016 Leadership Class
  • Patrick E. Higginbotham American Inn of Court, Associate Member, 2015-2016

Publications / Speaking Engagements

Admitted to Practice

  • Texas, 2012
  • United States District Courts for the Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas, and the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

Certifications

  • International Association of Privacy Professionals — Certified Information Privacy Professional: United States (CIPP/US)