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Amber D. Reece Practice Overview

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Since joining Figari + Davenport, Ms. Reece has gained experience in a variety of practice areas focusing on business and insurance litigation. She has represented clients in commercial contract and commercial lending disputes, consumer protection suits, prompt pay provider disputes, and matters related to title, life, health, and disability insurance in both federal and state courts. Ms. Reece also has significant experience on cases related to ERISA, the federal Telephone Consumer Protection Act and the Fair Credit Reporting Act. 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. Ms. Reece plays an integral and active role in her cases, working to develop the facts of each case, drafting motions and briefs, and participating in the formulation of 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
  • Student Member, The William “Mac” Taylor American Inn of Court, 2007-2008
  • B.A., The University of Texas at Austin, 2002

Memberships

  • Inaugural Advisory Board Member of the Women Lawyers of the Eastern District of Texas
  • Dallas Bar Foundation Fellow
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers Foundation Fellow
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers 2016 Leadership Class
  • The William "Mac" Taylor American Inn of Court, Associate
  • Patrick E. Higginbotham American Inn of Court, Associate Member, 2015-2016
  • Dallas Bar Association Morris Harrell Professionalism Committee
  • Dallas Women Lawyers Association
  • Attorneys Serving the Community, Luncheon Arrangements Committee and Charity Selection Committee
  • American Bar Association
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters Mentor

Publications / Speaking Engagements

Admitted to Practice

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