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USA Guide 2023

Ranked in 2 Practice Areas
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Oil & Gas Litigation
2 Years Ranked

About

Provided by Amy Hefley

USA

Practice Areas

Amy Hefley co-chairs the firm’s Securities and Shareholder Litigation practice group. She has substantial experience representing companies and their officers and directors in securities class actions, merger challenges, and fiduciary duty litigation in federal and state courts across the country. Amy also represents companies and audit and special committees in internal investigations and advises clients on preventing and responding to operational and corporate compliance issues. Amy has handled a broad range of complex commercial litigation, including business litigation involving fraud claims, fiduciary obligations, contracts, and business torts, and has tried cases to a decision on behalf of plaintiffs and defendants.

Career

Amy clerked for Hon. Emilio M. Garza, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit (2006-07), and Hon. Ewing Werlein, Jr., U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas (2004-06).

Professional Memberships

State Bar of Texas; U.S. Court of Appeals – Fifth Circuit; U.S. District Courts for Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas, and District of Colorado; American Bar Association; Federal Bar Association – President 2020; Houston Bar Association.

Personal

J.D., The University of Texas School of Law 2004 (Order of the Coif; high honors); B.A., History, University of Oklahoma 2001 (Phi Beta Kappa; summa cum laude).

Chambers Review

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USA

Litigation: Securities - Texas
2
Band 2

Amy Hefley is developing an impressive securities practice, which includes assisting clients with class actions.


Oil & Gas Litigation - USA - Nationwide
3
Band 3

Amy Hefley is recognized for her strong litigation practice and offers particular expertise in the oil and gas sector.

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