Amy Hargis is an Associate Attorney at Raizner Slania, where she spends the majority of her time focusing on insurance bad faith litigation, while also pursuing personal injury claims on behalf of victims across the country.

After obtaining her Bachelor of Arts in International Studies at Texas A&M University in 2008, Ms. Hargis attended South Texas College of Law where she graduated with magna cum laude honors in 2011. While in law school, she was a Dean’s Merit Scholar and served both as the Note and Comment Editor for the South Texas Law Review and the Managing Student Editor for the Construction Law Journal. She was active in the advocacy program and earned five CALI Excellence Awards for her academic performance in the classroom. Upon graduation with honors, she was admitted to practice in 2011.

Prior to joining the Raizner Slania legal team, Ms. Hargis was an Associate Attorney at an estate planning and probate firm and in 2012 went to work as an Associate with Doyle Raizner, LLP where she represented injured consumers across the country and also worked on one of the nation’s most successful mass tort dockets against an international pharmaceutical company.  Ms. Hargis currently works on a nationwide docket of insurance disputes involving hotels, office buildings, churches, and other buildings, and represents individuals who have been harmed through no fault of their own. Ms. Hargis is committed to the firm philosophy of achieving the best possible results in the shortest amount of time on behalf of the firm’s clients.

Active with various professional associations, she serves on the Editorial Board of  The Houston Lawyer, a Houston Bar Association publication, and is a member of the Young Alumni Council at South Texas College of Law.  She is also actively involved in the community, supporting local organizations and events in the Houston Heights, volunteering at Houston’s First Baptist Church, and serving as a Board Member of Young Friends of DePelchin.

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • Houston Bar Association
  • Houston Trial Lawyers Association
  • American Association for Justice

Publications and Speaking Engagements:

  • Amy B. Hargis & Joe R. Patranella, Re-thinking Review: The Increasing Need for a Practical Standard of Review on Daubert Issues in Place of Joiner, 52 S. Tex. L. Rev. 409 (2011)
  • Jeffrey L. Raizner, Andrew P. Slania, and Amy B. Hargis, Weathering the Storm of Causation Clauses, Trial Magazine, June 2013
  • Amy B. Hargis, Ethical Considerations and Requirements in the Context of Public Adjuster Contracts, Presenter at First Party Claims Conference, Providence, Rhode Island, October 2013.
  • Amy Hargis, Texas Supreme Court Finds Economic Loss Rule Not a Bar to Suit Between Contractual Strangers, The Houston Lawyer, Vol. 52 No. 3, November/December 2014