Texas mass tort and bad faith insurance litigation attorney Amy Hargis has been selected for inclusion in The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 Under 40. Membership is by invitation only and is extended exclusively to those trial lawyers practicing civil plaintiff and/or criminal defense law. Ms. Hargis was nominated by her peers and selected for inclusion in the category of civil plaintiff law.
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 magna cum laude 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.
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. Ms. Hargis is also an active member of the American Association For Justice, the Texas Trial Lawyers Association, and the Houston Trial Lawyers Association Women’s Caucus.
The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40 includes top trial lawyers from each state who are younger than the age of 40. Invitees have superior qualifications, trial results, and leadership. Selection is based on a multi-phase process that includes peer nominations and third-party research. The group promotes the pursuit of justice for those injured by the negligence of others and public education about the importance of access to courts and the right of trial by jury.
Ms. Hargis handles a nationwide docket of pharmaceutical and medical device cases against some of the largest drug companies in the world, as well as insurance disputes involving commercial properties such as apartment complexes, hotels, office buildings, and churches