Marcy Hogan Greer is a partner with Alexander, Dubose, Jefferson & Townsend in Austin. She is recognized for her work in federal and state trial and appellate courts throughout the country. She has handled class actions of all types and served as the National Editor for the American Bar’s best-selling book, A Practitioner’s Guide to Class Actions (2010), including its 2012 supplement. Marcy has also been a key legal strategist for a variety of mass torts including fungal meningitis, childhood vaccines, denture adhesives, dopamine agonists, and diet drugs. She has obtained preemption and significant Daubert rulings in a number of pharmaceutical, medical device, and environmental exposure cases. She has also handled litigation strategy and appellate proceedings in matters involving patents, trademarks, and copyrights, administrative agency challenges, health care (provision and payment), employment disputes, insurance, oil and gas, real estate, and utilities.
Marcy is listed in Best Lawyers in America in appellate, bet-the-company litigation, and commercial litigation and was selected as the 2012 Austin Appellate Lawyer of the Year by that organization. She has been included in Texas Super Lawyers for her appellate work every year since its inaugural list and has been listed in the Top 100 for the past several years.
Marcy chaired the Texas Bar Appellate Section in 2009-2010 and spearheaded that group’s pro bono program that is currently placing appellate matters for low-income Texans in the Supreme Court of Texas and all of its appellate courts. She also served as the Lead Pro Bono Partner with Texas Appleseed on a major project for the Supreme Court focused on improving the lives of foster children in Texas and was awarded the Texas Bar Association’s Frank J. Scurlock Award for Outstanding Legal Services to the Poor in 2011. She continues to be active in the community as a Founder for the Center for Women in the Law, Trustee for the Texas Supreme Court Historical Society, Secretary and Board Member for Marathon Kids, Member of the Board of Directors of Texas Appleseed, and a member of the Dell Children’s Council, which raises money for the Dell Children’s Hospital.
After completing a clerkship for the Honorable Carolyn Dineen King, the former Chief Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, Marcy joined the law firm of Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P., where she practiced for almost twenty years and was a partner for ten years. She has been Board Certified in Civil Appellate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization since 1997.