News Feed Item

Alexander Dubose Jefferson & Townsend Announces the Addition of Nationally Recognized Appellate Attorney Marcy Hogan Greer

AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alexander Dubose Jefferson & Townsend LLP—an internationally recognized appellate boutique law firm with offices in Austin, Dallas, and Houston—today announced the addition of Marcy Hogan Greer as a partner in the firm.

"Marcy (Greer) has a nationwide reputation as a formidable legal strategist in complex litigation," Douglas W. Alexander, a founding partner of the firm, said. "Following closely behind former Texas Chief Justice Wallace B. Jefferson in joining us, Marcy further expands our footprint on the national appellate stage."

Prior to joining ADJT, Greer was a partner at Norton Rose Fulbright, formerly Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P., in its Austin office. Prior to joining Fulbright in 1994, Greer was a law clerk for the Hon. Carolyn D. King, former Chief Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.

Greer is recognized for her complex trial and appellate litigation in federal and state trial and appellate courts throughout the country. She serves as a leader for legal strategy in a wide variety of class actions and mass torts. Greer was selected by Best Lawyers in America as its 2012 Austin Appellate Lawyer of the Year and is recognized by that publication in the areas of Appellate, Bet-the-Company Litigation, and Commercial Litigation. She has also been listed in Texas Super Lawyers as one of the Top 100 lawyers in the state for the past several years. She is the National Editor for the American Bar Association's best-selling book, A Practitioner's Guide to Class Actions.

Greer chaired the Texas Bar Appellate Section in 2009-2010 and spearheaded that group's pro bono program. She also served as the Lead Pro Bono Partner with Texas Appleseed on a major project for the Texas 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.

Greer has deep roots in Texas, as a great-great-great granddaughter of Sam Houston, the first president of the Republic of Texas.

About Alexander Dubose Jefferson & Townsend
Alexander Dubose Jefferson & Townsend (ADJT) offers clients a 21st-century approach to litigation, in which appellate, trial and in-house counsel collaborate from the outset of the dispute to assess risk, explore pre-litigation resolution and develop strategies to maximize the odds of a favorable outcome. The largest appellate boutique law firm in the Southwest, ADJT is renowned for its deep appellate bench, which includes the immediate-past Chief Justice, two former staff attorneys and a former law clerk for the Supreme Court of Texas, as well as seven former law clerks for the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and one former law clerk for the Sixth Circuit. ADJT has more lawyers certified in civil appellate law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and more lawyers listed in Best Lawyers in America for Texas appellate practice than any other firm.

For more information, please visit www.adjtlaw.com.

Media Contacts:
Lindsey Gehrig and Kristin Marcum
[email protected] or [email protected]

SOURCE Alexander Dubose & Townsend LLP

More Stories By PR Newswire

Copyright © 2007 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PRNewswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of PRNewswire. PRNewswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

Latest Stories
"Avere Systems is a hybrid cloud solution provider. We have customers that want to use cloud storage and we have customers that want to take advantage of cloud compute," explained Rebecca Thompson, VP of Marketing at Avere Systems, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 18th Cloud Expo, held June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
Apache Hadoop is a key technology for gaining business insights from your Big Data, but the penetration into enterprises is shockingly low. In fact, Apache Hadoop and Big Data proponents recognize that this technology has not yet achieved its game-changing business potential. In his session at 19th Cloud Expo, John Mertic, director of program management for ODPi at The Linux Foundation, will explain why this is, how we can work together as an open data community to increase adoption, and the i...
More and more brands have jumped on the IoT bandwagon. We have an excess of wearables – activity trackers, smartwatches, smart glasses and sneakers, and more that track seemingly endless datapoints. However, most consumers have no idea what “IoT” means. Creating more wearables that track data shouldn't be the aim of brands; delivering meaningful, tangible relevance to their users should be. We're in a period in which the IoT pendulum is still swinging. Initially, it swung toward "smart for smar...
The Internet of Things (IoT), in all its myriad manifestations, has great potential. Much of that potential comes from the evolving data management and analytic (DMA) technologies and processes that allow us to gain insight from all of the IoT data that can be generated and gathered. This potential may never be met as those data sets are tied to specific industry verticals and single markets, with no clear way to use IoT data and sensor analytics to fulfill the hype being given the IoT today.
Virgil consists of an open-source encryption library, which implements Cryptographic Message Syntax (CMS) and Elliptic Curve Integrated Encryption Scheme (ECIES) (including RSA schema), a Key Management API, and a cloud-based Key Management Service (Virgil Keys). The Virgil Keys Service consists of a public key service and a private key escrow service. 

Data is the fuel that drives the machine learning algorithmic engines and ultimately provides the business value. In his session at Cloud Expo, Ed Featherston, a director and senior enterprise architect at Collaborative Consulting, will discuss the key considerations around quality, volume, timeliness, and pedigree that must be dealt with in order to properly fuel that engine.
All clouds are not equal. To succeed in a DevOps context, organizations should plan to develop/deploy apps across a choice of on-premise and public clouds simultaneously depending on the business needs. This is where the concept of the Lean Cloud comes in - resting on the idea that you often need to relocate your app modules over their life cycles for both innovation and operational efficiency in the cloud. In his session at @DevOpsSummit at19th Cloud Expo, Valentin (Val) Bercovici, CTO of So...
SYS-CON Events announced today that StarNet Communications will exhibit at the 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. StarNet Communications’ FastX is the industry first cloud-based remote X Windows emulator. Using standard Web browsers (FireFox, Chrome, Safari, etc.) users from around the world gain highly secure access to applications and data hosted on Linux-based servers in a central data center. ...
SYS-CON Events announced today that eCube Systems, the leading provider of modern development tools and best practices for Continuous Integration on OpenVMS, will exhibit at SYS-CON's @DevOpsSummit at Cloud Expo New York, which will take place on June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. eCube Systems offers a family of middleware products and development tools that maximize return on technology investment by leveraging existing technical equity to meet evolving business needs. ...
What happens when the different parts of a vehicle become smarter than the vehicle itself? As we move toward the era of smart everything, hundreds of entities in a vehicle that communicate with each other, the vehicle and external systems create a need for identity orchestration so that all entities work as a conglomerate. Much like an orchestra without a conductor, without the ability to secure, control, and connect the link between a vehicle’s head unit, devices, and systems and to manage the ...
The best way to leverage your Cloud Expo presence as a sponsor and exhibitor is to plan your news announcements around our events. The press covering Cloud Expo and @ThingsExpo will have access to these releases and will amplify your news announcements. More than two dozen Cloud companies either set deals at our shows or have announced their mergers and acquisitions at Cloud Expo. Product announcements during our show provide your company with the most reach through our targeted audiences.
@ThingsExpo has been named the Top 5 Most Influential Internet of Things Brand by Onalytica in the ‘The Internet of Things Landscape 2015: Top 100 Individuals and Brands.' Onalytica analyzed Twitter conversations around the #IoT debate to uncover the most influential brands and individuals driving the conversation. Onalytica captured data from 56,224 users. The PageRank based methodology they use to extract influencers on a particular topic (tweets mentioning #InternetofThings or #IoT in this ...
Machine Learning helps make complex systems more efficient. By applying advanced Machine Learning techniques such as Cognitive Fingerprinting, wind project operators can utilize these tools to learn from collected data, detect regular patterns, and optimize their own operations. In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, Stuart Gillen, Director of Business Development at SparkCognition, discussed how research has demonstrated the value of Machine Learning in delivering next generation analytics to impr...
For basic one-to-one voice or video calling solutions, WebRTC has proven to be a very powerful technology. Although WebRTC’s core functionality is to provide secure, real-time p2p media streaming, leveraging native platform features and server-side components brings up new communication capabilities for web and native mobile applications, allowing for advanced multi-user use cases such as video broadcasting, conferencing, and media recording.
Amazon has gradually rolled out parts of its IoT offerings, but these are just the tip of the iceberg. In addition to optimizing their backend AWS offerings, Amazon is laying the ground work to be a major force in IoT - especially in the connected home and office. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Chris Kocher, founder and managing director of Grey Heron, explained how Amazon is extending its reach to become a major force in IoT by building on its dominant cloud IoT platform, its Dash Button strat...