Member

Amy Leila Prueger

Amy Prueger focuses on appellate, commercial, and regulatory litigation. Having clerked for the Texas Supreme Court and worked in large specialty-practice law firms, she has vast experience representing clients in business disputes and protecting them in the event of appeal. She is also experienced in arguing cases in state and federal courts of appeals, as well as the Texas Supreme Court, and has handled complex arbitrations from the initial filing of the complaint through post-hearing matters.

Email: aprueger@enochkever.com
Phone: ‭(512) 615-1224‬

Professional Background

Publications & Presentations

Professional & Community Activities

Professional Background

Experience

  • Represents healthcare clients involved in an on-going insurance regulatory matter, acting as lead counsel in a complex, multi-venue administrative matter affecting the entire industry, including concurrent proceedings at the administrative and appellate levels.
  • Represents telecommunications clients in litigation in state and federal court and assists with overall litigation strategy for lawsuits within and outside of Texas.
  • Represents individuals and business clients before the U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, the Texas Supreme Court, Texas state courts of appeals, state and federal trial courts, and Texas state agencies, including:
    • Acting as lead appellate counsel, developing amicus coalitions in support of clients’ positions in the litigation, preparing briefs, and presenting oral arguments at the Texas courts of appeals and at the Texas Supreme Court;
    • Acting as appellate counsel at trial, assisting trial counsel with trial briefs, objections, dispositive motions, jury charges, and post-trial motions;
    • Preparing amicus briefs on behalf of clients to address matters pending at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, the Texas Supreme Court, and Texas state courts of appeals;
    • Acting as lead counsel at trial, developing litigation strategy, and building and leading a trial team;
    • Presenting oral arguments before administrative law judges, state commissioners, trial judges, and appellate judges;
    • Mediating disputes on behalf of clients and preparing complex settlement documents.
  • Defended contractor in arbitration matters related to multimillion-dollar construction projects
  • Defended actuarial and consulting firm in complex business litigation involving multiple federal district courts and bankruptcy courts

Admitted to Practice

  • Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern, Northern, Southern, and Western Districts of Texas
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas
  • Supreme Court of the United States

Education

  • University of Texas School of Law, Austin, Texas
    - J.D., 2003
    - Research Assistant to Professor Robert Dawson and Professor Frank Cross, University of Texas School of Law
    Texas International Law Journal
    - Winner and Best Advocate in Vial, Hamilton, Koch & Knox Endowed Mock Trial Competition
    - Finalist in Texas Invitational Mock Trial Tournament and William W. Daniel National Invitational
    - Mock Trial Tournament
  • University of Texas, Austin, Texas
    - B.A., Plan II, Government and Philosophy, 1998

Publications & Presentations

  • The New Texas Business Court
    • Co-Presenter, presented to the Public Utilities Section of the Austin Bar Association (May 17, 2024)
    • Co-Presenter, presented to the El Paso Bar Association and judiciary (Jan. 16, 2024)
    • Co-Presenter, presented to the San Antonio Bar Association (Sept. 22, 2023)
  • It’s Not a Trap: Appellate Update for Trial Lawyers, Presenter, State Bar of Texas Litigation Update Institute (Austin, January 2024)
  • The Narrowed Texas Citizens Participation ActA look at what it means for SLAPP suits (Zack Horton, Co-Author), Texas Bar Journal, Feb. 2022
  • Rohrmoos and The Killer Rabbit of CaerbannogAttorney’s Fees Update (presented with Jadd F. Masso), State Bar of Texas 39th Annual Litigation Update Institute, Dec. 2022
  • Care and Feeding of Rohrmoos: Attorney’s Fees in State and Federal Court
    • State Bar of Texas 38th Annual Litigation Update Institute, Jan. 2022 (presented with Jadd F. Masso)
    • Austin Bar Civil Litigation Section, Jan. 2022
    • Texas Association of Defense Counsel Summer Seminar, July 2022
  • Legal Malpractice and How to Avoid It (Amy Prueger, Moderator; Dale Jefferson, Panelist; Ross A. Sears II, Panelist and Co-Author; James D. Harris, Co-Author), State Bar of Texas 36th Annual Advanced Personal Injury Law, 2020 
  • When Your Reach Exceeds Your Grasp: Damages Appeal (presented by Amy Prueger, written by Sara Churchin and Paula Lear)SBOT 11th Annual Damages in Civil Litigation, 2019 
  • When Your Reach Exceeds Your Grasp: Damages Appeal, Texas Advanced Paralegal Seminar, 2019
  • Drafting Settlement Agreements: Tips, Pitfalls, and Ethical Considerations (presented with Sara Churchin), SBOT 10th Annual Business Disputes Course, 2018
  • Texas Rights of Way Use for Communications Facilities, Presenter/Moderator, Federal Communications Bar Association Texas Chapter CLE (Austin, October 2018)
  • State Judicial Panel, Moderator, State Bar of Texas Litigation Update Institute (Austin, January 2018)
  • Top Ten Things You Need to Know in 2017, Litigation Update Institute, 2017
  • Governmental Immunity: Update and Perspectives, Co-Author/Presenter, Texas Rural Water Association/Texas Water Conservation Association, Water Law Seminar: Waves Of Change (Austin, January 2017)
  • Columbia, United Scaffolding, Toyota: The Mandamus Juggernaut (presented with Craig Enoch), State Bar of Texas Advanced Civil Trial Course, 2015
  • Columbia, United Scaffolding, Toyota: The Mandamus Juggernaut, Co-Author/Presenter, State Bar of Texas, Advanced Civil Trial Course (San Antonio/Dallas/Houston 2015)
  • The Accidental Client: What Constitutes an Attorney-Client Relationship, In-house Ethics CLE, April 2007
  • The Texas Supreme Court: Basics and Update, In-house CLE, December 2006
  • Permissibility of the Ex Parte Communication with Nonparty Treating Physicians, Health Industry Online, November 2006
  • The Unauthorized Practice of Law, In-house CLE, December 2005
  • International Franchise Disclosure Laws (Contributing Author), American Bar Association on Franchising, 2005
  • Litigating with Governmental Entities and Public Officials (Co-Author), Texas Association of Defense Counsel Winter Seminar, 2004

Professional & Community Activities

  • State Bar of Texas
    - Administrative and Public Law Section
    - Appellate Section
    - International Law Section
    - Litigation Section, Sustaining Member
      - Litigation Section Council (2018-present)
         - Newsletter Chair (2024-present)
         - Annual Meeting Committee
            - Chair (2023-2024)
            - Vice Chair (2022-2023)
         - News for the Bar Committee, Chair (2022-2023)
         - Social Media/Marketing Committee, Chair (2021-2022)
         - Texas Legal Legends/Luke Soules Awards Committee
            - Chair (2020-2021)
            - Vice Chair (2019-2020)
         - The Advocate Committee, Vice Chair (2020-2021)
  • Austin Bar Association
    - Civil Appellate Section, President-Elect
      - Civil Appellate Section Council (2020-present)
        - Chair Elect (2022-2023)
        - Secretary-Treasurer (2021-2022)
    - Administrative Law Section
  • The Robert W. Calvert American Inn of Court, Barrister
  • Travis County Women Lawyers' Association
  • Texas Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • Texas Appleseed Board, Board Member
  • Pro-bono work with Texas Appleseed related to drafting rules and city ordinances to avoid federal and state pre-emption
  • Lawyers for Literacy Committee for Literacy First, Member