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Amy Leila (Saberian) 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: asaberian@enochkever.com
Phone: ‭(512) 615-1224‬

Professional Background

Publications & Presentations

Professional & Community Activities

Professional Background

Experience

  • Successfully challenged, in the Texas Supreme Court, subject matter jurisdiction under the Texas Tort Claims Act
  • Successfully defended on appeal a judgment in favor of a real estate development client on a long-term ground lease
  • Successfully opposed, on appeal, an effort to take a client representative's deposition pre-suit
  • Successfully defended, on appeal, a judgment favoring a client's employee's eligibility for a “keyman” life insurance policy
  • Successfully defended, on appeal, a judgment returning title to a number of properties that had been fraudulently transferred
  • Researched and prepared briefs for numerous matters pending in various courts of appeals and the Texas Supreme Court concerning business and healthcare litigation
  • Researched and prepared numerous trial documents, including jury charges, findings of fact and conclusions of law, complex motions for summary judgment, choice of law motions, and memoranda on evidentiary and procedural matters
  • Represented a landowner in a suit for damages alleging contamination of landowner's freshwater aquifer by oil and gas operations
  • Defended a large dairy operation against allegations of the violation of environmental standards in an administrative proceeding before the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality
  • Defended contractor in arbitration matters related to two 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

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 Accidental Client: What 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
    - Appellate Section
    - Litigation Section, Sustaining Member
  • Austin Bar Association
    - Civil Appellate Section
    - Administrative Law Section
  • The Robert W. Calvert American Inn of Court, Barrister
  • Travis County Women Lawyers' Association
  • Texas Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • State Bar of Texas Litigation Council
    - Texas Legal Legends Committee Co-Chair
  • Pro-bono work with Texas Appleseed related to drafting rules and city ordinances to avoid federal and state pre-emption