Amy Rudd joins DLA Piper's Litigation practice as partner in Austin

DLA Piper announced today that Amy Rudd has joined the firm's Litigation practice as partner in the Austin office.

Rudd represents clients in a range of industries, including pharmaceutical products, financial services, healthcare and insurance, among others, in complex, multi-jurisdictional litigation matters. She has also counseled clients before regulatory boards around the world, including the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and the International Trade Commission.

"Amy is an impressive trial lawyer with a proven track record in high-stakes cases," said Loren Brown, co-chair of DLA Piper's global and US Litigation practices. "She immediately enhances our platform both nationally and in Texas, and we're confident that our clients will value her counsel."

Rudd also maintains an extensive pro bono practice. Her work includes the successful representation of the Texas NAACP and the Mexican American Legislative Caucus in a bench trial and appellate briefing against Texas' voter ID law in 2016.

"Amy is a highly-skilled and well-respected litigator who has tried significant cases throughout the US and abroad," said John Guaragna, co-managing partner of DLA Piper's Austin office. "Amy's breadth of experience across industries and jurisdictions will help our clients evaluate and resolve disputes in ways that best serve their needs."

Rudd is the most recent addition to DLA Piper's US Litigation practice. Since January, the practice has  welcomed partners Ilana Eisenstein (Philadelphia), Christopher Oprison (Miami), David Sager (New Jersey), John Rah (Washington, DC), Raphael Larson (Washington, DC), Thiru Vignarajah (Baltimore), and Louis Ramos (Washington, DC).

Rudd received her J.D., with honors, from the University of Texas School of Law, and her Bachelor of Journalism, with honors, from the University of Texas at Austin.