Emily Fitzgerald focuses her practice on appellate law and commercial litigation. She has represented a variety of clients at the U.S. Supreme Court, Texas Supreme Court, and numerous Texas Courts of Appeals. She also has experience in mandamus proceedings and amicus practice.
Ms. Fitzgerald collaborates with trial teams throughout all stages of litigation by preparing dispositive motions, motions in limine, jury charges, judgments, and consulting on error preservation for potential appellate issues. Additionally, she maintains a trial docket focused on commercial disputes and oil and gas matters involving, among other things, lease termination litigation, royalty disputes, and title actions.
- Successfully received opinion from the Fort Worth Court of Appeals in which the Court held the client’s due process rights were violated when the trial court entered final judgment without sufficient notice of the dispositive hearing. The Court reversed the trial court’s divorce decree and remanded for further proceedings.
- The University of Texas School of Law, J.D.
- University of Arkansas, B.A., magna cum laude
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
- U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
- U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
- U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas
- U.S. Supreme Court
- Member, State Bar of Texas
- The Best Lawyers in America guide, Dallas Appellate Practice, Commercial Litigation Ones to Watch, 2021, 2022