Marcy Hogan Greer

Marcy Hogan Greer

Marcy Hogan Greer is the managing partner of Alexander Dubose & Jefferson LLP, a nationally recognized appellate boutique firm. She has been acclaimed for her work in federal and state trial and appellate courts throughout the country. Greer’s practice consistently includes class-action and mass tort cases, including federal multidistrict litigation. She received the 2021 Gregory S. Coleman Outstanding Appellate Lawyer Award from the Texas Bar Foundation and. the 2022 Pro Bono/Community Service Award from the University of Houston Law Center Alumni Association. Most recently, Greer received the 2024 Distinguished Lawyer Award from the Austin Bar Foundation. 

She clerked for the Hon. Carolyn Dineen King, the former chief judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit in 1993–1994. After her clerkship, Greer joined the law firm of Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P. (now Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP), where she practiced for almost 20 years and was a partner for 10 years. She has been certified in civil appellate law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization since 1997. Additionally, Greer has been a member of the State Bar of Texas Pro Bono College for almost all of her career, requiring at least 75 hours of pro bono work each year. She is currently representing her second death-row inmate, Louis Castro Perez, and has obtained orders from the Texas criminal court staying execution and permitting DNA testing and reanalysis in order to support a claim for actual innocence. 

In June 2017, Greer was awarded the Louise B. Raggio Award given by the State Bar of Texas Women and the Law Section. She was elected to the American Law Institute and is a member of the by-invitation-only Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel. Greer currently serves as the vice chair of the American Bar Association Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section and recently completed a six-year term on the Executive Committee of the Center for Women in Law. She chaired the Business Court and Fifteenth Court of Appeals subcommittees for the Texas Supreme Court Advisory Committee in proposing rules for the two new courts. Greer continues to be active in the community as a Greenhill fellow and former president of the Texas Supreme Court Historical Society, a member of the board of trustees for the Bar Association of the Fifth Federal Circuit, a member of the Oversight Board of the Texas Office of Capital and Forensic Writs, and served for 12 years as the secretary and board member for Marathon Kids, Inc. 

Greer received her B.A. from Emory University and her J.D. from the University of Houston Law Center. She is a lifetime member of Girl Scouts USA and was a troop leader for five years. Greer designed, and was the original national editor of, A Practitioner’s Guide to Class Actions (2010), as well as the 2012 supplement and the second edition (2017). She is the national co-editor of the third edition, which was published in November 2021.

Guest Appearances
June 26, 2024

Navigating Texas Business Courts (State Bar of Texas Annual Meeting 2024)

Both the governor and legislature of Texas have hoped to drive more business to Texas, but previously, businesses have expressed concerns over the potential for difficulties in navigating courts across Texas’s 254...