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Alicia Pitts

Alicia Pitts is an associate in the Litigation Practice Group in the Dallas office of Haynes and Boone, LLP. Her practice focuses on both trial and appellate matters.

Selected Publications and Speeches

  • "Appellate Year 2020 in Review: SCOTX and the Fifth Circuit," co-author, The Texas Lawbook, January 15, 2021.
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Qualifications

Education

B.A., & B.B.A., Southern Methodist University, 2016, summa cum laude; Phi Beta Kappa

J.D., Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, 2019, summa cum laude; Order of the Coif; Note and Comments Editor, SMU Law Review; Inaugural Recipient, Thomas W. Luce III Centennial Dedman Law Scholarship

Clerkships

Law Clerk to the Honorable J. Brett Busby, Supreme Court of Texas, 2019-2020

Extern to the Honorable Catharina Haynes, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, 2018

Admissions

Texas

Court Admissions

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 Southern District of Texas

U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas

Publication
Ben Mesches, Brian Singleterry and Alicia Pitts in Texas Lawbook: ‘Appellate 2021 Year in Review: S [...]
January 21, 2022

Year two of the pandemic brought a gradual return to “normal” operations at the Texas Supreme Court and Fifth Circuit. Virtual arguments – in many cases – transitioned to in-person oral arguments. Both courts issued major commercial and business decisions and opinions that will greatly impact how commercial litigators practice in state and federal court.  The Fifth Circuit issued important guida [...]