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Marianne M. Auld


Marianne Auld graduated first in her class from Baylor University School of Law, where she served as Editor-in-Chief of the Baylor Law Review. Following law school, she served as Law Clerk for the Honorable Thomas M. Reavley of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. Ms. Auld was a Professor of Law at Baylor University School of Law, teaching Federal Civil Procedure, Remedies, and Legal Analysis, Research and Communications. 

In addition to her professional career, Ms. Auld currently serves on the Board of Trustees for Trinity Valley School.

Experience and highlights
  • HMC Hotel Props. II Ltd. P’ship v. Keystone-Tex. Prop. Holding Corp., No. 12-0289, 2014 WL 2619518 (Tex. 2014)
  • Burnett Ranches, Ltd. v. U.S., 753 F.3d 143 (5th Cir. 2014) 
    BNSF Ry. Co. v. Wipff, 408 S.W.3d 662 (Tex. App.—Fort Worth Aug. 8, 2013, no pet.)
  • Mitchell v. Ballard, 420 S.W.3d 122 (Tex. App.—Texarkana 2012, no pet.)
  • Harris v. BNSF Ry. Co., 393 S.W.3d 789 (Tex. App.—El Paso 2012, no pet.)
  • U-Haul Int’l., Inc. v. Waldrip, 380 S.W.3d 118 (Tex. 2012)
  • Faust v BNSF Ry. Co., 337 S.W.3d 325 (Tex. App.—Fort Worth 2011, pet denied)
  • Wine Country Gift v. Steen, 612 F.3d 809 (5th Cir. 2010)
  • Martin v. Martin, No. 02-08-490-CV, 2010 WL 2331448 (Tex. App.—Fort Worth 2010, pet. denied)
  • Winegar v. Martin, 304 S.W.3d 661 (Tex. App.—Fort Worth 2010, no pet.)
  • Bandera Drilling Co., Inc. v. Sledge Drilling Corp., 293 S.W.3d 867 (Tex. App.—Eastland 209, no pet.)
  • Farlow v. Harris Methodist Fort Worth Hosp., 284 S.W.3d 903 (Tex. App.—Fort Worth 2009, pet. denied)
Affiliations and honors
  • American Bar Association
  • Tarrant County Bar Association
  • Texas Bar Foundation
  • Eldon B. Mahon Inns of Court, Member, Executive Committee, Master
  • National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel ("NARTC")
  • Judicial Conference of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit Host Committee, 2013
  • National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws, 1999-2004
  • Selected as a "Top Attorney" by Fort Worth, Texas magazine, 2012-2015
  • Recognized as "Texas Super Lawyer" by Thomson Reuters, published in Texas Monthly magazine, 2013-2015
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America®, 2015, 2016
  • Named "Great Woman of Texas" by Fort Worth Business Press, 2014
  • Baylor University School of Law, J.D., with highest honors, 1988
         Baylor Law Review, Editor-in-Chief
         Phi Delta Phi
         ABA Mock Trial Competition
              National Semi-finalist
              Regional Champion
         National Mock Trial Team
         Order of Barristers
  • Baylor University, B.A., 1982
  • State Bar of Texas, 1988
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas

Marianne M. Auld

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Marianne Auld and Shauna Wright Named 2014 Great Women of Texas by the Fort Worth Business Press