Aaron M. Pier

Education

  • J.D., Texas Tech University School of Law, 2003
    • American Jurisprudence Award in Federal Income Taxation
    • CALI Excellence for the Future Award for Wills and Trusts and Creditors Rights
  • B.A., Business Administration, Texas Tech University, 2000
    • Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society

Bar admissions

  • Texas, 2003
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, of New Mexico, 2016
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas, 2016
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Texas, 2016

Memberships

  • Midland County Young Lawyers Association, 2005–2009
    • Vice President, 2005–2006
  • Lubbock County Bar Association
  • Lubbock County Young Lawyers Association
  • State Bar of Texas

Honors and Awards

Selected for inclusion in Texas Rising Stars Super Lawyers by Texas Monthly Magazine in 2013

Sample litigation experience

  • 2011
    Secured a six -figure award after a four-day arbitration hearing for a large regional health care employer in a case involving breach of a non-compete agreement.
  • 2011
    Obtained dismissal of an employment discrimination case in federal district court through a motion for summary judgment.
  • 2011
    Obtained dismissal of lawsuit alleging a breach of a covenant not to compete and non-solicitation agreement. The lawsuit was dismissed before it was even served upon our client, after we submitted briefing to the court showing that under Texas law, the former employer could not prove a case for breach of a covenant not to compete or non-solicitation agreement.

Speaking engagements

  • 35th Annual Advanced Civil Trial Course
    State Bar of Texas
    July 27, 2012, San Antonio, Texas

Published Cases

  • Teague v Norcold, Inc., 774 F. Supp. 2d 817 ( N.D. Tex. 2011)(defeated defendant’s motion to dismiss in products liability case under Texas economic loss doctrine).

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