HOUSTON – Fernelius Simon Mace Robertson Perdue PLLC is pleased to announce that Houston lawyer Austin K. Yancy has joined the firm as an associate. Mr. Yancy will focus his practice in the areas of commercial litigation, energy disputes, personal injury lawsuits and arbitration.
Mr. Yancy, a graduate of Georgetown University Law Center, served for the past three years as director of a Houston-area nonprofit created to aid cancer patients meet the challenges and obstacles faced during their treatments. In his role as a Mike Yancy’s Place director, he ensured that activities and documents complied with government regulations and 501(c)3 organization bylaws, while also managing donor relations and fundraising initiatives.
“Throughout his career Mr. Yancy has demonstrated strong leadership skills and the ability to provide effective solutions to complex matters. We are excited that he has chosen to continue his legal career with our firm,” said firm co-founder Stephen Fernelius.
In 2015, Mr. Yancy worked as a law clerk for what was then Fernelius Alvarez Simon PLLC. He supported attorneys during depositions and hearings, analyzed documents in a case involving breach of fiduciary duty, and prepared written discovery. Mr. Yancy also was a summer associate at international law boutique Harris Moure, PLLC, in Seattle, and held positions at the private practice of Rob Cary, Esq., and Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP.
Mr. Yancy earned his Georgetown Law degree in 2015 and has a B.A. from Stanford University, where he twice earned Pac-10 All-Academic Football honors while playing with the Cardinal.
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