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Haley Devaney

  • Partner

Biography

Ms. Devaney devoted her legal career to represent clients in complex business litigation, commercial litigation, and general civil litigation. Ms. Devaney's practice areas also encompass, without limitations: employment matters, securities disputes, contract and fraud disputes, professional malpractice, construction law, financial services, and transactional matters. She has litigated in state courts throughout Texas and has represented clients on both sides of the docket.

Ms. Devaney was born in Bakersfield, California. She attended UC San Diego as an undergraduate and earned her J.D. from UC Hastings College of the Law. As a law student, she was a member of Hastings Business Law Journal, Hastings Trial Law Association, and UC Hastings Business Law Society. She previously served as an intern for the Kern County District Attorney's office, and as a law clerk for a premier insurance defense litigation firm serving business and insurance communities across the U.S. and around the world. Ms. Devaney began her career as an associate at a civil litigation and transactional boutique law firm in Austin, Texas, before forming Brophy & Devaney, PLLC.

Practice Areas

  • Employment Matters
  • Securities Disputes
  • Contract and Fraud Disputes
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Construction Law
  • Financial Services
  • Transactional Matters

Education

  • University of California, Hastings College of the Law, San Francisco, California
    • J.D.
    • Honors: Hastings Trial Law Association
    • Honors: UC Hastings Business Law Society
  • University of California, San Diego, California
    • B.A.
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Major: Political Science

Bar Admissions

  • California
  • Texas

Professional Associations

  • Austin Young Lawyers Association
  • Austin Bar Association
  • Travis County Women Lawyers Association

Fraternities or Sororities

  • Pi Beta Phi

Honors

  • Witkin Award for Academic Excellence, Constitutional Law II
  • DeWitt Higgs Award for the Most Outstanding Honors Thesis in Law and Public Policy
  • Provost Honors
  • Political Science Departmental Honors
  • Eleanor Roosevelt’s Making of the Modern World Writing Showcase Honoree

Past Positions

  • Kern County District Attorney’s office, Intern

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