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About McKenzie

McKenzie Edwards handles complex commercial litigation and appeals. She represents clients in diverse fields, working primarily with clients on insurance claims, oil & gas disputes, and torts. Prior to joining the firm, she served as a judicial clerk to The Honorable Eva Guzman of the Supreme Court of Texas where she conducted research for the Justice and drafted memos to the Court about pending cases, among other responsibilities. McKenzie has worked in all branches of Texas state government.

McKenzie also has an active pro bono practice, which includes working on the appellate teams for capital defendants on both federal and state death row.

While in law school, McKenzie competed in several moot court competitions, winning a regional title and multiple Best Oral Advocate awards. She also competed as a member of Northwestern’s Transactional LawMeets team.

Credentials

Education

Northwestern University School of Law,
J.D.
2019
cum laude
The University of Texas at Austin,
B.S.
2016

Bar Admissions

Texas

Noteworthy

Noteworthy

Supreme Court of Texas, Law Clerk
Office of Governor Greg Abbott, Summer Associate
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, Legal Intern
Journal of Law and Social Policy
Associate Editor
Northwestern University School of Law
ABA National Moot Court; ABA NAAC Regional Moot Court, Champion; Julius H. Miner Moot Court Competition, Quarterfinalist; Transactional LawMeets Competition, National Qualifier; The Federalist Society, Executive Vice President; Texas Law Club, Events Director
Washington University School of Law
Scholarship of Law Recipient, Public Service Advisory Board; Women’s Law Caucus; Criminal Law Society; Student Bar Association Executive Board
The University of Texas at Austin
Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society; National Society of Collegiate Scholars; University of Texas Student Government, Executive Director of Philanthropy