Mary Schaerdel Dietz

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111 Congress Avenue
Suite 1800
Austin, Texas 78701
512-703-6322 tel
512-703-6399 fax

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Mary Dietz advises clients on commercial litigation matters. She has handled high-profile cases and is well-versed in multiple areas of commercial and business litigation, such as the Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act, construction law, contract law, open records act issues, administrative law and mediation.

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  • Austin Bar Association
    • Board of Directors (former)
    • Judicial Affairs Committee, co-chair, 2014-2015
    • Bench Bar Committee, past co-chair
    • Diversity in the Profession Committee
    • Continuing Legal Education Committee
    • Bar & Grill Finance Committee, past chair
  • American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), since 1995
  • Tex-ABOTA, President 2013 
  • Austin ABOTA Chapter: President 2007-2010; past membership chair, 2004-2005; vice president, 2005-2007
  • State Bar of Texas Administration Rules of Evidence Committee
  • 2015 ABA Equal Justice Conference Host Committee
  • State Bar of Texas, State Bar Federal Laws and Regulations Affecting the Bar Committee (former)
  • 2004 5th Circuit Judicial Conference, committee co-chair
  • Travis County Settlement Week, mediator (former)
  • Austin Chamber of Commerce, Legislative Committee (former) 
  • Austin Bar Foundation, Director (former)
  • Robert W. Calvert Inns of Court, Master (former) 
  • Member, Real Estate Council of Austin (RECA); serving on Regional Issues & Transportation subcommittees (former)
  • The Center for Women in Law Annual Leadership Boot Camp Faculty 2009-2010
  • Volunteer, Mobile Loaves and Fishes
  • State Bar of Texas 2014 Annual Meeting Committee
  • Selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America, Commercial Litigation, 2007-2015
  • "Texas Super Lawyer," Business Litigation Law, 2005-2014
  • Martindale-Hubbell® AV® PreeminentTM Peer Review Rating for more than 15 years
  • Baylor University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1982
  • Texas Woman's University, B.S., with honors, 1972
Admitted to Practice
  • Supreme Court Texas
  • United States Court of Appeals Fifth Circuit
  • United States District Court Western District of Texas
  • United States District Court Southern District of Texas
  • United States District Court Northern District of Texas
  • United States District Court Eastern District of Texas