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Amy Bice Larson

Member

(281) 930-6851

Related Services

Advanced Technologies

Business and Commercial

Class Actions

Discovery / Employee Depositions

Product Liability

Education

Brigham Young University J. Reuben Clark School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2003

Brigham Young University, B.A., Political Science, 1999

Court Admissions

United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan

Michigan State Courts

Texas State Courts

Amy Bice Larson, licensed and active in both Michigan and Texas, has extensive experience in product liability cases. Her practice focuses on handling catastrophic cases involving product liability. She represents clients at all stages of litigation, from coordinating complex discovery as national discovery counsel for a major automotive manufacturer through representation at trial. Additionally, she has counseled clients in matters involving federal agencies, including the Federal Trade Commission and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Amy serves on the firm’s DE&I committee and she is a regular contributor and participant in panels and events for diversity, equity and inclusion in the legal industry. She is passionate about the firm’s measurable commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.

Product Liability

  • Co-counsel in a Texas federal court jury trial on behalf of automotive manufacturer involving catastrophic injuries to minor passenger in an SUV and claim of restraint system defect: No cause.
  • Assisted in Arizona jury trial on behalf of automotive manufacturer involving severe injuries to driver of a pickup truck and claim of sensing system defect: No cause.
  • Serves as national discovery counsel for a major automotive manufacturer.
  • Successfully argued numerous motions for protective order regarding the scope of depositions of corporate representatives, including orders to prevent deposition of apex-level executives.
  • Obtained an order for trade secret protection of highly proprietary manufacturer product data in a product liability action in Texas.
  • Negotiated terms of complex protective orders, including special orders to protect highly confidential financial information.
  • Assisted in managing and resolving multi-year, large-scale federal investigation response for Fortune 500 company involving cybersecurity practices.

Honors & Leadership

Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America©: Product Liability Litigation – Defendants (2022)

National Truman Scholar


Professional Activities

American Bar Association, Member

Association of Defense Trial Attorneys, Member

Defense Research Institute, Member

Federal Bar Association Eastern District of Michigan, Member

Houston Bar Association, Member 

Houston Bar Foundation, Fellow

Presentations

“Pedestrian Detection Technology” presented to American Bar Association Motor Vehicle Product Liability Litigation Conference (April 2022) 

“Products PAC CLE: The Floodgates Open: Product Liability Jurisdiction After Ford v. Montana,” Panelist, NAMWOLF Driving Diversity Leadership Conference (March 2022)

“Transitioning from Words to Action: Practical Steps for Moving Your Firm’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Efforts in the Right Direction” presented to Trial Network In-House and Outside Counsel: In Sync and In Person (November 2021)

“Total Recall: Navigating the Phantom ‘Defect’ Claim” presented to DRI Strictly Automotive Seminar (September 2021)

“Diversity: From Adversity to Unity” presented to Michigan Lawyers Weekly Webinar (March 2021)

“Securing Future Vehicles: Cybersecurity Product Design and Litigation Update” presented to DRI Product Liability Conference (February 2018)


Publications

“Navigating the Phantom ‘Defect’ Claim” DRI For the Defense, co-author (May 2022)

“Words Matter: Understanding the Significance of Pronouns” The Federal Lawyer, Volume 68, Issue 5, co-author (September/October 2021)

Chapter 5, “Corporate Ethics: The Role of Internal Compliance Programs Under the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines,” co-author. Understanding How Issues in Business Ethics Develop, Basingstoke: Palgrave. (2002)

“Political Parties, Candidates, and Presidential Campaigns: 1952-1996,” co-author. Presidential Studies. (1996)

Community Involvement

Served as treasurer for the campaign of a successful judicial candidate for the Texas First Court of Appeals.

For Fun

Traveled to over 25 countries and visited 49 of the 50 states.

Amy lives in Houston, Texas, with her husband and two sons.

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