Holly Naehritz

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Holly Naehritz HB Dallas 2 1070

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Holly Naehritz has spent more than a decade defending companies and individuals against allegations of wrongdoing. Her practice focuses primarily on personal injury litigation, including automobile collisions and trucking accidents, Dram Shop cases, premises liability disputes, healthcare disputes, and general negligence cases. Holly also represents product manufacturers in product liability litigation and companies facing various types of employment disputes. Holly has always had a passion for writing and enjoys using her skills to research and craft the most persuasive arguments and legal briefs to help her clients prevail.

Holly obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree in English, with honors, from the University of Texas at Austin and her Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, from Baylor University School of Law. While attending law school, Holly worked as an intern for Justice Don Willett in the Texas Supreme Court and for Judge Lena Levario in the 204th Judicial District Court for Dallas County, Texas. She also participated in moot-court and mock-trial competitions, including serving as evidence coach for the two teams who won first and second place in the Texas Young Lawyers Association National Trial Competition in 2012.

Before joining Hartline Barger LLP, Holly served as a law clerk to the Honorable Reed O’Connor in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas, Dallas Division. She managed a portion of Judge O’Connor’s civil docket, conducted legal research and helped draft opinions on motions in all stages of civil litigation, and gained significant experience in federal practice and procedure.


  • Baylor University, J.D., magna cum laude, 2012
    • Baylor Law Review, Technical Editor
    • Evidence Coach for TYLA National Trial Competition Mock Trial Team, National Champions
    • Brief Writer for Emory Civil Rights & Liberties Moot Court Competition Team, Fourth Runner-up for Best Brief
    • Baylor Barrister Society
    • Women's Legal Society 
  • University of Texas at Austin, B.A., English, cum laude, 2009
    • Liberal Arts Honors Program
    • Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society
    • Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society
    • Sigma Tau Delta Honor Society
    • Gamma Beta Phi Honor Society

Bar + Court Admissions

  • Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas
  • Consumer Products & Retail
  • Entertainment
  • Healthcare & Life Sciences
  • Restaurant & Hospitality
  • Transportation

Litigation Experience

  • Appellate
  • Insurance Defense
  • Personal Injury/Wrongful Death 
  • Premises Liability 
  • Products Liability
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Texas Young Lawyers Association (TYLA)
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Baylor Law Review Alumni Association
  • American Bar Association (2012-2015)
  • Defense Research Institute (DRI) (2017)
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