In 2017, Allison C. Reppond joined Baron & Budd’s Mesothelioma Litigation Group, where she continues a career devoted to zealous advocacy on behalf of injured individuals. Ms. Reppond works primarily with men and women who have been seriously harmed by exposure to asbestos. She has always had a big place in her heart for humanity. Her desire to help others has led Ms. Reppond to devote her legal career to representing people who have been harmed by others’ negligence and malpractice and by their employers’ discrimination and retaliation. Ms. Reppond has had the privilege of seeking justice for men and women from all walks of life and backgrounds through her thoughtful and compassionate representation.

Prior to joining Baron & Budd, Ms. Reppond gained valuable experience in plaintiffs’ practice, where she represented individuals in a wide variety of cases, from personal injury, product liability and medical malpractice matters to employment discrimination and retaliation disputes. Ms. Reppond has been honored to stand alongside her clients as she fought for fair compensation for their harms and damages. She has advocated on their behalf in state and federal courts, including arguing before the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit in a case alleging violations of the Family and Medical Leave Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Ms. Reppond was born and raised in West Monroe, Louisiana. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Religion from Baylor University in 2009. Ms. Reppond continued her education at Baylor and went on to receive her Juris Doctor with honors from Baylor University School of Law in 2013. Ms. Reppond honed her advocacy skills through participation on moot court teams at the Federal Bar Association Thurgood A. Marshall Memorial Moot Court Competition and the Chicago Bar Association Moot Court Competition, at which her brief earned the Third Best Brief award. Ms. Reppond also gained invaluable legal research and writing skills as a member of the Baylor Law Review from 2011 to 2013, where she served as an Associate Editor, Technical Editor and, eventually, as a member of the editorial board in the capacity of Senior Notes and Comments Editor and Senior Articles Editor.

In addition to her passionate advocacy in the courtroom, Ms. Reppond serves the Dallas-Fort Worth community through her membership with the Dallas Bar Association and the Dallas Association of Young Lawyers. Ms. Reppond has also been fortunate to provide encouragement to students through her volunteer work with regional and state-wide mock trial competitions for Texas high school students. She has also devoted her time to supporting future generations of attorneys by volunteering in nationwide moot court and mock trial competitions for college and law school students.

Education

Baylor School of Law (J.D., 2013, cum laude)

Baylor University (B.A., 2009)

Bar & Court Admissions

Texas

United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas

United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas

United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

Awards

Top 40 Under 40 Civil Plaintiff Trial Lawyers (National Trial Lawyers, 2017)

Professional Associations

State Bar of Texas

Dallas Bar Association

Dallas Association of Young Lawyers

William “Mac” Taylor American Inn of Court