Stacy Rogers Sharp

  • Adjunct Professor - Legal Writing Program


  • JD University of Texas at Austin
  • BS Vanderbilt University

Stacy Rogers Sharp teaches predictive legal writing, legal research, brief writing, and oral advocacy.

Ms. Sharp joined the faculty after practicing with Baker Botts L.L.P. in its Austin office. Her civil litigation practice has consisted of both appellate and trial-level advocacy and includes employment, intellectual-property, and general commercial matters. She is now Of Counsel with Hutcheson Bowers LLLP and serves as President of Austin's chapter of the Federal Bar Association.

Ms. Sharp is a graduate of The University of Texas School of Law, where she was a Teaching Quizmaster, a Chancellor, Order of the Coif, and a member of the Texas Law Review. She also served as a judicial intern for the Honorable Nathan Hecht of the Texas Supreme Court. Following law school, Ms. Sharp clerked for the Honorable Lee Yeakel, District Judge of the Western District of Texas.

Recent Publications

  • Responding to Counterarguments: Learning from the Swing-Vote Cases, 10 Legal Communication & Rhetoric: JALWD 201 (2013).
  • The Limited Exceptions to Limitations in Oil and Gas Cases, 57 The Advocate 63 (2011).
  • Retroactive Laws: When Never Means Sometimes, Texas Association of Defense Counsel Conference (March 2009) (with Thomas R. Phillips).

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