Managing Partner of Kelly Hart

Marianne Auld

Marianne M. Auld is the managing partner of Kelly Hart and the chair of the firm’s Appellate section. She has briefed and argued dozens of appeals in both state and federal courts of appeals.

Ms. Auld began her career as a law clerk on the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. Following her clerkship, she joined Kelly Hart as an associate in the firm’s litigation section. Later, she served as a tenured professor of law at Baylor Law School.

Ms. Auld rejoined Kelly Hart in 2008 as a partner in the firm’s appellate section. Since that time, she has worked primarily on complex civil appeals. She has also worked with trial teams involved in high stakes litigation to ensure that clients are well-positioned for resulting appeals.

Outside of the office, Ms. Auld serves on a number of boards, including the Board of Directors for the Fort Worth Chamber, Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, Fort Worth Symphony, Day Resources Center for the Homeless, and BBVA Compass Bank.